Friday, August 13, 2010

IDEA seeks Southeast Asia Program Coordinator

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) announces an open call for applications for a local full-time position of Southeast Asia Program Coordinator. The position is based in Chiang Mai, Thailand and begins immediately.

The Program Coordinator for this office will be based in Chaing Mai, Thailand, and responsible for:
  • Managing a regional debate program
  • Managing a grant-giving program called Youth Action Fund (Thailand)Organizing debate-related events
  • Making site visits to set up local infrastructures for programs
  • Coordinating debate workshops
  • Supervising the development and translation of debate education materials into local languages
  • Communicating with other IDEA offices and staff
  • Assisting with additional events when necessary
  • Thai nationality
  • Fluency in Thai (speaking and writing)
  • Fluency in English (speaking and writing)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Debate training experience strongly preferred
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice
  • Excellent communication, networking, and social skills
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
Application Procedure
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Alisa Keetanitinun at We will begin considering a applications on 15 August 2010 and will until the position is filled.

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