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ALA is hiring!

March 26, 2018

The American Latvian Association (ALA) is hiring a full-time Information and Publications Coordinator.   The person will be responsible for preparing content for ALA’s newsletter, annual report, website, social media and other publications including communications to our membership and articles about ALA for Latvian newspapers.  The applicant will be tasked with other office management duties including data entry and database management.  This position will be based in ALA’s headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.  

The applicant should possess strong Latvian and English language skills, both written and spoken.    Applicant must possess knowledge of common computer programs (Word, Excel), layout software (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and database management programs.  Applicant should have a bachelor’s degree (or graduate degrees) with demonstrable writing and public speaking skills. Familiarity with the American-Latvian community is desirable. 

The American Latvian Association with its 5000 members is the largest Latvian organization outside Latvia. We publish a monthly bilingual  newsletter (ALAs Infogramma),  the magazine Latvian Dimensions, and an Annual Report.  

Applications for the position should include a cover letter and resume and should be sent to by April 20, 2018.  Salary and benefits are negotiable and will be set at market rates.   US work permit required.  Full time hires are eligible for health and retirement benefits.