Washington, D.C. — KRL International LLC, a new K Street firm specializing in strategic consulting and government relations, is seeking a full-time (30-40 hours per week) paid intern for research, project management, and project support. This position is available immediately, and could lead to a full-time permanent position at the end of summer 2007. KRL's clients focus on responsible business, innovative market-based development initiatives, and effective development and reform strategies, and have strong interests in Africa, as well as Latin America, Russia, and the Middle East. KRL is also the consultant of record in the United States for the President of Liberia, H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Responsibilities include: research and the drafting of reports; managing day-to-day operations; managing project timelines/schedules and producing project reports; client relations; writing strategy documents and memos. The ideal candidate will combine an excellent academic record in international relations, international business, development studies, or an area study (such as Latin American, Russian, or African Studies) with a proven record of strategic thinking and personal initiative. Applicants should be flexible and creative, and have proven time-management skills and a passion for working in the developing world. Candidates must be very strong writers with the ability to write clearly and concisely. Ability to implement and manage complex program initiatives and good communication skills are a must. Additional assets include strong internet-based research skills and experience designing effective communications/marketing strategies. Experience with website management and foreign language skills are a plus.
Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, academic transcripts, and a writing sample to KRL's Director, Molly McKew at email@example.com