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Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) are organizations whose members share a common commitment to economic development, free trade, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Western Hemisphere.

We are seeking a professional to work closely with our corporate membership, sponsor relations, program logistics, and audience development areas in our office in Miami.

Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing economic and policy programs concerning issues of interest to our corporate members across the Western Hemisphere.
  • Managing all administrative and logistical aspects of program (events) planning, including preparing and following up with invitations, registering participants, and managing in-person or virtual programs.
  • Staying up to date with regional trends, country-specific information, and business trends, especially focused on multinational corporations operating in Latin America.
  • Liaising with Latin American corporations, local government officials especially with a focus on Latin America (based in Miami), AS/COA's individual and corporate members, and other constituents involved in Western Hemispheric affairs.
  • Supporting sponsorship and corporate relations tasks, such as record-keeping, preparing communication materials (including sponsorship proposals) and briefings, and maintaining relationships with selected corporate members and sponsors.
  • Supporting the manager with all major initiatives offered to corporate members, including (but not limited to) the BRAVO Series, CFO Series, Women Hemispheric Network, and Young Professionals of the Americas.
  • Supporting projects and initiatives of the COA’s New York and DC offices.


  • B.A. or graduate degree in business, communications/public relations or marketing, Latin American studies, economics, political science, or other related topics.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish. Knowledge of Portuguese a plus.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Latin American economics and politics.
  • Excellent writing and communication in English.
  • Computer skills, particularly use of customer relationship management or CRM (Salesforce or similar) and communication outlets (Mailchimp or MassMailer); virtual platforms (Webex, Zoom, Microsoft Teams); and design platform Canva.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, ability to multitask and work under demanding time constraints in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.

Our employees are currently working a hybrid schedule each week, with three days spent in the office and two days remotely. All staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Depending on programming, employees may need to come in more than three days a week when the workflow necessitates it.

AS/COA offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience, as well as outstanding benefits including an excellent health and dental plan, vacation, and a generous 401(k) retirement plan.

Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

AS/COA is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.

Salary range for this position is $60k to $64k.

To apply: Please email Cyndi Balladares, cballadares@as-coa.org with the subject line “COA Miami Associate Position February 2023” and include resume, cover letter, and relevant writing sample (max one page).

No phone calls please. Please note that only candidates who are considered for an interview will be contacted.