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We Are Hiring – Deputy Program Manager
October 26, 2023

Under the purview and directive of the American Corner Program Manager, HackathonGirls and the U.S. Embassy in Banjul, potential candidates are hereby welcome to apply for the position of a Deputy Program Manager for the American Corner Internship Program (AMCIP).

If you are a beneficiary of any United States Exchange Program or have worked at the American Corner as an Intern or Volunteer, then you’re highly encouraged to apply.

Position Description:

  • Assist Program Manager to oversee operations and logistics of two physical spaces and programming components of the American Corners·
  • Ensure program participants comply with guidelines; address disciplinary issues with professionalism in accordance with U.S. and Gambian legal considerations.
  • Assist Program Manager to provide timely reporting on program status and budgets to HackathonGirls and U.S. Embassy Banjul.
  • Assist to execute a dynamic programmatic plan (both at the corner and online) that engages The Gambia’s youth bulge and leverages their potential to be a force for economic and democratic empowerment.


  • University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level)
  • Gambian citizen or legally permitted to work in The Gambia (documents will be requested)
  • Language: English Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. Be able to speak either Wolof or Mandinka.

How to apply:

  • Resume or CV saved as a PDF with the File name in the following format: (Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf). CV should not exceed two pages.
  • CV Should not include any information on any protected status (Age, Gender, Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, Marital Status, Disability Status, Religion, Ethnicity, Nation of Origin)

300 – 500 words essay on why you should be hired for this position.

Application Deadline: November 9, 2023 at 11:59 GMT. Please note that late or incomplete applications will not be considered.