Career Opportunities

Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations Career Opportunities homepage, where you can learn more about employment with our organization.

CFR offers exceptional opportunities for individuals at all levels in their careers, from recent graduates interested in our openings for Research Associates and Program Assistants for pursuing a career in international relations, to skilled professionals in a service area such as development or information services.

Below are links to current openings at the Council on Foreign Relations. CFR updates this section on a daily basis. The Council on Foreign Relations also offers volunteer internships for college students, graduate students, or graduates focusing on international relations or pursuing a career in foreign policy or a related field.

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Assistant Director, Global Communications and Media Relations


Posted: June 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on experience and education Type: Full Time Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

The Global Communications and Media Relations department is responsible for positioning and promoting CFR via the full spectrum of media, marketing, and public relations.

 

The major responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Serving as the lead on select CFR projects, including drafting press releases, doing press outreach, and setting up media conference calls or briefings
  • Fielding and directing press calls
  • Coordinating cross-departmental marketing meetings for CFR projects
  • Tracking and reporting on media impact metrics and CFR press mentions
  • Assisting with managing workflow within the department
  • Working closely with the director to plan and manage the departmental budget

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field
  • Degree in Communications, International Relations, or related field with proven knowledge of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs issues
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and toward the organization’s strategic goals
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, database management, and social media
  • Candidates must have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours when necessary
  • Candidates must be flexible, proactive, organized, and able to function in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

 

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Founded in 1921, CFR is dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens to better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. CFR, with headquarters located in New York City and an office in Washington, DC, conducts outreach programs to target constituencies nationwide. The organization’s 4,900+ members are leaders in global issues and include representatives from a broad range of fields. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on international affairs. CFR provides commentary and analysis about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org, on ForeignAffairs.com, and through social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                                                                                                

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Assistant Editor


Posted: July 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on experience and education Type: Full Time Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

The Global Communications and Media Relations department is responsible for positioning and promoting CFR and Foreign Affairs via the full spectrum of media, marketing, and public relations. The Publishing department, part of the David Rockefeller Studies Program, is responsible for editing and producing CFR’s print and online publications. The Assistant Editor will help support both departments while ensuring CFR style consistency across the institution.

 

The major responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Copyediting and writing CFR content, including publications, press releases, press notes, newsletters, brochures, The Chronicle,  media advisories, and other content
  • Ensuring CFR style consistency across products, including in print, the website, and in promotional materials
  • Acting as a backup editor on Council Special Reports, Task Force Reports, Policy Innovation Memorandums, working papers, and other reports
  • Helping create and update Publications Department webpages on CFR.org
  • Providing editorial assistance and training to CFR staff as needed

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree with a concentration in English or international affairs with strong academic credentials   
  •  Minimum of two years of copyediting or editorial/writing experience in communications, journalism, publishing, or related field.
  • Excellent editing skills, including copyediting, fact checking, and headline writing
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in a career in publishing, media, or communications
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office Suite and Internet skills
  • Familiarity with HTML and Adobe software preferred
  • A flexible, positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule in order to respond to assignments due to breaking news

 

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                                                                                                                                                                               

Posted: June 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Executive Assistant to the President


Posted: June 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on experience and education Type: Full Time Department: Executive Office

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the President and work closely with the President’s Chief of Staff and Special Assistants.  Qualified candidates will have related experience that required excellent judgment, discretion, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize.  The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support to the President, including extensive scheduling of appointments and speaking engagements
  • Placing, responding to, and prioritizing the President’s phone calls and mail
  • Handling travel arrangements
  • Helping to organize and facilitate roundtables and other small events hosted by the President
  • Drafting, producing, and proofreading business correspondence for the President
  • Maintaining the President’s file system, including the departmental electronic and paper files
  • Preparing vouchers for expenses and assisting with the monitoring of the departmental budget

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of related administrative experience working for a senior executive
  • Proven experience working with high level contacts
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, and Outlook skills; experience working with databases
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent business writing and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated interest in international relations and a strong knowledge of the current foreign policy community and issues
  • Candidates must have exceptional judgment, the ability to handle a wide range of responsibilities, and proven time-management skills.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Posted: June 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Program Associate, Executive Office


Posted: June 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Executive Office

The executive office program associate will work under the direction of the chief of staff to the president and the chief financial officer.  Qualified candidates will have related experience that required judgment, strong writing and editing ability, the ability to prioritize, and experience dealing with high profile individuals.  The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting correspondence and memos for the chief of staff and the president
  • Proofreading and editing correspondence submitted by Council departments, including meeting invitations, acknowledgment letters, and background briefs
  • Tracking and filing written materials
  • Providing administrative support to the chief financial officer, the chief of staff, the Council president, and members of the Executive Office staff, including answering telephones, greeting guests, scheduling, responding to requests for information, and interacting with other Council departments
  • Supporting the planning of three Board of Directors meetings each year, including preparation of background materials.
  • Supporting meetings of various committees of the CFR Board of Directors.
  • Assisting the chief financial officer, the chief of staff, and the members of the Executive Office staff as needed for special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations or a related field, with high academic credentials;  interest in and knowledge of current foreign policy issues
  • One or more years of related administrative experience; preferably in a high profile organization
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding professional judgment and demeanor
  • Proficiency in word processing, Excel, and database management
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to multitask prioritize multiple tasks on deadline

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.  

Council on Foreign Relations

Human Resources Office

58 E. 68th St., New York, NY 10065

FAX:  212-434-9893

humanresources@cfr.org

www.cfr.org


Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Program Associate, Membership


Posted: May 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Meetings and Membership

The Program Associate will work under the direction of the Vice President of Meetings and Membership and will work closely with members of the department. The principal responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to general inquiries from CFR members and applicants via phone and email.
  • Editing applications for completion and tracking correspondence from applicants and CFR members.
  • Preparing and editing materials for three membership selection committee meetings.
  • Coordinate committee meeting wrap-up including preparing recommendations for the Board of Directors, notifications to candidates and supporters, and onboarding of new members.
  • Maintaining member and applicant records and information.
  • Updating Member Services site with current information and assist in improving navigability for members.
  • Planning and coordinating new member events.
  • Staffing member events and conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in international relations or a related field with high academic achievement
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word, Excel, database management
  • Strong research skills and verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible, positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Self-starter, with excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, offices in Washington, D.C., and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. The Council's 4900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. The Council also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on the Council's award winning website,CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email or fax a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Program Coordinator, Outreach


Posted: May 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: National Program & Outreach

The goal of CFR's Outreach Initiatives is to connect with leaders in a cross-section of American life, including the academic community; religious leaders and scholars; and state and local officials. The program coordinator will primarily support CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative, which provides a forum for religion scholars and congregational leaders to interact with CFR experts and discuss a broad range of international issues. In addition, the National Program & Outreach Department seeks to energize foreign policy discussions nationwide among CFR members and other community leaders.

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with planning and logistics of Outreach Initiative roundtables, conference calls, workshops, and conferences by drafting and sending event-related correspondence, tracking responses and participation, researching background materials, preparing meeting materials, drafting thank you notes, updating meeting records in database, completing post-event reports, and participating in brainstorming for program topics
  • Cultivating strong relationships with new and existing Outreach constituents through regular email correspondence and calls
  • Maintaining a large database of contacts, including researching and compiling contract information for constituents
  • Coordinating the traditional, online, and social media marketing of CFR materials and publications to Outreach constituents and tracking the results—this includes placing print and online ads and developing the online content for the dedicated Outreach Initiative webpages, monthly and quarterly eNewsletters, and Twitter feeds
  • Tracking activities for Outreach efforts in calendars, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Providing general project support to the department, including attending and working at National Program and Outreach events held outside of business hours

Requirements:

  • Three or more years related program planning experience, including project management experience
  • Experience working with diverse sectors and leaders; preferably with government actors, religious leaders, academics, and related constituencies
  • Understanding of and interest in diverse faith traditions and religious communities
  • General current knowledge of international relations and U.S. foreign policy issues
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with an ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic team player with positive and flexible attitude, ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • BA in international relations or related field with high academic achievement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, and database skills
  • Social media and/or online marketing experience preferred
  • Experience working with budgets and billing preferred

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, offices in Washington, D.C., and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. The Council's 4700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. The Council also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on the Council's award winning website,CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above contact information. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Purchasing Manager


Posted: February 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Finance

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Purchasing Manager

Location: New York, New York

Salary: Based on education and experience

The Purchasing Manager reports to the Director of Finance and will work closely with General Counsel to provide oversight and management of all phases of procurement.  The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Meet with department heads to identify how the purchasing function can support program operations.
  • Seek innovative sourcing options; build procurement strategies to maximize value while ensuring that internal expectations and requirements are met.
  • Review and negotiate procurement agreements for the various departments within the organization.
  • Implement strategies to consolidate vendor activity, improve quality, productivity and to deliver cost savings.
  • Oversee the development of the Request for Proposal and competitive bid processes for any products and services related to the organization.
  • Demonstrate an on-going commitment to continuous improvement by implementing systems and process enhancements that improve the quality of CFR's  products and services and the efficiency of the process used to operate the organization.
  • Work directly with General Counsel to review all requests for contracts and procurements under operating and capital budgets.
  • Implement the use of requisitions and purchase orders to help manage operating and capital budgets.
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and ensure confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Maintain and build positive relationships with vendors to identify and implement best practices.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • Building Operations and Information Technology procurement experience preferred
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, strategic thinking, negotiation, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative deadline driven environment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background. 

Posted: February 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Research Associate, Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program


Posted: June 2015 Location: New York Type: Full Time Start Date: Based on education and experience Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

The Research Associate will work under the direction of the senior fellow and director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program on projects related to the program’s core areas: rule of law; global supply chains, development, and democracy; and evolving civil society. 

The major responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Research specific areas for articles, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the senior fellow. Research will focus on global supply chains; rule of law and corruption; development; and democratic transition.
  • Assist with fact-checking, proofreading, and editing of blogs, op-eds, journal articles, and other written materials.
  • Create and manage budget, including preparing annual expense plans, tracking monthly spending, and monitoring grant information; liaise across departments to coordinate budget.
  • Manage event logistics, including preparing invitations, corresponding with speakers and presiders, preparing background papers and materials for distribution.
  • Provide administrative support to the senior fellow, including scheduling, booking travel, handling correspondence, and responding to media requests.
  • Assist senior fellow with social media outreach and accounts.
  • Assist in the management of digital content for the Development Channel blog. Provide research assistance for drafting of blog posts, including the weekly “Markets and Democracy” post on global trends. This may include, identifying relevant topics to highlight, researching, drafting the post, and publishing.
  • Oversee CSMD program website and update as needed.
  • Supporting other Fellows and departments, upon request

Qualifications:

  • Degree in International Relations, Political Science, related social sciences field with high academic achievement. Candidates with some economics courses preferred.
  • A year of related administrative and/or internship experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, high attention to details, and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and the Internet
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s nearly 4,900 members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Research Associate, Global Health


Posted: April 2015 Location: New York Type: Full Time Department: Studies

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Research Associate, Global Health

Salary: Based on education and experience

CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country's largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff. The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

The Research Associate will work under the direction of the Senior Fellow for Global Health.  The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing administrative support to the fellow, including answering telephones, handling correspondence, filing, and responding to requests for information
  • Handling writing assignments, including articles, book chapters, rapporteuring at meetings, summarizing research findings, and business writing
  • Researching specific areas as requested by the fellow.  Tracking news and data sources on major international and health issues
  • Attending high-level global health policy meetings and conferences to support the fellow
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information and writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Coordinating events, including arranging mailings, preparing invitations, travel arrangements, scheduling, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Supporting other fellows and departments, upon request

Qualifications:

  • BA or Masters in international relations, public health, or economics
  • Related administrative and research experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Strong skills in social media and website management
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Experience working in developing countries, a plus
  • Knowledge and proven interest in foreign policy preferred
  • Facility with cutting edge biology information is highly valued

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, offices in Washington, D.C., and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. The Council's 4900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. The Council also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on the Council's award winning website,CFR.org.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above contact information. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Research Associate, Military Fellows


Posted: May 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on salary and experience Type: Full Time Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR's David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country's largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions. It is also the home of the Council's Fellowship Program, which offers a variety of year-long fellowship opportunities including the Military Fellowship Program. 

The Council is seeking a talented individual to work closely with and report to the Director and Deputy Director of the Fellowship Program and provide support for the Military Fellowship Program as well as the annual class of Military Fellows that come through the program. The Council usually awards four to five Military Fellowships annually. The program enables selected officers to broaden their understanding of international relations by spending approximately a year in residence at the Council's headquarters in New York.  Military Fellows expand their knowledge of international relations through extensive participation the Council's active program of meetings and events, interaction with the Council's diverse membership, and research and writing. The fellows also assist in arranging several military trips for Council members during the year.

The major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Director and Deputy Director of the Fellowship Program to provide support for the Military Fellows
  • Keeping the Director and Deputy Director apprised of all Military Fellowship activities
  • Coordinating (and attending when necessary) events and military trips, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Drafting, editing, and proofreading written material, including speeches, meeting summaries, memos, and summaries of research findings
  • Providing research assistance and tracking news and data sources on requested foreign policy issues for the Military Fellows
  • Handling correspondence, scheduling, and responding to requests for information
  • Provide support in the Studies Program when the need arises

Qualifications:

  • BA in International Relations, or related field, with strong academic credentials
  • Familiarity or experience with the U.S. Military
  • 1 or more year(s) related administrative experience
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational, and program planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and the Internet

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above contact information.PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Special Assistant to the President


Posted: June 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Executive Office

The Special Assistant will work under the direction of the CFR’s President and the President’s Chief of Staff.  Qualified candidates will have related experience that required judgment, strong writing and editing ability, time management skills, and experience dealing with high-profile individuals. 

The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting, editing, proofreading, fact-checking and tracking written material, including President’s talking points, correspondence, memos, and long-form institutional messages
  • Acting as liaison between the Executive Office and CFR departments
  • Assisting the President and the Chief of Staff on an ad hoc basis for special projects
  • As part of the Executive Office staff, providing administrative support to the President and the Chief of Staff, including answering telephones, greeting guests, scheduling, and responding to requests for information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations or a related field, with high academic credentials and knowledge of current foreign policy issues
  • Minimum three years’ related work experience
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in word processing, Excel, and database management
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.  

Council on Foreign Relations

Human Resources Office

58 E. 68th St., New York, NY 10065

FAX:  (212) 434-9893

humanresources@cfr.org

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Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
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Web Developer


Posted: May 2015 Location: New York Type: Full Time Department: Web Management and Development

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Web Developer

Salary: Based on education and experience

Location: May work remotely; Tri-State Area preferred

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking a front-end Web developer, with a specialization in Drupal, to join its five-member software engineering team. The team leads the development of CFR's two main websites – www.cfr.org and www.foreignaffairs.com – along with related activities such as creating mobile apps and multimedia products. You will report to the Manager of Software Development within a department of 12 digital media professionals overall.

The major responsibilities of the position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributing code and mark-up to projects such as:
  • Migrating existing website CMSes to Drupal 7 and 8
  • Creating educational products, such as simulations of government responses to international crises, for college audiences
  • Expanding CFR's portfolio of multimedia products such as the CFR InfoGuides
  • Ensuring continuous improvement to mobile optimization across all of CFR's digital publishing channels
  • Optimizing the websites for fast performance at the presentation layer
  • Participating in the Scrum developer workflow: software estimation, code reviews, product demos, and sprint reviews
  • Assisting the QA Analyst with software testing and performance profiling
  • Collaborating with third-party vendors and partners, including near-shored contractors, security and sysadmin consultants, and SAAS providers

Required qualifications:

  • Three or more years of experience as a front-end Drupal developer
  • Expert proficiency with the following tools and technologies:
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, and CSS pre-processors
  • Prototyping in Jekyll
  • The full Web technology stack -- HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading, caching, etc. – down to the Linux OS
  • Solutions for cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD) and mobile optimization
  • Web metrics applications like Adobe/Omniture, Google Analytics, Google Doubleclick for Publishers, along with Charles Proxy or equivalent tools for debugging JavaScript calls
  • Common third-party APIs such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Git and GitHub
  • Agile developer workflows like Scrum a plus
  • Understanding of the open-source software milieu
  • Demonstrable evidence of business-quality oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable activity in the community of software professionals, for example through personal GitHub repositories, Stack Overflow reputation, or personal blogging
  • Experience in the media industry, publishing, or work on paid-content sites a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus

 

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the Human Resources department at the address below. INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Posted May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Associate Director, Global Communications and Media Relations


Posted: May 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

The Associate Director is part of a team that is responsible for positioning and promoting CFR via the full spectrum of media, marketing, and public relations. He or she must have excellent understanding of international issues, CFR content, and how it relates to the news cycle.

The major responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Developing and implementing media, communications, and marketing strategies for CFR.
  • Writing press releases, media guides, newsletter stories, and other content.
  • Acting as a liaison for Washington, DC-based press, including fielding journalists' requests for experts.
  • Managing on-the-record events, publication rollout events, and press briefings in Washington, DC.
  • Managing marketing and press outreach for select CFR publications, projects, and products.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in communications, journalism, or related field.
  • Degree in a related field.
  • Proven knowledge of current U.S. foreign policy and international affairs issues.
  • Outstanding written and communication skills and experience, including copyediting and social media skills.
  • Web publishing skills preferred.
  • Experience and familiarity with media and online news preferred.
  • Proven ability to work effectively and proactively in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Candidates must have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours when necessary.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Associate Director, International Institutions and Global Governance (IIGG)


Posted: May 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR's David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country's largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

The Associate Director will work under the direction of the Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program on projects related to international institutions and global governance. The major responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate activities of IIGG Research Associates, under the guidance of the director, including research assistance, website updates, event management
  • Work closely with the director on budget management, including: monitoring grant information, writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, tracking monthly statements, and liaising across departments  to coordinate  budget and monitor IIGG supported projects
  • Manage  administrative support to the director, including supervision of daily finances
  • Assist with production and give  editorial input on oversight of content for IIGG publications, the Global Governance Monitor and the Council of Councils Report Card
  • Assist with coordination of new content for website updates
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of event logistics
  • Provide general assistance to ensure that social media outreach meets program goals, including managing programmatic efforts to publish blogs, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed

Qualifications:

  • Degree in International Relations, Political Science or related social sciences field, with high academic achievement. Masters preferred.
  • 5+ years related policy research/international affairs/NGO experience with 2 or more years management experience
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                               

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Director, Washington Meetings


Posted: April 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Washington Meetings

The Washington Meetings Program brings major international and domestic officials, thought leaders, and others together with Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) members over the course of more than 120 meetings each year. The Director, Washington Meetings will report to the Managing Director, Washington Program.

The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with a senior management team, including the Vice President, Meetings and Membership; Managing Director, Washington Program; and Director, New York Meetings; to develop an annual agenda of events covering a range of critical regional and functional issues related to foreign policy and international economics.
  • Oversee the development and execution of high-level programming, including development of programming that responds to the interests of CFR members and institutional priorities.
  • Supervise the members of the Washington Meetings staff, including setting their priorities and investing in their professional development.
  • Oversee the development of team procedures and connections within CFR to promote integration with the broader missions and activities of CFR.
  • Work to identify and engage potential contacts within the policy community.
  • Manage all departmental functions, including developing effective procedures, measures, and metrics to achieve departmental goals.
  • Represent the department in selected cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Manage the program’s planning, budget, and review process.

Qualifications

  • Ten or more years related program management experience, with an understanding of  foreign policy issues
  • Have strong network of contacts in the policy field, particularly in the Washington, DC area
  • Degree in international relations, business or a related field with high academic achievement; Master’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of current foreign policy issues, ongoing debates, and structures of U.S. and international policymaking
  • Results-oriented manager, with significant supervisory experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and collaborative environment
  • Outstanding communication, writing, editing, and presentation skills
  • Budget management experience and strong computer skills
  • Availability to work flexible hours to attend events outside of standard business hours

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Posted: April 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Library Assistant


Posted: July 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on Experience Type: Part Time Department: Library and Research Services

The Library provides access to books, journals, and databases to support research conducted at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Library Assistant will borrow and track materials requested by CFR staff and contribute to Library projects. The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Retrieving articles, books, and archival materials from local libraries with which CFR has borrowing privileges. (The Library Assistant will be provided with a Smartrip card for travel to these libraries.)
  • Performing routine circulation monitoring, including renewing books and notifying staff of due dates.
  • Assisting Library staff in testing intranet, database, and publication access in the Washington office.
  • Working with Library staff to identify and evaluate research sources for CFR.org and intranet.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with bibliographic databases (library catalogs, article databases, etc.)  and online research; library work experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong attention to detail, sharp organizational skills, and persistence in providing excellent service


Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday
  • Two hours per day, preferred

 

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                            

 

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Program Assistant, Washington Meetings


Posted: June 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: Washington Meetings

In the nation’s capital, the Council on Foreign Relations convenes major international and U.S. leaders with CFR members in over 120 meetings a year, and seeks to inform the policy conversation by bringing CFR analysis to policymakers on Capitol Hill, in the executive branch of the U.S. government, and representatives of foreign governments.  The Program Assistant will be a member of the Meetings Program in Washington. 

 

The principal responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Working with other team members to coordinate and execute meetings, including drafting meeting announcements, speaker and presider communications, maintaining a database of event information, developing an audience, compiling background information, scheduling program dates, and making travel arrangements.
  • Researching and developing ideas for the substance of CFR meetings, including relevant topics, potential speakers, and intellectual structure of events on U.S. foreign policy, international economics, and other related issues.
  • Responding to requests for information by CFR members, visitors, media, and staff; by phone, email, and in person.
  • Handling post-event follow-up work, including writing thank-you letters to speakers and presiders, and processing vouchers.
  • Extensive use of membership database for managing registrations, executing statistical queries, and generating general database reports.
  • Administrative duties as needed.
  • Coordinating logistics and executing meetings, including collaborating with other departments including Communications and Corporate Affairs.
  • Staffing events, including checking in, directing, and holding microphones during question-and-answer session sessions.

 

 

Qualifications

  • BA in International Relations or a related field with high academic achievement 
  • One year related administrative and/or internship experience, with some event planning experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Strong research skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing ability 
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and database management
  • Ability to work flexible hours (many events are held over breakfast or in the evening)

 

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy.  CFR’s 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                       

 

Posted June 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Research Associate, International Institutions and Global Governance


Posted: May 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

 

The Research Associate will work under the direction of the Senior Fellow and will work closely with the Associate Director on projects related to international institutions and global governance. The major responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Providing administrative support to the Senior Fellow, including scheduling appointments, handling phone calls, travel arrangements, and drafting correspondence
  • Researching specific areas for articles, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the Senior Fellow
  • Reviewing content on IIGG website, proposing ideas for weekly featured content, and drafting newsletters on updates to website
  • Providing administrative support for the Council of Councils initiative, including preparation for the annual conference and ongoing projects, such as the  report card on international cooperation
  • Assisting in multimedia aspects of the website, including online advertisements
  • Maintaining and updating the Global Governance Monitor
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Assisting with the drafting, proofreading and editing of written material
  • Assisting fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed
  • Managing budgets, including tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information, writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in International Relations, Political Science or related social sciences field, with high academic achievement.
  • 1+ year related research and administrative experience
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Internet research
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail

 

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.                               

 

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Research Associate, U.S. Foreign Policy


Posted: May 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR's David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country's largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

As part of the Studies Program, the research associate will support the activities of the Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair. The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing administrative support to the director of studies, including scheduling appointments, handling phone calls and drafting correspondence, travel arrangements, and responding to requests for information
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Tracking news and data sources Researching specific areas as requested by the director of studies, for articles, speeches, and other publications
  • Assisting with the proofreading and editing of articles, op-eds, and other written materials
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Assisting the director of studies with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed

Qualifications:

  • BA in Political Science, International Relations, or a related field, with strong academic credentials
  • One or more year(s) related administrative experience
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience managing competing priorities and projects
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Twitter or other social media

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background

Posted: May 2015

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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