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: 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 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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Associate Publisher


Posted: July 2015 Location: New York Type: Full Time Department: Foreign Affairs: Publishing

Foreign Affairs is seeking a dynamic marketing professional to support the Publisher in a broad range of activities including operations management, marketing strategy, and evaluation of business opportunities.  In the role of Associate Publisher, this candidate will join a high-performing small team with big ambitions. The candidate will have a deep understanding of the evolving media landscape as well as experience and insight into thought-leadership brands and their influential audiences.

 The Associate Publisher will also be deeply committed to raising the brand’s profile to its target segments, and work closely with the Publisher on driving forward a multi-year plan for global growth. S/he will be responsible for revenue generation from existing streams of business and will take an aggressive approach to monetization of new products. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, but can work well in a structured organization. This individual will also be someone who takes calculated risks and decisive actions leading to transformative outcomes. 

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Streamlining of operations and building efficiency in all areas of the business across all product lines: e-mail marketing, vendor management, design and marketing proposals, research and consumer insights, etc.
  • Collaborating with the Publisher, Editor, and Communications on a cohesive vision for brand marketing; working with managers to apply that vision with practical applications to  product design, marketing materials, sales presentations and overall customer communications
  • Working with the digital and audience development teams to prioritize the product pipeline according to short and long-term business goals
  • Supporting the Publisher and Advertising Director on the execution of multi-faceted partnerships and integrated marketing programs and promotions
  • Supervising and developing staff
  • Marshalling consumer research, digital analytics, and industry data toward strategic decision-making including investments in new platforms, products and events
  • Overseeing budget management process including examination of all expense lines for ways to gain scale and efficiency

 

 

Qualifications

  • 8 or more years of experience at a major consumer media property, working in marketing, publishing, or media management
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role
  • 4 year college degree in related field strongly preferred
  • Strong experience organizing teams cross-functionally; ability to communicate well with all stakeholders from technology to editorial and from ad sales to audience development
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic marketing and business development
  • Team player who is passionate about the brand and content and is highly personable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent with emerging technologies including social media platforms, content management systems, ad tech
  • Possess up-to-date knowledge of the latest trends in media consumption
  • Exceptional ability to turn metrics into actionable insights,  and conduct and analyze research that will inform business strategy

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., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Data Visualization Designer


Posted: July 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: CFR Digital

CFR Digital is looking for a Data Visualization Designer to join our growing Creative Innovation team. The candidate will turn complex information and data into infographics to help users better understand subjects such as news, foreign policy, and economics. The role demands creative and innovative design approaches and will involve working closely with subject matter experts, designers, creative leads, and product managers.

 

CFR.org is an award-winning website and a leading source of foreign policy analysis publishing a variety of content, including interactives, videos, maps, timelines, articles and blogs.

 

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

  • Translate complex concepts and data on foreign policy issues into compelling visual images.
  • Work collaboratively with the creative & development staff, writers and scholars.
  • Create comps, wire frames and sketches to represent the work.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 5+ years of web design and development experience
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative suite (PhotoshopIllustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Strong design skills and good grasp of visual hierarchy
  • Knowledge of mobile user interface, image optimization, and website constraints including download times, browser differences and web-safe palettes; experience working with HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of U.S. foreign policy issues a plus
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Self-starting and results oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork 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. 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: July 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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Digital Analytics Manager


Posted: July 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on education and experience Type: Full Time Department: CFR Digital

Join a dedicated audience development group as the Digital Analytics Manager for the Council on Foreign Relations. CFR aims to increase the global influence of its two flagship websites, www.cfr.org and www.foreignaffairs.com, and its related digital initiatives. The ideal candidate will lead CFR’s marketing-measurement efforts in order to grow visitor traffic and increases awareness of the websites.

The responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

 

  • Work with CFR's product and marketing managers to establish systematic measurement strategies for CFR's online initiatives across multiple distribution and publishing channels.
  • Interpret CFR and Foreign Affairs marketing data to deliver “actionable metrics,” i.e., make data-driven recommendations on improving product strategies and marketing performance.
  • Create customer segmentation models; design and conduct user surveys, split tests, and other forms of online marketing research.
  • Analyze conversion paths and discrete ecommerce components (offer, price, creative, etc.) to optimize online revenues for the Foreign Affairs website and its other digital platforms
  • Provide tactical guidance to design teams for improving the user experience by studying click paths and on-page behaviors.  
  • Manage outside analytics consultants for strategic advice, "deep-dive" reporting, implementation audits, and other special projects.
  • Establish ongoing reporting regimens for internal constituencies; fulfill ad hoc research requests.
  • Work with JavaScript developers to design and test webpage tagging and other aspects of analytics implementation.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Three or more years’ experience as digital marketing measurement professional.
  • Mastery of the reporting features and other functionality of an enterprise-class analytics package, with Adobe Marketing Cloud preferred.
  • Skilled at presenting analytics findings to stakeholders at meetings and in written form, with a particular emphasis on fluent communication to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience in assessing website usability and in aiding user-experience optimization.
  • Skills in statistics and probability equivalent to college-level coursework.
  • Ability to work in a project team environment, and to liaise with multiple discrete stakeholder groups; experience with agile development methodologies a plus.
  • Work in the media industry and experience with paid-content models highly desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree; demonstrable commitment to continuing education in digital analytics. Familiarity with the milieu of international relations 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 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.

 

The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by non-profit institutions today, including generous leave policies (“Summer Fridays” in July and August), excellent health insurance and annuity program, an on-site fitness center, and professional development training.

 

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the Human Resources department at the address below. Please indicate your salary requirements in your cover letter.  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 July 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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Interdepartmental Program Assistant


Posted: July 2015 Location: New York Salary Rate: Based on Education and Experience Type: Full Time Department: Human Resources

The Interdepartmental Program Assistant is part of the Human Resources department, reports to the Assistant Director, Human Resources, and is assigned to work Reception Services and in departments that request help with general duties and deadlines.  The position is an excellent introduction to the operations of the CFR and may lead to promotion, depending on availability of positions and job performance.

 

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

 

  • Perform reception duties at Reception Services, including greeting and announcing visitors and answering CFR’s high volume switchboard
  • Checking in guests for meetings and assisting with events logistics
  • Substituting for a staff member who is out of the office, including handling event coordination, Microsoft office work, and possibly proofreading, editing, research and business writing
  • Assisting a department that is working on a deadline or is preparing for a large event or conference
  • Assisting in the Human Resources department, including staff event support and recruitment support, as needed

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations or related area with high academic achievement
  • Related administrative and office experience
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Strong writing, research, and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing schedule and multitasking several projects at one time
  • Availability to work overtime

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.

The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including an award-winning health and wellness program including an on-site fitness center, and generous leave policies and health insurance programs.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the address below. 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: July 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 Assistant, National Program


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

The goal of the National Program is to energize foreign policy discussions nationwide. The National Program supports and connects with the one-third of CFR members based outside of New York and Washington, DC.

 

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

  • Supporting the planning and implementation of National Program events, including tracking responses and participation, creating rosters, preparing mailings of meeting materials and CFR resources, updating meeting records in database, and drafting thank you notes, under the direction of the National Program team.
  • Assisting with logistics, planning, and implementation of the annual National Conference, including but not limited to ordering and preparing conference materials, tracking responses, and drafting thank you notes.
  • Proofreading departmental documents and general correspondence.
  • Maintaining database of contacts and departmental tracking spreadsheets.
  • Providing logistical and project support to department as needed.

 

Job Requirements:

  • One to two years of office experience, including handling administrative duties, database entry, and logistical tasks related to event planning.
  • BA in international relations or related field, and an interest in current foreign policy issues.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to independently prioritize competing deadlines and manage a high volume of work in a timely manner while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and database entry.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, as 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 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 address below. 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 diverse backgrounds.

 

Posted: July 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: July 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: July 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, U.S. Foreign Policy


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

 The Council’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’s aim is 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 Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy.

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

  • Providing administrative support to the Fellow, especially managing complex travel itineraries, coordinating with external organizations, handling correspondence, and responding to requests for information
  • Conducting research on specific topics as requested by the Fellow
  • Managing the program’s finances, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Coordinating events and meetings, including preparing invitations, making travel arrangements, 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 in International Relations, Political Science, or other similar field with strong academic credentials and special emphasis on Israel and the Middle East. Master’s strongly preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of current issues in American foreign policy
  • One or more year(s) related administrative experience
  • Exceptional organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and tasks independently and under deadlines
  • Strong research skills and ability to perform well on highly varied assignments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and the Internet

The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

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 journal 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 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:  July 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

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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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, 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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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, Korea Studies


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

CFR’s Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks, with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program’s aim is 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 on projects related to Korea Studies.

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, including both English and Korean language source material
  • Coordinating events and project logistics, including preparing invitations, corresponding with speakers and presiders, preparing agendas for meetings, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Assisting with the drafting, proofreading and editing of written material, including grant proposals and reports for private foundation funders.
  • Manage editing, production, and dissemination of monthly newsletter.
  • Managing budgets, including tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information, writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Managing social media and other digital tools

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, or related social sciences field, with high academic achievement; coursework in Korean studies required
  • Korean language skills and living experience in South Korea strongly preferred
  • 1+ years related internship or administrative experience
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Twitter or other social media
  • 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 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: July 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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