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.

Please click on How to Apply for more information on how to submit your application.

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Analyst, Center for Geoeconomic Studies


Posted: August 2015 Location: New York 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’s aim is to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

 

The Analyst will work in the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies (CGS), the part of the Studies department that focuses on the intersection of international economics and international relations. We expect at least half of his or her work will be in collaboration with and supervised by the senior fellow and director of international economics. The balance of his or her time be spent working with other CGS fellows.

 

This is an exceptional opportunity for a creative, rigorous, quantitatively oriented mind to develop original ideas and to analyze important questions at the intersection economic policy and foreign policy. Recent holders of the position have gone on to high-responsibility positions in investment banking and central banking. Accommodation for part-time graduate school study may be available, subject to CFR agreement.

 

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

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in economics or related area with coursework in statistics and high academic credentials
  • High-level understanding of monetary policy and central banking
  • Extensive knowledge of macroeconomic and central bank data sets
  • Fluency with Bloomberg
  • Preferably two years work experience with macroeconomic analysis
  • Outstanding mathematics, computer (particularly Excel), writing, and research skills
  • Strong 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 4,900+ 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 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:  August 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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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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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, Membership


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

The Program Assistant 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 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 Coordinator, Meetings


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

The Program Coordinator will be a member of the Meetings Program, which brings major international and domestic officials, thought leaders, and others together with CFR members over the course of more than 120 meetings each year. 

 

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

  • Developing and researching 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.
  • Coordinating meetings, including drafting meeting announcements, speaker and presider invitations, maintaining database of event information, audience development, posting meeting information and related readings on the CFR member website, attending meetings to oversee logistics, and working closely with CFR's other departments.
  • Oversee the development of team procedures and connections within CFR to promote integration with the broader missions and activities of CFR.
  • Acting as a liaison between CFR and the presiders and speakers for events, including providing all the necessary details for each meeting such as room set-up, discussion format, and registered attendees.
  • Handling post-event follow up work, including writing thank-you letters to speakers and presiders, and processing vouchers.
  • Communicating professionally with CFR members, visitors, media, and staff; by phone, fax, email, and in person.
  • Administrative duties as needed for departmental functions.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in international relations or a related field with high academic achievement; MA in International Relations or related field strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of current foreign policy issues, ongoing debates, and structures of U.S. and international policymaking
  • A minimum of three years related experience, including event planning. Supervisory and budgetary experience preferred
  • Self-starter with excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • 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, Outlook, 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 4,900+ 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.                    

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@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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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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Assistant Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program


Posted: August 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 Assistant Director will work under the direction of the senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy (WFP) program on projects related to the program’s core areas: economic participation; girls’ education; and peace and security.  The major responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Assist in development of regular WFP programming, including: identifying and securing speakers and presiders for meetings, workshops, and symposia related to core WFP program areas; preparing background materials; and executing events.
  • Assist director in overseeing digital content for the program’s blog, including selecting global trends and contemporary events related to WFP core areas for blog posts; researching and drafting content for the blog; and identifying relevant practitioners, academics, or policymakers, and soliciting their contributions.
  • Help lead and implement communication and marketing strategy, in particular leveraging social media applications such as Twitter, etc., as needed; edit the monthly WFP newsletter; and ensure WFP promotional materials and web presence are up to date.
  • Assist in managing relations and contact with the WFP Advisory Council.
  • Help manage grant applications and monitor deliverables as well as program budget, including preparing annual budgets; tracking monthly spending; monitoring grant information; and liaising across departments to coordinate budget.
  • Research specific areas for articles, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the director.
  • Help elaborate and execute the program research agenda in each of WFP’s core areas and provide support for development of WFP initiatives.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in International Relations, Political Science, related social sciences field with high academic achievement. Masters preferred.  Experience on women’s issues preferred.
  • Three to four years related research, programming, and project management experience.
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and the Internet.
  • Strong organizational skills, high attention to detail, and ability to multitask.
  • Proven ability to work effectivelyin a team environment as well as independently.

 

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 August 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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Facility Operations Assistant


Posted: August 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on experience Type: Part Time Department: Facility and Event Operations

The Facility Operations Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance of the overall appearance of the facility and building systems.   The hours of this position are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 2pm – 10pm and Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 5pm.

 

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

 

  • Indoor and outdoor maintenance of the building, including but not limited to cleaning, stocking, and snow removal
  • Assisting with special maintenance projects, such as painting, office relocations, light carpentry,  inventory, and specialized cleaning
  • Assisting with the maintenance and repair of all building systems (e.g. mechanical, electrical, fire protection, EMS, etc.)
  • Interacting with staff, guests, and members in a professional and responsive manner
  • Coordinating with vendors, including the load in/out of caterers, florists, outside cleaners, UPS, Fed Ex, etc.  
    • Assisting with emergency response, such as assisting during building evacuation drills
    • Assisting with other departmental duties as directed
  • Assisting with the physical setup and breakdown of internal and external events; including furniture setups, checking temperature set points, ensuring event rooms/restrooms are cleaned, turning on lights, etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of related building maintenance and building operations experience, preferably in a high profile, owner-owned property
    • Proven experience with the operation and basic maintenance of building operating systems, including HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems, and water/plumbling systems
    • Strong customer service and communication skills
    • Positive, proactive, and results-oriented with with proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Highest level of dependability and professionalism
    • Ability to as lift and carry weight in excess of 50 pounds
    • Related education and training
    • The position is considered essential personnel; availability to work flexible hours and overtime, including periodic holidays and during inclement weather

 

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

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 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 August 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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Program Assistant, Washington Meetings


Posted: August 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’ Washington Program brings together 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 Washington Meetings Program.

 

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

  • Managing email, web, and phone registrations for over 125 events per year, plus managing the registration process for occasional conferences and symposia
  • Extensive use of membership database requiring advanced skills to write and execute statistical queries, enter event attendance data, generate general database reports, and compile Meeting statistics
  • Frequent phone interaction and email correspondence with members
  • Tracking and reporting daily on audience development for upcoming events
  • Preparing program rosters for events and creating program booklets for special lectureships, symposia, and conferences
  • Drafting, sending, and following up on invitations to potential speakers
  • Preparing vouchers for payment to vendors
  • Coordinating various departmental submissions, including a weekly report for the president and quarterly Board updates
  • Helping to maintain the Meetings listings on the member website and other online resources
  • Attending events to assist with logistics
  • Administrative duties as needed for departmental functions

 

Qualifications

  • BA in International Relations or a related field with high academic achievement
  • Knowledge of current foreign policy issues, ongoing debates, and structures of U.S. and international policymaking
  • One year related 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, Outlook, 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: August 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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Program Associate, Washington and Independent Task Force Programs


Posted: August 2015 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Based on Education and Experience Type: Full Time Department: Washington and Independent Task Force Programs

The Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) Washington Program seeks to inform the policy conversation in Washington and foreign capitals by bringing CFR analysis to policymakers on Capitol Hill, in the executive branch of the U.S. government, and representatives of foreign governments.  The Independent Task Force Program directs in-depth studies on issues of current and critical importance to U.S. foreign policy, convening groups possessing diverse expertise to develop recommendations for decision-makers.

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

  • Providing general support for  the work and activities of the Washington Program and Independent Task Force Program teams
  • Assisting team members with direct outreach to members of the U.S. Senate, House, executive branch, and foreign embassies—working to get CFR experts and publications before leading foreign policy decision-makers through briefings, roundtable meetings, and a variety of other fora
  • Assisting with the development, funding, meetings, writing and editing, marketing, distribution, and outreach for each Independent Task Force
  • Supporting the research, editing  and publication process for Task Force scope papers and report drafts
  • Drafting internal and external correspondence and documents including weekly reports, board updates, and responses to general inquiries for the Washington and Independent Task Force Programs
  • Tracking international affairs developments
  • Coordinating logistics for a variety of meetings, including scheduling, arranging travel, drafting invitations, sending and monitoring event invitations, and making catering arrangements
  • Developing strategic distribution lists for CFR products
  • Administrative duties as directed

Qualifications

  • BA in International Relations or a related field with high academic achievement 
  • One to two years of related experience, with some event planning experience preferred
  • Strong research skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing ability 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • 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 4,900+ 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 August 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, Energy and U.S. Foreign Policy


Posted: August 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 work of multiple programs, including geoeconomics, cybersecurity policy, and U.S. foreign policy. The research associate will provide half-time support to the Douglas Dillon Fellow, focusing on the international energy markets, clean energy technology, and climate policy, in addition to short-term assignments as requested by the Studies program.

 

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

  • Providing research for books, articles, book chapters, and other publications, as requested
  • Providing logistical and administrative support, handling correspondence, scheduling, 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
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information and writing reports and requests, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Substituting for a staff member who is out of the office, and/or assisting a program that is working on a deadline or preparing for a large event
  • Tracking news and data sources
  • Assisting with the proofreading and editing of articles, book chapters, and other written material

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in International Affairs, Economics, or other related quantitative field, with strong academic credentials
  • One or more year(s) related research and administrative experience
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding mathematics, computer (particularly Excel modeling), writing, and research skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing assignment and multitasking several projects at one time
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and/or interest in energy economics and/or clean energy technology 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 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, cover letter and two writing samples 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: August 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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