Available Positions in New York or Washington, DC
The Council on Foreign Relations’s award-winning Digital Content department creates a mix of resources including in-depth explainers, timely analysis, interactives, podcasts, and videos. The team works closely with CFR experts to bring users insight on the most pressing foreign policy issues. The Writer/Editor will work under the direction of the Managing Editor and Deputy Managing Editors and collaborate with other members of the CFR.org team and the think tank.
Available Positions in New York
Special Assistant to the President, Research
The Special Assistant will work under the direction of the Council’s President and the President’s Chief of Staff. Qualified candidates will have related experience that demonstrate deep knowledge of international relations, and have required judgment, strong writing and editing skills, the ability to prioritize, and experience dealing with high profile individuals.
Deputy Director, Education Marketing
The Council on Foreign Relations is creating innovative educational resources, which seek to equip students and the interested public with the skills, knowledge, and perspective—the global literacy—required to understand the forces, ideas, and institutions that shape our world. These resources include World101, a growing library of multimedia primers explaining the fundamentals of international relations and U.S. foreign policy; Model Diplomacy, a multimedia simulation program that invites participants to role-play in the context of National Security Council and UN Security Council meetings; and Convene the Council, an educational video game developed in collaboration with iCivics for ages 12 and up. These products come with an array of teaching resources and activities aimed at high school and college instructors and their students.
The Deputy Director, Education Marketing will support the Vice President for Education to develop and execute the marketing strategy for CFR Education. This position is based in the New York office on a hybrid basis. CFR defines “hybrid” as two to three days a week onsite, of which one of those days would be Tuesday.
Research Associate, Latin America Studies
The Council’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 report to fellows within the Latin America Studies program focused on rule of law, corruption and organized crime, elections, constitutional change, and U.S.-Latin America relations.
Deputy Director, Payroll
The Deputy Director, Payroll, reports to Senior Management within Finance. The position will supervise the organization’s payroll function within a broader finance departmental function. Ensures the accuracy of payroll processes and procedures, tax reporting and compliance with multi-state government regulations and internal financial requirements including workers compensation, annuity and financial audits and compensation budgeting.
Audio Visual Coordinator
The Audio Visual Coordinator will provide support to the Event Operations team in the New York office. This is an on-site position, reporting to the Associate Director, Audio Visual Management.
The Event Coordinator will provide support to the Event Operations team based out of the New York office. This is an on-site role.
Manager, Business Development and Licensing, Foreign Affairs
The Foreign Affairs team is looking for a Business Development and Licensing Manager will support all magazine content licensing and partnership activities for Foreign Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity to create, execute, and monitor business strategies with impactful financial results. As part of a team, reporting to the Circulation Operations Director, you will maintain and expand our content partnerships in multiple channels including audio, international editions, aggregator services, and other print publications. You will also play a role in building and maintaining a strategy for our institutional subscription business.
Senior Building Engineer, Facility and Event Operations
The Senior Building Engineer, Facility and Event Operations will work in CFR’s Facility Operations department, and report directly to Deputy Director, Building Operations. This is a full-time position, and the hours of this position are Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Monday through Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. However, this position is considered essential personnel, and will be expected to work flexible hours upon request.
The Network Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and supporting physical and virtual network infrastructure including switches, wireless networks, firewalls, and network security appliances.
Available Positions in Washington, DC
Program Associate, Washington Meetings
The Program Associate 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 150 meetings each year.
The Council on Foreign Relations’ DC office is located just one block from the White House. It is home to a state-of-the-art conference center and is used for several hundred meetings a year. The space is also rented for numerous rental events each year.
The Event Coordinator will provide support to the Event Operations team based out of the Washington, DC office. This is an on-site role.
Program Associate, Washington External Affairs
The Program Associate with support the work of CFR’s Washington External Affairs operation, which is focused primarily on actively engaging members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives and their staff to provide timely, relevant, and useful analyses to further inform policymaking at the U.S. Capitol. Through discussion and examination of the critical challenges facing the United States and international community, the program seeks to serve as both a direct resource for Congress and a convener of leading thinkers and practitioners both on and off the Hill in a variety of nonpartisan fora. The secondary focus on this program is facilitating limited engagement with the diplomatic community and executive branch.
Research Associate, Geoeconomics
CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff. The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions. The research associate will work 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. The research associate will support the work of the Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow.
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