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07MAY - Project Associate - NCAFP - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) was founded in 1974 by Professor Hans J. Morgenthau and others. It is a nonprofit policy organization dedicated to the resolution of conflicts that threaten U.S. interests. Toward that end, the NCAFP identifies, articulates, and helps advance American foreign policy interests from a nonpartisan perspective within the framework of political realism.

For more information on the NCAFP is available at www.ncafp.org.

Location – 320 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

Job Description
The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) is seeking a full-time Project Associate for an immediate start. The Project Associate will assist in grant writing, research and event planning/coordination, and will report directly to the President of the NCAFP.

The position begins in June 2016.  No relocation benefits are available. The NCAFP offers a comprehensive benefits package, including employer-paid medical, vision and dental insurance, in addition to three weeks of annual leave.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing proposals to grant-making organizations; outreach to the business community and other philanthropic entities in support of NCAFP programs.
  • Assist in the organization of programs, conferences and Track II meetings hosted by the NCAFP, including all aspects of event planning: identifying participants, preparing agendas and other documents, note-taking, travel/accommodation arrangement, and day-of-event logistics.
  • Assist in all aspects of the planning and execution of periodic evening public events.
  • Flexibility to engage in other ad-hoc tasks associated with a dynamic office environment.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in International Relations or a related field; advanced degree desirable.
  • 1-2 years of experience in development and/or events planning in the nonprofit sector.
    • Strong preference given to candidates with grant and proposal-writing experience.
  • Working knowledge of international relations and U.S. foreign policy; knowledge of U.S.-Russian relations and/or the Middle East helpful.
  • Strong writing, communications, research, organizational and computer skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the NCAFP team.
  • Energetic outgoing personality and entrepreneurial spirit highly desirable.
  • Self-motivated, adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing work.
  • Significant level of tact, diplomacy, and maturity in dealing with internal and external contacts.
  • Applicants for this position must be immediately available for employment and possess current US work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.

How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, names and contact information for three references in one document to contact@ncafp.org with “NCAFP Project Associate” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.   Regrettably, because of the large number of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline – N/A