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
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.
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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