09JUL - Project Manager, International Relations, Bertelsmann Foundation - Deadline: N/A


Organization Description

WalterLane is pleased to lead the search for a Project Manager,  international Relations for the DC office of one of Europe’s largest foundations, Bertelsmann Foundation. The foundation’s work focuses on the trans-Atlantic partnership, and in this role you will be working on projects that address social issues on an international scale.


Washington, DC

Job Description

You should have a passion for European Affairs / the Transatlantic relationship and related social issues,  a desire to work in a creative environment where new ideas are encouraged,  and want a high level of responsibility.

Competitive salary plus generous benefits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare regular briefings for the Executive Director
  • Contribute to and write short and mid-length pieces and reports across a broad range of transatlantic policy areas
  • Develop innovative social media campaigns to disseminate project output
  • Designing new proposals/projects for collaboration with public- and private-sector partners
  • Provide program support for the Transatlantic Policy Lab project
  • Research and track social issues with a transatlantic dimensions, particularly related to social issues
  • Collaborate with other team members to develop programming
  • Develop and maintain a wide range of contacts within the foreign and economic policy community
  • Attend and actively participate in events salient to the work of the transatlantic project
  • Event management, including budget management and preparation of policy content and organizational issues

Job Requirements

  • Masters’ degree in public policy, international relations, or related field.
  • 1+ years of related work experience.
  • Sound knowledge of international relations, world politics and economics.
  • Outstanding research and writing ability.
  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated interest in addressing social issues/challenges on an international scale
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • German is helpful but not required

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to awalter@walterlaneinc.com

Include in subject line “Project Manager, International Relations”