20SEP - Research Associate, Council on Foreign Relations - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

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.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

As part of the Studies Program, the research associate will support the work of the Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair. Qualified candidates will have related experience that required judgment, strong writing and editing ability, time management skills, and experience dealing with high-profile individuals.

Job Responsibilities

              Assisting with drafting, fact-checking, proofreading, and editing of written material, including director of Studies’ talking points, blog posts, memos, and correspondence

              Conducting research on specific areas as requested by the director of studies, for articles, speeches, and other publications

              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

              Assisting the director of studies with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc.

              Providing administrative support to the director of studies, including scheduling appointments, handling phone calls and drafting correspondence, travel arrangements, and responding to requests for information

              Acting as liaison between the director of Studies and other CFR departments



Job Requirements

              Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, History, or a related field, with high academic credentials and knowledge of current foreign policy issues

              One or more year(s) related work experience

              Experience with social media outreach and using social media applications preferred

              Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills

              Excellent verbal and written communication skills

              Exceptional organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail

              Proficiency in word processing, Excel, and database management

              Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team

How to Apply

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.

Council on Foreign Relations Human Resources Office 1777 F Street NW Washington, DC 20006 humanresources@cfr.org www.cfr.org

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Deadline – N/A