Council on Foreign Relations - Associate Director, International Institutions and Global Governance (IIGG)

Organization Description

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, www.cfr.org.

Location - 1777 F Street NW, Washington, DC, 20006, US 

Job 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities of IIGG Research Associates, under the guidance of the director, including research assistance, website updates, event management
  • Work closely with the director on budget management, including: monitoring grant information, writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, tracking monthly statements, and liaising across departments  to coordinate  budget and monitor IIGG supported projects
  • Manage  administrative support to the director, including supervision of daily finances
  • Assist with production and give  editorial input on oversight of content for IIGG publications, the Global Governance Monitor and the Council of Councils Report Card
  • Assist with coordination of new content for website updates
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of event logistics
  • Provide general assistance to ensure that social media outreach meets program goals, including managing programmatic efforts to publish blogs, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed

Job Requirements

  • Degree in International Relations, Political Science or related social sciences field, with high academic achievement. Masters preferred.
  • 5+ years related policy research/international affairs/NGO experience with 2 or more years management experience
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet

How to Apply

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
202.509.8400 fax 202.509.8490

humanresources@cfr.org www.cfr.org

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Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address. 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.

Deadline - n/a