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25SEP - Communications Manager - USCIB - Deadline: 11OCT

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Organization Description
The United States Council for International Business advances the global interests of American business. We do so through advocacy that calls for an open system of world trade, finance and investment, where business can flourish and contribute to economic growth, human welfare and environmental protection.

Location – 1212 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Job Description
Business association representing American multinational companies seeks an experienced writer/editor to spearhead the development and dissemination of high-quality news and promotional content. Position will encompass the conception, development and distribution of content covering a wide array of business and public policy topics, utilizing both traditional print/online media as well as social media and other new technologies. Contribute to the development of organizational membership and other promotional materials, and provide support for media relations and public affairs activities. Some travel required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conceive, write and edit content for online and print publications across the entire organization, with particular focus on advocacy and public policy activities.
  • Serve as primary content manager for organization’s website.
  • Manage the development and distribution of organizational e-newsletters and other mass electronic communications.
  • Manage development and production of quarterly magazine as well as other high-level print materials, including annual report.
  • Manage the organization’s presence and activity on major social media platforms, stay abreast of new platforms and technologies, and promote appropriate social media use by staff issue experts.
  • Working with business development and membership staff, develop high-quality promotional materials and member communications materials.
  • Develop and maintain a public affairs calendar of pertinent conferences and speaking opportunities.
  • Contribute as needed to media relations efforts, event planning and organization, and other public affairs activities, including developing executive presentations.
  • Edit, proofread, and fact-check op-eds and blog posts written by staff for publication in major news outlets.
  • Support staff during special events and conferences by taking notes, taking photos, Tweeting and assisting with logistical matters as needed.

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in journalism or public relations. Experience writing and editing for an international business and/or international affairs audience. Demonstrated success applying the latest social media tools to organizational growth and outreach. Familiarity with public policy issues and major international organizations such as the UN. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Self-starter, with strong project management and organizational skills. Ability to work as part of a team in a diverse work environment.

How to Apply
Candidates should e-mail a CV and cover letter with salary history by October 11, 2016 to resume@uscib.org. (No phone calls or unsolicited e-mails to USCIB staff, please.)

Deadline – October 11, 2016


25SEP - Environmental and Social Risk Specialist - UBS - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, the UBS Group is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. The UBS Group is present in all major financial centers and has offices in over 50 countries. The UBS Group employs approximately 60,000 people around the world.

Location – New York, NY

Job Description
You'll be working in the Environmental & Social Risk unit, a global team located in Zürich, New York and Singapore. We have a firm-wide responsibility for the development and implementation of principles to manage ESR and associated reputational risks and for conducting ESR assessments across investment banking, wealth management and commodities trading. We also advise senior management in advancing our strategy on environmental and human rights principles. As such you will be confronted to a very dynamic and diverse environment dealing with a great variety of issues, for example palm oil one day and coal mining the next. No two days are the same.

Job Responsibilities
Are you interested in implementing environmental and social risk (ESR) standards in a global financial firm? If yes, we're looking for someone like this to:

  • assess ESR in client onboarding and transaction due diligence
  • support the development of methodologies to quantify ESR at portfolio level (e.g. stress testing)
  • monitor emerging ESR and manage regional relationships;
  • act as ESR point of contact in the Americas to deliver internal training and support related communications measures;

Job Requirements

  • a university degree or post-graduate qualification in environmental or sustainability studies, economics, business administration, international affairs or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a risk control or business function in the financial sector, in a sustainability department in the corporate sector or an environmental consulting firm
  • understanding of, or strong interest in environmental and social risk issues
  • ability to convey qualitative and quantitative information clearly, accurately and succinctly (excel proficiency)
  • interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and across a broad agenda
  • energetic, self-directed, outcome-oriented, hard-working and collaborative team player
  • fluency in English a must, other languages a plus

How to Apply
Please apply online by clicking the following link: https://jobs.ubs.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&noback=0&partnerid=25008&siteid=5012&jobid=142703.

Deadline – N/A


21AUG - Web Editor - Foreign Affairs - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. It is now a multiplatform media organization with a print magazine, a website, a mobile site, various apps and social media feeds, an event business, and more.  Foreign Affairs is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a non-profit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.

Location – 58 East 68th Street, New York, NY

Job Description
Foreign Affairs is looking for a web editor to join our editorial team. He/she will help manage the site's editorial activities; conceptualize, commission, and edit various online features; and shape short- and long-term development priorities.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Significant editing experience
  • Experience with digital publishing, social media, and multimedia editing
  • Ability to juggle a wide range of tasks on short deadlines and work well with writers, editors, Web producers, and circulation and advertising staff
  • Strong interest in and understanding of foreign policy and international affairs
  • Master's degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience (preferred)

How to Apply
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, three writing samples, and a 500-word statement outlining a vision for how Foreign Affairs should develop its Web presence to: FA_jobs@cfr.org.  

Deadline - N/A


14AUG - Global Citizenship Education Officer - WFUNA - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is the largest global network of people supporting and engaging with the United Nations. As a global nonprofit organization, we represent and coordinate a membership of nearly 100 national United Nations Associations (UNAs) and their thousands of constituents. Guided by our vision of a United Nations that is a powerful force in meeting common global challenges and opportunities, WFUNA works to strengthen and improve the United Nations. We achieve this through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation – global citizens.

Our organization has offices at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva, as well as in Seoul, Korea. www.wfuna.org

Location – 1 United Nations Plaza, Room 1177, New York, NY

Job Description
The Global Citizenship Education Officer is responsible for coordinating WFUNA's Mission Possible program, including planning, implementing and monitoring operations in India, Armenia and other countries. She/he will be primarily engaged in working to ensure effective and timely implementation of the Mission Possible program. She/he will also be responsible for grant management and fundraising, developing educational materials and curriculum for training purposes, liaising with partners, and representing WFUNA in a variety of contexts.

She/he will report directly to the Director of Sustainable Development, and will manage program staff based in the field.

The position is based in our New York office.

Mission Possible is WFUNA's flagship global citizenship education program for high school students. Promoting the goals, principles and experience of the United Nations, Mission Possible develops students' knowledge, competencies and attitudes in global citizenship. Mission Possible equips students with skills in project management, as well as an understanding of the United Nation's global agenda. By enabling students to not only identify global issues in a local context, but to also act upon relevant issues, participants of Mission Possible gain global competencies, which they apply to develop and implement projects related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their local communities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the Mission Possible portfolio, including logistics, capacity-building activities, conducting field visits to project sites and providing onsite support, and communications and outreach
  • Develop program curriculum and materials
  • Train, manage and support country and school staff in implementing Mission Possible
  • Build and manage relationships with stakeholders and program partners
  • Manage the program budget, grants and reporting obligations
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the program, including occasional case studies
  • Fundraise for Mission Possible, including researching donor prospects, managing donor relations and creating a fundraising plan
  • Manage program expansion, start-up and school selection as required
  • Frequent communication on programs as well as thematic updates on WFUNA's communication platforms
  • Support WFUNA's other education activities as required
  • General staff duties related to WFUNA's work

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in international education or relevant field required
  • Teaching experience a must; experience working on education programs in the developing world preferred
  • Knowledge of the United Nations, SDGs and global citizenship education required
  • Experience with and knowledge of project management, budgeting, and evaluation methodologies
  • Fundraising experience required
  • NGO experience a plus
  • Ability to think strategically and to analyze, interpret, and assess programmatic information
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with partner organizations, donors and stakeholders, including remotely
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using social media networks and media tools for outreach
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of another language is a plus
  • High energy, results-oriented
  • Ability to involve and motivate key stakeholders
  • Self-starter
  • Adaptive and flexible
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized and thorough, with close attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Works well in a small office and thrives in a multi-faceted, fast-paced environment

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to GCED@wfuna.org.

Candidates MUST possess a valid visa to work in the United States. Due to the volume of applications received, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Deadline – N/A


27JULY - Public Affairs Special Projects Coordinator - British Consulate-General New York - Deadline: 31JULY

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Organization Description
The British Consulate General in New York City represents the UK government in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Fairfield County in Connecticut.

Our services involve handling a wide range of political, commercial, cultural, security and economic interests to the UK and our region. We also provide consular assistance to British nationals who live in or visit our area of coverage.

Location – 845 Third Avenue, New York, NY

Job Description
The Consulate's Press and Public Affairs team is looking for someone to manage events and projects. The job holder will be based at the Consulate-General in midtown Manhattan.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the Consulate’s events and projects - including but not limited to negotiation, onsite logistics, liaising with senior contacts / partners/sponsors, budget and staffing management, pre-event briefing, post-event evaluation– to deliver business, communications and policy objectives, including those of the UK’s GREAT campaign
  • Provide input into strategic communication plans, including media opportunities, tactics and story ideas, consistent with communication priorities
  • Work across the Consulate and with external contacts to develop suitable ideas for events and projects
  • Manage one full-time Public Affairs Assistant

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years relevant experience within event operations and/or project management
  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or related field
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills and ability to be detail-oriented
  • Good judgement and willingness to make sound and timely decisions 
  • Creativity, flexibility, adaptability, and excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Confidence and poise; ability to quick on your feet and work independently and in a fast -paced environment
  • Proven ability to develop realistic action plans, meet deadlines and execute on clear deliverables
  • Ability to focus on multiple large-scale projects simultaneously
  • Propensity to look for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Up-to-date knowledge of and interest in foreign policy issues 
  • Appreciation of the challenges and sensitivities of working in government and diplomacy
  • Strong networking skills; ability and willingness to attend evening or occasional weekend events, as necessary

How to Apply
Resume and a cover letter with salary history should be submitted by 31 July 2016 by following the online application process: https://fco.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-1/brand-2/xf-74e605616ff6/candidate/so/pm/4/pl/1/opp/995-Public-Affairs-Special-Projects-Coordinator/en-GB. Please identify in your cover letter whether you are currently eligible to work at the Embassy. 

Deadline – July 31st, 2016


17JULY - Regulatory, Risk and Control Associate - Deutsche Bank - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we’re driving change and innovation in the industry – championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. So if you’re talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you’re exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organization.

Location – 34 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ

Job Description
Group Technology & Operations: Operations

Our Operations group is a market-leading client services and transaction processing organization. We meet the technical and operational challenges of processing transactions worth hundreds of billions of Euros every day. We operate 24 hours a day around multiple time zones in all the major international currencies and markets across the globe, following the sun around the world.

Our goal is to deliver world-class client service at exceptional value to internal partners and external clients alike. A dynamic and diverse division, we work to make sure that all our services are executed in a timely and professional manner, that risk is minimized and that the client experience is a positive one. We’re extremely proud of the professionalism of our people, and the exceptional service culture they deliver. In return, we give them exceptional opportunities to innovate, develop and learn.

We work across a wide range of product groups, including derivatives, securities, global finance & foreign exchange, cash & trade loans and trust and securities services as well as cross-product functions. We never stand still, working continuously to deliver our services more effectively, and support the Bank with its expansion plans across the world.

The position exists within the group that reviews transactions that may contain a match against lists of persons or entities provided by the U.S Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), European Union (EU), Special Risk Countries (SRC), DB lists as well.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and reconcile various reports and reconciliation logs.
  • Respond to inquiries from Sales, Compliance and Anti-Fraud. Forward suspicious hits to OFAC, Compliance, Corporate Security, CRM, and/or Legal for further review and making decision when required.
  • Interact with the Investigations team and review responses from clients.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
  • Maintain and analyze MIS.
  • Prepare and administer presentations.
  • Report Street Bank returns and blocks to compliance
  • Quality Assurance Sampling
  • Implementations & Releases
  • Run and maintain various reports
  • Database Management
  • Coordination for IWP & DR testing
  • Systems enhancement initiatives

Job Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent keyboard skills.
  • Experience in reading financial communications (Swift, e-mail).
  • Knowledge of sanctions and enforcement of sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security.
  • High level of Excel skills, must be able to do v-lookups, pivot tables and create formulas.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Power Point skills.
  • Good internet skills (requires knowledge on how to use different internet search engines).
  • Good decision making and presentation skills.
  • The ability to be focused and detail oriented.
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts and process flows.
  • Have the ability to think outside the box
  • The ability to multitask and manage multiple initiatives at the same time
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a team player with strong teamwork skills

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in banking preferably in funds transfer, preferably with a working knowledge of:
  • Regulatory screening processes/filters
  • USD High Value Payments processing
  • Investigations process and procedures
  • U.S. payment systems (CHIPS and FRB)

How to Apply
Please apply online (copy link to browser) at https://www.db.com/careers/en/prof/role-search/job_search_results.html?kid=global.generic.indeed.organic.jobad#JobOpeningId=38966.

Deadline – N/A


26JUNE - Managing Editor - Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent, nonprofit, educational 501(c)3 institution serving international affairs professionals, teachers and students, and the attentive public. As a nonpartisan organization, the Council does not have a legislative or policy agenda.

Carnegie Council focuses its efforts on three broad themes: Ethics, War, and Peace; Global Social Justice; and Religion in Politics. It convenes agenda-setting forums and creates educational opportunities and information resources for a worldwide audience.

In addition to its extensive public affairs lectures and other program events, the Council offers a wide array of reference material. Our flagship publication is our quarterly journal, Ethics & International Affairs and we also run Policy Innovations, an online magazine featuring the best thinking on a fairer globalization.

Location – 170 East 64th Street, New York, NY

Job Description
Ethics & International Affairs, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, seeks a Managing Editor.

The managing editor is responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the journal’s New York City-based editorial office, including all aspects of the peer-review and editorial processes, to ensure the publication of the highest quality scholarly content. As part of the editorial team, the managing editor contributes to the creation and implementation of strategic goals in order to maintain and improve the journal's standing as the most authoritative source for normative analysis in international relations. The position answers directly to the editor.

Job Responsibilities
Key responsibilities include overseeing all day-to-day operations for Ethics & International Affairs; participating in editorial team deliberations; and editing manuscripts for content, grammar, and style. Serving as the primary contact for the journal, s/he provides constructive feedback to authors and guides them through all stages of the editorial process. S/he coordinates the workflow among editorial team members, contributors, the publisher, and an external copyeditor; and ensures the timely delivery of quality copy. S/he contributes to identifying new research areas of interest, conceptualizes and develops special sections and roundtables, commissions articles, and works on building the journal's extensive network of contributors across a variety of academic fields. S/he cooperates with the production editor and marketing manager at Cambridge UP to reach common goals, and works closely with the Communications team of the Carnegie Council to promote EIA content and align it with the organization's media strategy. S/he contributes to the program goals of the Carnegie Council and ensures the flow of information between program staff and the editorial office.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate degree in International Relations, Philosophy, or Politics. Deep interest in international affairs, with an interdisciplinary outlook and, ideally, expertise in several subfields.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role combining project management and editorial responsibilities, preferably at a scholarly publication.
  • Outstanding substantive and stylistic editing skills. Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities, strong attention to detail.
  • Diplomacy and tact and the ability to resolve conflict; prior experience working with scholars and senior policymakers is a plus.
  • Collegiality and a sense of humor. The ability to function as part of a small team that works cooperatively on all aspects of the journal.
  • Keen interest in emerging research fields in ethics and international affairs.
  • Active interest in new trends in print and electronic academic publishing.
  • Strategic thinker who can identify opportunities for connecting academic research to public policy in an evolving media landscape.
  • Familiarity with social science research methods and peer-review.
  • Experience with online publishing and social media, including analytics and SEO.

How to Apply
Send a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample, and a short editing sample to zstoyanova@cceia.org with the subject line "Managing Editor Search". Due to the expected high volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the next stage of the recruitment process.

NOTE: Please do not use online application system "Apply for this Job." See instructions above on how to apply.

Deadline – N/A


19JUNE - Program Associate - Ford Foundation - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The Ford Foundation was established by Edsel Ford in 1936, with an initial gift of $25,000. Today, we are stewards of a $12 billion endowment. Over the past 80 years our social justice mission and vision have guided us through transformations in the foundation, the communities we serve, and the world at large.

Across eight decades, our mission has been to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.

Location – 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY

Job Description
The Program Associate works as part of a team of program staff who are implementing a global strategy under the Ford Foundation’s BUILD program area. The Program Associate holds a variety of responsibilities related to the research, analysis, and coordination of programmatic activities with a primary focus on the portfolio grants made to support the team’s strategy.

The newly created BUILD team at the Foundation focuses on helping BUILD grantees across the globe become stronger, sustainable, more effective organizations and networks. The BUILD team will do this by both serving as a resource to Foundation program officers and providing thought leadership on organizational development both within and outside the Foundation. The BUILD team will be a team of six people who support grant-makers in 11 offices across the globe. This is an entrepreneurial opportunity, and the Program Associate will help build a new, pivotal program within the foundation.

Job Responsibilities
The Associate will focus on project management, data analysis and synthesis, process development and high-level presentation preparation. (S)he will design resources, tools and templates for our program officers and BUILD grantees, ensuring they, as well as our team meetings and other communication and collaboration structures, are effective.(S)he will also plan agendas for, facilitate and capture knowledge from convenings of BUILD grantees.

This is the perfect role for someone who is organized, analytical, and effective in building strong relationships. We need someone who can build knowledge sharing and development systems; create, organize and edit knowledge products (both internal and external); analyze data and create data visualizations for learning and inform decision-making; and manage up successfully to maximize the effectiveness of the Director and others on the team. The role affords opportunities to build knowledge and expertise around key organizational development topics, to interact across a range of people and teams within the Foundation and to have direct interaction with grantees. The Program Associate reports to the Director, BUILD.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 4 years’ experience working in a program-related support capacity in the social development sector
  • Experience with project management and complex problem-solving
  • Strong proficiency with research, data collection, review, analysis, documentation and reporting
  • Ability to independently problem-solve and generate creative solutions to increase efficiency and collaboration
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and communicate effectively with diverse individuals in a global environment; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across cultures and other forms of difference
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to manage a number of diverse tasks and projects in collaborative situations and independently
  • Strong proficiency with the use of software platforms and high degree of comfort with multiple technology applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in business, policy, social sciences or related field
  • Experience with financial statement and business model analysis
  • Experience building knowledge sharing or development systems
  • Experience working successfully in organizational development 

Alignment to the mission and culture of the Ford Foundation

  • Commitment to the Foundation’s mission and core values of equity, fairness and diversity
  • Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and a sense of humor
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues
  • Action-orientated and entrepreneurial self-starter who can work well independently and in teams

How to Apply
Please apply online at https://ford-foundation.forms.fm/program-associate-build.

Deadline – N/A


14MAY - International Development Officer - Yale University Office of Development - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The Yale University Office of Development leads the university’s fundraising effort and currently comprises a staff of approximately 300. Yale benefits from an outstanding tradition of alumni giving, as well as significant andgrowing support from parents, friends, corporations, and foundations.

The Office of Development offers a dynamic and challenging work environment with opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards, and excellence of a career at Yale University.

Location – 157 Church Street, New Haven, CT

Job Description
Reporting to the director of international development, the international development officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting gifts or arranging for the solicitation of gifts from individuals and private foundations abroad. Serves as an expert on international fundraising topics relevant to Asia and works closely with faculty and volunteers, managing one or more advisory councils. This position actively engages in establishing a greater Yale presence with principal and major gift donors and prospects around the world. In consultation with the director, develop comprehensive annual fundraising and communications plans for each council member including identification and cultivation of new members, solicitation, stewardship and volunteer opportunities for all council members.

Job Responsibilities

  • Has responsibility for all aspects of fundraising for principal, major and planned gift fundraising from alumni, parents and friends in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and other areas. Works closely with the director, vice president, and colleagues in schools across campus on prospect identification, strategy, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Works with alumni, parents, and friends of Yale and their advisors, and leads behind-the-scenes fundraising efforts through high-level volunteers, both external and internal to the university; collaborates with other staff, academic leaders, and faculty to develop gift ideas and strategies and foster productive relationships for Yale.
  • Provides support for university leaders, faculty, and volunteers and accompanies them on calls, where appropriate; serves as a primary resource to all University development programs in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and Japan, and other areas as needed.
  • Manages a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects and develops long-term relationships with these individuals to identify and cultivate their interest in Yale.
  • Actively maintains a current body of knowledge about Yale, its development priorities and international giving vehicles and protocols; develops a thorough understanding of the programs and aspirations of each of Yale’s schools, colleges, and the other large units where major and principal gift fundraising is needed from prospects in Asia. Ensures that consultation and collaboration with school-based colleagues takes place.
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with emphasis on writing. Ability to communicate with university officers, faculty, administrators and donors. Ability to present complex information in a clear and compelling manner in writing and in person. Ability to document meetings, write briefings, proposals and stewardship reports.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively, especially to Asia. Demonstrated success in producing international trips for self and others, including ability to set itineraries and arrange meetings and travel logistics.
  • Successful experience staffing senior institutional leaders, such as the president, deans and faculty. Ability to effectively leverage the time of senior volunteers and academic and administrative staff in contacts with donors including strong preparation and good judgment about the extent to which cultivation can effectively be staff driven.
  • Demonstrated success in working with volunteers and advisory boards to solicit alumni, parents and especially friends without a previous connection to Yale.
  • A passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional quality. Ability to coach support team in all aspects of work, but particularly with regard to preparation of written materials. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and three-five years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Personal or professional experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to intercultural sensitivity. An in-depth understanding of Asian culture to enable successful business interactions with the Asian market is required. Demonstrated success in all phases of cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from individuals and private foundations and a demonstrated ability to establish long-term relationships with donors, faculty and prospects.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills
Three to five years international administrative or fundraising experience. Advanced degree desirable. Experience traveling, especially Greater China. Effective writer & communicator. Fluency in an Asian language is desirable, especially Mandarin. Initiative, resilience & entrepreneurial spirit.

How to Apply
Please apply online at http://giving.yale.edu/jobs/international-development-officer-international-development.

Deadline – N/A


07MAY - Director/Regional Analyst Asia Pacific - FTI Consulting - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value. For over 25 years, FTI has brought insight and expertise to deliver successful resolution to the most challenging financial, litigation, and business-critical issues. FTI Consulting is a leading global firm that organizations rely on for advice and solutions in the areas of corporate finance and restructuring, disputes and investigations, economic consulting, e-discovery software and services, reputation management, and transaction advisory when confronting the critical issues that shape their futures. We are involved in high-stakes, fast-paced projects from around the world. Our workforce of more than 3,800 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, media, and communications. If you are interested in becoming part of a fast growing company and helping shape its future, read on.

Location – New York, NY

Job Description
We are currently looking for directors to join our growing Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice in New York City. The position is with our Geopolitical Intelligence team where the director will serve as a regional analyst for Asia Pacific. The individual will provide timely and actionable political analysis to FTI’s clients. Provision of that analysis will require the individual to prepare and present his or her own analysis, and to engage with FTI employees worldwide as well as serve as an intermediary between them and FTI’s clients. The individual will possess expertise in Asian politics, the ability to write insightful analysis, and the ability to curate analysis written by colleagues and convey the work product to FTI’s clients.

The regional analyst will engage as the main point-of-contact with a range of financial institutions, multinational corporations and law firms to provide timely and actionable analysis on regional political developments and their implications for the investment and commercial activities of FTI’s clients. The position will require gathering and analyzing critical information and coordinating and conducting analysis to support clients seeking to make informed decisions, maximize opportunities and minimize risks associated with portfolio investment, foreign direct investment, mergers/acquisitions, and business strategy development.

Job Responsibilities
Primary duties of the regional analyst include responsibility for collecting, preparing, organizing and curating regional content for FTI’s Geopolitical Intelligence products. The individual will conduct research that enables the delivery of timely and actionable analysis to support the critical decision-making of corporate and financial markets clients. It requires the ability to anticipate client needs and continuously improve the speed, accuracy and relevance of our industry-leading risk research. This will also include developing tailored market entry strategies to manage political risk exposure in sectors such as energy, mining, telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing and retail.

A high priority for this role will be to strengthen client relationships and build the firm's reputation by ensuring the timely delivery of a political risk edge to FTI’s clients. Research and analysis, as well as preparation and presentation, will occur in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment.  Analysis must be delivered accurately and concisely in written reports for a sophisticated client base consisting of top-tier financial institutions, corporations and law firms.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in political science, international affairs, economics or a related field
  • Subject matter expertise on the politics of Asia Pacific
  • Experience assigning work to staff and subcontractors, negotiating budgets and deadlines
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience conducting research on Asia Pacific at a think tank, political risk firm or similar organization
  • Robust regional language capabilities. Fluency in Mandarin, Japanese or other major East Asian languages, travel and living experience in Asia Pacific.
  • Research and analytical skills: the ability to identify political signposts and triggers, distinguish political signal from noise, and make informed, logical assessments
  • Writing skills: the ability to draft accurate, concise analyses of political situations (a writing sample will be required during the application process)
  • Presentation skills: the ability to provide concise and informative briefings of complex situations
  • Resourcefulness: the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging research problems
  • Experience with client management and new business development
  • Familiarity with financial and business nomenclature and the ability to understand complex commercial transactions
  • Experience in financial analysis and the use of spreadsheets is a plus.

How to Apply
Please apply online at http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FTICONSULTING&cws=1&rid=6316. Please include a cover letter with your application that highlights your primary qualifications for the Director - regional analyst position.

Deadline – N/A


01MAY - Director/Regional Analyst Europe - FTI Consulting - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value. For over 25 years, FTI has brought insight and expertise to deliver successful resolution to the most challenging financial, litigation, and business-critical issues. FTI Consulting is a leading global firm that organizations rely on for advice and solutions in the areas of corporate finance and restructuring, disputes and investigations, economic consulting, e-discovery software and services, reputation management, and transaction advisory when confronting the critical issues that shape their futures. We are involved in high-stakes, fast-paced projects from around the world. Our workforce of more than 3,800 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, media, and communications. If you are interested in becoming part of a fast growing company and helping shape its future, read on.

Location – New York, NY

Job Description
We are currently looking for directors to join our growing Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice in New York City. The position is with our Geopolitical Intelligence team where the director will serve as a regional analyst for Europe (which may include some Middle East coverage). The individual will provide timely and actionable political analysis to FTI’s clients. Provision of that analysis will require the individual to prepare and present his or her own analysis, and to engage with FTI employees worldwide as well as serve as an intermediary between them and FTI’s clients. The individual will possess expertise in European politics, the ability to write insightful analysis, and the ability to curate analysis written by colleagues and convey the work product to FTI’s clients.

The regional analyst will engage as the main point-of-contact with a range of financial institutions, multinational corporations and law firms to provide timely and actionable analysis on regional political developments and their implications for the investment and commercial activities of FTI’s clients. The position will require gathering and analyzing critical information and coordinating and conducting analysis to support clients seeking to make informed decisions, maximize opportunities and minimize risks associated with portfolio investment, foreign direct investment, mergers/acquisitions, and business strategy development. 

Job Responsibilities
Primary duties of the regional analyst include responsibility for collecting, preparing, organizing and curating regional content for FTI’s Geopolitical Intelligence products. The individual will conduct research that enables the delivery of timely and actionable analysis to support the critical decision-making of corporate and financial markets clients. It requires the ability to anticipate client needs and continuously improve the speed, accuracy and relevance of our industry-leading risk research. This will also include developing tailored market entry strategies to manage political risk exposure in sectors such as energy, mining, telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing and retail.

A high priority for this role will be to strengthen client relationships and build the firm's reputation by ensuring the timely delivery of a political risk edge to FTI’s clients. Research and analysis, as well as preparation and presentation, will occur in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment.  Analysis must be delivered accurately and concisely in written reports for a sophisticated client base consisting of top-tier financial institutions, corporations and law firms. 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in political science, international affairs, economics or a related field
  • Subject matter expertise on the politics of Europe
  • Experience assigning work to staff and subcontractors, negotiating budgets and deadlines
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience conducting research on Europe at a think tank, political risk firm or similar organization
  • Fluency in German, French, Russian or other major European languages, travel and living experience in Europe.
  • Research and analytical skills: the ability to identify political signposts and triggers, distinguish political signal from noise, and make informed, logical assessments
  • Writing skills: the ability to draft accurate, concise analyses of political situations (a writing sample will be required during the application process)
  • Presentation skills: the ability to provide concise and informative briefings of complex situations
  • Resourcefulness: the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging research problems
  • Experience with client management and new business development
  • Familiarity with financial and business nomenclature and the ability to understand complex commercial transactions
  • Experience in financial analysis and the use of spreadsheets is a plus.

How to Apply
Please apply online at http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FTICONSULTING&cws=1&rid=6315. Please include a cover letter with your application that highlights your primary qualifications for the Director - regional analyst position.

Deadline – N/A


13APR - Homeland Security Consultant, Sentinel - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

Sentinel Strategy & Policy Consulting, LLC is an established strategic consulting firm located in the Washington, D.C. area that provides advice and assistance on critical issues in the homeland security space. The firm’s professional services touch on virtually all facets of homeland security, with a particular emphasis on border security, customs, immigration, intelligence, and trade and travel.

We pride ourselves on performing mission-related work and supporting public service. Members of our firm have previously served in senior roles within the Department of Homeland Security, as well as on the Hill and in the White House, and we are committed to providing services that advance U.S. and global security interests. As Sentinel grows, we continue to hire outstanding individuals with a variety of experiences who share these professional goals.

More information on the firm can be found at www.sentinelspc.com.

Location - Washington DC

Job Description

Sentinel Strategy and Policy Consulting, LLC (SPC) is seeking a Homeland Security Consultant or Analyst to support public sector projects in the homeland security field.   

Job Responsibilities

This position will entail full-time work (40+ hours per week) on at least one public sector project in the Washington, DC area.  The consultant will work as part of a larger SPC and government team responsible for developing a thorough understanding of agency mission and priorities, and advising management accordingly. Because the Consultant will regularly interact with agency leadership, successful candidates must display a high level of professionalism, superior written and oral communication skills, and excellent judgment. Please note that in addition to work on the primary project, the Consultant may be asked to assist with other public and private sector initiatives, and will eventually have the opportunity to participate in other aspects of SPC’s work.

Job Requirements

Successful applicants will possess the following qualifications:

  • Graduate or undergraduate degree in a related field (e.g., International Relations, Public Policy, Law, Government, Latin American Studies, or Communications)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write professionally
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a high level of confidence and motivation
  • Superior research, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and to make decisions in a fast-paced environment, often under time constraints
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • 2-6 years of work experience
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Demonstrated interest or experience in homeland security, the intelligence community, national security, the Legislative Branch, or other groups working on homeland security issues
  • Understanding of immigration, border security, intelligence analysis, the Department of Homeland Security, and/or Congressional processes
  • Prior federal management consulting experience
  • An active U.S. Government security clearance 

An applicant for this position must be a U.S. Citizen and be eligible for a high-level U.S. Government Security Clearance – this means you must be able to pass a rigorous background investigation covering a period of no less than 7 years. Many of our clients maintain a strict policy regarding the prior use of illegal substances (such as recreational or non-prescribed pharmaceutical drugs) and other violations of U.S. law, including illegally obtaining or sharing copyrighted material. Any such incidents may result in an unfavorable adjudication by the government. For these reasons, SPC seeks candidates with a high likelihood of being successful in the clearance process, and existing high-level clearances are valued.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume and original writing sample to: careers@sentinelspc.com with “Consultant Application- Young Professionals in Foreign Policy” as the subject line. Sentinel does not accept applications directly through LinkedIn or through our website. Please note that applications that are submitted without a resume and writing sample will not be considered, and candidates who are offered an interview may be asked to provide academic transcripts.

Deadline - N/A