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August 08, 2013

Assistant Digital Producer, Council on Foreign Relations


Location: New York

Title: Assistant Digital Producer

Salary: Based on education and experience

Join a ten-person website management team as an Assistant Digital Producer for the world's most influential foreign-policy think tank and publisher. Reporting to the department's deputy director, the position affords the candidate an excellent opportunity to move upwards into Web project management, online marketing, or front-end Web development.

The major responsibilities of the position include (but are not limited to):

Provide end-user support for CFR staffers who author website content and create email products like HTML newsletters.
Perform training for staffers in the areas of CMS authoring and publishing, e-newsletter production, data-visualization tools, and Web applications like wikis, blogs, and bug-trackers.
Independently manage small-scale design engagements and Web development projects
Create and maintain documentation, such as marketing reports and project-management data, on internal wikis and intranets.
Help launch new site features by performing quality-assurance testing.
Assist with departmental administration, such as meeting scheduling and bookkeeping, as needed.


Bachelor's degree in a related field; computer-oriented majors preferred.
Basic proficiency with HTML and CSS; able to use HTML inspectors and similar tools included the major browsers
Familiarity with Content Management Systems like WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, or similar systems.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2007 or later.
Resourceful, methodical problem-solving skill, particularly in troubleshooting end-user issues or Web-page rendering problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in particular, the ability to clearly communicate technical matters to persons without technical backgrounds, both orally and in writing, and the ability to logically organize information on wikis, intranets, and similar applications.
Cheerful, positive personality; sense of humor; ability to keep your head when all around you are losing theirs.
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, CFR.org.

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.

Posted: July 2013

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893

Posted by sjadrich at August 8, 2013 02:38 PM


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