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August 08, 2013

Research Associate, David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations


Location: Washington, DC

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's aim is to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

The Research Associate will work under the direction of the Distinguished Fellow.

The major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

Providing research for op-eds, articles, speeches, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the Distinguished Fellow
Tracking foreign policy news and providing summaries upon request by the Distinguished Fellow
Assisting with the proofreading and editing of written material
Providing administrative support to the Distinguished Fellow, including scheduling, making travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, and responding to requests for information
Managing the program's finances, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, creating and updating spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
Managing social media and other digital tools
Coordinating events and meetings, including preparing invitations, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support

Preferred Qualifications:

MA in International Relations with strong academic credentials
1+ years related administrative experience
Exceptional organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail
Strong research, writing, and editing skills
Strong organizational and program planning skills
Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and the Internet
Strong understanding of social media applications
The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, offices in Washington, D.C., and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. The Council's 4300+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. The Council also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on the Council's 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 03:22 PM


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