10 Job Openings at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), USA

Team CFR at the J.P. Morgan Corporate ChallengeListed below are ten job vacancies at Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), USA. Follow details of each opening to apply on the job website. 

Head Houseperson

The headquarters for the Council on Foreign Relations is housed in the historic landmark Harold Pratt mansion as well as the state-of-the-art Peterson Conference Center. This combined space is used for several hundred Council meetings a year and is one of the most sought after locations in Manhattan to rent for corporate meetings, conferences, weddings, and other special events. This position will be part of the facilities team and will work as part of a team to ensure smooth execution of events.

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Assistant Editor

The Global Communications and Media Relations department is responsible for positioning and promoting CFR and Foreign Affairs via the full spectrum of media, marketing, and public relations. The Publishing department, part of the David Rockefeller Studies Program, is responsible for editing and producing CFR’s print and online publications. The Assistant Editor will help support both departments while ensuring CFR style consistency across the institution.

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Special Events Assistant

The Council is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Special Events Assistant to support the Events Director and sales team, through marketing and administrative support for the Special Events Department of the grand Park Avenue Harold Pratt mansion and adjoining Peterson Conference Center. This position is an excellent opportunity to begin or advance a career in event and meeting planning.

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Program Assistant, Corporate Affairs

The program assistant will support the work of the Corporate Affairs department, which administers the Corporate Program, and is the Council’s primary point of contact with the private sector. The Corporate Program raises more than $6 million through its membership program, which offers a forum for executives from approximately 140 leading global business and financial firms to explore issues at the nexus of business and foreign policy. Qualified candidates will have related experience that required exceptional attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, sound judgment, and the highest level of discretion.

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Deputy Director, Design

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking a Deputy Director of Design to join our growing Product & Design team. Reporting to the Director of Product and Design, the candidate will be the lead designer on a varied portfolio of projects, and will supervise a small team of graphic, data visualization, and UI/UX designers.

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Social Media and Audience Development Editor 

Foreign Affairs is the leading journal in the field of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. The Social Media and Audience Development Editor will identify and craft story angles to grow Foreign Affairs‘ following and circulation through social media, newsletters, partnerships, and more. We are looking for someone who has strong experience in using social platforms to promote a publication and build audience engagement.

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Available Positions in Washington, DC

Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies

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. As part of the Studies Program, the Research Associate will support the work of the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies.

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Deputy Director, Washington Corporate Affairs

The Deputy Director, Washington Corporate Affairs will report directly to the Vice President, Philanthropy and Corporate Relations, and work closely with others in the Corporate Affairs department and across the Council. This position will work on all matters related to corporate member relations, stewardship, retention, and involvement; Washington programming; and Washington business development. Qualified candidates will have related experience that requires interaction with senior executives, exceptional attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, sound judgment, and the highest level of discretion.

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Research Associate, Global Health, Economics, and Development

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. As part of the Studies Program, the Research Associate will support the work of the Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development.

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Deputy Director, Human Resources

As part of the Human Resources team, the deputy director will be a true generalist, with a focus on recruitment, diversity and inclusion, performance management, employee relations, training, employee events, health and wellness initiatives, and benefits administration. The Deputy Director will supervise the Human Resources staff in the Washington, DC office. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in working on human resources competencies, in a fast paced, collegial and intellectually engaging nonprofit work environment.

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How to Apply

Please click on the links above to learn more and apply directly for open positions in either the New York or Washington, DC office.

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