Employment

Assistant Editor

The assistant editor position is a full-time paid job offering exceptional training in serious journalism. Previous assistant editors have included recent graduates from undergraduate and master’s programs. Candidates should have a serious interest in international relations, a flair for writing, and a facility with the English language. The assistant editor works for one year, starting in July or August. 

Applications will be due February 2, 2015. Click here to apply.

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Deputy Web Editor, Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs is looking for a deputy 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 form short- and long-term development priorities.

Salary: Based on experience and education

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing 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 understanding of foreign policy and international affairs
  • Master's degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience (preferred)

The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

 

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