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.


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