Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington D.C.-based nonpartisan think tank focusing on national security and foreign policy, is seeking a Director for its Center on Economic and Financial Power (CEFP). The Director, in consultation with CEFP's chair and FDD senior management, will determine and implement CEFP's research priorities and programs.


Responsibilities


  • Conduct original research on issues covered by CEFP.
  • Write for publication on these issues for both internal and external publications, including newspapers, journals, and online outlets.
  • Develop and manage the CEFP's board of advisors.
  • Discuss national economic security issues, the work of CEFP, and your research at events organized by FDD and in outside venues, and on television and radio news programs.
  • Serve as a resource for research and analysis to members of the policy community and journalists.
  • Increase the target audiences for CEFP research and enhance CEFP's reputation among its audiences.
  • When invited, testify before Congress and other U.S. and international governmental bodies on your research findings.
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate with FDD's programs and fellows to integrate research related to economic security and economic warfare into their work.
  • Create and manage strategic and operational partnerships.
  • Work with FDD's development team to identify and raise funds to support CEFP.
  • Manage and develop the skills of personnel assigned to CEFP, including the selection and management of the project's interns.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to you consistent with your position as Director of CEFP.

Qualifications:


  • Master's in a related field
  • 10+ years' experience in a relevant field
  • Nuanced understanding of American foreign policy and national economic security
  • Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to define objectives and execute research plans
  • Prior USG, Capitol Hill, or private sector experience preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in remote or office setting, independently and as part of a team.

FDD is a Washington, DC-based nonpartisan 501(c)(3) research institute focusing on national security and foreign policy.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, CV, and writing sample. Please include the cover letter expressing your specific interest in FDD.


Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
.