Council on Foreign Relations

  • Digital Production Associate, Education

    Department
    Education
    City
    New York
    State
    NY
  • Overview

    The Council on Foreign Relations is creating innovative educational resources, which seek to equip students and the interested public with the skills, knowledge, and perspective—the global literacy—required to understand the forces, ideas, and institutions that shape our world. These resources include World101, a growing library of multimedia primers explaining the fundamentals of international relations and U.S. foreign policy; and Model Diplomacy, a multimedia simulation program that invites participants to role-play in the context of National Security Council and UN Security Council meetings. Both products come with an array of teaching resources and activities aimed at high school and college instructors and their students.

     

    The Digital Production Associate will work with the Senior Editors to produce original content for CFR's educational products.

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

    • Contributing to content research for CFR's educational products, including production of charts, graphs, and maps
    • Uploading education digital content into CFR's content management system (CMS)
    • Updating and assisting with the tagging and licensing of digital assets
    • Archiving existing and future educational media assets into CFR’s Data Asset Management (DAM) system
    • Identifying and sourcing photographs and video
    • Providing customer service for CFR's educational products

    Qualifications

    • 1+ years of related experience in a deadline-driven environment
    • Degree in international relations, communications, journalism, or related field
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated interest in international relations and global news
    • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and proofreading skills
    • Experience with digital publishing, including web production best practices, and Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is preferred
    • Flexible, positive, team-oriented attitude and ability to independently balance multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Proven ability to meet deadlines

    About CFR

    Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 5,000+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

     

    The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including an award-winning health and wellness program, an on-site fitness center, and generous leave policies and health insurance programs.

     

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

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