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External Relations Coordinator

Position Description:

The External Relations Coordinator at the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy is responsible for advising the Head of External Relations in the Institute’s Strategy and Innovation Unit on the policy relevance of Institute publications and leading cross-institutional efforts to action external relations strategy. A key function of the External Relations Coordinator is to organize, chair, and oversee cross-institutional initiatives to ensure that the Institute’s work adheres to relevant, timely, and actionable impact plans that can be measured for success and incorporated into the future planning conducted by the External Relations Team. They will report to the Head of External Relations and will supervise relevant team members.

Location and Salary:

This is a full-time, salaried position and will require the successful candidate to be present in the Washington, D.C. area. A hybrid schedule, working part-time in the New Lines Institute office in Washington, D.C., and working part-time remotely outside that office, is possible but dependent on corporate policy. The salary for the External Relations Coordinator position is commensurate with the experience of the candidate.

Responsibilities:

· Advising the President of the Institute, the Director of Strategy and Innovation, the Head of External Relations on the U.S. foreign and national security policy discussion, and emerging topics of policy interest for institutional action.

· Researching the U.S. foreign and national security policy discussion and emerging topics of policy interest.

· Informing and shaping the External Relations Team’s strategy based on research performed.

· Organizing, chairing, and managing cross-institutional efforts to ensure that Institute work adheres to strategic planning developed and executed by the External Relations Team.

· Enforcing the institute-wide use of metrics for assessing the impact of the Institute’s external relations strategy.

· Supervising team members.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Graduate degree in international relations or related field is a plus.

· At least two (2) years working in the field of international relations, national security, government relations, and/or business intelligence.

· Substantive management or supervisory experience in the field of international relations, national security, government relations, and/or business intelligence.

· Experience developing and executing U.S. government and/or communications and external relations strategy, including private sector experience in the field of business intelligence.

· Experience working in a U.S. foreign policymaking role or advising or informing U.S. foreign policy, and/or experience advising private sector leaders through the application of business intelligence.

· Ability to work individually and as part of a team. 

Required Application Materials

· Resume

· Cover letter

Please send application materials and any related inquiries to [email protected]