Gender Policy Portfolio Analyst

Position Overview:

The New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy is seeking an Analyst to join its Gender Policy Portfolio team and help with policy and analysis of gender issues in foreign policy. This person will play a key role in developing the new portfolio’s strategy particularly with respect to research, information gathering, and outreach.

The Gender Policy Portfolio was established to develop critical gender analysis on foreign policy and national security with a particular focus on Women, Peace, and Security, Trans-Atlantic issues, National Security, and Gender as an Analytical Tool of Foreign Policy. This analysis will be used to directly support policy decision-makers, other New Lines teams, and develop products for the analytical community and broader public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Analyst will report to the Director of the Gender Policy Portfolio, and will perform the following functions:

  • Research specific areas, as requested by the GPP Senior Non Resident Fellow, for reports, podcasts, web interactives, and other publications.
  • Coordinate events and roundtable discussions, including preparing invitations, making travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, preparing background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support.
  • Track news and data sources on women’s issues and international policy issues.
  • Identify and seek out new sources of information, particularly primary sources or those with specialized knowledge in gender and foreign policy.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners able to provide or assist in collecting relevant information.
  • Draft and publish written deliverables as directed by the Director such as independent policy reports or memos on gender and foreign policy and/or newsletters. 
  • Assist the Director with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, etc., as needed.
  • Provide relevant support to other projects and staff, including through the development and delivery of relevant trainings, and providing expertise on gender analysis to New Lines staff.
  • Consult with and advise the Director on the development of team strategy and opportunities to improve our deliverables and impact.
  • Participate in relevant internal New Lines staff meetings.
  • Participate in meetings with external partners as directed by the Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in gender studies OR international relations, political science, and security studies with a gender focus and/or at least three (3) years of relevant work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of gender and foreign policy
  • Creativity and enthusiasm for investigation and seeking out new sources of information.
  • Exceptional organizational and writing skills, including editing and verbal communications.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including an ability to work well in a collaborative team setting and to effectively gather information during meetings
  • Ability to work independently
  • Extensive research experience
  • A commitment to accuracy in reporting and analysis
  • Attention to detail

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The position is based in Washington DC with the possibility of part-time telecommuting. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to Emily Prey: [email protected]  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The New Lines Institute celebrates and supports diversity in the workplace. The New Lines Institute does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.