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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/11/2020 5:36 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an editorial assistant or associate editor in the Editing department. AEI’s Editing department works with scholars, authors, and staff to help communicate their ideas with maximum clarity and impact. The department is responsible for editing and coordinating production of books, reports, and other research projects. In addition, the department edits a variety of shorter materials, including website copy, email newsletters, event materials, scholar biographies, and press releases. This position will edit materials of varying lengths, styles, and research areas, ranging from short, informal promotional materials to extensive, academic research reports. This position requires exceptional editing and writing skills, including mastery of English grammar, familiarity with Chicago and Associated Press style guides, excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and communication skills. Editing experience in a professional or academic environment is required, and an interest in public policy is strongly preferred. Qualified applicants should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobcenter, complete with a resume, a cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.
Job ID
2020-1387
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/5/2020 9:16 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research assistant to join our Foreign and Defense Policy Department, contributing to the Institute’s work on the Middle East and North Africa, US military history and analysis, and US foreign policy. Responsibilities include primary and secondary source research involving the Middle East and tracking events that will have lasting implications for the region. Other duties include developing and organizing conferences, panel discussions, and public events; overseeing long-term projects and grants; and providing administrative support. Applicants must have excellent writing, editing, fact-checking, and research skills. An ideal candidate would have both an academic background in some aspect of Middle Eastern and security studies and some experience in the region. Language ability in at least one Middle Eastern language (specifically Persian or Arabic) is preferred. A demonstrated interest in American military issues, specifically US defense policy vis-a-vis Iran and the Arab states, is preferred. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter, academic transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample with their online application. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2020-1384
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/28/2020 2:29 PM)
Are you a talented writer and editor interested in contributing to one of America’s leading public policy think tanks? We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time writer to support the fundraising department’s efforts to build, cultivate, and maintain strong relationships with donors and prospects who share AEI’s core values: free people, free markets, limited government, economic opportunity for all, and a strong American role in the world. In particular, this position will focus on drafting, editing, and preparing written proposals, reports, and other communications for individual, foundation, and corporate donors across the range of AEI’s scholarly areas of focus. The ideal candidate possesses first-rate writing and communication skills, with an excellent command of grammar, usage, tone, and other stylistic features; a strong ability to proof and edit copy; and the ability to meet tight deadlines, multitask, and thrive under pressure. AEI seeks an energetic, entrepreneurial individual, who is highly organized, comfortable with complex policy issues, skilled at distilling dense material, and comfortable mastering the art of writing in another person’s voice. The ideal candidate has at least 2–4 years of professional writing or communications experience in a business, academic, public policy, journalistic, nonprofit, or government setting. Interested candidates should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a cover letter, resume, and 500-word writing sample.  Qualifications: • Excellent command of grammar, usage, style, and tone• First-rate organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail• Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines• Superior proofreading and editing skills• Comfortable with complex policy issues and skilled at distilling dense material• A keen interest in current events, public policy, and AEI’s mission• Interest in promoting the fundamentals of free enterprise• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint); experience in publishing/design software or donor-management software is a plus
Job ID
2020-1381
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/16/2020 10:53 AM)
Do you dream of planning and flawlessly executing high-stakes events with A-list guests? Do you live and breathe planning, strategy, systems, and logistics? Do you get satisfaction from developing and perfecting efficient project management systems?  We have an opportunity for a creative, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and hardworking candidate to join AEI’s Development team. You will join a group of talented professionals that connects AEI donors and donor prospects with AEI’s innovative, industry-leading scholarship all around the country to advance our mission of expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening free enterprise. You would assist with AEI’s donor events from the strategic planning phase through execution, working with a top-notch team to develop event concepts and bring them to fruition. The Development events team is responsible for planning, strategy, and execution of hundreds of exclusive, high-level gatherings including the AEI World Forum, Annual Dinner, and Jackson Hole Retreat. You will need the ability to work on multiple events across the country, each at different stages of the planning process, including researching and coordinating with venues on logistics and with other teams throughout the Development department on donor strategy and communications. You will be working on long-term and large-scale projects and short-term daily projects simultaneously.  The ideal candidate will be happy in a fast-paced, demanding, and team-oriented environment and comfortable taking initiative and working independently. Daily responsibilities include database management, metrics analysis, event invitations and event-related communication materials, managing guest RSVPs, and supporting event logistics and execution. These responsibilities require strong writing and communication skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle competing priorities, and a forward-looking, proactive, efficient, and results-focused mindset.  Qualified candidates should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world.  The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world.  Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom.  AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions.  Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2020-1380
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/15/2020 9:16 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research assistant/associate for its Technology Policy Studies program focused on internet, communications, and technology policy. AEI’s technology policy work focuses on advancing policies to encourage innovation, competition, and growth in communications and technology. The research assistant/associate will work closely with AEI’s technology policy scholars to manage the program’s daily activities, AEI’s technology policy blogs, and the Tech Policy Daily newsletter.Additionally, the research assistant/associate is expected to:• Be a strong writer, capable of assisting with the drafting and editing of research papers, journal publications, congressional testimonies, and opinion articles; • Provide research and administrative support for technology policy scholars; • Be capable of managing multiple projects, initiatives, conferences, and deadlines simultaneously;• Assist scholars with conceptualizing and executing original writing, research, and private and public conferences; and• Be well versed in internet and communications policy, including telecommunications, regulation in high-tech industries, digital privacy, antitrust, intellectual property, and data and cybersecurity. The ideal candidate for this position will have an outstanding academic record and two to five years of experience working in a technology and communications policy environment, with extensive project-management responsibilities and excellent writing, research, and communications skills. The candidate should have a demonstrated interest in a wide range of policy topics and should have a strong grasp of Washington institutions and current events. If interested, please submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a writing sample. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2020-1379
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/10/2020 9:35 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time data analyst to work in the education policy department. The position’s primary responsibility is to provide analytic and research support for data-driven projects in both the higher education and K-12 policy areas, including manipulating, merging, cleaning, interpreting, and analyzing large datasets. Other secondary duties will include helping to coauthor reports and short-form articles on newsworthy topics in education policy. This position requires excellent quantitative skills and high writing, research, communication, and organization proficiencies. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of education policy. Creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask while also working with minimal supervision are essential. Both PhD and master’s degree holders, along with those with requisite quantitative skills, are encouraged to apply. We offer a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on any topic. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2020-1378
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/24/2020 11:29 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is home to one of Washington’s most renowned and respected internship programs. Every year, AEI hosts between 175 and 200 interns, averaging between 60 and 70 interns each semester — spring, summer, and fall. AEI is currently seeking a full-time intern program coordinator to join the Talent Development team and take over this robust internship program. AEI’s internship program has been reviewed and ranked numerous times as one of the top 100 internship programs in the nation by Princeton Review and Vault Guide to Top Internships. Responsibilities for the coordinator of this program include recruiting and hiring interns, managing daily operations, and creating strategic program development. Additional responsibilities include event planning, onboarding and off-boarding procedures, and conducting intern orientations. He or she will also participate in various other Talent Development projects as needed. The ideal candidate is well organized, energetic, creative, and mature. He or she must possess excellent communication, leadership, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills. The ability to multitask, effectively interact with employees on all levels, and maintain a high level of confidentiality are also essential. A bachelor’s degree is required; interest in public policy is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have one to three years of related professional experience in Washington, DC. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, academic transcript(s), and writing sample to www.aei.org/jobs. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.  
Job ID
2020-1376
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/2/2020 8:47 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a customer-focused technical support analyst to assist AEI’s staff and IT team. This is a hands-on position, requiring direct IT support of and interaction with AEI scholars and staff. The primary responsibilities include resolving technical problems or requests in a timely manner; maintaining a record of problems that arise, and the manner in which they are resolved, in the HelpDesk system; and updating the inventory of hardware, as it is being issued, returned, or replaced.  Required Skills:- Strong knowledge of troubleshooting MS Windows, Apple Desktop OS, and Apple iOS Devices- Strong knowledge of MS AD User and Group Administration- Strong knowledge of MS Exchange User Administration- Strong knowledge of troubleshooting MS Office and Adobe Creative Cloud apps - Strong knowledge of troubleshooting PC/Mac hardware — Dell and Apple Desired Skills:- Familiarity with administering O365- Familiarity with MS SharePoint- Familiarity with Cisco CallManager — adds and removals of client desk phones- Familiarity with network technologies, such as routing, VLANS, DNS, and DHCP- Familiarity with remote access and VPN software This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, energetic, and fully invested in the work performed. The candidate must be able to manage and prioritize a heavy workload, based on the urgency of requests for assistance and other work assignments.  A bachelor's degree is required.  Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with their online application to www.aei.org/jobs. 
Job ID
2020-1372
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/21/2020 11:28 AM)
AEI is seeking a full-time research assistant to work with the director of Domestic Policy Studies and other Domestic Policy scholars. Responsibilities for this position include assisting with research, writing, and editing for studies, papers, articles, op-eds, and media appearances. This position is also responsible for helping plan and execute conferences and events. Duties include long-term projects and administrative support.Desired skills for this position include excellent organizational and writing skills along with a demonstrated interest in demographic trends, education policy, American institutions, and social mobility. Knowledge of current events, politics, and economic news is also important.Qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on any topic with their online application at www.aei.org/jobs. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2020-1371
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/1/2020 2:26 PM)
Are you passionate about public policy and exchanging ideas with the next generation of business leaders?  Do you have fundraising experience and the ability to cultivate relationships with donors and investors?  As the director of the Enterprise Club at the American Enterprise Institute, you will develop relationships with young individual donors and prospects across the U.S., introduce them to our scholars’ work, spearhead strategy for this donor group, and engage in significant travel to expand Enterprise Club membership and revenue. About AEI:The American Enterprise Institute, located in Washington, D.C., is one of America’s premier think tanks.  AEI is dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world.  The work of our scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in our belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.  In this role, you will be working in AEI’s development department: a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment where we prioritize promoting our scholars’ work to our supporters, and giving each individual donor a personal relationship with the Institute. About the Enterprise Club:AEI’s Enterprise Club is an invitation-only group of supporters in their 30s who are leaders in business, finance, law, and public policy.  Members of this growing international network share AEI’s non-partisan mission and are selected based on depth of intellectual interest in policy, record of achievement, and potential for future impact.  About the Enterprise Club Director position:As the director of the Enterprise Club, you will build relationships with donors and prospects to grow membership in quality and quantity, generate major gifts for AEI, and convert members into life-long AEI donors.  We are seeking an outgoing, entrepreneurial, goal-oriented, organized individual.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:- Frequently traveling to the 14 Enterprise Club chapters across the country to meet with members, recruit prospects, and staff events.- Producing strong annual growth in membership and revenue. Soliciting members for their annual support and creating strategy for asks to increase/lift.- Work closely with the manager of Enterprise Club to introduce new ideas and processes to improve members’ experiences. - Work with Enterprise Club chapter leaders to discuss strategies for events, prospects, and growth in each city.
Job ID
2020-1365
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/24/2020 4:50 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an outgoing, entrepreneurial, goal-oriented individual to build relationships with donors and prospects and to generate major gifts for AEI. Responsibilities include: developing cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual donors and prospects; establishing a portfolio of individuals to be cultivated personally and by AEI’s senior management; and traveling regularly to meet with donors and prospects. This position requires high-level interpersonal and relationship-building skills—especially an understanding of how to leverage networks and connections among people.  The major gifts officer must also demonstrate an ability to prioritize activities and execute at a fast pace.  Strong writing and verbal skills, and an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit are essential.  A deep understanding of AEI’s mission and an interest in public policy are also required.  A track record (5+ years of experience) of successful, high-level fundraising and face-to-face asks is preferred, and knowledge of capital campaign fundraising is a plus. AEI’s development department is collegial, fast-paced, and mission-driven.  This is an excellent position for someone who enjoys building relationships and having a direct impact on an organization committed to strengthening the free enterprise system and building a freer and safer world.  Qualified candidates should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs/, complete with a resume, cover letter, and 500-word writing sample. 
Job ID
2020-1364
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/7/2019 1:35 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a public policy think tank in Washington, DC, seeks an entrepreneurial, strategic, and collaborative marketing professional to become our next marketing manager. The marketing manager will support AEI’s communications and outreach goals by developing and implementing audience-nurturing strategies and overseeing the Institute’s marketing automation system, Marketo.Primary responsibilities include designing creative and robust audience-nurturing programs such as lead-scoring and engagement programs, devising custom automated event and email programs, and managing the Institute’s Marketo instance.We are searching for someone enthusiastic about using marketing technology to disseminate AEI’s public policy ideas. The ideal candidate will have three to five years of experience with Marketo or a similar marketing automation platform, preferably in a nonprofit environment. Superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with both technical and nontechnical individuals, are crucial. A demonstrated background in devising complex automated email programs is required. A highly organized, service- and detail-oriented personality with strong logic, analytical, and problem-solving skills is essential. Marketo expert certification and Salesforce experience are preferred. An interest in public policy and a commitment to the principles of expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system are beneficial.This position is on-site at AEI headquarters in Washington, DC. Qualified candidates should submit an online application at www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a cover letter, a resume, and transcripts. Responsibilities- Manage a Marketo instance with 60+ users- Develop strategic plans for audience nurturing to take AEI’s marketing to the next level- Guide future development of Marketo with complex event programs, engagement programs, and lead scoring- Collaborate with internal teams to translate their needs into a custom email or event program- Design custom email templates that are compatible with Marketo using CSS and HTML- Build a relationship with the Marketo customer success manager - Manage the Marketo database and Marketo-Salesforce sync- Collaborate with the Salesforce administrator on Marketo-Salesforce integration- Train and mentor the marketing assistant and department intern(s)- Import or integrate contacts into Marketo for lead generation projects- Design and build Marketo forms and landing pages using custom CSS- Promote user adoption through mentoring existing Marketo users and cultivating a team of power users embedded across AEI business and research departmentsQualifications- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or a similar field- 3–5 years of experience with a marketing automation system, preferably Marketo- Deep, practical expertise in email marketing automation- Marketo Certified Expert credentials preferred- Strong interest in developing new marketing initiatives- Ability to translate sales-based marketing strategies into a nonprofit environment- HTML and CSS experience- Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver experience- MS Office proficiency, especially Excel- Self-starter and collaborative team player- Superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills- Salesforce experience preferred About AEIThe American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2019-1347
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/7/2019 4:26 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a vice president of communications. The principal objective of this position is to enhance AEI’s mission by promoting the dissemination of AEI ideas and learning among public policymakers, journalists, academics, the business community, and the general public. The person selected for this position will be a part of AEI’s executive team, with the responsibility of leading an institutional communications strategy and supervising various communications departments at AEI, including editing services, design, video services, digital, email marketing, and media services. The specific tasks to be performed by the person in this position include: - Driving the AEI institutional communications strategy so that our communications impact is greater than the sum of the parts of our communications divisions;- Designing and executing integrated communications strategies around key products and experts that go beyond the standard treatment provided to all scholar work; - Working with AEI scholars, executives, managers, and relevant support staff to determine prioritization of AEI scholars’ products and devising marketing plans around them;- Developing opportunities at the intersection of public policy and AEI scholarship where creative and timely efforts could make a difference in promotion of a product;- Evaluating and implementing new communications and publicity tools to supplement or replace more traditional approaches; - Developing metrics to measure success in AEI’s communications efforts;- Ensuring internal coordination of communications activities and message and driving an internal communications schedule; - Enhancing training for all relevant staff to support communications functions;- Identifying and managing external promotional resources with specific expertise as appropriate;- Providing insight and expertise for the creation of institutional marketing collateral to support AEI fundraising efforts; and- Managing and mentoring a diverse communications team and adjusting to the demands of an ever-changing communications world. The position requires excellent writing, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have significant, recent experience with strategic communications and marketing and will have a deep interest in a wide variety of public policy issues. Qualified applicants should submit their resume and a brief statement of interest with their online application to www.aei.org/jobs. About AEIThe American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2019-1344
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 8 months ago(10/8/2019 9:42 AM)
AEI's Critical Threats Project (CTP) produces detailed, objective analysis and forecasting on America’s core national security challenges and concrete recommendations to address them. AEI seeks an analyst to conduct independent research, lead a team of interns, and support foreign policy scholars in advancing CTP's mission. The analyst will conduct independent research, analysis, and writing related to al Qaeda and other Salafi-jihadi groups’ activities in the Arabian Peninsula and North, East, and West Africa. Research responsibilities also include the global al Qaeda network and tracking al Qaeda affiliates in and around the Indian Subcontinent. The analyst will also be responsible for: selecting, training, and developing interns; providing feedback on technological innovation projects; and providing other research and administrative support as required. The ideal candidate works well on agile, collaborative, hard-working teams, can reprioritize to changing research and publication needs, and possesses excellent research, writing, and organizational skills. Demonstrated interest in foreign and defense policy is required, and proficiency in Arabic (reading and listening) is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will have strong critical thinking and technological instincts and will be receptive to feedback. AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on a topic related to the position. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2019-1333
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 years ago(9/25/2018 12:40 PM)
AEI, a leading nonprofit public policy research organization with about 250 employees, seeks a Managing Director of Talent Development. The primary responsibility of the Managing Director will be identifying and recruiting the human capital necessary to achieve AEI’s mission.  The Managing Director will work closely with the Institute's senior management, research & administrative departments and supporting staff to accomplish their objectives. Responsibilities include building and supervising the Institute's talent development team members.  A primary responsibility specific to the position will be bringing an entrepreneurial spirit and sharing best practices to expand the Institute’s recruiting efforts.  An important measure of success will be the ability to work interactively with research program coordinators and other management team members to expand transparency in the hiring process, sharpen descriptions of available positions and recruiting materials, and build systems to provide personnel planning, budget formulation, and personnel and benefit cost tracking. The position requires a strong background in human resources, exceptional interpersonal skills, creativity, and great attention to detail.  Experience in human resource matters and relevant educational background are strongly desired.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter with their on-line application at www.aei.org/jobs. About AEI The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world.  The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world.  Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom.  AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions.  Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.
Job ID
2018-1023

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