The Center for Global Development (CGD) seeks a savvy, dynamic Senior Associate for Policy Outreach to join its Migration, Displacement, and Humanitarian Policy (MDHP) and Policy Outreach teams. CGD is an independent, non-partisan think tank in Washington, D.C., that works to reduce global poverty and improve lives through innovative economic research that drives better policy and practice by the world’s top decision makers.
CGD actively promotes its research and analysis to policymakers, policy advocates, business leaders, the media and the public through an innovative online presence (website, blogs, e-mail newsletters), policy briefs, public education materials, media interviews, op-ed columns, events, working papers, and books.
The successful candidate will engage with a wide range of audiences, including—but not limited to—donor countries, the European Union, United Nations agencies, regional bodies, multilateral development banks, partner countries (e.g., refugee and migrant-hosting and sending countries), civil society organizations, and the US Congress. S/he will lead the development and implementation of policy outreach strategies for the MDHP program, specifically on topics including migration, forced displacement, refugees, humanitarian reform, and US and European global development and humanitarian policy. S/he will identify avenues for sharing CGD research findings and policy analyses that maximize policy impact and help produce materials and coordinate events to advance policy objectives. The candidate will report to the co-directors of the MDHP program with a dual reporting line to the Director of Policy Outreach.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: The Senior Associate for Policy Outreach works with CGD's MDHP team in its overarching goal of increasing the impact of CGD’s work on migration, displacement, and humanitarian issues. Responsibilities include:
Education and Experience:
Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and outstanding benefits package. Occasional travel may be required.
No phone calls, please.
CGD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons regardless of race, color, creed, national origin ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job. Finalists will be subject to a pre-employment background screening as a condition of a job offer.