Founded in 1922, Foreign Affairs is the preeminent publication on international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. It is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), which is a leading independent, nonprofit membership organization and nonpartisan center dedicated to producing and disseminating foreign policy ideas.
The Executive Editor will work closely with the editor in overseeing the strategy, operations, and editorial content for the magazine across all publishing platforms.
The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):
With the editor, developing and executing editorial strategy for all Foreign Affairs content
Commissioning, reviewing, and editing content
Managing editorial operations
Supervising the editorial staff, including setting their priorities and focusing on their professional development
As part of the senior management team, representing Foreign Affairs in cross-departmental activities inside CFR
Engaging CFR members and the broader foreign policy community as a senior representative of Foreign Affairs
Substantial related high-level experience with both print and web journalism
Excellent editorial skills
Significant management experience and skills, including experience supervising and developing staff
Strong presentation and public speaking skills
Substantive understanding of current foreign policy issues
Advanced academic credentials or the practical equivalent in international relations or a related field