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Open Positions

We have opportunities ranging from research and program support, to fundraising, to communications, and technology.

The Director, Major Gifts and is charged with developing and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders and donors as well as identifying new individuals, family foundations and new networks to support the Council.

Serving as the principal support to the Vice President, Studies and the Managing Director, Center on Global Food & Agriculture, the Special Assistant provides high-level administrative and project support, ensuring the executives are organized and prepared for all Council activities.

The Assistant Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for developing and executing digital marketing plans with measurable, trackable goals and analyzing and optimizing their performance.

The assistant director of communications is responsible for the Council's media relations operations and for writing, editing, and curating digital content via the Council’s website, blogs, email, and social media.

The Research Associate will work with and under the direction of the Senior Fellow, US Foreign Policy to conduct original research, analysis, and writing on critical issues of US foreign policy.

The research assistant will support the Center on Global Food and Agriculture’s research and activities and will manage the team's digital communication platforms.

The Director, Foundation Relations is charged with developing and implementing a well­ coordinated strategic plan for cultivating, soliciting, and securing support from institutional and family foundations in the US and abroad.

The Junior Salesforce Administrator is dedicated to maximizing efficiency and capitalizing on the full features and benefits of Salesforce based on user needs.

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Internships The Council offers undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through its internship program.
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Leadership development opportunities From membership to the Emerging Leaders Program, the Council offers myriad ways to engage in Chicago’s rich international affairs community.

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