Audience Development Assistant, Foreign and Defense Policy

Washington, D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time audience development assistant to support AEI's Foreign and Defense Policy department.

The major responsibilities of this position include managing departmental contacts and identifying and growing audiences for AEI content. Additional duties include organizing private and public events and conferences, cultivating strategic relationships with members of peer organizations, attending and networking external events, and providing general administrative support to AEI Senior Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Danielle Pletka. Equally important responsibilities include ensuring effective communication between AEI's Foreign and Defense Policy department and the institute's communications departments.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong professional and outgoing demeanor, stellar academic record, and a demonstrated interest in foreign and defense policy. Excellent interpersonal, writing, communication, and organizational skills are required. Familiarity with Salesforce is desirable.

AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, a cover letter, transcripts, and a writing sample of at least 500 words 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.

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