Apr 3

Job: Senior Fellow – German Marshall Fund (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Senior Fellow
Posted by:
German Marshall Fund
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Jim Gannon (Ehime-ken, 1992-1994) for passing along the following job opening.

Portions of the job posting are below, and the position seems focused on Japan and its multilateral connections to the U.S., Europe, Korea, and other Indo-Pacific partners.

Job Summary:

The Senior Fellow has primary responsibility for the Japan Trilateral Forum, managing the annual Track 1.5 dialogue with stakeholders in Asia, Europe, and the United States, as well as the annual Young Strategists Forum, and other projects related to Japan and Korea. The Senior Fellow conducts original research that links the emerging debates on Asia in Europe with the policy debates in Washington DC and supports the Indo Pacific Program’s efforts in building a strong network in the United States and Europe, as well as with Indo-Pacific partners. The Senior Fellow will also engage in fundraising and donor relations in support of the Indo Pacific Program’s work.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (in order of importance):

  • Design and plan the annual Japan Trilateral Forum in close coordination with the Brussels-based Indo Pacific Senior Program Officer.
  • Plan and execute the annual Young Strategists Forum in Tokyo.
  • Identify and pursue potential fundraising opportunities.
  • Expand GMF’s work on Japan and Korea, including on economic security, NATO, and building bridges between US allies in Europe with those in the Indo-Pacific.
  • Actively contribute to research and publications at GMF.
  • Author concept notes, proposals, and draft budgets for new initiatives.
  • Actively support the Indo Pacific program’s other trilateral forums.
  • Coordinate speakers and participants from the Indo-Pacific for GMF’s annual Brussels Forum.
  • Conduct outreach to policymakers in Washington DC, as well as in Europe and Asia.
  • Liaise with GMF’s European offices.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:

  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in foreign policy, preferably related to Japan.
  • Fluency in English (additional knowledge of Asian language an asset).
  • Proven ability to fundraise, as well as design and implement projects.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to publish in relevant journals, newspapers, etc.
  • Interest in expanding Korea-related research is a plus.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://gmfus.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2997478

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