Independent Diplomat is a unique foreign relations focused non-profit currently looking for a Program and Development Assistant in their New York City office

Displaying 1-10 of 174 results.
Costing Specialists - 100% REMOTE
Germantown, MD
View
Administrative Council Services Coordinator
West Mclean, VA
View
Director, Loyalty Finance Program Analysis
Bethesda, MD
View
Counterintelligence Specialist
Arlington, VA
View
UN Team Attach (AUT22.289)
Vienna, VA
View
Facility Design Manager I/II
Merrifield, VA
View
Assistant Manager, Branch Office - Bethesda
Bethesda, MD
View
TSCM Inspector (TSC) (19064)
Arlington, VA
View
Administrative Council Services Coordinator
Mc Lean, VA
View
Investigative Operations Coordinator with Security Clearance
Arlington, VA
View

Search more jobs

Since diplomacy is “the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of groups or states” according to Wikipedia, one would assume that a diplomat is a representative of a group or state. Independent Diplomat is a non-profit organization that is trying to live outside that definition. Their mission is to provide the knowledge and experience of long time diplomats to countries that are disadvantaged or marginalized to the point that they don’t have the resources to effectively practice diplomacy. Started by a former British diplomat, Independent Diplomat has worked with nations that include Somaliland, Western Sahara, Kosovo, and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to prevent and resolve conflict. They’re kind of like management consultants for diplomacy.

Working for Diplomacy

If you majored in International Relations, you’re probably already really excited about the possibility of a job with Independent Diplomat. They’re a unique organization that takes a very different approach to foreign affairs. They are currently looking for a Program and Development Assistant in their New York City office. This position is closely intertwined with the Executive Director and the Director of Development, and requires someone who is truly committed to changing the practice of diplomacy. There are certainly some administrative tasks involved with this job, but there’s also a lot of room to grow and learn. You can find an extremely thorough job description here.

This is the only job that Independent Diplomat currently has that looks well suited to new college grads, but it seems like a perfect fit. To apply you should send an e-mail to newyork@independentdiplomat.org with “Program and Development Assistant” in the subject line. Your e-mail should include: a cover letter of no more that one page stating why you are interested in the job and why you believe you are qualified for it; a resume of no more than 2 pages; a sample of your writing of no more than 2 pages; and contact details for 2 references for whom you have worked in a professional capacity and who are willing and available to be contacted.

Links to Help You Begin Your Research

Does the idea of an “independent” diplomat seem strange to you?

We've identified Independent Diplomat as having career opportunities in the following categories:


Jobs Near You

Arby's Crew Member - Instant Hire - $14-$15
Arby's Sterling, VA
View
FedEx - Warehouse Pro
FedEx Ground PH US Chantilly, VA
View
Pizza Delivery Driver
Marco's Pizza Broadlands, VA
View
Lead Teacher - Aspiring Montessorian - Toddler Guide
Guidepost Montessori South Riding, VA
View

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Copyright © 2007-2015 One Day, One Job. All rights reserved.