Deputy Web Editor

Foreign Affairs
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 31

Position description

Foreign Affairs is looking for a deputy web editor to join its editorial team. He/she will help manage the site's editorial activities; conceptualize, commission, and edit online essays; and shape short- and long-term development priorities.

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Commissioning, reviewing, and editing web content
  • Helping to manage web editorial operations
  • Assisting in developing new digital editorial features and products to expand the reach of Foreign Affairs

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. With headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide, CFR is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 5,000+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy.


The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including an award-winning health and wellness program, an on-site fitness center, and generous leave policies and health insurance programs.


  • 4 or more years related experience in publishing with significant editing experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience with digital publishing
  • Ability to juggle a wide range of tasks on short deadlines and work well with writers, editors, and Web producers
  • Strong understanding of foreign policy and international affairs

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