Join forces with Washington’s preeminent organization dedicated to advancing strategic cooperation among the world’s democracies.
HFX is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization best known for its annual Halifax International Security Forum. In addition to the flagship November Forum that brings the democratic world’s security leaders to Halifax, Canada, other programs include the Peace With Women Fellowship, the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service, and #StandTogetherOnChina.
The Program Associate, Peace With Women Fellowship, reports directly to the Program Director, and is responsible for supporting the overall coordination, development, and management of the Peace With Women Fellowship.
The Fellowship is a leadership program for female senior active-duty military officers from allied countries. Along with the Director, the Program Associate will accompany the Fellows on their month-long tour of cities across the United States and Canada beginning in late October until its conclusion at the annual Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Due to the effects of the global pandemic, in 2022 there will be two Fellowship programs in March and in late October.
The Program Associate will assist in all aspects of the Fellowship preparations including program curriculum and content development, recruiting, candidate selection process, fundraising, communications, logistics, evaluation, and more.
This position provides the opportunity to interact with an array of individuals in a professional capacity, including vendors, government and military partners, and non-governmental organizations. This is a growth position with the potential to manage additional programs in future years.
As a member of a small organization, the Program Associate will contribute to other organizational initiatives as needed.
Please note: This position is based at HFX’s Dupont Circle headquarters in Washington DC. HFX offers some remote work flexibility. The person hired for this position must be located in the Washington DC area by August 2021.
Please submit one PDF including a cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email. Enter “Peace With Women Fellowship” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
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