Founded in 1941, Freedom House works to defend and expand freedom globally to help secure a world where all are free. Around the world, antidemocratic forces are preventing billions of people from exercising their fundamental rights. We identify and analyze threats to freedom, mobilize decision makers to respond to those threats and seize opportunities for progress, and support activists and organizations working to defend and expand freedom. We are dedicated to ensuring that the United States serves as a positive model of democratic practice at home and a consistent champion of freedom globally. By gathering authoritative data and leveraging our global networks, Freedom House is an unwavering beacon in protecting human rights and promoting democratic governance.
Our Research and Analysis division produces cutting-edge reports on topics such as the state of democratic institutions, media and internet freedom, and key tactics employed by modern authoritarians at home and abroad. Freedom House’s research portfolio includes its annual Freedom in the World and Freedom on the Net assessments of global democracy and digital freedom, the monthly China Media Bulletin digest, and special reports. Freedom House’s research has been featured in hundreds of media outlets and dozens of languages, reaching millions of readers and informing news coverage, public debate, and policymaking in countries around the world.
Freedom House is seeking a full-time Research Operations Associate with excellent organizational skills to be a strong and reliable support to the Research and Analysis division in New York City. The Research Operations Associate will be responsible for a variety of administrative, personnel, and operational duties, including managing the Research Team’s hybrid office, overseeing digital subscriptions and supply needs, processing payments and reconciling business expenses, supporting research intern recruitment and professional development, and providing research assistance across the entire research portfolio as needed. Previous experience as an office manager, operations assistant, or administrative assistant would be an advantage. The ideal Research Operations Associate is a motivated self-starter who has a demonstrated interest in establishing a career in operations at a mission-driven organization. This is a full-time position based in New York City, reporting to the Director for Research Operations.
The successful candidate will possess:
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For security purposes, please upload a resume (1-2 pages) and a cover letter (max. 1 page) as a PDF describing your qualifications and interest in the position. There is no need to fill out the application system’s additional questions. Applications will be accepted through Friday, September 24. Interviews are expected to begin the week of September 27.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Disclaimer : This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. Freedom House may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.
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Founded in 1941, Freedom House works to defend and expand freedom globally to help secure a world where all are free. Around the world, antidemocratic forces are preventing billions of people from exercising their fundamental rights. We…