Century International is recruiting a full-time policy associate as we expand our programming and reach to an Arabic-speaking audience. We have launched new programs on governance, climate, and rights in the Middle East-North Africa region, and continue our fieldwork-driven research into progressive international policy.

Based in New York, the policy associate will help administer our programs on governance and climate; work with our publications and online presence in Arabic; assist with our podcast production; and other tasks. The associate will report to Century International director Thanassis Cambanis. Century International is the international policy center at The Century Foundation. 

The position is based in TCF’s New York City office. TCF offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience as well as competitive benefits.


  • Working knowledge of Middle East policy issues
  • Comfortable working in Arabic
  • Experience writing about international policy and/or the MENA region
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated
  • Strong attention to project management, coordination, and organizing abilities
  • Strong writing and communication skills, ideally for both expert and popular audiences
  • Curiosity and a strong desire to learn


  • Podcast production
  • Project management
  • Coordinating of publications
  • Coordinating group research projects
  • Public events
  • Arabic publication and promotion
  • Produce original research
  • Internal communications
  • Grant reporting