HFX is an independent non-governmental organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to strengthening strategic cooperation among the world’s democracies. HFX’s flagship program is its annual Halifax International Security Forum. This dynamic 3-day event brings leaders from over 70 countries to Nova Scotia and is recognized as the world’s most consequential meeting on democracy and global affairs.
The Program Associate is responsible for assisting the coordination, development and management of internal and external HFX meetings, including the annual Halifax International Security Forum.
The Program Associate works with and reports directly to the Program Manager. The Program Associate is the primary point of contact for event participants and assists with the invitation, registration and travel arrangement processes.
HFX is looking for individuals who are curious and eager to learn, who enjoy thinking through situations from all sides and who appreciate the value of working with others to improve the quality of their work.
As a member of a growing organization, the Program Associate will have opportunities to learn about global security issues, connect with like-minded organizations in Washington, DC and contribute to other organizational initiatives as needed.
The Program Associate’s contributions can make a real difference to HFX’s mission of promoting cooperation among the world’s democracies. HFX cares about employees’ well-being and provides an open, inclusive and respectful workplace in an environment where dedicated professionals support each other.
HFX provides an industry-leading compensation and benefits package and a four-day workweek.
Please submit one PDF including a cover letter, resume, writing sample of 1-2 pages and two references (name, title, organization, phone number and email address) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “Program Associate” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered.