The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting greater cooperation and understanding between the United States and Europe. Any current employment opportunities at GMF are listed below. To apply, please send your resume to the address listed on the position announcement. GMF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Senior Program Officer, Balkan Trust for Democracy
The Senior Program Officer will manage a grant portfolio related to countries in the Western Balkans region and works as part of a close-knit team of six professionals. GMF Belgrade and the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) look to the Senior Program Officer to participate in joint vision and strategy for how BTD funding can have the greatest impact in the Western Balkans on moving forward its democratic, engaged citizenry and transatlantic integration agendas. The ideal candidate will possess a breadth of programmatic experience that is complemented by academic knowledge on topics important to the current state of Western Balkans internal and regional politics.
Program Officer, Urban and Regional Policy Program
The Urban and Regional Policy (URP) Program serves as a key resource and network builder for individuals and groups who make, influence, and implement urban and regional policy in the North America and Europe. The program seeks to inspire innovation and work collaboratively to apply new ideas on the ground by building networks of local and regional policy makers and practitioners. The program focuses on four key activities that introduce local leaders to innovative strategies and equip them with information, tools, and connections to facilitate implementation of these strategies in their communities. The Program’s core activities are: transatlantic network building; professional development and learning; research; and project support and execution.
The Urban and Regional Policy Program is seeking a Program Officer to help lead key transatlantic initiatives focused on economic development issues in support of integrated urban regeneration policies that advance economic competitiveness, equity and inclusion, and environmental resiliency in US and European cities. The program places a special emphasis on such cross cutting issues as leadership, cross sector/ public-private partnerships, demographic change, and community engagement.
Under this theme, the Program Officer will be responsible for executing existing programs (.e.g. European Cities Network or METROs, Transatlantic Cities Network), conceptualizing new initiatives, and coordinating with the URP team on larger activities such as GMF major conferences and the Bilbao Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues. The position will be based in Washington DC.
Program Officer, Congressional Affairs
The Congressional Affairs Department is seeking a Program Officer to help meet the needs of this growing organization. Working closely with the Director, Program Assistant and several Non-resident Fellows. The Program Officer will work closely with the Director in managing congressional affairs for the entire organization.