The Enough Project is seeking to fill the positions listed below. We do anticipate other openings in the future and encourage you to check our site often. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will receive responses from the Enough Project. Thank you for your interest in the Enough Project.
Current Job Openings
Enough is a project of the Center for American Progress to end genocide and crimes against humanity. Founded in 2007, Enough focuses primarily on crises in Sudan, South Sudan, eastern Congo, and areas of Africa affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army. The Enough Project’s strategy papers and briefings provide sharp field analysis and targeted policy recommendations based on a strategy of promoting durable peace, providing civilian protection, and supporting accountability for perpetrators of atrocities. Enough works with concerned citizens, advocates, and policymakers to prevent, mitigate, and resolve these crises by both raising awareness domestically and pressuring lawmakers and policymakers.
Senior Field Researcher — Juba
- Conduct field research, provide analysis, and propose policy initiatives for the relevant actors to help prevent crimes against humanity in Sudan and South Sudan.
- Travel to remote areas to corroborate field reports and information obtained through satellite imagery and provide written reports on the implications of political, security, and humanitarian developments in Sudan and South SUdan, and their policy implications.
- Cultivate a broad network of contacts, including government officials, security forces, diplomats, aid workers, and civil society representatives, to inform Enough’s analysis.
- Draft reports, fields dispatches and other policy documents briefings on a regular basis, drawing from relevant research findings and policy recommendations.
- Provide input on a variety of products—reports, op-eds, articles—pertaining to the crisis in Sudan and South Sudan.·Help facilitate field travel for Enough’s D.C.-based staff and assist media trips as needed.
- Contribute regular content for the Enough blog that is dynamic, original, thoroughly grounded in policy expertise, and accessible to a broad audience.
- Contribute other content to Enough’s website, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram accounts including photos, podcasts, audio clips, and other appropriate media.
- Experience conducting field research in Sudan, with a minimum of five years field experience in the region.
- Experience conducting political and security analysis.
- In-depth knowledge of and extensive contacts with government and non-governmental officials, journalists, and academics working in the region.
- Academic background or work experience in prevention of atrocities, human rights, conflict prevention and resolution, and responsibility to protect.
- Strong writing and analytical skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Adept team player with good interpersonal skills.
- Committed to the organization’s missions and goals.
- University degree (master’s preferred) and relevant work experience conducting research in international relations, political science, or a related field.
- Good understanding of the policymaking process and the link between activism and policy.
- Strong desire to live and work overseas in war-affected environments.
- Terms dependent on experience, competitive benefits package
Policy Associate — Washington, DC
Enough, a project of the Center for American Progress, has an immediate opening for a Policy Associate. The Policy Associate will be responsible for researching the political and conflict dynamics primarily in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and secondarily in areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), analyzing U.S. government, international, and corporate policy related to these conflicts, and contributing to Enough’s strategy papers, reports, and other publications. This is a position requiring research and report-writing experience, strong analytical skills, good interpersonal skills, and a strong understanding of conflicts in central Africa.
- Conduct original research primarily on Congo, both in Washington, DC and the field.
- Co-author, author, and edit policy and advocacy reports, memos, and other documents.
- Build relationships with partner organizations, participate in multi-stakeholder fora, and liaise occasionally with officials in the U.S. government, to gather timely – and occasionally, rapid response – information for conflict analysis and report-writing.
- Regularly liaise with field staff and consultants, and work collaboratively to set a research agenda for the Congo and LRA affected areas.
- Represent Enough at Congo and LRA meetings and events, both in and outside Washington, DC.
- Collaborate with advocacy and campaign staff to help shape Congo and LRA campaign messaging and policy recommendations.
- Assist with administrative and organizational tasks for the policy and advocacy team as necessary.
- Assist with report production as necessary.
- Strong academic background and/or work experience in prevention of atrocities, human rights, conflict prevention and resolution, and responsibility to protect.
- Strong writing and editing skills. Experience writing and editing for blogs and other online publications is an advantage.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Congo and LRA issues and ability to provide in-depth analysis and write professionally.
- Previous field experience in Congo a major plus.
- Strong understanding of the policy-making community and the potential implications of various advocacy and policy approaches.
- Adept team player with good interpersonal skills
- Ability to research and analyze complex issues
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Committed to the organization’s missions and goals
- Bachelor’s degree and at least three years relevant work experience in international relations, political science, or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
- Good understanding of Enough’s priority areas and demonstrated ability to write professionally on these topics.
- Some experience in corporate social responsibility and/or multi-stakeholder fora preferable.
- Knowledge of a relevant second language (e.g. French, Swahili) preferred.
Assistant Editor/Researcher — Washington, DC
The Enough Project, a project of the Center for American Progress, has an immediate opening for an Assistant Editor/Researcher to assist with the publication of policy papers on issues related to the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities in Enough’s priority areas: Sudan, South Sudan, eastern Congo, and the Lord's Resistance Army.
- Support the work of the Satellite Sentinel Project involving editing drafts, collecting and formatting satellite images, and posting to the Satellite Sentinel Project website.
- Coordinate content for the Enough blog, including drafting, editing, and posting blog posts.
- Contribute other content to Enough’s website, including podcasts, audio clips, and other appropriate media.
- Copyedit Enough’s written policy products for print and web.
- Maintain the Enough Project and Center for American Progress style guide and grammatical and style standards.
- Draft and edit policy documents.
- Provide general assistance with various research projects and advocacy initiatives.
- Assist the Research Director with administrative and organizational tasks as necessary.
Qualifications and requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree
- One to three years of editing experience with an online component a plus. Recent graduates encouraged to apply
- Excellent editing skills, including a particular attention to detail and accuracy.
- Familiarity with AP or Chicago style guides.
- Strong ability to work under time pressure and to work independently.
- Strong experience with HTML, XML, and CSS.
- Experience with Photoshop a plus.
- Strong verbal and written skills.
- Strong organizational skills and problem-solving capabilities.
- Adept team player with good interpersonal skills.
- Ability to research and analyze complex issues.
- Academic background and/or work experience in prevention of atrocities, human rights, conflict prevention and resolution, and responsibility to protect a plus.
- Commitment to the organization’s missions and goals.