President andChief Executive Officer (CEO)

Working remotely, or preferably in Washington D.C., the President & CEO oversees the organization’s staff and operations and is tasked with executing the business plan developed in collaboration with the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. The President & CEO serves as the principal spokesperson of Global Americans. The President & CEO’s duties include cultivating and increasing the pool of thinkers and writers who collaborate with Global Americans, with collaboration and support from members of the Board, and also include developing grant proposals and securing grant funding to support existing and new programming of Global Americans consistent with its mission to engage in non-partisan, pragmatic, solutions-oriented policy analysis and recommendations for foreign relations in the Americas.

– Shape Global Americans’ short-, medium-, and long-term strategic vision
– Cultivate and increase the pool of thinkers and writers who collaborate with Global Americans
– Lead existing long-term projects, including Global Americans’ work on U.S.-Caribbean relations, Afro descendent leadership, disinformation, and U.S.-Ecuador relations, among others
– Disseminate Global Americans work product, including briefing US and Latin American policy makers, including in Congress
– Organize and coordinate logistics for program events including meetings, briefings, private roundtables, dialogues, and conferences
– Develop and implement a fundraising plan for Global Americans, including cultivating major donors and other sources of funds with a goal of a long-term sustainable organization
– Develop financial reporting policies and procedures as necessary
– Assist in development and writing of grants for Global Americans’ programs


– Graduate degree or bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience in related field
– U.S. government experience in the executive or legislative branches, or equivalent relevant experience in senior management of “think tanks” or academic leadership
– Strong management skills with demonstrated experience in successfully leading teams and managing projects
– Proven track record of fundraising for non-profits or political campaigns
– A demonstrated record of successfully implementing and executing medium- and long-term development plans, including general fundraising and foundation fundraising
– Experience with grant coordination, fundraising software and tools, financial tracking, or monitoring and evaluation
– Excellent organizational skills with emphasis on project and financial management
– Proven ability to balance long-term projects with quick turnaround deliverables
– Demonstrated ability to plan and execute events
– Committed to building and strengthening a culture of inclusion within and across teams
– Passion for Western Hemisphere affairs
– Superb written and verbal skills in English and Spanish
– Excellent interpersonal skills
– Social media proficiency
– Ability to travel internationally

Salary and Benefits

– Competitive salary based on experience
– 100% 401(k) match up to 2% of income
– 15 days of paid time off annually
– 11 official holidays as well as one floating holiday
– One week paid sick leave
– Bereavement leave
– Health insurance stipend
– Remote work flexibility
– Generous maternity/paternity leave


To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to, with the subject heading President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Position by October 31, 2023, 5pm (EST).