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Federal Reserve System International Relations Associate in New York, New York


Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

The International Policy and Strategy function (IPS) in the Markets Group is responsible for developing and executing on an international analytical and engagement framework to inform and facilitate the execution of the Bank's international responsibilities, and to build institutional relationships consistent with evolving global financial, economic and transformational trends.

The International Relations and Country Risk Department in the International Policy and Strategy function is responsible for:

  • Providing monitoring and analysis on country developments and regional trends in support of the Bank's international operational and policy activities and external engagement;

  • Developing and deepening relationships with global central banks and governments, US government entities and private sector institutions, including planning, coordinating and executing external engagements and hosting international visitors to the Bank;

  • Coordinating across groups to ensure that insights gained from international engagements are effectively disseminated within the Bank to be incorporated in analysis and assessments;

  • Facilitating standing and ad-hoc cross-Bank teams to promote information sharing and analytical collaboration on international work.

Your role as International Relations Associate:

  • Develop international engagement strategies and trip itineraries for traveling senior Bank officers, driving overall planning and collaboration with partners across the Bank, conducting outreach, managing logistics and providing support for internal and external stakeholders;

  • Evaluate visit requests from foreign central banks and other international organizations and develop appropriate meeting programs in alignment with the Bank’s strategic priorities;

  • Develop new and maintain existing relationships with key public and private sector contacts in portfolio countries and the NY representatives of foreign central banks and official institutions;

  • Represent the Bank and engage with international and US government contacts in meetings at the Bank, special events and trips abroad;

  • Contribute to global country risk analysis, including monitoring country and regional news flow and developments.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in roles that require diplomacy, relationship building and project management skills;

  • Interest and experience in international economic or financial issues as evidenced by academic study, professional experience, or research;

  • Ability to obtain US Security Clearance that includes verification of US citizenship;

  • An understanding of the role of the Federal Reserve in the financial system and the global economy;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to engage with key internal and external stakeholders at various levels;

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well under pressure and assist in the execution of multiple projects simultaneously;

  • Demonstrated ability to both work independently with limited supervision and participate in team projects where collaboration is essential for success;

  • Experience utilizing SharePoint and customer relationship management systems (such as Microsoft Dynamics or Salesforce) preferred.

We welcome you to submit a cover letter highlighting your skills, experience, and interests as they relate to this role.

Salary Range: $120200 - $140200 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions .


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This position requires possession of or the ability to obtain and maintain national security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.