Foreign Brief Geopolitical Research Analyst

Foreign Brief is an Australian-based geopolitical assessment startup that specializes in linking current global developments in the political, economic, and security arenas to medium and long-term trends. They are seeking a part-time research analyst to conduct research over the Sub-Saharan Africa region. This position is unpaid and will function remotely.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is October 5, 2021.


  • Produce two 200-word articles per week, covering relevant geopolitical events
  • Participate in meetings and training with other analysts and editors
  • Provide feedback to technical teams working on publication platforms
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Background knowledge in geopolitics within the SSA region
  • Solid grasp of the open-source landscape
  • Available to conduct research and write articles throughout the week hitting both long- and short-term deadlines
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in French, Arabic, or other relevant languages is preferred


To apply, please send a CV and writing sample (non-academic preferred) to

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