The Atlantic Council is as good as its people. Executing our strategy is only possible through a relentless focus on talent recruitment and development of intellectual entrepreneurs to ensure that we are a relevant, resourceful, nimble, ambitious, and effective organization.
The best Atlantic Council team members are cutting-edge experts in their fields, whether that be regional knowledge or administrative skills. They are passionate about their work, results-oriented, fast-acting, entrepreneurial, and resourceful. They understand the worlds challenges are daunting, but they are optimistic and natural team players in their search for relevant strategies and policy solutions.
The Council has a diverse, multi-lingual, and international workforce, but we are united by our aspiration to represent these attributes. In our pursuit of excellence, we recruit those candidates who embody these characteristics. If you share a commitment to our mission, please apply below.DEV-AD0319 2 Years Bachelor Degree The Council is seeking a dynamic, motivated individual to provide critical support to the corporate program. The Assistant Director will work with Director, Corporate Relations to develop strategic plans, with the goal of meeting the Councils programmatic and overall fundraising goals. The Program Assistant will help organize and manage outreach and engagement with corporate partners; steward membership relationships and support other external relations functions as required. In addition to working with the Director, Corporate Relations, the Assistant Director will also work with other OER team members and with counterparts throughout the Council. ResponsibilitiesWorking with the Director, Corporate Relations and others, produces proposals, concept papers and other marketing documents, paying close attention to accuracy, quality, and timing.Sends follow-up correspondence, pledge reminders, and invoices to donors.Working with the Director, tracks moves management, solicitation stage and projections.Assists in the planning for and tracking of solicitation activity, and tracks and records metrics.Tracks corporate member deliverables and ensures donors receive appropriate benefitsAssist in planning and executing donor and prospect meetings, including managing logistics, liaising with program staff, and assisting in event follow-up with the donor or prospect. Prepares meeting agendas, documents, and other necessary materials. Helps plan and execute donor meetings by producing informative briefs, collecting materials and enclosures.Supports OER and Director by applying knowledge to strategically match donor interests with Councils work.Collaborate with Director, Corporate Relations to recruit and manage core and primary funding partnerships with corporate sponsors (in partnership with programs);Through general reading, research, and attendance at events, keeps up to date with Council research programs and donor interests. Notifies donors of Council events and activities as applicable.Maintains and reviews donor files and information CRM. Tracks meetings in the CRM and updates records as appropriate, along with tracking any other relevant correspondence or actions. Organizes all documents on hard drive and in CRM and maintains electronic files Qualifications: Bachelors degree (minimum) in a related field;2-4 years of experience in development/fundraising (preferably in nonprofit and/or international organizations) or private sector sales;Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of international affairs;Excellent English language written and oral communication skills;*Strong administrative, organizational, and project management skills;Close attention to detail, particularly quantitative methods of assessment;Strong interpersonal skills - must be able to work well across organization and with external stakeholders. Experience in event planning and contact/database management highly desirable; Experience with Salesforce a plus. Fundraising experience strongly preferred;Self-starter, flexibility, and ability to navigate team dynamics. Sense of humor appreciated. *A writing test will be required during the interview process. About the Atlantic CouncilWorking Together to Secure the Future. Renewing the Atlantic Community for Global Challenges.The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Communitys central role in meeting global challenges. Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic economic and political changes defining the twenty-first century by informing and galvanizing its uniquely influential network of global leaders. Through the papers we write, the ideas we promote, and the communities we convene, the Council shapes policy choices and strategies to create a more secure and prosperous world.Over the past six years, the Council has enjoyed remarkable growth in public impact, policy influence, and income. The Council has succeeded on the basis of a strategy which embraces a mission focused on the Councils core of transatlantic partnership and applies it to top US foreign policy priorities: renewing the Atlantic Community for global challenges.The Councils mission has three components: fostering US-European cooperation, tackling global challenges together, and building communities of influence. At the same time, the Council has placed the concept of relevance at the heart of its programming and research. The Councils model is to recruit intellectual entrepreneurs to lead our work, execute programs aimed at shaping policy, build communities of influence around ideas, aggregate best knowledge, and serve as a home base in Washington for Europeans and global partners. The Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer.