About the Atlantic Council

Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan organization that galvanizes US leadership and engagement in the world, in partnership with allies and partners, to shape solutions to global challenges. We are headquartered in Washington, DC.

We are a global community committed to ideas, impact, and influence. Success requires the hard work of building consensus. It also means sustaining public support and preparing a new generation of leaders to build a better global future. If you share a commitment to our mission, join us!

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Benefits

Atlantic Council staff

To produce quality work and to successfully achieve our mission, we recognize the need for our staff to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a work/life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package helps to keep costs low for our staff and their families.

  • Competitive health, dental, vision, life and retirement plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Parking and transit benefits
  • Legal and ID theft protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Regularly scheduled social events
  • In-house fitness facility
  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday leave policies
  • A pay for performance culture
  • Discount programs

The 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 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.

The Atlantic Council is committed to recruit, train, and retain a diverse team; foster and celebrate our diversity; and, to ensure that our publications and convenings are inclusive. Read the Atlantic Council’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The Atlantic Council is not a think tank. It is a start up of people that are ready and hungry to make sure we are designing for impact.

Geysha, Deputy Director

Explore our programs

Current openings

If you share a commitment to our mission, please apply by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the job description page and you will be taken to our application portal where you will be able to submit your application materials.

Join our mission of “shaping the global future together” with an internship!

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship 2021

Fellowship

Description The Atlantic Council and US-Mexico Foundation’s Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship Program aims to deepen the US-Mexico bilateral relationship through educating, convening, and establishing relationships among congressional staff from both countries. The program connects US and Mexican Congressional fellows with our larger community, which includes leading experts on US-Mexico diplomatic relations, trade, migration and border […]

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Mexico

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Deputy Director, Sales and Partnerships, Development

Office of External Relations

Description The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, strategic thinker and sales professional to successfully drive sponsorship sales for two major awards dinners: The Distinguished Leadership Awards in Washington DC and the Global Citizen Awards in New York City. The Deputy Director of Sales and Partnerships will work with the director to design and implement a […]

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Associate Director, Annual Giving and Membership, Development

Office of External Relations

Description The Associate Director, Annual Giving and Membership will work with the Director, Global Atlantic Council Campaign to develop and implement strategic plans for annual giving, activation of individual members and prospective members within the Council’s database, as well as stewardship and recruitment for the Councilors Program, a constituent group with members giving $5,000+ annually. […]

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Program Assistant, Development Operations

Office of External Relations

Description The Atlantic Council seeks an inquisitive, nonprofit development professional to help drive the development operations work of an expanding fundraising operation supporting global policy programs. The Program Assistant is an integral member of the development department, focusing on day-to-day gift processing with additional responsibilities in support of the development policies and processes. The  Program […]

DFRLab lanyards

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Resident Fellow, China, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Staff

Description This position will play a key role in the expansion of the DFRLab’s policy work and research on China. You will be responsible for leading DFRLab research on Chinese information operations (IO), the Chinese information space, and the Chinese government’s impact on global democracy and human rights as it relates to its use, governance, […]

China Digital Forensic Research Lab

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Director, Warsaw Office, Future Europe Initiative

Staff

Description The Atlantic Council is seeking a dynamic intellectual entrepreneur to serve as Director of the Warsaw Office. The Director will manage and build the Council’s core programming on the US-Polish relationship and Poland’s voice in the EU and NATO, stepping up the initiative’s body of work, expanding its resource base, and enhancing its impact […]

Future Europe Initiative

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Deputy Managing Editor, Communications

Communications

Description The Atlantic Council seeks a motivated, talented, and creative editor and writer. This post is responsible for leading the production and editing of all short-form editorial products produced by the Atlantic Council online as well as for collaborating with the broader Communications group and across the Council to ensure that these products are successfully […]

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

Eurasia Congressional Fellowship

Fellowship

Description The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Congressional Fellowship is a non-partisan, non-residential fellowship program that connects staff members from the US House and Senate with Atlantic Council senior fellows and other leading experts. This is a part-time, unpaid fellowship for current Congressional staffers. Through the eleven-month fellowship, staff members will be invited to a series of […]

Eurasia Center

Tue, Dec 8, 2020

Program Assistant, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Staff

Description The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, dynamic, and entrepreneurial individual for a fast-paced position as Program Assistant in its Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. The Program Assistant will be deeply involved in the day-to-day operations of and provide logistical and programmatic support to the Center’s overall operations and to supporting specific programs, including its […]

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Latin America

Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Program Assistant, Business Development

Office of External Relations

Description The Atlantic Council seeks an inquisitive, nonprofit development professional to help drive the business development work of an expanding fundraising operation supporting global policy programs. The Program Assistant is an integral member of the Foundation and Institutional Giving (FIG) team within the Development department, focusing on activities related to positioning and pursuit of funding […]

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Deputy Director, Strategy and Outreach, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Staff

Job Location: Atlantic Council Headquarters – Washington, DCPosition Type: Full-TimeJob Category: Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Description The Atlantic Council of the United States seeks a talented, entrepreneurial thinker and manager to help shape the work of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC).  The deputy director of strategy and outreach in AALAC will work […]

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Latin America

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Program Assistant, GeoTech Center

GeoTech

Description The Atlantic Council seeks a bright, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial individual for a fast-paced position as Program Assistant in its GeoTech Center. The Program Assistant supports the efforts of the new Center, focused on championing positive paths forward that nations, economies, and societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, increase prosperity, […]

GeoTech Center

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Resident Fellow, Digital Policy, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Staff

The DFRLab is at the forefront of open source research with a focus on governance, security, technology, media, and where each intersect. Join our fast-paced and truly global team as we work to further the DFRLab’s mission

Digital Forensic Research Lab Digital Policy Disinformation

Wed, May 13, 2020

Associate Director, Event Producer

Office of External Relations

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, dynamic and entrepreneurial individual to support the planning and production of live events. The ideal candidate will have experience producing in-person and virtual events with high-level speakers and constituencies.

The Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer

Please note: Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We provide equal opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.

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