Job Location: Atlantic Council Headquarters – Washington, DC
Position Type: Full-Time
Education Level: Bachelor Degree
Job Category: The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Resilience Foundation Center

Job Description

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center is seeking a dynamic candidate with a keen interest in resilience issues and at least 2-4 years of work experience to join its team as an Assistant Director. This individual will undertake substantive programmatic work (e.g., research and writing) both collaboratively and independently, provide logistical support to Center programming, and help to coordinate aspects of the Center’s operations.

The ideal candidate will be a contributing member of the team, eager to support to the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s goal of reaching one billion people with resilience solutions by 2030. Applicants should have a creative, entrepreneurial mindset, excellent research and analysis acumen, effective logistics skills and the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work independently and with other team members on short- and long-range substantive work, to include helping conduct literature reviews, and draft short analyses and other pieces.
  • Manage aspects—working closely with other team members—of the Center’s day-to-day operations, including participation in our management of relationships with partner organizations.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Center to research and develop new activities and deliverables.
  • Liaise with other Atlantic Council regional and thematic programs, as well as Human Resources and Finance, to coordinate and report on program activities.
  • Draft official program correspondence, including invitations to events, formal letters to Board members and other core contacts, as well as meeting requests for high-level officials.
  • Coordinate conferences, events, and trips domestically and internationally.
  • Draft grant proposals to seek new sources of funding and write follow-up reports for existing grants.
  • Draft, edit and lay out program reports, newsletters, press releases and other publications.
  • Coordinate with the offices of senior government, private industry and nonprofit officials and leaders to arrange meetings, briefings, and other events.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required.
  • At least two to four years of relevant professional experience.
  • Exceptional organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Self-starter and results-oriented individual who can meet tight deadlines and work in an ever-changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to work well in a team and to deal effectively with others ranging from interns to high-level leaders. 
  • Proficiency in Adobe photoshop.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce and/or Pardot or other similar) customer and email management systems preferred. 

Please note: Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for 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.