JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Atlas Network takes pride in its high-energy, high-morale and high-achieving team. We foster an environment where all employees make valued contributions toward achieving our mission. We encourage creative thinking about how to be more cost-effective and impactful as an organization. We promote an office culture that is at once serious but fun, ambitious but humble, idealistic but practical, and full of the camaraderie that comes from advancing a noble cause together.

Current Openings

Institute Relations and Programs Associate

Atlas Network works to strengthen the worldwide freedom movement by providing support and training to a network of partners, 450+ independent, pro-liberty organizations, in more than 90 countries throughout the world. Atlas Network’s institute relations department provides the organization timely and accurate information and insights about the work of its partners. The department also provides those organizations personalized consulting and advice related to think tank excellence and facilitates their engagement with Atlas Network’s broad selection of training, networking, grants, and award programs.

The Institute Relations and Programs Associate is primarily responsible for actively organizing the flow of information from pro-liberty organizations and to serve as a key “hub” for driving the organization’s efforts to provide relevant, timely and high quality programs and services to the network.

This includes, but is not limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

  • Summarize and catalog the ongoing reports about pro-liberty activities all over the world submitted to the IR department from a variety of sources including staff, grantees, partners, field contractors and other allies.
  • Manage global directory of partners including support for the process for evaluating potential partners, on-ramping new partners, and shepherding exit.
  • Maintain a rolling series of online surveys and applications and ensure timely and accurate database records for the content.
  • Manage events calendar for the network of partners worldwide.
  • Perform data entry and quality control on database.
  • Schedule meetings and calls with grantees and potential/new partners.
  • Provide support to grants process, including drafting agreements, processing signatures, and ensuring proper disbursement of grants.

Ideal candidates will strongly exemplify qualities similar to the following:

  • Careful attention to detail and a patient determination to ensure accuracy and completeness of information for database records, report content, etc.
  • Excellent time management skills and strong self-motivation to stay on task
  • Comfort level with fast evolving processes and organizational activities to keep pace with growth and innovation
  • Professional attitude coupled with appreciation for fun-loving team

This position reports to the associate director of programs and works closely with all members of the institute relations and programs teams. This position is located at Atlas Network headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Tangible Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits
  • Metro/parking allotment

Intangible Benefits:

  • Develop a diverse and deep knowledge of the fight for liberty all over the world.
  • Get to know brave and inspiring leaders in the world’s most difficult places.
  • Be part of a fast growing and exciting workplace with a team that works tirelessly for the right reasons.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Elisa Martins at Elisa.Martins@AtlasNetwork.org with subject line: Institute Relations and Programs Associate Candidate followed by applicant’s full name. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.

Recruiters may not apply.

Program Associate — Atlas Leadership Academy

Atlas Network seeks a program associate to help accelerate the growth of its innovative training programs via Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA), an initiative that streamlines services to its growing network of global free-market organizations. Atlas Leadership Academy provides a range of both online and in-person training opportunities to assist freedom champions worldwide in starting, maintaining, and growing their organizations in order to more effectively advance liberty in their communities. 

The program associate will assist the director of Atlas Leadership Academy in managing participant involvement in this program, from managing valuable information to reaching out to potential and current participants and developing new methods to better serve our market. This position will allow ALA to expand its operations. Through new products, collaborations, and additional participants, the program associate will be a vital member of this growing team.  

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Management of ALA participant information
  • Outreach to current and potential ALA participants through a variety of media
  • Drafting social media and newsletter messages to promote programs
  • Supporting implementation of in-person and online training programs, including Think Tank MBA and monthly webinars
  • Outreach and promotion of Atlas Network to our network of over 450 free-market organizations around the world
  • Contributing to strategy planning and future developments
  • Occasional travel

The ideal candidate will:

  • Exhibit strong organizational skills
  • Write creatively and effectively
  • Possess the ability to multitask and respond well under pressure
  • Take initiative and learn new skills while ensuring core work is accomplished
  • Possess some knowledge of online vendor programs such as: Salesforce, Eventbrite, Cvent, GoToMeeting, Wordpress, etc., or a willingness to learn these programs
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Be passionate about expanding liberty worldwide

Knowledge of languages in addition to English is a plus.

Atlas Network prides itself on being, above all, a service organization, and therefore Atlas Network staff are expected to maintain a professional yet friendly demeanor, be eager to solve problems, be willing to wear many hats and to take on new tasks when needed. Working with Atlas Network provides a unique opportunity to work directly with free-market advocates doing inspiring work around the world. It is important to maintain an understanding that the work you do allows others to more effectively advance the cause of liberty. Salary is commensurate with experience. Atlas Network offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and employee’s choice of parking or metro benefits.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Cindy at Cindy.Cerquitella@AtlasNetwork.org.

Recruiters may not apply.

Digital Manager

You came to D.C. to work on some of the world’s biggest challenges. And there’s no bigger challenge than helping to secure people’s freedom and prosperity: freedom to make choices that are best for the individual and their families and prosperity to lift people out of poverty. That is where Atlas Network comes in. We want a free, prosperous, and peaceful world. One where limited governments defend the rule of law, private property, and free markets.

Be part of this movement to change the world and join Atlas Network’s team. If you have a passion, desire, and talent for all things digital, you could be Atlas Network’s Digital Manager (or Senior Manager depending on experience/background) and handle our digital community building, website management, data/analytics-driven digital campaigns, and email marketing.

And you won’t be starting from scratch either. Your job will be to take our already established content strategy, a growing social media audience, a highly regarded biweekly email newsletter, and an industry-award-winning website to the next level.

The digital manager will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. Salary is commensurate with experience. Atlas Network offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and employee’s choice of parking or metro benefits.

Responsibilities

Manage and continue to build out Atlas Network’s social media community:

  • Curate, create, design, edit, and publish daily content (info-graphics, posts, tweets, memes, etc.) to existing and yet-to-be-developed Atlas Network social media channels
  • Contribute to online conversations and community
  • Launch new Atlas Network social media platforms and build out existing platforms
  • Develop a social media strategy to increase engagement and enhance community on various social media platforms
  • Ensure that Atlas Network mission and brand is accurately represented on various external blogs and sites such as Wikipedia and Charity Navigator
  • Support Atlas Network events through digital promotion and live tweeting

Manage Atlas Network website content:

  • Manage day-to-day digital content, posting articles, and updates, for Atlas Network and other key partner websites and microsites
  • Develop an editorial calendar for email, web, and social media
  • Monitor website metrics and overall website management (not to include designing and coding/backend development)
  • Support microsite development
  • Curate content from Atlas Network’s 450+ partners to then share on Atlas Network’s websites

Manage Atlas Network conversion strategy:

  • Support strategy of catering content to unique audience segments with the goal of supporting various quantitative objectives, including program and event participation and supporter engagement
  • Manage and monitor digital and social advertising initiatives
  • Develop data-driven digital campaigns
  • Manage the integration of internal CRM databases

Support Atlas Network email strategy:

  • Support development and execution of biweekly World10 email, and regular fundraising, event, and program emails
  • Support and implement all elements of regular email marketing including content development, design layout, list segmentation and management, A/B testing, and measuring results

Ideal Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years experience in digital community building and website management
  • A sophisticated understanding of the ideas of freedom at the heart of the Atlas Network mission
  • Strong international cultural literacy
  • Sense of urgency and a strong understanding of digital community building and international news trends
  • Highly organized and efficient with strong attention to detail
  • An optimistic, can-do approach with a positive demeanor and energy
  • Strong grasp of social media trends related to news and analysis
  • Demonstrated history of being results and analytics focused
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong experience with platforms such as Expression Engine, MailChimp, SproutSocial, Google Analytics, and Salesforce
  • Experience with various social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Experience with various advertising and social media analytics tools
  • Strong sense of the user-experience, including mobile-first and international audiences
  • Preferred, but not required: knowledge of other languages

The digital manager will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. Salary is commensurate with experience. Atlas Network offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and employee’s choice of parking or metro benefits.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following in one PDF file with your name in the file:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing your sincere philosophical interest in this role and salary requirements

Materials should be emailed in one PDF document to Lauren Skiver at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: lauren@talentmarket.org.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.

Recruiters may not apply.

Online Training Manager

Atlas Network seeks an online training manager to oversee all aspects of online training offered by Atlas Network’s training program, the Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) – a robust series of training opportunities designed to serve the global network of free-market think tank leaders and staff. Training courses cover a variety of topics including strategic planning, management, marketing and communications, and fundraising. The flexible course catalog allows participants to practice what they are learning and to leverage their training for additional opportunities with Atlas Network such as grants and awards.

The online course offerings represent a growth area for Atlas Leadership Academy. The online training manager will maintain the following online courses and will play a key role in the development of new online courses in 2016 and beyond:

  • Run two live webinars per month
  • Maintain existing five-week course in three languages
  • Spearhead the translation and running of course offerings in additional languages
  • Help develop Think Tank Impact Course based on think tank case studies
  • Work with Vice President of Marketing and Communications to develop new courses
  • Spearhead new ways to promote and organize existing online courses into “tracks”
  • Strategize growth in online course offerings

The online training manager should be a highly motivated individual committed to providing the highest quality training opportunities available for this audience. Strong candidates will be familiar with Atlas Network’s mission and passionate about contributing to its success.

Familiarity with the following is a plus, but not required:

  • Online course development
  • Trends in MOOC and Online learning
  • Litmos Content Management System
  • SCORM
  • GoToMeeting’s suite of services
  • Salesforce
  • Adult learning theory

The online training manager will report to the Director of Atlas Leadership Academy at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. Salary is commensurate with experience. Atlas Network offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and employee’s choice of parking or metro benefits.

Interested applicants please send a one-page cover letter, examples of your work, and résumé to Atlas Network’s Director of Atlas Leadership Academy Cindy Cerquitella at Cindy.Cerquitella@AtlasNetwork.org.

Recruiters may not apply.

Internships

Marketing & Communications Internship Spring and Summer 2016

You came to D.C. to work on some of the world’s biggest challenges. And there’s no bigger challenge than helping to secure people’s freedom and prosperity: freedom to make choices that are best for the individual and their families and prosperity to lift people out of poverty.

That is where Atlas Network comes in. We want a free, prosperous, and peaceful world. One where limited governments defend the rule of law, private property, and free markets.

Be part of this movement to change the world and join Atlas Network’s team. 

If you have a passion for Atlas Network’s mission and a background in or are in school for: public policy, economics, international relations, marketing & communications, and/or business, apply now for a Spring 2016 internship with the award-winning Marketing & Communications department at Atlas Network.

This internship will be 20 hours per week with a stipend of $12.50/hour. Atlas Network is also available to provide college credit if desirable upon completion of the internship.

The intern will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at our Washington, D.C. headquarters at 1201 L St. NW. The internship duration and hours are both flexible.

Here are some of the things you will work on during the internship:

  • Content Curation and Content Strategy -- Learn the basics of or fine-tune your knowledge of content strategy. You will help curate and create relevant and engaging content from around the world.
  • Metrics and Analytics -- Review, report, and analyze select metrics from Atlas Network’s digital strategy.
  • Media Monitoring and Support -- Identify news appearances, news outlets, and specific reporters relevant to Atlas Network’s mission and programs. Find and record contact information. Help develop media campaigns.
  • Campaign Building -- Help build select campaigns using data-driven strategies.
  • Social Media -- Research and help develop content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Events -- Attend and provide staff support at select local and/or regional events.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter detailing your sincere philosophical interest in this role to: Daniel Anthony at Daniel.Anthony@AtlasNetwork.org. While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.

Recruiters may not apply.