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Associate Director, Strategic Programming

Atlas Network, Arlington, VA


Atlas Network’s events department plans and executes five conferences on four different continents each year. This is in addition to coordinating the logistics and providing on-site support for Atlas Network in-person training and fundraising events that occur throughout the year in the United States and around the world.

About the Role

The Associate Director will be responsible for many core functions within the Atlas Network
Events department, particularly related to the design and execution of the Atlas Network’s
flagship events programs: the Regional Liberty Forums (RLFs) and Liberty Forum and Freedom
Dinner (LFFD).

This is a full-time role reporting to the VP of Training and Events. Occasional work on evenings
and weekends may be required in relation to executing events, as well as both domestic and
international travel.

It is preferred that this position will work from the Atlas Network’s Arlington, VA office. Remote
applicants will be considered, and must be willing to travel to Arlington when a team planned
presence is required. Remote applicants applying from time zones other than Eastern Time
Zone must be willing to adjust their work hours to accommodate the headquarters’ work hours.


The Associate Director will be responsible for important operations within the events
department, including:
● Strategy formulation and execution for RLFs and LFFD, as well as, other strategic events as
● Project management & team leadership for RLFs and LFFD
● Program development and speaker management
● Site selections
● Project management lead for Training & Events
● Lead event branding and program promotions
● Database management
● Internal reporting and feedback
● Work closely with Training, Institute Relations and Donor Relations teams


● 5-7 years work experience (preferred in the freedom movement) with experience in speaker
cultivation and coaching, event planning, logistics, hospitality, and marketing
● Proven track record of coaching high-profile speakers
● Strong project and time management skills
● Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to collaborate across multiple teams, internally
and externally
● Comfortable adjusting to change
● Highly organized
● Proven ability to remain calm and professional under pressure
● Willing to travel domestically and internationally
● Comfortable giving and receiving feedback
● Cultural awareness and sensitivity
●Ability to work flexible hours when needed on-site or on-call for an event

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials as a single PDF:
Cover Letter detailing your interest in the position and the mission of Atlas
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: talentmarket.org/apply-
for-your-dream-job/ .

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling
basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled.

Questions can be directed to Stephanie Keaveney, Network Engagement Manager of
Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: stephanie@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. Only direct applications will be
considered. No phone calls, please.

Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market
nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide free consulting and recruiting
services to free-market think tanks, policy organizations, research centers, and
capacity-building institutions dedicated to advancing the principles of limited
government and free enterprise.