Development Associate

Atlas Network is seeking a Development Associate to help our fundraising team. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Development and work closely with other departments to support the organization’s fundraising efforts.

Atlas Network is a non-profit that supports free market organizations (think tanks) and individuals across the globe with the potential to champion our vision of a free, prosperous, and peaceful society.

The Development Associate will be an integral part of Atlas Network’s development department, assisting with various day-to-day activities and maintaining the integrity of our internal records and database.

This position provides the opportunity to work on several high-priority projects and interact with key stakeholders, including donors, board members, and senior leadership. The ideal candidate must be organized, have excellent written and spoken communication skills, attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, and an affinity for Atlas Network’s mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Associate Director of Development in managing the donor database (Salesforce), processing donations, preparing acknowledgements and troubleshooting issues.

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the database by ensuring all information is kept current and up-to-date.

  • Responsible for administrative duties such as data entry, donor communications and scheduling meetings.

  • Conduct research as needed for current and prospective donors.

  • Provide support to the Associate Director of Development for fundraising events, mailings, and other projects.


  • Associate or Bachelor's degree

  • Prior working experience in a non-profit organization or an administrative position is preferred.

  • Proficiency with Excel and other programs in Microsoft Suite. Experience with CRM databases like Salesforce, is strongly preferred, but not required.

  • Demonstrates initiative and motivation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a professional demeanor, in person, on the phone or via email.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks across multiple projects.

  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision.

  • Data and deadline driven, with attention to detail.

  • Interest in Atlas Network’s mission and international issues.

  • A positive attitude!

Role Location
It is preferred that this position will work from the Arlington, VA office. Remote employees will be considered. The role is only open to individuals authorized to work in the United States.

Application Instructions
Email resume and cover letter in one document to:

No phone calls please.