Jobs

Join our energetic and passionate team at the National Archives Foundation!

As the independent nonprofit that serves as the National Archives’ private-sector partner in the support of exhibitions, educational initiatives and public programs, your work with the Foundation will contribute to our mission to educate, enrich, and inspire a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage through the records held in trust by the National Archives.

For twenty-three years, the Foundation’s support has made possible the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC and national efforts, which include: the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, the David M. Rubenstein Gallery and its “Records of Rights” exhibition, the “Public Vaults” exhibition, the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery, the William G. McGowan Theater, Boeing Learning Center, the DocsTeach website, as well as regional and national advertising and marketing campaigns.

The Foundation offers opportunities for employment and internships with a competitive benefits package. Job postings are updated regularly. We welcome applications and inquiries.

Open positions:

Interested in an internship? We are always looking for candidates for communications, development, and special events interns. Send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@archivesfoundation.org to be considered on a rolling basis. No calls.


Manager of Membership & Individual Giving

The National Archives Foundation is seeking a Manager of Membership & Individual Giving. The Manager of Membership & Individual Giving will manage and oversee all aspects of membership and small (<$5,000) individual giving, including acquisition, retention, messaging production, and tracking. They will lead efforts to steward and grow our national member base utilizing various engagement and solicitation mediums, such as email, direct-mail, in-person, and social media. They will also serve as the primary customer service contact for members and prospective members, and as a key representative of the organization to these constituencies and others. The preferred candidate will bring contemporary strategies for retention and acquisition and have a vision for how to strengthen and expand the membership program. Demonstrated prior success in similar endeavors is highly desirable.

This position will oversee the Development/Membership Operations Associate, report to the Development Director, collaborate with other Foundation staff, as well as with our National Archives & Records Administration professional staff partners, and help support our upcoming national campaign.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Manage and oversee all aspects of the membership program (<$5,000 individual giving), including Signers Circle, the Foundation’s top membership program
  • – Design and execute creative membership, small-gift, recruitment, and recapture/retention campaigns to reach short-term and long-term financial and growth objectives for membership (and individual gifts), including the design and implementation of all cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship materials
  • – Utilize research and prospecting skills to continually identify new member and individual donor prospects, and manage a prospect management system to ensure a consistent and strategic approach to top prospects and to steward members to increased giving
  • – Manage the involvement of volunteer leaders, NARA partners, Board of Directors, and other staff in the membership program
  • – Manage annual Board Dues process and facilitate board giving in collaboration with the Development Director and the Board Development Committee
  • – Supervise the Development/Membership Operations Associate and occasional interns
  • – Create reports on membership activities and track metrics to measure performance and efficacy of tactics and activities
  • – Serve as a frontline representative of the organization to prospects and members, and as the primary customer relations contact for members
  • – Support the maintenance and integrity of the Development database
  • – Other Development or organizational needs as assigned

Qualifications:

  • – Bachelor’s degree and 3-5+ years of membership/fundraising experience required, especially managing successful membership programs; experience with major donor and/or planned giving programs a plus
  • – Knowledge of fundraising strategies for membership programs, individuals, customer-relations methods, and direct mail and online strategies necessary, and a broad awareness of traditional and contemporary fundraising strategies and techniques preferred
  • – Experience with prospect research, pipeline tracking, and fundraising databases and technology
  • – Exceptional organizational and analytic skills
  • – Superior oral and written communication skills, including facility interacting directly and personally with members, donors, and the public
  • – Experience in developing and maintaining strong and positive relationships with donors and volunteer leaders, and in creating structures that support their active involvement in fundraising
  • – Experience planning and managing donor events
  • – Willingness to approach activities with a positive attitude and proactive working style; and comfort as both an independent worker and in small team environments
  • – Comfortable with deadline-driven responsibilities and the capacity to handle multiple priorities at once
  • – Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays (particularly 4th of July)
  • – Familiarity with non-profit accounting and ability to work within budgets
  • – A strong interest in American history, civic engagement, and/or museums is a plus

How to Apply:
Position open immediately. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, salary preference, and three references to:

Chris McCleary, Development Director
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls.


Marketing Manager

The National Archives Foundation (NAF) is currently recruiting for a key member of our marketing team. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, we are looking for a full-time Marketing Manager to raise awareness of the Foundation and its core mission, increase membership, and improve retention rates. The Marketing Manager will support, develop, and execute marketing activities and tactics with a focus on digital and online initiatives to drive the organization’s growth and help us tell America’s story.

This is a critical role for NAF as we are looking to embark on tremendous growth. The incumbent will be expected to think and act both strategically and tactically, will need to be a reliable collaborator, and be able to communicate clearly and compellingly at all levels of the organization. You will wear many hats, work fast and smart, and adapt and iterate quickly. We are looking for someone who is ready to roll-up their sleeves and join a tightly knit team that is tackling interesting and challenging opportunities!

Job Description:

  • – Create, manage, and execute integrated marketing campaigns to include content marketing, email marketing, events, social, SEM/PPC, SEO, direct mail, and advertising
  • – Manage an internal marketing specialist and external vendors to accomplish goals
  • – Collaborate cross-functionally with development and special events teams
  • – Leverage key technologies in marketing efforts, including customer relationship management tools and email marketing tools (i.e.: Marketo and/or Hubspot)
  • – Manage the website (WordPress) and develop it further as an integral piece of the Foundation’s marketing efforts to increase brand awareness online, drive traffic, and increase conversion rates
  • – Identify, research, and write content for web, email campaigns, newsletter, annual report, and other marketing materials
  • – Assist the Director of Marketing maintain and develop the budget against fiscal year for all marketing promotional plans
  • – Manage internal communications calendar
  • – Own the marketing contact database; managing the ideal customer/member/donor profiles, named account lists, lead qualification, and lead scoring criteria
  • – Act as the Power User for the Foundation’s marketing automation software, leading team reporting and workflow automation activities
  • – Perform weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting on KPI’s, marketing campaigns, lead generation, channel activity, and pipelines

Qualifications:

  • – Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of progressively responsible marketing roles, preferably B2C demand generation and/or digital marketing background
  • – Strong all-round marketing capabilities with a proven understanding of content creation, email marketing, social media, SEO/PPC, events, and partner marketing
  • – In-depth proficiency of Marketo, HubSpot or other marketing automation platform is required
  • – Proven end-to-end campaign management experience, project management, and organization skills
  • – Can-do approach to optimizing various programs, testing new ways of executing channels, and making decisions based on objective data to continuously optimize programs and investments
  • – Exceptional interpersonal skills; must be able to interact with staff, volunteers, board members, corporate executives, and professionals in government, academia, and the non-profit sector
  • – Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • – Ability to work both collaboratively and independently, with a high degree of pro-activeness
  • – Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends and tactics in marketing, including but not limited to all aspects of digital marketing
  • – Proficiency in WordPress and working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • – Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays (particularly 4th of July)
  • – Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, a BIG plus, but not required

How to Apply:

Position open immediately. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, salary preference, and three references to:

Andrea Puhak, Marketing Director
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls.


Special Events Manager

The National Archives Foundation is seeking a Special Events Manager. As the National Archives’ nonprofit partner, the Foundation generates financial and creative support and public awareness for exhibitions, public programs, capital projects, strategic partnerships and educational initiatives. The Foundation advances its mission by inspiring a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage and encouraging citizen engagement in our democracy by introducing America’s records to people around the U.S. and the world. Learn more at archivesfoundation.org

The Special Events Manager will provide support to the Director of Special Events in the successful completion of all Foundation hosted and private events to include (but not limited to): coordination and execution of NAF member, ticketed, and private corporate and non-profit events; onsite logistical support for evening and weekend events; support the Director in the coordination of major Foundation events; administrative support of the Special Events Department (answering phones, fielding inquiries, RSVP tracking, invoicing, budgeting, data entry etc.); networking and promotion of the National Archives Foundation at industry events; and, participation in organization-wide initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • – Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of event planning and administrative experience required. Meeting planning and protocol experience preferred
  • – Strong written and oral communication required
  • – Collegial working style and ability to work well in a team environment
  • – Ability to maintain diplomacy, while working effectively with a wide range of constituencies, both internally and externally
  • – Comfortable with deadline-driven responsibilities and the capacity to handle multiple priorities at once
  • – Ability to participate in evening/weekend events
  • – Familiarity with computer software for word-processing and database management — Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • – Interest in American history, civic engagement, and/or museums a plus

How to Apply:

Position open immediately. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Competitive salary and benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter with salary preference, and three references to:

Director of Special Events
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls.