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 25 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. Stay tuned for up to date opportunities.

Database & Membership Manager
The National Archives Foundation is seeking a Database & Membership Manager.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for donor database management and operations work and have a high level of proficiency with the Foundation’s databases (Raiser’s Edge) with proven efficiency in completing detail-oriented tasks. The candidate will also possess excellent customer service skills and serve as the primary contact for all donor and member inquiries. Interest in non-profit fundraising and a passion for American history, civic engagement, and/or museums is highly desirable.

Scope and Responsibilities
The position will support the Deputy Director of Campaign Operations and the entire Development Team on various tasks to help facilitate the Foundation’s fundraising and membership strategies. The position will serve as the primary point of contact for all membership and development customer service functions and serve as the Foundation’s primary database administrator. Tasks include:

  • Data management and integrity: Serve as the primary administrator for the Foundation’s Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT, ResearchPoint, and WealthEngine databases.
  • Ensure accurate data integration between these systems and additional systems including Shopify and MailChimp
  • Manage all aspects of the Foundation’s Raiser’s Edge database including but not limited to: user management & training, data maintenance, tracking & reporting, daily gift processing & acknowledgement, and prospect research & development
  • Customer Service: provide customer service to current and prospective donors and event registrants. Ensure a high level of donor satisfaction by answering questions via phone, email, and in-person. Provide tours of the National Archives Museum to high-level donors and supporters as needed
  • Research: conduct research on current and prospective supporters and assist with the preparation of background guides and briefing materials
  • Donor Benefit and Renewal Fulfillment: compile donor materials and benefit fulfillment packages, including gift acknowledgments letters and renewal letters
  • Acquisition Campaigns: implement membership and donation campaigns (direct mail, phone, social media, and email) including acquisition and renewal strategies
  • Museum & Event Support: provide general support for occasional before and after-hour events and tours
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Raiser’s Edge or a comparable fundraising CRM
  • Familiarity with the Foundation’s additional databases, research tools, and data management software preferred, but not required (ResearchPoint, WealthEngine, Shopify, MailChimp, Crystal Reports, and SQL)
  • Detail-oriented with strong customer service skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising and stewardship practices
  • Essential that the applicant have a track record as a quick learner and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for U.S. history, a commitment to education and civic engagement, and an enthusiasm for the mission of the Foundation and the National Archives

Marketing and Communications Manager

The National Archives Foundation (NAF) is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager. With an online marketing focus, this position will also oversee a variety of traditional marketing responsibilities, website tasks and events outreach that all play a vital role in our online branding. In addition, this position assists in the coordination of partners, corporate sponsors, donors, members, and the general public to increase engagement with the National Archives.

As the nonprofit partner of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), NAF generates financial and creative support and public awareness for exhibitions, public programs, capital projects, strategic partnerships and civic and educational initiatives. NAF 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.

NAF partnerships with the NARA have produced numerous achievements over the years including renovating the Rotunda where the Charters of Freedom are on view, the creation of the Public Vaults permanent exhibition space, development of the education resource, and the David M. Rubenstein Gallery with the “Records of Rights” permanent exhibition. 

In addition, NAF has supported many notable special exhibitions and public programs. The annual Gala is a highlight of the year bringing together influential figures from business, society, and government to recognize an individual whose work has fostered a broader national awareness of the history and identity of the United States through the use of original records. The NAF is currently engaged in a capital campaign that will increase support for new civic and educational programming and will develop and build a new highly interactive state of the art, interactive multi-million-dollar permanent exhibition at the National Archives Museum in Washington DC.

Cultivating an inclusive staff is central to the National Archives Foundation’s focus on advancing equity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The National Archives Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Scope and Responsibilities

  • –Develop and manage all strategic online marketing and digital branding strategies for the organization, increasing visibility and revenue for our in-person museum and online retail store
  • –Evaluate marketing research and develop marketing strategies and assist partnerships with travel and tourism bureaus like Destination DC and concierge, tourism, and hospitality companies
  • –Co-manage NAF branding across all departments, especially within marketing and communications team
  • –Management of online marketing consultants and all print and online advertising, electronic media, and promotion activities
  • –Develop and manage NAF educational programming outreach strategies
  • –Collaborate with the Senior Director of Retail and eCommerce to create advertisements that maximize sales, improve marketing, and increase revenue for the National Archives Store
  • –Create and manage the overall Marketing & Communications department budget
  • –Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy, including print and online advertising, electronic media, and direct mail promotion activities
  • –Manage organizational websites and assist with copy, internal/external advertising collateral, social media marketing materials, Google Ads etc.
  • –Collaborates broadly with other Foundation departments and National Archives staff


  • –Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • –Minimum of 3 years of experience in the digital marketing and branding field
  • –Strong digital marketing skills a must
  • –Skills also should include general marketing and branding at a nonprofit, association, or corporation
  • –Experience collaborating with federal government employees and staff as well as supervising contractors/vendors preferred
  • –Experience working with Meltwater/Cision or similar platform a plus
  • –3-years experience working with certain platform such as Google AdWords, Canva, WordPress, NXT, MailChimp, and Joomla! a plus
  • –A passion for U.S. history, a commitment to education and civic engagement, and an enthusiasm for the mission of the Foundation and the National Archives

How to apply:

Position open immediately. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Email resume, cover letter with salary preference, and three references (references will not be contacted unless candidate is a finalist). 

Jim Doumas, Deputy Executive Director
National Archives Foundation

References will not be contacted until the candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates who state their salary preference will be considered. Only those under consideration will be contacted. No calls please.