Director of Energy Policy – R Street Institute – Washington, DC

rstreet380The R Street Institute, a free-market think tank headquartered in Washington, is seeking a director of energy policy to spearhead an enhanced and expanded energy-policy program.

Candidates should be familiar with our positions on energy policy and review the work on our webpage at We support market-oriented development of new energy sources, including the construction of necessary energy infrastructure; repeal of the EPA’s greenhouse gas rules; elimination of all energy production subsidies; smart, limited public-sector support for energy research; and revenue-neutral carbon taxes. While there’s no need to agree with every position everyone affiliated with R Street has ever taken, candidates should be in accord with the work R Street has done on energy policy and generally be comfortable with the pragmatic, liberty-minded approach that R Street takes to policy overall.

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Program Manager, University Investments – Charles Koch Foundation – Arlington, VA

CKF380The Charles Koch Foundation is seeking a Program Manager to provide project management for our university investments program. This individual will be responsible for building and maintaining the project management infrastructure that will allow for efficient knowledge sharing, stakeholder buy-in, and tracking of key measures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Gain a thorough understanding of project requirements in order to build and maintain appropriate management system
  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools they need to be successful, and provide timely feedback
  • Work closely with program leadership to ensure that outcomes meet stakeholder needs
  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer goals
  • Proactively communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders and internal sponsors
  • Measure time and resources used for projects and communicate that measurement to stakeholders and project sponsors

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Grants & Foundations Manager – Tax Foundation – Washington, DC

TaxFoundation380About the Tax Foundation 

We’re a 78-year-old nonpartisan, non-profit think tank located steps away from the White House in Washington, DC. Our staff brings a balance of time-earned experience and youthful ambition to the table and we regularly work with policymakers on both sides of the aisle to help fix problems in national and state tax codes. By focusing on effective policies instead of politics, we have curated a reputation as the most effective tax policy think tank in the nation.

We just moved into a new, custom built office with collaborative spaces that allow our staff to work together in a variety of settings. We want to facilitate a work environment that allows you to work the way you work best. Whether it’s providing cutting edge technology to our staff, allowing our staff to take risks and try creative new solutions, or organizing a lunch at a great restaurant during Restaurant week, our management works hard to make the Tax Foundation environment an example of what working in DC should be.

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Director of Finance – National Center for Policy Analysis – Dallas, TX

NCPA 380The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, established in 1983. Our goal is to develop and promote private, free-market alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.

We bring together the best and brightest minds to tackle the country’s most difficult public policy problems — in health care, taxes, retirement, education, energy and the environment. In doing so, we propose reforms that liberate consumers, workers, entrepreneurs and the power of the marketplace.

Our motto, “Ideas Changing the World,” reflects the belief that ideas have enormous power to change the course of human events. The NCPA seeks to unleash the power of ideas for positive change by identifying, encouraging and aggressively marketing the best scholarly research.

The Director of Finance oversees all accounting for a staff of 23, plus a large cadre of Senior Fellows.  The center does extensive events and publications, which require accounting oversight.

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Operations Manager – Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity – Alexandria, VA

Franklin380The Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity is seeking an Operations Manager to assist in managing organizational operations.  Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Operations Manager’s duties will include:

  • Serving as the Franklin Center’s first point of contact, answering queries via phone, email, and general correspondence
  • Office point of contact for building maintenance and repairs
  • Assisting Director of Operations with financial coding, check deposits and other tasks
  • Assisting with invoice submissions and bill processing
  • Assisting staff with expense reimbursement submissions, mileage and Expensify reports
  • Manage shipping & receiving of FedEx, UPS and USPS deliveries
  • Assisting with procurement and inventory tracking of office supplies, stationery, equipment, and furniture for our DC area headquarters and our remote workers, including ensuring all staff members have the equipment they need to be successful
  • Maintain and coordinate Franklin Center’s Master Calendar
  • Basic office upkeep to ensure a productive work environment
  • Providing on-site and remote support for all staff
  • Troubleshoot equipment and team computer issues – coordinate with IT vendor when needed
  • Coordinate the logistics, set-up, and tear-down of meetings in our DC area office
  • Maintain and coordinate meeting space calendar
  • Assisting Interim President as needed

As the Director of Operations works remotely, the Operations Manager must have the capacity to work independently.

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Director of Major Gifts – Pacific Research Institute – San Francisco, CA (or Virtual Office in CA)

PRI 380The Pacific Research Institute (PRI) is a San Francisco based think-tank dedicated to championing freedom, opportunity, limited government, and personal responsibility. PRI’s mission is to provide practical, market-based solutions on issues affecting the citizens of California and all Americans. The Institute’s research focuses on California state policy, education reform, health care, tax & fiscal policy, and the environment. We are “policy entrepreneurs putting ideas into action.”

Job Description

PRI is looking for a full-time Director of Major Gifts who would be responsible for identifying and cultivating new and current major-gift supporters. The successful candidate would manage a portfolio of up to 100 individual donors and major donor prospects primarily located in, but not limited to, the state of California. The Director would be expected to assist with fundraising events, conduct personal meetings with donors and major donor prospects, and make solicitations. You will ideally work out of PRI’s office in San Francisco but will be expected to travel approximately two weeks out of each month. (We may consider a candidate working virtually from another location in California.) You will report directly to the President & CEO and work closely with PRI’s Senior Vice President, development staff, other outside contractors, and other PRI personnel to ensure that PRI grows its donor base and meets its annual fundraising goals.

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Vice President for External Relations – The Bradley Foundation – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bradley380The Organization

The Bradley Foundation is the philanthropic legacy of two entrepreneurial brothers, Lynde and Harry Bradley.  Since 1985, the Foundation has made more than $800 million in grant awards to organizations that pursue its mission of preserving and defending the tradition of free representative government and private enterprise. The Bradley Foundation is devoted to strengthening American democratic capitalism and the institutions, principles, and values that sustain and nurture it. Its programs support limited, competent government; a dynamic marketplace for economic, intellectual, and cultural activity; and a vigorous defense, at home and abroad, of American ideas and institutions. In addition, the Foundation supports scholarly studies and academic achievement. One of the largest private foundations in the United States, the Bradley Foundation annually provides over $40 million in grants.

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Director of Marketing and Communications – Kansas Policy Institute – Overland Park or Wichita, KS or Virtual Office

KP380On taxes, education reform, and countless other topics in Kansas, the public has been fed largely a string of half-truths and fabrications. These claims have been produced by the people Kansans are most-apt to trust – the education industry, politicians, media and local government officials. KPI’s new Director of Marketing and Communications will craft and deliver messages to the public communicating the truth about serious policy issues. When our staff can correct the record on these issues, people change their minds. This new position will enable us to reach across the state and educate Kansans from all walks of life.

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Development Director – Yankee Institute for Public Policy -Hartford, CT or Virtual Office in CT



Founded in 1984, the Yankee Institute for Public Policy develops and advances free-market, limited-government policies that offer opportunity, ensure fairness and promote prosperity for all generations of Connecticut’s people.


The Yankee Institute seeks a Development Director who is responsible for managing the identification and cultivation of the financial resources necessary to support the mission and continued growth of the Yankee Institute. We are open to a more experienced candidate who can hit the ground running or an up-and-coming candidate who would require more training.

Time Commitment:

Full-time, evenings/weekends if needed. Flexible work hours are available so long as work is excellent.


The Development Director can be located in Hartford, CT or in a virtual office somewhere in Connecticut. If outside of Hartford, the Director will need to travel to the Hartford office and around Connecticut to meet with donors. Expected travel: 20-40%.


  • Work with the President to implement an integrated fundraising strategy, as well as annual development plans to enlist the partnership of supporters across Connecticut, with particular focus on individual and prospective contributors.
  • Cultivate long-term relationships with existing and prospective supporters that transcend simple financial support of Yankee.
  • Interact with supporters through phone calls, one-on-one visits, and written correspondence to keep them informed of our work.
  • Build and execute effective strategies to develop relationships, steward investments, and solicit gifts.
  • Work with the President to steward her current and future relationships.
  • Cultivate relationships with present and prospective Yankee donors, with primary responsibility for $5,000 (and smaller) donors.
  • Work seamlessly and cordially with Director of External Affairs and Policy Director to ensure that outreach is executed in a manner complementary to and cooperative with their efforts in their spheres.
  • Ensure donors are properly thanked, receiving receipts if necessary, and are recognized and valued.
  • Drive continuous improvements in fundraising systems.
  • Plan and oversee calendar of direct mail pieces and in-house solicitation letters.
  • Work with the Operations Manager and President to implement realistic annual budgets that align with Yankee Institute’s strategic plan.
  • Ensure that Yankee Institute’s growth goals are met, if not exceeded.
  • Continue Yankee Institute’s direct mail program and outreach to grant-making organizations and foundations that share its objectives and way of thinking.
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Use fundraising database(s) to ensure current data on donors, gifts and prospects.
  • Oversee organization of fundraising events.
  • Partner effectively with allied groups in a legally-compliant manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-10+ years of work experience
  • Excellence in organizational, managerial and communication skills
  • Solid relationship building skills; affable personality; team player
  • Commitment to Yankee Institute’s mission and culture
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Consummate professionalism
  • BA (required); MA (a plus)

Optimal Additional Qualifications:

  • Background in fundraising
  • Experience in event planning and management
  • Familiarity with DonorPerfect or other donor management system

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF file:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing your sincere interest in this position and the mission of the organization and your salary requirements

Materials should be emailed in one PDF document to Claire Kittle Dixon, Executive Director of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search:

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.

Office Manager – DonorsTrust – Alexandria, VA

DonorsTrust is a cause-related donor-advised fund dedicated to promoting liberty and serving donors who share our mission.  DonorsTrust was established in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) publicly supported charity.  Since then, our client donors have contributed $770 million to donor-advised fund accounts and recommended $650 million in grants to civic and liberty-oriented charities.

DonorsTrust is seeking a detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills and at least intermediate computer skills to assist in offering superior service to our client donors and grantees.

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