I find hope in the work of long-established groups such as the Arms Control Association...[and] I find hope in younger anti-nuclear activists and the movement around the world to formally ban the bomb.

– Vincent Intondi
Author, "African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement
Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! The Arms Control Association, established in 1971, is an independent, nonpartisan, membership-based organization based in Washington, D.C. The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion. We know that bringing together different life experiences and perspectives stimulates innovation and builds strength. Our effective and creative team needs innovation and strength in our dedicated work to eliminate the threats posed by the world’s most dangerous weapons.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES at the Arms Control Association

Administrative and Member Relations Assistant

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Arms Control Association is seeking an energetic, personable, organized, full-time administrative and member relations assistant to support the work of our team in Washington, D.C.

The Administrative and Member Relations Assistant will be responsible for assisting senior executive, development, and communications staff with database management, membership processing and member and donor relations, scheduling and organizing meetings (including those involving the board of directors), managing relations with vendors, maintaining office equipment and supplies, and greeting and assisting visitors to our office.

Position requirements: Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills, proficient computer skills especially MS Office and G-Suite, and familiarity with CRM database tools (such as EveryAction), prior experience in an administrative or assistant role, the ability to handle multiple assignments under tight deadlines, and excellent organizational skills. Candidates must support the goals and the mission of the Arms Control Association.

Salary: Between  $45,000 to $50,000 base salary depending on experience.

Benefits: Employer-provided health coverage; contribution to an individual retirement account (after one year); paid vacation and sick leave; access to Metro SmartBenefits.

To Apply: Applicants should submit IN A SINGLE PDF, a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected] with "Administrative and Member Relations Assistant" in the subject line. We will consider applications on a rolling basis with a final deadline for applications to be received by July 31. 

No phone calls, please.






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