Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Events and Marketing Associate

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington D.C.-based nonpartisan think tank focusing on national security and foreign policy, is seeking a motivated and talented events and marketing associate.


  • Support virtual and in-person event planning in collaboration with director and program staff.
  • Manage all logistical aspects of virtual and in-person events, including scheduling, staffing, and vendor coordination.
  • Provide outstanding customer service for event speakers and guests, including dignitaries and VIPs.
  • Draft event and marketing materials in support of FDD's mission.
  • Track and compile relevant outside events and calendars.
  • Maintain orderly and accurate databases and records for events.
  • Create and manage event and select other web pages.


  • Extremely detail-oriented, well-organized, and has strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A team player with superior problem-solving attitude.
  • An interest and understanding of FDD's issues.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in remote or office setting, independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud, and/or video editing skills is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree and event planning experience required.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter outlining relevant skills, experiences, interest in and any knowledge of FDD issues, and goals.

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