Development Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition is seeking a Development Assistant support our growing Development team.  The Assistant will support the organization’s fundraising efforts with a focus on membership cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and attention to detail and is committed to building and cultivating meaningful relationships. The Development Manager will report to the Director of Development and will be based in Washington, D.C.


Fundraising & Membership Support

  • Support the Director of Development in various membership responsibilities including prospect research and outreach and preparing briefing materials for the organization’s leadership.
  • Support the Development Team in managing administrative duties including maintaining fundraising records in the database, tracking incoming contributions and sending donor acknowledgements, and maintaining up to date fundraising materials and membership lists on the organizations’ website.

Donor Stewardship

  • Provide support in stewarding of high-level donors through VIP events, meetings and maintaining membership benefits.

VIP Events

  • Provide support in helping to implement the organization’s VIP events, including recruiting prospects and member participants and stewarding donors and members.
  • Play a key role in fundraising around the organization’s annual gala dinner.
  • Help grow and enhance annual dinner by diversifying funding and stewarding participants.


The ideal candidate will have minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject such as international relations, political science or a related field. The position requires 1-2 years of experience, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills are required.


Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference “Development Assistant” in the email subject.  Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.


Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.