Careers & Internships

Interfaith Alliance is a network of people of diverse faiths and beliefs working together to build a resilient, inclusive democracy and fulfill America’s promise of religious freedom and civil rights not just for some, but for all.

As Interfaith Alliance continues to grow our team, we are searching for candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences to help us further our mission to build a resilient, inclusive democracy where all have the opportunity to thrive. Learn more about our exciting openings below.

Open Positions

The Manager of Operations plays a critical role in ensuring that Interfaith Alliance can fulfill our mission and vision. It touches all aspects of the functioning of the organization–program, fundraising, events and communications–including a range of critical operational, technical and administrative functions to coordinate systems and keep the organization running smoothly. This position also supports events both in D.C. and across the country. The right candidate will feel a particular calling to organizational health and well-being in order for the team to achieve our goals.

Job Responsibilities: 

Hospitality and Physical Space:

Serve as the first point of contact for the public and various stakeholders and set a welcoming, positive and engaging tone across the office;Manage physical office space, including inventory, ordering, organizing and storing office supplies.  Oversee the relationship with The Methodist Building and vendors; reserve on-site meeting spaces; acquire and maintain computers and other technological equipment; and work with staff members to outfit their home offices appropriately; Oversee maintenance and storage of physical and digital archival property of Interfaith Alliance. 

Data and Technology:

Organize and keep current all shared drives and email systems; manage subscriptions to security and functionality software for all staff members; maintain online subscription services such as videoconferencing and news; recommend and work with consultants to optimize coordinated and secure IT functions; troubleshoot IT problems as they arise; Initiate and oversee the use of software for collaboration and project management; schedule training on all software functions for staff, as needed; Problem-solve challenges to organizational processes, and design and implement new systems and garner buy-in from the team; Maintain a master event and meeting calendar across the organization; Manage databases; work with all teams to ensure optimal data capture and management of all databases with a special focus on their use for program and fundraising purposes; 

Fundraising:

Perform administrative duties to support day-to-day organizational fundraising functions, including inputting gifts into EveryAction, depositing donor checks, data input and management;

Events and Meetings: 

Manage the administrative details for events of various sizes both in D.C. and across the country, such as staff and board meetings, program convenings, Hill briefings, celebrations, and on-site trainings,  including making arrangements, bookings and vendor management related to menus, food, venues, technology, printing and mailing collaterals, including displays, and contracts; 

Administration and other: 

Develop and manage the office budget, including supplies, computer purchases, leases, food for events, etc. Support the president and other senior leadership as needed; other duties as assigned.  Collaborate with other team members in the areas of Policy and Advocacy, Field and Affiliate Relations, Development, and Communication and Media; Keep an up-to-date comprehensive operations manual with detailed processes and procedures.  

Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to interact with staff, partners, donors and other stakeholders; Administrative and office experience with proven ability to problem solve, create and manage systems, and coordinate physical space and people to optimize the well functioning of the organization; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Facility and expertise with data management and the use of varied software systems; Flexibility to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced energetic culture; Strong organizational and time management skills; self-motivated with the ability to work independently; Humor, curiosity and energy to support the spirit of collaboration and learning among team members; Alignment with and enthusiasm for the mission and work of Interfaith Alliance.

Requirements: 

A Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of professional experience in an office setting; 

Expertise in IT and the use of multiple software systems;

Ability to work in-person at our DC office.

Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 , commensurate with experience.

This is a full-time position with benefits, including health and dental insurance, generous
holidays and paid leave. To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to
jobs@interfaithalliance.org.

As an equal opportunity employer, applicants need not identify with a particular faith but must
be willing to work on behalf of the issues we support including advancing religious freedom,
LGBTQ+ equality, supporting the public education system, reproductive justice, and other civil
rights issues.

The candidate in this new position will join an energetic, committed and growing team working in D.C. and across the country to “achieve democracy together” in a consequential election year which is also the 30th anniversary of Interfaith Alliance. We employ all of the communications tools available in this technologically laden moment including social media, targeted email, action alerts, print collaterals, and content production. We build integrated campaigns with messages designed to break through noise, educate and frame issues, and offer people language that gives hope and inspires mobilization and collective action.  

Job Responsibilities: 

Offer internal support to the staff team and consultants from our media and communications firm to implement and execute the communications strategy to engage varied stakeholders: partners and affiliates, policymakers, donors, and the broader public; 

Draft content, design and deliver communications both traditional and innovative, digital and print, across multiple platforms, including marketing and promotional materials, updates to the Board and donors, brochures, presentations, emails, external facing content related to program and policy issues, reports and training materials,  action alerts, newsletters, blog posts, and event invitations and collateral; 

Maintain and update the website (WordPress, including drafting language); collaborate with the president and staff team on content and act as primary liaison to web developers and designers; Support organizational fundraising and marketing to individual donors and foundations, including drafting content for targeted emails, printing and mailing acknowledgements; using the Every Action database to input and track donor data. Limited donor research. 

Learn the work of Interfaith Alliance to develop an ongoing understanding and knowledge of our policy issues in order to communicate Interfaith Alliance’s distinctive story, value, and impact in the context of the larger movement of which we are a part; Review organizational communications across platforms for brand consistency; Maintain and coordinate the in-house communications calendar to keep the work moving forward. Develop and maintain an internal communications and marketing manual that details processes, drafting conventions, and procedures. 

Qualifications: 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear, concise copy for digital and print materials; strong editing and proofreading skills;

Ability to design high-quality and engaging educational and marketing materials, both digital and print, aimed to inspire and activate diverse audiences with varied needs and interests; 

Experience with website management using content management systems (e.g., WordPress) and email marketing and fundraising platforms; familiarity with HTML/CSS;

Experience with graphic layout and design and using Canva and Adobe design products;

Demonstrated experience working within established brand standards;

Knowledge of and fluency with social media platforms;

Understanding of measurement tools (e.g. Google Analytics) and how to translate data insights and trends into action;

Strategic thinker and avid learner, creative and collaborative;

Understanding of and alignment with the mission, vision and programmatic work of Interfaith Alliance;

Commitment to flex working hours as required for some evening/weekend events and deadlines;

Superior attention to detail; ability to think creatively, strategically, and analytically;

Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving, time management, and project management skills;

Ability to work effectively under deadlines and juggle multiple assignments;

Skills in photography, or videography preferred;

Proven ability to cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues and to build positive and effective relationships and work as a team. Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural awareness, and the ability to work collaboratively with multiple groups;

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience;

Ability to work in-person at our DC office strongly preferred.

Salary: $65,000 – $70,000 , commensurate with experience.

This is a full-time position with benefits, including health and dental insurance, generous
holidays and paid leave. To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to
jobs@interfaithalliance.org.

As an equal opportunity employer, applicants need not identify with a particular faith but must
be willing to work on behalf of the issues we support including advancing religious freedom,
LGBTQ+ equality, supporting the public education system, reproductive justice, and other civil
rights issues.