American Atheists has a team of dedicated professionals who fight to protect the rights of atheists, advocate for religious equality under the law, and work to normalize atheism in America. Our team is based at our Cranford, New Jersey headquarters and in our Washington, DC policy and litigation offices.

Current Openings

Development Director

The Director of Development will establish the vision and goals for overall fundraising performance, including developing and executing organizational strategies and tactics to achieve the continued growth of American Atheists’ base of financial support.

State Policy Manager/Counsel

The State Policy Manager / State Policy Counsel will manage American Atheists’ state-level advocacy efforts, including coordination with local advocates and partner organizations, communication with state lawmakers, development of testimony and advocacy materials, state legislation tracking, and grassroots engagement.

Note: The title of this position will depend on the qualifications and educational background of the selected candidate.

Legal and Public Policy Clerkships

Law clerks will work with and report to the Legal staff of American Atheists in our Washington, DC office and will focus on tasks within the legal & public policy departments. Under the direction of the Vice President of Legal and Policy, the law clerks will complete tasks to support the mission of American Atheists by providing assistance with case management, research, client relations, state-level advocacy, administrative advocacy, and other similar tasks. All law clerks will have areas of primary responsibility, but are often required to be generalists and work creatively to address the ever-changing challenges associated with our work.