Research Associate

Washington, DC
Research – Research
The Research Associate will be a critical part of Priorities USA’s Research team. They will assist with Priorities USA’s opposition research efforts and will work to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the organization’s outward-facing content. This position requires extremely strong attention to detail, an aptitude for researching and synthesizing complex information, and a firm desire to take back the White House in 2020.

Responsibilities

    • Fact-checking Priorities USA materials
    • Conducting opposition research on the Trump administration and other Republicans as needed
    • Helping to maintain a comprehensive accounting of the actions and policies of the Trump administration
    • Vetting participants in Priorities USA projects
    • Other assignments as requested

Qualifications

    • Professional experience in politics or a similar field is preferred, but not required
    • Previous political campaign research experience is preferred
    • Excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills, including a sharp eye for typos and factual errors
    • Ability to work independently and adhere to tight deadlines
    • Ability to keep up with rapid developments in current events and legislation
    • Familiarity with LexisNexis, campaign finance filings, and other common political research resources is a plus
Compensation includes a competitive salary (between $60,000 and $66,000, tailored to experience) and a benefits package that includes health care, paid holidays and vacation. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.