Research Assistant for the DGA

Democratic Governors Association
Washington
Mission Statement: 

Founded in 1983, the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is an independent voluntary political organization organized to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation.

Position Description: 

Research AssistantThe Democratic Governors Association (DGA), the campaign committee responsible for electing and supporting Democratic governors, is seeking a Research Assistant for the 2019-2020 election cycle.Responsibilities

  • Produce original research memos;
  • Perform thorough fact checks on internal communication documents;
  • Manage interns;
  • Assist with other assignments and tasks as requested by the Research Director.

Minimum qualifications

  • Experience in campaign research as an intern or staff member either with a consulting firm, a DC political committee, or directly with a campaign;
  • Demonstrated research skills and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to write, edit, and fact check with precision and calm on deadline;
  • A pro-active, self-starter who can take direction/work as part of a team, but who can also be trusted to independently produce error-free research; and
  • An understanding of how research fits into the overall campaign/communications picture.

 The position is based in downtown Washington, DC and comes with employer-paid health care benefits. Compensation is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resumes [at] dga.net by COB on June 7, 2019. Please write in the subject line: Research Assistant. No calls, please. The DGA is committed to a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications: 

Minimum qualifications

  • Experience in campaign research as an intern or staff member either with a consulting firm, a DC political committee, or directly with a campaign;
  • Demonstrated research skills and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to write, edit, and fact check with precision and calm on deadline;
  • A pro-active, self-starter who can take direction/work as part of a team, but who can also be trusted to independently produce error-free research; and
  • An understanding of how research fits into the overall campaign/communications picture.

 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 7, 2019
Application Instructions: 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resumes [at] dga.net by COB on June 7, 2019. Please write in the subject line: Research Assistant. No calls, please.

Position Level: 
entry
State: 
DC
Country/US Territory: 
United States