Democracy Fund

The Democracy Fund invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people.

Democracy Fund

Jobs at the Democracy Fund

Are you passionate about making our democracy work better? Do you want to be a part of creative philanthropy working to ensure the American people come first in our political system? We’re looking for diverse voices and expertise from across the political spectrum to join our team.

The Democracy Fund works on things that make democracy work better. Created out of a deep respect for the U.S. Constitution and our nation’s core democratic values, we invest in organizations working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. At the heart of our vision for the future are three core commitments: fostering more effective governance in the United States, modernizing our election and campaign finance systems, and strengthening our media to help people understand and participate in the democratic process.

For all regular full-time positions, the Democracy Fund offers:

  • A competitive base salary and performance incentive pay
  • A retirement savings plan, including an employer contribution as well as an employer match
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision (also covering domestic partners), life and accidental death, and disability
  • Support for professional development and growth
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment

Current Full-Time Openings:

Chief Operating Officer

Team Coordinator, Public Square Program

Director of Partnerships

Senior Communications Associate

Senior Associate, Cybersecurity Policy

Legal Fellow


Spring 2019 Internship Openings:

Design and Communications Internship

Elections Program Internship

Governance Program Internship

Public Square Program Internship

Strategy, Impact, and Learning Internship

Democracy Fund is committed to a diverse workplace, seeking voices and expertise from people from across the political spectrum. Our board, staff, advisors, and grantees include Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Democracy Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic background, country of origin, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply.


Chief Operating Officer

POSITION SUMMARY:
Democracy Fund’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a new leadership position created at a pivotal moment in the organization’s growth and maturity as a private foundation. The COO will ensure that the organization has the internal leadership, infrastructure, and culture in place to achieve its goals to renew American democracy. A key strategic partner to the President and Board, the COO will be responsible for all internal operational and people functions for Democracy Fund and Democracy Fund Voice, our affiliated 501(c)(4).

The COO will co-create a vision of success for running the organization that inspires staff and creates holistic, adaptive systems to support the organization’s mission and values.The COO will serve as the senior-most financial management officer and will be responsible for ensuring that Democracy Fund continues to innovate and adapt in order to achieve its goals most effectively. S/he will be a partner, coach, and manager to leaders directing the organization’s internal operating systems, including finance, HR, operations, IT, legal, and grants management. At the same time, the COO will be the steward of the organizational values and culture – growing Democracy Fund’s internal leaders and championing the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The ideal candidate is a world-class leader with a talent for inspiring, developing, and empowering teams. Furthermore, s/he has genuine passion for Democracy Fund’s mission and will bring vision and practical wisdom to all facets of the organization.As a deeply experienced, people-loving problem solver, the COO will possess a high tolerance for ambiguity and a proven track record of balancing creativity with rigor.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Organizational Leadership

  • Brings organizational acumen to bear on Democracy Fund’s strategic direction to bring out the best of the dedicated staff
  • Refine organizational systems and structures in order to promote cross-team collaboration, communication, and commitment to one another’s success
  • Lead and optimize the effectiveness of all internal management councils, ensuring staff on these councils are working to live up to Democracy Fund’s core values and meeting the organization’s strategic vision
  • Ensure effective communication of priority issues and projects, including overseeing the production of monthly All Staff meetings, and promoting organizational learning across the organization
  • Serve as a member of the organization’s Investment Committee, reviewing and assessing major grant opportunities and providing consultation to program staff on providing best in class support to their grantees
  • Partner with the Vice President of Strategy & Program on regular planning, prioritization, and capacity assessment of the organization, and weigh in on major organizational strategic issues as a member of the Strategy Council
  • Conduct special projects for the President in partnership with senior staff that prepare Democracy Fund for future stages of its evolution

Operations and Finance

  • Own the vision and accountability for the annual performance of the organization’s operations team, promoting customer service, systems, and processes that reflect best practices and enable Democracy Fund to deliver on its mission. Lead, develop, and empower the team leaders and foster a culture of collaboration, learning, and innovation
  • Provide financial leadership for Democracy Fund and Democracy Fund Voice, including oversight of annual budgeting and forecasting, finance and accounting policies, financial controls and compliance, as well as aligning systems and policies that support staff stewardship of the organization’s resources
  • Oversee the organization’s risk management and compliance responsibilities, implementing policies and systems that ensure the organization adheres to private foundation and social welfare regulations
  • Ensure the necessary technology, security protocols, and office infrastructure are in place to support a growing, complex organization
  • Oversee the relationship between Democracy Fund and Democracy Fund Voice as well as the development and management of other funds or legal vehicles necessary to advance the overall mission

People, Culture, and DEI

  • Lead, mature, and fully integrate all aspects of Democracy Fund’s people functions, ensuring the organization has the human capital needed to meet its mission
  • Cultivate a culture that promotes Democracy Fund’s core values of humility, learning, collaboration, integrity, and impact, and support a coaching culture that engenders continual development and growth
  • Lead, model, and embed diversity, equity, and inclusion across all areas of Democracy Fund, working through the DEI Council, senior management, and all staff
  • Carry out initiatives on best practices in organizational management, performance management, leadership development, workforce planning

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

  • Deep passion for strengthening American democracy and comfort working in a bipartisan environment
  • 10+years of senior management experience overseeing finance, human resources, and operations; Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experienced executive with a passion for managing, developing, and coaching teams; prioritizes building authentic and respectful relationships with all colleagues within an organization
  • Effective and persuasive communicator, both oral and written, with exceptional emotional intelligence
  • Experience implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Experience with financial forecasting, budgeting, and reporting along with a record of success implementing strategic goals and priorities across an organization
  • Working knowledge of philanthropy and nonprofit management is preferred, (c)(4) experience a plus, including knowledge of best practices in operations and grants management
  • A strategic, analytical, and tactical thinker, with a demonstrated capacity to successfully problem solve, plan, and facilitate growth in a complex environment
  • Confidence and capability to adapt and lead in a fast-paced, changing environment while also navigating ambiguity and change inherent to a young organization
  • Possess unquestionable personal and professional integrity, humility, positive demeanor, and a sense of humor

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter here. No phone calls please.


Team Coordinator, Public Square Program

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Team Executive Coordinator provides high-level administrative and project support to Democracy Fund’s Public Square team. Serving as point of contact for external constituencies, candidate will coordinate meetings and events for the entire team, and oversees process improvements to enhance their productivity. This role provides the hub for all work happening across the program and how people connect to and collaborate with it. This role reports to the Managing Director, Public Square. We are looking for someone who loves working in a fast-paced, mission-driven, entrepreneurial environment, and brings a keen attention to detail. Successful candidate is a resourceful, highly collaborative team player who, possesses strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and who excels at managing a realistic balance among multiple priorities. Able to work independently on projects from conception to completion, the ideal candidate will enjoy meeting deadlines, making processes run smoothly, and enhancing internal communications.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Coordinator’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

High-Level Administrative Executive Support

  • For Managing Director: manage appointments, draft and edit correspondence, manage and support meeting and event planning, plan and organize travel, complete expense reports, and work with IT staff to support technology needs
  • For team: manage team appointments, team meetings, and the flow of information
  • For team meetings: assure proper preparation, including working with staff to ensure compilation of relevant background information and coordinate follow-up communications
  • Problem-solver who can prioritize and determine appropriate course of action, referral, or response to inquires and needs to ensure timely and apprioate response
  • Have a hands-on approach; handle matters proactively by following up and following through, and prioritizing conflicting issues in a logical and sensible manner

Relationship Management

  • Track, manage, and follow up on existing and incoming external contacts with professionalism and discretion, cultivating ongoing relationships as needed
  • Collaborate and work seamlessly across Democary Fund and with executive assistants across The Omidyar Group (of which Democracy Fund is a part)
  • Cultivate trust in working with diverse external contacts and internal staff by acting with integrity and professionalism, grace, and credibility while maintaining discretion and confidentiality in all working relationships

Team Player

  • Fortify team engagement and interaction through expert calendar administration
  • Support management of contracts, invoices, sponsorships, and grants that come from the Public Square team
  • Coordinate meetings, events, and provided other support as needed of the Public Square team
  • Actively work to support the success of other members of the entire Democracy Fund team and cultivate an organizational culture that is highly collaborative, positive, and productive
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Deep passion for strengthening American democracy
  • 3-5 years of experience supporting a high performing team or senior level executive management, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Demonstrated expertise in scheduling a plus.
  • Excellent organization and follow through that reflect well-honed skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly, with excellent attention to detail
  • Superb interpersonal skills and proven ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, and external partners who bring a diversity of perspectives and lived experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated pro-active approaches to problem-solving and exercising excellent judgment in difficult situations with proven ability to decipher what is important and what can wait and to make solid decisions in support of the organization’s executives
  • Resourceful team player who works well independently
  • Trusted professional with proven experience to handle confidential information with discretion, adaptable to various competing demands, and naturally seeks the highest level of customer service and response
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines and is motivated by them
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and adaptable in working in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment
  • High comfort with Microsoft Office and proficiency preferred in working with Adobe Acrobat, and Salesforce web platforms
  • Associate/Bachelors degree or relevant experience
  • Comfort working in a bipartisan political environment
  • The position is based in ­­­­­Washington, DC.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. No calls please.


Director of Partnerships

POSITION SUMMARY:

Democracy Fund has grown dramatically over the last four years, and it has cultivated a diverse network of leaders committed to fostering a healthy democracy. As such, Democracy Fund is seeking its first Director of Partnerships to expand its influence by activating a powerful and diverse network of philanthropic, political, and civic leaders. The Director, a senior leader within the organization, will lead implementation of its newly developed Philanthropic Partnerships strategy to bring new resources and leadership to the field. The Philanthropic Partnerships program will leverage Democracy Fund’s expertise, rigor, and systems approach to provide resources and direct advising to donors so they can strategically invest in innovative and successful nonprofits across the country.

The Director, reporting to the Managing Director of Communications and Network, also will oversee strategy and engagement of Democracy Fund’s National Advisory Committee, which advances the organization’s work to create a healthy democracy. Working closely with the leadership team, including the President and Senior Recruiter, the Director will join a growing Communications and Network team and manage two-full time staff and outside consultants.

Successful applicants will have a track record of success in donor activation, stewardship, and relationship activities, particularly with ultra- and high-net worth donors. The Director will bring a love of people, a comfort working across difference, and a deep talent as a strong collaborator, communicator, and strategic network builder.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS

  • Direct the implementation and further refinement of the organization’s Philanthropic Partnerships strategy and goals, through which Democracy Fund seeks to activate more than $100M in new donor investments to improve our democracy by 2021
  • Identify and manage opportunities and events for the President and other senior staff to engage new donors and donor advisor networks. Partner in speaker recruitment and events team management to ensure seamless and highly professional engagements
  • With team support, produce a major convening of new democracy funders as well as create online educational opportunities and a newsletter for our co-funder community
  • Coach, train, and partner with staff across the organization who are engaging with institutional and individual donors on best practices, material review, and follow up
  • Create infrastructure for the Partnerships program, including overseeing the development and maintenance of content that guides philanthropists on investment strategies in the democracy space as well as an internal donor engagement and reporting tracking system
  • Manage and attend events with senior staff and build relationships directly with donors and their advisors as needed

NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Manage the development and execution of a strategy to creatively engage the National Advisory Committee (NAC) throughout the year to increase the influence of Democracy Fund’s vision for a healthy democracy
  • Oversee and collaboratively produce Democracy Fund’s semi-annual NAC strategy retreats, focused on issues and questions of critical importance to its current and future work
  • Collaborate with Democracy Fund’s Senior Recruiter to nurture relationships across large pools of current, former, and potential advisors to grow a network that can diversify the experience, demographics, and perspectives of the organization while expanding its reach and impact
  • Manage and improve the infrastructure that supports the National Advisory Committee, including leadership, program representatives, and consultants

NETWORKS

  • Work closely with the Managing Director and Communications Director on the refinement and expansion of Democracy Fund’s brand across partner interactions
  • Collaborate with the Communications Director, Senior Recruiter, and others in identifying and engaging thought leaders, influencers, and other key audiences with whom Democracy Fund should build relationships
  • With the Office of the President and Communications Director, develop infrastructure to support engagement and regular communication with influencer audiences through events, dinners, broadcast email, and personal outreach
  • Oversee the implementation and adoption of Salesforce with a focus on collaboration and high adoption across the organization

TEAM AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADER

  • Partner closely with the Director of Communications to align and amplify public-facing messages and content
  • Promote a team culture of positivity, high performance, and continuous improvement that values learning and quality
  • Actively develop and manage two staff members, using a supportive, coaching-based approach, including but not limited to establishing and monitoring staff performance and professional development goals
  • Actively work to support the success of the entire Democracy Fund team through the development of shared goals and setting priorities

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Deep passion for strengthening American democracy and comfort with difference, including bipartisan audiences
  • At least 10 years of experience working directly with donors and/or other VIPs, including a track record of success in donor activation, stewardship, and relationship activities
  • Strong national networks within the ultra- and high-net worth donor and wealth advisor community
  • Strategic mindset and highly skillful at planning, organizing, and following through, particularly with regard to project and event management
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Proven strong collaborator with a positive approach and emotional intelligence
  • Confidence and capability to adapt and lead in a changing external environment while also navigating ambiguity and change inherent to a young organization while helping the organization build and maintain structures for consistency
  • Willingess to travel at least monthly. Also requires occasional evening and weekend work and ability to staff events as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent experience)Position is based in Washington, DC.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. No calls please.


Senior Communications Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:

Democracy Fund is seeking two creative, highly collaborative Senior Communications Associates to join our growing team. With the goal of building influence and creating deeper connective tissue across our programs, we are creating a new Communications Associate position to manage communications strategy for each program and to collaborate on communications activities for the organization at large.The new Senior Associates will be responsible for enthusiastically advancing Democracy Fund messages and driving external activities for one of two core programs—Elections or Public Square. Each associate will also bring passion to the management and execution of select organizational communications efforts, such as social media, internal communications, email marketing, or special projects. Each associate will collaborate with peers and agencies to innovate and grow Democracy Fund’s reach in service of a healthier democracy. Based in Washington, DC, these positions report to the Director of Communications but will be fully integrated within the program teams.

The winning candidates will have proven experience managing the development and execution of high-impact issue or advocacy campaigns and will have direct experience working across departments in nonprofit advocacy, politics, or philanthropic ventures. They will have a track record of earning premier national and state coverage or facility with developing a variety of content, ranging from social media to publications, or both. The ideal candidates will be passionate about democracy, energized by strategic communications, and bring a resourceful, action orientation to the position.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • With the program team and the Director of Communications, develop initiative-level communications strategy and messaging that advances the work of the program, its grantees, and help build organizational brand recognition among targeted audiences
  • Drive execution of program communications strategies, including managing a program communications calendar, developing and curating content, and aligning activities with central communications calendar, staff, and consultants
  • Develop earned media strategies to generate positive media coverage; manage overall reputation/image among relevant policy, research, and other stakeholder communities
  • Manage execution of program events and sponsorships, including grantee convenings, sponsorship events, network happy hours, and other opportunities to engage the program’s network
  • With peer communications associates, develop and manage editorial content for digital properties (e.g., DF blog) publications, and the promotion process
  • Develop and manage strategy and process for creating, vetting, and publishing social media and email content for Democracy Fund and Democracy Fund Voice
  • Track and report on program communications metrics and progress
  • Support the development of the program directors’ public positioning, including identifying and supporting new writing projects, leveraging thought leadership opportunities, and executing complementing social media strategies
  • Bring enthusiasm and a positive outlook to problem-solving and day-to-day juggling of priorities
  • Other duties as assigned.

TEAM MEMBER:

  • Team player with the ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively
  • Contribute to a team culture that values collaboration, positivity, and transparency
  • Ability to work effectively cross-functionally and creatively solve problems
  • Actively work to support the success of the entire Democracy Fund team through the development of shared goals and setting priorities
  • Promote a team culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and quality

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

  • Deep passion for strengthening American democracy and willingness to work with leaders, advocates, influencers and media from across the political spectrum
  • A bachelor’s degree in communications or a relevant field and at least 7 years of professional experience.
  • Expert knowledge of strategic communications in at least one of the following key areas: designing and executing PR/marketing campaigns, social media or broadcast email strategy, media relations, or internal communications
  • Superior organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Confident, diplomatic communicator; self-motivated; highly creative; flexible and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Ability to think, plan and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized fashion while paying close attention to the details
  • Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced environments, as well as the ability to escalate appropriately
  • Existing media relationships and a track record of positive press placements
  • Position is based in Washington, D.C.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. If a particular program or organizational portfolio appeals, please note in your cover letter. No calls please.


Senior Associate, Cybersecurity Policy

POSITION SUMMARY:

Last Fall, Democracy Fund added a new strategy to its Elections Program focusing on the public’s Trust in Elections. We are now seeking a Senior Program Associate to lead this line of work, aimed at improving the security of elections and reducing gamesmanship around laws of political power. This new position involves grant making and other efforts to bolster the public’s trust in elections, address security threats to election technology, promote policies and practices to secure elections, and reduce attempts to change election law for partisan benefit. Such efforts may involve policy work, advocacy, coalition and relationship building, thought leadership, and innovative approaches to reduce real or perceived threats to American elections.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about making our democracy work better. Strong candidates will possess several years of experience working on cybersecurity policy and leading advocacy or legislative policy change. The successful candidate will have a track record of working well with others to get things done in a complex, fast-paced environment and will thrive as part of a small, highly collaborative team. As we are a bipartisan organization, the willingness and ability to work well across the aisle is essential.

The Senior Program Associate will be a thought leader in the cybersecurity field and help policy leaders, elections officials, and the public understand the importance and urgency that attacks on our election infrastructure pose to our democracy. We are looking for someone who is able to translate cybersecurity concerns into practical solutions for election officials and policymakers. If you are energized about connecting the dots between cybersecurity and elections, this role presents a unique opportunity to blend philanthropy, policy development, legislative advocacy and promotion of research to respond to one our nation’s newest national security issues.

The Senior Program Associate will report to the Associate Director for Elections.

LEADERSHIP, POLICY ADVOCACY AND GRANTMAKING:

  • Identify and develop policies to improve the security of and confidence in elections and promote their adoption through research, advocacy, speaking, and writing
  • Coordinate issue campaigns, direct lobbying, and coalition work when needed to support and defend policy goals through our affiliated 501c4, Democracy Fund Voice. Support efforts to build coalitions to identify and overcome challenges to policy adoption and improve ideas
  • Monitor trends, develop and promote research and best practices in the cybersecurity and elections field to inform the work, and work with election administrators to adapt this information for their use
  • Lead and manage grant making and strategic opportunities around election security and confidence. Provide support to and oversight of grantees, with a particular focus on relationship-building as an essential component to expanding our partnerships in the field
  • Manage the operational procedures and documentation associated with making grants, including proposal materials, organizational documentation, grant agreements, record keeping, and reporting requirements

STRATEGY, LEARNING, AND NETWORKS:

  • Support the development and evolution of the Election Program strategy through research, study, experimentation, and evaluation
  • Promote effective communications around goals, priorities, and grantee efforts, particularly as it relates to security and confidence in elections
  • Facilitate increased dialogue and collaboration in the field by convening grantees, cybersecurity experts, election officials, academics, leaders, and others. Manage relationships and develop convenings and events as appropriate
  • Build relationships with program officers at other foundations, participate in philanthropic conferences, organize regular funder conversations, and otherwise support collaboration with peer funders
  • Disseminate learnings and establish the Democracy Fund brand through research, writing, and public speaking

TEAM MEMBER:

  • Actively work to support the success of other staff members, not only within the Elections Program but the entire Democracy Fund team, and cultivate an organizational culture that is highly collaborative, positive, and productive
  • Collaborate with colleagues on supportive and complementary approaches that advance Democracy Fund’s overall mission and goals

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

  • Deep passion for strengthening American democracy
  • BA required, higher level degree strongly preferred
  • At least 5-7 years of experience working in cybersecurity, elections, or another area of relevant public policy
  • Strong relationships with organizational leaders and experts in the cybersecurity field and demonstrated experience working on issue advocacy and with coalitions
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), including the willingness and ability to communicate and collaborate with a diversity of leaders and stakeholders from across the political spectrum and different walks of life
  • Professional maturity, demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment
  • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining institutional, political, and personal relationships
  • Skilled in pro-actively handling multiple assignments simultaneously and prioritizing tasks and deadlines with an attention to detail to deliver high quality results
  • Strong strategic and systems thinking skills and proven ability to translate strategy into action
  • Proven ability to work in a bipartisan environment with political stakeholders
  • Flexibility and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel periodically for project work
  • Position is based in the Washington, D.C. area

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. No calls please.


Legal Fellow

POSITION SUMMARY:

Democracy Fund is seeking a highly motivated second or third-year law student to support the Senior Counsel’s work for the organization for Fall 2018.This paid position provides a unique opportunity for a law student and creative thinker committed to improving our democracy to support a growing organization. Democracy Fund welcomes applicants from across the political spectrum. The ideal candidate will have an interest in nonprofit tax, campaign finance, and election issues and should be looking for an opportunity to learn about the legal issues that emerge within an innovative nonprofit organizational structure. The Legal Fellow will work closely with the Senior Counsel to support and guide Democracy Fund by taking on a wide range of substantive and administrative tasks. The Legal Fellow also will support the work of Democracy Fund Voice, a separate social welfare organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Senior Counsel in accelerating major legal and risk management infrastructure projects
  • Draft and edit legal resources for Democracy Fund staff
  • Research and analyze legal and policy issues relating to the Democracy Fund’s functional and strategic objectives
  • Provide initial legal review on contracts and grant agreements
  • Provide logistical support during meetings and trainings with Program and Operations teams, which may include note-taking, drafting memoranda, scheduling, proofing and copy editing materials
  • Support Democracy Fund efforts to improve data collection and knowledge management, strengthen learning systems, and foster a culture of learning
  • Actively engage with all Democracy Fund staff as a capable and collaborative team member.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • A deep passion for strengthening American democracy
  • Willingness to contribute, learn, and respectfully engage with those with different perspectives
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours per week during the fall semester (schedule flexible up to 3 days per week)
  • Enrollment in an ABA accredited law school
  • Excellent legal research and advocacy skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with the ability to think strategically
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Professional demeanor
  • Flexibility and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Eagerness to learn, high self-motivation, and orientation towards details
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Position is based in Washington, DC.​ Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (less than 1500 words). No calls please.