Freedom Network

  • Policy Team and Government Affairs, Future Needs

    ID
    2018-2744
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Policy
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The policy team at Americans for Prosperity is driven by a unique vision and passion for enabling individuals to break down barriers and informing meaningful policy discussions. As the team grows, we will be looking for professionals with various levels of experience to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to national conversations on important issues. Future roles could include research and analysis, relationship building through partnerships or government affairs, public representation through op-eds, blogs, or other writing, and thought leadership.

     

    Our areas of focus include:

    Corporate Welfare

    Criminal Justice Reform

    Defense

    Economic Freedom

    Energy and Environment

    Entitlement Reform

    Free Speech and Toleration

    Healthcare

    Immigration

    K-12 Education

    Labor and Licensing

    Regulation

    Tax

    Technology and Innovation

    Trade

    VA Reform

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Conduct or drive policy research and analysis and contribute to materials for internal distribution and external publication, such as op-eds, white papers, and blog posts on key issues
    • Identify, or contribute to the identification of, strategic partnerships to advance the understanding of key policy issues through educational activity
    • Support educational programs by identifying curriculum and providing content and instruction, or identifying relevant guest speakers
    • Prepare products such as briefing materials and presentations for use by internal stakeholders

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Experience as an analyst, researcher, outreach, government affairs or partnership building role in a policy environment
    • BA required
    • Strong analytical and writing skills
    • Solid presentation skills
    • Demonstrate high initiative with the ability to work independently
    • Excitement for the principles of a free society

     

    About Us

     

    Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. 

     

    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

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