Research Associate - Rapid Response, State Level Campaigns

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | State Level Campaigns Research | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


POSITION: Research Associate – Rapid Response, State Level Campaigns

LOCATION: Washington, DC with remote work negotiable


American Bridge 21<sup>st</sup> Century, a progressive research organization, is seeking a full-time Rapid Response Research Associate to join our State Level campaigns research team. Rapid Response Research Associates will work closely with the State Level campaigns research director and rapid response deputy research director to conduct opposition research efforts centered on state level campaigns across the country. This position is for the 2022 cycle.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for identifying opportunities to leverage research resources to influence breaking news and the 24-hour news cycle
  • Work closely with state level researchers examining campaigns up and down the ballot in targeted states
  • Assisting communications team on placement and distribution of findings
  • Reporting results and findings to senior staff
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-motivation, the ability to work independently
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines a must
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Experience with primary source documents and research databases such as LexisNexis is preferred
  • Previous campaign and opposition research experience is strongly preferred


American Bridge 21st Century PAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply. American Bridge 21st Century PAC offers a competitive salary range, starting at $47,800 for this position, and a strong benefits package.

American Bridge 21st Century is a union employer. This position is in the bargaining unit.