Political & Research Fellowship
Fellows assist our analysts in producing strategic, high-level political and opposition research to support Blue Compass’s comprehensive state reports, research products, and an array of clients in the progressive community.
Monitoring and clipping press coverage about clients, issue campaigns, and key legislative and political campaign developments.
Collecting data and information for key states including: polling data, election results, candidate information, campaign finance data, legislative partisan control, ballot initiatives, and filing deadlines/qualifications.
Fact-checking reports and memos.
Writing briefings, blog posts, and other materials on research findings.
Assisting in the vetting of political candidates, corporations, and spokespeople.
Strong attention to detail
Excellent research and writing skills
High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of our fast-paced team
Preferred, but not required
Previous campaign or labor experience
Familiarity with digital media
Knowledge of Catalist
Knowledge of LexisNexis, campaign finance reporting, and media monitoring
Please note the fellowship is a paid position and requires a commitment of 20-25 hours per week. This position is located in our Washington, DC office.
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify “Political & Research Fellowship” in the subject line. Please also specify where you saw this posting.
Blue Compass Strategies is committed to a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.