Coalitions Manager — State Policy Network – Arlington, VA or Virtual Office

SPN380The State Policy Network seeks an individual who has a passion for advancing freedom policies in the states. Candidates must be able to pick up quickly on emerging issues and think like an idea entrepreneur: in other words, what will be required to help state think tanks and national partners determine highest value ideas to get across the finish line.

Candidates need to have very good customer service and interpersonal skills. Connecting leaders and building productive relationships between state and national groups are a daily part of this role.

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Attorney – Center for Competitive Politics – Alexandria, VA

CCP380The Center for Competitive Politics invites applications from licensed attorneys interested in joining its legal staff. A successful applicant will work full-time to vindicate our clients’ First Amendment rights to free speech and private association.

Founded in 2005 by former Federal Election Commission Chairman Bradley A. Smith, the Center is the nation’s largest organization devoted solely to the protection of the First Amendment’s guarantees of free speech, assembly, and petition. It regularly represents individuals and groups at all levels of the federal judiciary.

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Director of Development – Center for Competitive Politics – Alexandria, VA

CCP380The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), through strategic litigation, communication, activism, training, research, and education, works to promote and defend First Amendment rights to free political speech, assembly, and petition. We are the nation’s largest organization dedicated solely to protecting First Amendment political speech rights.

CCP seeks a Director of Development who will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan and managing all development operations. While we seek a director level candidate, we are also open to consider a manager level candidate who demonstrates the potential for advancement.

The Director of Development reports to the President of CCP.

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Director of Alumni Relations – Students For Liberty – Washington, DC

SFL380Students For Liberty is seeking a dynamic and strategically minded individual to be our next Director of Alumni Relations. The position will be responsible for Alumni For Liberty (AFL) as well as other programs related to serving our alumni. AFL is our alumni association with the dual mission of raising support for the student movement as while empowering our alumni to be agents of change throughout their lives. AFL is poised for substantial growth and we are looking for the individual with the vision and dedication to take it to the next level.

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Director of Media Relations – Illinois Policy Institute – Chicago, IL

logo_2_upThe Illinois Policy Institute seeks a seasoned communications professional to join its team as Director of Media Relations. This position is based in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest media market. The successful candidate will help lead a highly accomplished earned media operation that regularly places news and experts in Chicago, statewide and national media outlets.

The person who fills this role must be a tireless advocate for liberty and free-market principles, and he or she must be able to communicate this passion in a clear and succinct manner. The ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise and consumable manner is a must.

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Vice President of Development – Claremont Institute – Washington, DC or Claremont, CA

Claremont380About Claremont

The Claremont Institute is dedicated to teaching the philosophical principles of the American Founding, as well as their practical application, to the current and next generation of Conservative leaders. In addition, the Claremont Institute helps these leaders increase their influence and builds them into a coalition to restore and preserve constitutional government. Claremont, founded in 1979, advances its mission via three avenues: 1) Center for Political Philosophy and Statesmanship, which offers fellowships to the best and most promising young writers, lawyers, activists, academics, entrepreneurs, and public servants; 2) Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, which engages in strategic litigation to restore the principles of the American founding; and 3) Claremont Review of Books, which addresses policy at the level of ideas and aims to reawaken in American politics a statesmanship and citizenship worthy of our noblest political traditions.

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Executive Director – Leadership Project for America Foundation – Virtual Office

LPA Logo380The Leadership Project for America Foundation (LPAF) is a public charity dedicated to educating citizens about the importance of integrity and principled leadership in American politics.

The LPAF is the educational component of a new, multi-faceted, internet-based project developed by a team of individuals from organizations committed to the ideas and institutions of a free society, such as The Heritage Foundation, The Hoover Institution, National Review Institute, and State Policy Network.

Utilizing a combination of traditional and new media techniques, the project aims to ensure that American citizens know if their political leaders have integrity and vision, and if they are dedicated to individual liberty, Constitutional government, economic growth, personal responsibility, and a governing agenda that promotes a free, virtuous, and prosperous America.  Its initial application will be launched in April 2015 and piloted during the 2016 presidential campaign season.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the pilot project and the ongoing process of establishing the LPAF as an organization integral to the advancement of freedom in America.

The Executive Director will fill a new position that reports directly to the Board of Directors and will have the usual duties and responsibilities attributed to an operating officer of a nonprofit organization.

The LPAF does not currently have a permanent office, so the appropriate candidate may work virtually.

The successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running as part of an established team, working with an active governing board and consultants that handle relevant professional services, such as accounting and bookkeeping, legal compliance, website development and maintenance, and research.

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Vice President of Development – Independent Institute – Oakland, CA

Independent-Institute380The Independent Institute is seeking an experienced, successful Development professional with an understanding of and commitment to the principles of individual liberty and free societies to lead our fundraising program.

For 29 years, Independent Institute has successfully pursued our mission in boldly advancing peaceful, prosperous, and free societies grounded in a commitment to human worth and dignity. We are a highly entrepreneurial culture and environment, producing results and impact far outsize our budget, and have one of the strongest social media presences of any policy group. We see nothing but opportunity ahead in furthering our programs and extending the reach and impact of liberty across all age groups and around the world. Towards that end we are currently engaged in a branding and website upgrade initiative, and we are poised and excited to supercharge our efforts.

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Program Manager, University Investments – Charles Koch Foundation – Arlington, VA

CKF380The Charles Koch Foundation is seeking a Program Manager to provide project management for our university investments program. This individual will be responsible for building and maintaining the project management infrastructure that will allow for efficient knowledge sharing, stakeholder buy-in, and tracking of key measures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Gain a thorough understanding of project requirements in order to build and maintain appropriate management system
  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools they need to be successful, and provide timely feedback
  • Work closely with program leadership to ensure that outcomes meet stakeholder needs
  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer goals
  • Proactively communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders and internal sponsors
  • Measure time and resources used for projects and communicate that measurement to stakeholders and project sponsors

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Grants & Foundations Manager – Tax Foundation – Washington, DC

TaxFoundation380About the Tax Foundation 

We’re a 78-year-old nonpartisan, non-profit think tank located steps away from the White House in Washington, DC. Our staff brings a balance of time-earned experience and youthful ambition to the table and we regularly work with policymakers on both sides of the aisle to help fix problems in national and state tax codes. By focusing on effective policies instead of politics, we have curated a reputation as the most effective tax policy think tank in the nation.

We just moved into a new, custom built office with collaborative spaces that allow our staff to work together in a variety of settings. We want to facilitate a work environment that allows you to work the way you work best. Whether it’s providing cutting edge technology to our staff, allowing our staff to take risks and try creative new solutions, or organizing a lunch at a great restaurant during Restaurant week, our management works hard to make the Tax Foundation environment an example of what working in DC should be.

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