Deputy Research Director

Washington, District of Columbia, United States · Research expand job description ↓

Description

FP1 Strategies, a Republican public affairs, media relations, digital communications and advertising firm specializing in political and issue-based campaigns, is looking for a junior level researcher for our DC-based firm.


Working with the SVP of Research & Communications and Research Director, the Deputy Research Director will:

  • Prepare and substantiate original research for use in client advertising
  • Pull campaign finance reports and analyze congressional voting records as requested
  • Manage daily media monitoring clip sets & transcribe video as needed
  • Curate and maintain the firm’s research documents
  • Conduct bias analysis and vetting as requested
  • Create backgrounders for new business pitches
  • Provide research support for client deliverables, such as op-eds and press releases
  • Assist the firm’s production team with pulling elements and proofing spots, ensuring on-screen elements are accurate, consistent and contextually correct

Requirements

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in political & opposition research
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Strong research, writing and editing skills
  • Proven knowledge of research databases (LexisNexis, IQ Media, TV Eyes, FEC) and methods
  • Basic understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work as part of a campaign team to seamlessly execute goals
  • Positive attitude with a can-do spirit
  • Strong project prioritization skills
  • Ability to multitask high priority projects on tight deadlines
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Adaptive and flexible to changing needs of the workplace
  • Excellent people skills and ability to work with a wide variety of personalities

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