Deputy Research Director, Senate

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


POSITION: Deputy Research Director, Senate Campaigns
LOCATION: Washington, DC


American Bridge 21st Century, a progressive research organization dedicated to holding Republicans accountable for their words and actions, is hiring a Deputy Research Director, Senate Campaigns to join our research team. The Deputy Research Director will work closely with the Senate Campaigns Research Director and manage a team of researchers to conduct opposition research efforts centered on U.S. Senate campaigns.


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing a team of researchers charged with producing comprehensive opposition research products on candidates involved in U.S. Senate races;
  • Overseeing research team’s collection of information from legislative votes, news clips, campaign finance reports, financial and legal records, and research databases;
  • Managing and performing rapid response research projects in key electoral races in coordination with the research director and communications team;
  • Assisting and training less experienced researchers; and,
  • Other duties as


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • At least three election cycles of opposition research employment;
  • Experience as a Senate or statewide campaign research director strongly preferred;
  • Organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines a must;
  • Strong commitment to teamwork;
  • Previous experience managing staff


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, starting at $70,000 for this position, and a strong benefits package. American Bridge 21st Century is a union employer. This position is in the bargaining unit.