State Level Research Associate

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


Position: Research Associate, State Level Campaigns

Location: Washington, DC

American Bridge 21st Century, a progressive research organization, is seeking a full-time Research Associate to join its State Level campaigns research team. Research Associates will work closely with the State Level Campaigns Research Director and deputy research director to conduct opposition research efforts centered on state level campaigns. This position may initially be remote but will expect to be based in American Bridge 21<sup>st</sup> Century's Washington DC office by January 1, 2022.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Working as part of a team to produce comprehensive opposition research products on candidates involved in Gubernatorial and State Legislative races;
  • Collecting information from legislative votes, news clips, campaign finance reports, financial and legal records, and research databases;
  • Reporting results and findings to senior staff;
  • Performing rapid response research projects in key electoral races;
  • 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
  • Previous campaign and opposition research experience is strongly preferred.

Familiarity with primary source documents and research databases such as LexisNexis is encouraged, but not required. On the job training will be provided to the best qualified candidate for this entry level position. 


American Bridge 21st Century PAC offers a competitive salary range starting at $45,000 and a strong benefits package. American Bridge 21st Century is a union employer. This position is in the bargaining unit.

American Bridge 21st Century PAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.