State Level Deputy Research Director

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


POSITION: Deputy Research Director, State Level Campaigns

Full time: Washington DC

American Bridge 21st Century, a progressive research and communications organization dedicated to holding Republicans accountable for their words and actions, is hiring a Deputy Research Director to join its State Level Campaigns team. The Deputy Research Director will report to the State Level Research Director and work closely with communications and digital staff.


  • Manage a team of Research Associates, directing and editing their work products.
  • Work with Research Director and Communications Director to identify new research avenues.
  • Help manage research plan implementation in preparation for 2021 and 2022 elections.
  • Assisting and training researchers.
  • Work with the FOIA team direct public records research effort.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Opposition research experience on campaigns or with progressive political organizations, including strong familiarity with LexisNexis, FOIA, and other common research tools required.
  • Strong news judgment.
  • Management skills, including delegation, mentorship, and a desire to teach.
  • Curiosity and a desire to learn.


To apply, please follow the link and provide the requested information including your cover letter and resume.

American Bridge 21st Century PAC offers a competitive salary range starting at $70,000 and a strong benefits package. American Bridge 21st Century is a union employer. This position is not in the bargaining unit. 

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