Research Analyst

Location: United States

Department: Research

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Job: Research Analyst

Reports to: Research Director

Position Summary:

The Research Department at the DCCC conducts opposition research projects, rapid response, proactive attacks on Republican incumbents and challengers, and helps campaigns understand policy issues, with debate preparation, and other campaign activities. In this fast-paced office, the ability to multi-task while remaining detail-oriented is a must. For this position, previous opposition research experience is preferred.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Producing extensive research documents compiling information from public sources including news clips, campaign finance disclosures, travel records and receipts, personal financial disclosures, property, court, and business records, and research databases, as well as in-depth research analyzing federal, state and local governmental voting records;
  • Conducting on-location research, requiring the willingness to travel on short notice;
  • Other duties as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Possess the initiative to work independently, follow through on all projects and meet strict deadlines while remaining highly detail-oriented;
  • Self-motivation, as well as a strong commitment to teamwork;
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills;
  • Experience in analyzing primary source documents;
  • Familiarity with Lexis-Nexis, campaign finance or public records, and/or other commonly-used research databases a plus.
  • Spanish proficiency is a plus, but not required.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy: The DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee. The DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

DCCC's equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the DCCC.

The DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that makeup our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

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