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Senior Policy Analyst

Senior Policy Analyst

Represent.Us is seeking a full-time Senior Policy Analyst to support the research, development, and implementation of anti-corruption ballot initiatives and legislation across the nation. The position is based in our San Francisco/Bay Area office. The Senior Policy Analyst will work closely with and report to the Policy Director.

Essential Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Policy Director, the Senior Policy Analyst will:

  • Drive comprehensive policy research for the organization.
  • Research and document instances of corruption and anti-corruption policy inefficiencies in cities and states across the country.
  • Synthesize and create various resources, including campaign finance and voting datasets, to inform, validate, and predict the impact of policy decisions.
  • Work with partner organizations and individuals to seek, manage, and distill input on policy direction and to explain policy decisions.
  • Provide concise explanatory policy and research memos to staff and partners.

Qualifications

  • Proven skill in complicated and shifting policy and political research requiring the synthesis of information from various disciplines.
  • Passion for political and democracy reforms such as campaign finance, ethics, transparency, redistricting, and voting reforms.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with senior managers and partner organizations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with legal research is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

We are committed to bringing in top talent. Accordingly, we offer highly competitive salaries and awesome benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement benefits, a health reimbursement account, a dependent care account, and a wellness benefit. Oh, and we have this crazy idea that we’ll do better work if we have time to see our friends and families, so we get 4 weeks of paid vacation a year.

How to Apply

Please send an email with your resume and a letter of interest attached to jobs@represent.us with the subject line “Senior Policy Analyst.

About Represent.Us

Represent.Us is the nation’s largest grassroots anti-corruption campaign. We bring conservatives and progressives together to fix America’s corrupt political system.

Our small team is a carefully curated mix of seasoned political campaigners, policy wonks, advertising experts, designers, and engineers. We’re not a startup, but we’ve got startup DNA: we’re nimble, constantly learning and iterating, and know when it’s time to celebrate a Wednesday afternoon with root beer floats. We constantly push ourselves to push the envelope – to ignore “industry standards” and set a new standard.

We’ve been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, FOX, CBS, and hundreds of other national and local media outlets.

Represent.Us recently opened a satellite office in San Francisco. Come work with us!