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Our team is a mix of committed organizers, campaigners, policy experts, digital communicators, administrators and fundraisers. We're committed to recruiting and retaining creative, ethical, smart and innovative people with a sense of humor. We center racial justice in our work and seek new team members who share our values and approaches.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance; retirement benefits; health reimbursement, dependent care and commuter-expense accounts; and up-to-date IT systems that allow for flexible work locations. We think that employees do better work if they have time to enjoy life with friends and families, so we offer a total of nine weeks of paid time off each year.

People of color, women, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, gender-nonconforming and formerly incarcerated individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Open positions: 

Individual Giving Manager

We're looking for an individual giving manager to lead and implement our individual-donor program. They thrive on connecting and building relationships with individual donors at all giving levels, and they’re able to tell the Free Press story to a variety of audiences in ways that make supporting our work irresistible. They bring creativity, strategic thinking and a spirit of cross-team collaboration to their work to expand Free Press’ capacity to acquire, steward and retain individual donors. They are the primary liaison with the digital team on online fundraising campaigns, support the co-CEOs in their fundraising and work with the board of directors. The individual giving manager will spend approximately 75% of their time on donor-focused responsibilities.

The individual giving manager also anchors the development team’s data-management needs, including maintaining donor/funder files and donor-portfolio assignments, producing easily digestible donor and foundation giving reports, and responding to donor inquiries and requests.

This position reports to the development director.

Learn more and apply here.

Operations and Technology Manager

We're looking for an operations and technology manager who will ensure our organizations and staff have the knowledge, tools and equipment to safely and efficiently conduct their work. They foster and maintain a culture of digital- and physical-security awareness, with a focus on personnel, information, work locations and events. The operations manager wears many hats, loves all things technology, and thrives on helping people solve problems. They are adept at supporting staff with diverse communication and work styles and differing degrees of comfort and skill using a wide range of technology. They find joy in anchoring a high volume of routine work while planning and implementing several special projects each year.

The operations and technology manager reports to the chief operating officer/chief financial officer and will work closely with the administrative director and finance/human resources manager as a member of our operations team. This position regularly liaises with staff across the organization as well as retained consultants, vendors and service providers.

Learn more and apply here.

Policy Counsel

We're looking for a policy counsel to work on cutting-edge, high-profile and significant legal cases and rulemakings in proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission, Congress and the courts, as well as other federal and state agencies. The policy counsel works as part of a cross-disciplinary team to maximize available resources and build our capacity to challenge well-financed opposition. The policy counsel conducts meetings with congressional and agency staff, analyzes legislation, writes briefs and advisory memos, conducts legal research, contributes to position papers and files comments in regulatory proceedings.

The policy counsel also closely collaborates with allied organizations, represents Free Press in coalition meetings, presents at conferences, speaks to press on the record regarding issues in their portfolio, and writes blog posts and articles for a range of outlets and audiences.

The policy counsel reports to the vice president of policy and general counsel.

Learn more and apply here.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

Question and Answers

    Q:

    Are you open to staff working remotely?

    A: We’re looking for the best people, no matter what part of the United States they live in. We have an office in Washington, D.C., and roughly two-thirds of our staff work remotely from other locations.

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