FP1 Strategies

Director, Research

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Job description


FP1 Strategies, a public affairs and political consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., is looking for an experienced opposition researcher for our D.C.-based firm. Working with the FP1 Research Team, the Director will:

  • Manage and build out research books on issues, organizations and individuals
  • Prepare original research documents and backgrounders for use in client advertising and new business pitches
  • Maintain the firm’s research documents and database
  • Pull campaign finance reports and analyze congressional voting records
  • Real-time monitor clients, issues and items of interest to clients
  • Conduct bias analysis and vetting as needed
  • Generate research support for client deliverables, such as op-eds and press releases

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • 3-5 years of political research experience
  • Proven ability to analyze a large amount of information from a wide range of sources and synthesize it into a clear and accessible product
  • Previous experience in RNC-style formatting and a keen eye for detail is a plus
  • Experience using research databases (LexisNexis, Congress.gov, IQ Media, TV Eyes, FEC, Bloomberg Gov)
  • Experience in online public records research and FOIA and state-level information requests
  • High understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work as part of a team
  • Able to multitask high priority projects on tight deadlines
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Adaptive and flexible to changing needs of the workplace
  • Strong writing and editing skills

We offer competitive compensation, medical and dental insurance as well as a fast-paced work environment on a growing team with many opportunities for growth and advancement.

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