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Full-time Policy Associate

at Renew Democracy Initiative in New York

About Us
The Renew Democracy Initiative (RDI) is dedicated to pulling American democracy back from the brink and restoring its place as a global beacon of freedom. Our board includes a diverse, cross-partisan group of leaders, including former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Bob Kerrey, and Pulitzer Prize winners Anne Applebaum and Bret Stephens, we are committed to combating the threats of far-right and far-left radicalism. Our Board and extended network give us unique credibility and a global perspective as we unite Americans around core democratic principles, such as pluralism, the rule of law, and free and fair elections, and empower them to prioritize these values in their civic behavior.

About the Role
This role will be research and writing focused, and will report to the Executive Director. The Policy Associate will serve as a content specialist, leading the charge on a variety of projects and creative content. The Policy Associate must be well-versed in American politics and international affairs. Ultimately, as a start up, we have an “all hands on deck” mentality and all team members have the opportunity to gain wide exposure.

-Taking charge in content creation including: writing opinion articles and newsletters, writing video scripts, designing events, and planning social media campaigns
-Collaborating with other staff and interns on large projects, such as creating educational content and pursuing outside partnerships
-Developing original content ideas and creating plans of action
-Training and co-managing a team of up to six interns
-Contributing to project management and ensuring that RDI priorities are effectively executed in a timely manner
-Keep track of concurrent projects, both large and small, and proactively calling attention to possible problems before they arise

-Demonstrated interest in and commitment to RDI’s mission, work and values
-Experienced researcher, able to conduct research and writing assignments with speed and accuracy
-Experience with opinion, political, and/or creative writing with compelling & emotionally evocative style
-Able to work well with minimal supervision at a small, nimble start-up in an unpredictable environment
-Highly organized and detail-oriented
-B.A. required, with 2+ years of work experience (including internships) in a fast-paced setting
-Strict confidentiality and discretion when working on sensitive material with high-profile individuals and public figures
-Broad-based political knowledge and a strong interest in promoting liberal democracy & civics education
-Open-minded and interested in learning from those with whom you may disagree
-Strong interpersonal & team-building skills, with a focus on effective communication
-While not required, experience with and/or knowledge of Russia and Eastern Europe a plus

Logistics & Benefits
-We offer a competitive salary, flexible hours, paid time off, and unique opportunities for ongoing professional development, along with other benefits
-All positions may begin remotely, but with the expectation that Policy Associates will relocate to New York City for a hybrid schedule
-U.S. work authorization required
-Willingness to work outside 9-5 and sometimes on weekends is required

Please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (~500 words) on a political, international, historical, or related topic to In the subject line, please write “Policy Associate” followed by your full name.

The Renew Democracy Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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