FTP is currently seeking a bright, proactive individual to join our team as a Research Associate. The person in this position will be responsible for helping the Senior Director of Research and Policy Analysis and Senior Partners provide timely and accurate information and analysis on matters of importance to our firm’s clients. This individual will assist the Senior Director and the firm’s government relations and public affairs Partners, Senior Vice Presidents, and clients with a diverse array of research, policy, and political projects. Exceptional research, writing, and interpersonal skills are required. Candidates must also have a strong working understanding of how Congress and the federal agencies function.
This position is full-time salaried, with benefits and paid holidays.
A bachelor’s degree, 2-4 years of public or private sector legislative or policy experience, and a demonstrated ability to conduct qualitative research are required. Successful applicants must also have exceptional writing abilities, a keen attention to detail, and interpersonal skills. Ideal candidates will also possess Capitol Hill, executive branch, or in-state/district office experience. Additional desired professional attributes include:
Interested parties should send their resume, cover letter, and one writing sample (3 pages or less).
No calls or faxes please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. FTP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.
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