Congressional Relations Associate
Applications Due October 8, 2015
Partnership for a Secure
America (PSA) is currently seeking a Congressional Relations Associate to begin
in October. The selected candidate will assist PSA’s management team with
implementing all outreach and bipartisan educational programs on Capitol Hill,
including coordination on policy statements, training seminars, briefings, and off-the-record
PSA is a nonprofit founded
by former U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN) and the late former U.S.
Senator Warren Rudman (R-NH) to advance bipartisanship on today’s national
security and foreign policy challenges. Leveraging the leadership of its
distinguished Advisory Board, PSA has unique credibility and access to forge
common ground and fashion thoughtful, fact-based policy that promotes America’s
national interests. PSA works on a broad range of key policy issues such as
nuclear nonproliferation, international conflict resolution & prevention,
energy security, international organizations, and more. The organization is
heavily engaged with the Congress, executive branch, and think tank community.
For more information, visit PSA’s website at www.psaonline.org.
Salary is in the $40K
range, commensurate with experience.
and execute/conduct programming within assigned program areas. Associate will
work with organizational partners and issue experts, as needed, to develop and
execute program area events and strategy.
with grant reporting, proposals, tracking, and compliance.
logistics for program areas, including liaising with speakers and program
participants, planning and executing events, tracking budgets, analyzing outputs
and send PSA’s communications documents, including monthly newsletters,
invitations to speakers, event announcements, etc.
with administering PSA’s webpage, Facebook, and Twitter.
expand organization’s reach on Capitol Hill and beyond, including building and
maintaining contacts, and representing PSA at professional events. Research
potential future funders, or partner organizations.
various subjects and produce talking points, briefings, or memos as needed.
with general office tasks and management.
in international relations, public policy, government, or related field.
to 2 years of Capitol Hill, or congressional relations experience.
personable attitude. Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal communication
experience developing and executing policy events, including the ability to
identify timely, relevant topics and liaise with high-level experts.
knowledge of current foreign policy and national security issues.
organizational skills and attention to detail.
and willingness to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects,
and ability to prioritize.
to work both collaboratively, as part of a team, and independently.
commitment to PSA’s principles and bipartisan mission.
grant-writing and reporting experience.
familiarity with video editing, web updates, and social media.
Applications are DUE BY Thursday, October 8th.
Qualified candidates should email a
resume, cover letter, 1 page writing sample and list of 3 references, to firstname.lastname@example.org.