Communications Assistant, Economic Policy Studies

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary
Posted
Feb 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 17, 2017
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time communications assistant to work in the economic policy department.

The position’s primary responsibility is to manage the department’s communications and marketing activities, including email newsletters, social and digital media, public and private events, external relations, and media relations. The role will also serve as an internal liaison and point of contact between the economic policy department and communications departments within AEI (including Public Affairs, Editing Services, Video, Design, and Digital Marketing). Other duties include posting to AEI.org and TechPolicyDaily.com, measuring the impact of the department’s communications activities, and assisting the program manager with any needed organizational support for the department.

This position requires excellent writing, research, communication, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate for this position will combine an outstanding academic record with strong project-management and communications abilities. Creativity and an ability to multitask are essential, and a degree in economics, political science, communications, English, journalism, or a similar field is required.

We offer a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and 500-word writing sample on any topic.