The D.C. Policy Center is hiring!

The D.C. Policy Center is seeking an energetic and organized External Relations & Development Associate to help raise the D.C. Policy Center’s profile with local media and policy circles, and provide internal capacity for our ongoing fundraising efforts. This position will report to the Executive Director, and will manage communications with donors, journalists, and government officials, as well as providing logistical support for event planning and internal projects. This is a full-time, onsite position in Washington, D.C.

Priority Application Deadline: March 11, 2019
Expected Salary: $55,000 – $65,000


Experience and Qualifications



How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two relevant writing samples as PDFs to

The priority deadline is March 11, 2019. After that, applications will be considered on a rolling basis.



About the D.C. Policy Center

The D.C. Policy Center is a nonpartisan, non-profit (501(c)3) think tank focusing on local policy issues in the District of Columbia and the surrounding region. Through data-driven and action-oriented policy research, the D.C. Policy Center’s mission is to bring together policymakers, employers, industry leaders, community advocates, and other stakeholders to advance comprehensive policies that support a strong and growing local economy for all District residents.

The D.C. Policy Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other protected status under federal or District law.

Please contact with any questions. No calls please.


Last updated February 19, 2019.

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