Defense Lobbying Research Associate

08 Nov, 2022


Defense Lobbying Research Associate

J.A. Green & Company
Washington, D.C.

Defense Lobbying Research Associate

J.A. Green & Company, a leading defense lobbying firm located steps from Capitol Hill and named a Top-Performing Firm by Bloomberg Government, The Hill, and the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics, seeks a full-time Research Analyst. Our clients range from major defense contractors to suppliers, both big and small, in the defense industrial base.

The Research Analyst will provide crucial support to a team of government relations professionals. The Analyst will research legislative issues, support client projects, and draft firm communications. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and has an interest in the defense lobbying field.


  • Conducts research to support advocacy strategies; identifies and tracks legislation and regulations that impact client priorities
  • Creates and edits business documents and presentation materials
  • Tracks meeting correspondence
  • Analyzes legislative developments
  • Drafts issue summaries, white papers, Op-Eds, and policy alerts
  • Supports senior staff with business development efforts


  • B.S. or B.A. required; advanced degree preferred (J.D. or Masters in related field)
  • 3 + years of relevant experience with policy and program analysis on Capitol Hill or within the Government Relations field
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytical approaches to handle changing priorities
  • Advanced writing experience required
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Willing to take the initiative and be a self-starter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Application Process

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to J.A. Green & Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Competitive applicants may be tasked with a writing project during the interview process.

This is a Washington, DC- based position with flexible teleworking arrangements.

Job posted: 2022-11-08