Senior Researcher

03 Aug, 2022

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Senior Researcher

Berman and Company
Washington, D.C.

Berman and Company is a dynamic, energetic, and creative company looking for someone to come on board to extensively research a wide range of topics for various projects. Topics could range from information on activist groups and nonprofits, research on government policies related to labor issues, agriculture, and food.

At Berman and Company, our goal is to change the debate. The ideal candidate needs to be a strong researcher who can juggle multiple projects. The candidate must have the ability to come up with various angles of approaching the task of analyzing and digging for information, with a relentless determination to uncover all that is possible to discover.

The candidate must also be comfortable speaking with stakeholders, brainstorming creative ideas that may be outside the realm of research, and obtain strong writing and communication skills.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage ongoing research projects;
  • Conduct in-depth policy research;
  • Draft op-eds, blogs, video scripts, white papers, and press releases;
  • Assist staff with copy editing or brainstorming.

What We Would Like to See:

  • Previous professional writing experience for a general audience;
  • Curiosity, positive attitude, and self-motivation;
  • Excellent phone etiquette and internal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Politically inclined with a belief in promoting free enterprise and limited government;

Required Skills:

  • Ability to conduct primary research projects from beginning to end, including mapping out research roadmaps, creating summaries of findings, and transforming research into actionable products;
  • Experience using proprietary research databases like Nexis, Lexis, CLEAR, etc.;
  • Experience carrying out analyses of nonprofit entities, including examining 990 filings and using FoundationSearch;
  • Experience submitting records requests, including knowing what information to request, how to acquire it, and how to analyze the records once acquired.

Ways to Stand Out:

  • Knowledge of marketing and advertising industry;
  • Relationships with media stakeholders.

Learn more here

Job posted: 2022-08-03