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Research Associate

Posted by
ActBlue
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Remote, OR
New
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Published 21 days ago

WHO WE ARE: 

ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by making it easier for grassroots supporters to make their voices 

heard and by helping thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build people-powered movements. 

We’re a nonprofit organization, and our team has a big impact on the future of our country. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO: 

The Research Associate is part of the Research team within the Outreach Special Projects department at ActBlue. As part of the Research team, the Research Associate will help ActBlue in its mission by researching prospective users, tracking relevant legislative updates, and fulfilling other research requests as needed. The Associate will primarily be responsible for handling incoming vetting requests from departments across ActBlue.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Using latest research techniques and tools, help organization determine if organizations fall within user policies by being part of a vetting operation
  • Conduct research on prospective ActBlue users including public records research, campaign finance analysis, social media review, and news searches; 
  • Use a variety of research tools, such as LexisNexis and campaign finance databases, to fulfill vetting requests as well as being on the forefront of new tools that could help with research and vetting;
  • Help manager develop and track relevant legislative updates related to digital and small-dollar donor fundraising, programs, campaigns, and nonprofits; 
  • Prepare pre-emptive research around small-dollar donors and issues affecting our various users or ActBlue;
  • Be a project manager and participant for opposition research, misinformation, and self-research for the organization as assigned;
  • Assist with any other research assignments and projects as needed

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • 1-3 years working in a professional environment;
  • Experience working in a campaign or opposition research setting;
  • Experience vetting candidates or organizations preferred;
  • Experience using research tools such as LexisNexis, campaign finance databases, advanced social media search tools, advanced Google searches, PACER, or Illumis preferred;
  • Strong copy editing and writing skills;
  • Experience working in a fast paced, problem solving role; 
  • Self-starter mentality: capable of working independently, but motivated by watching your work contribute to ActBlue’s goals and mission; 
  • Clear and compassionate written and verbal communications skill set; 
  • Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and high fidelity to follow up and follow through on commitments; 
  • Ability to handle confidential information 

LOCATION AND COMPENSATION 

This is a fully remote position. This posting is for a full-time, salaried position. 

ActBlue offers generous, competitive compensation, and provides fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance and an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan. ActBlue will also provide the technology and hardware needed to do the job. 

Salary Range: $55,000 - $70,000 based on experience. 

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. 

The terms and conditions of this position are subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the Campaign Workers Guild, the exclusive bargaining agent of covered ActBlue employees.

ActBlue cannot at this time sponsor work visas.

*ActBlue will never ask candidates to buy equipment, nor will we email from anything other than an actblue.com or actbluetech.com email address. 

WHO WE ARE: 

ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
Remote, OR 97458, USA

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