Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $42,000
Maximum: $55,000
Details: commensurate with experience




United States


The Policy Research Analyst will synthesize existing research and conduct original research to identify public policy solutions that advance equity for communities of color and vulnerable populations.


►Assist with policy analysis and white paper development that includes findings, policy

recommendations, and practical action steps at an individual and systems level.

►Develop resources and materials to support analysis of proposals and arguments regarding

New Virginia Majority’s policy positions.

►Monitors legislative, regulatory, and public policy trends.

►Collaborate with NVM staff to develop materials to support issue campaigns, conduct

literature reviews, prepare presentations, and write policy research reports.

►Monitor, analyze, and track legislation and budget priorities.


►2-3 years of policy experience

►Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and deadlines.

►Flexibility, adaptability to changing circumstances.

►Excellent communication skills in person, in writing and by telephone and by email,

demonstrating professionalism, courtesy, and respect to a variety of audiences.

►Completes assignments in a timely manner, and appropriately evaluates own progress

toward completion of work goals.

►Ability to work independently and as part of a team (including with remote staff).

►Self-motivated and self-disciplined.

►Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

►Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and information when requested.


New Virginia Majority provides excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental and monthly phone and transportation allowances.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 writing samples, and contact information for three references to hr@newvirginiamajority.org with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants considered for interviews consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 


New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize in communities year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.