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Policy Analyst

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Job Type:Temporary
Start Date:July 29, 2024
End Date:February 28, 2025
Application Deadline:July 26, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Entry level
Salary:USD $59,000 - $69,000 / year

Description

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Policy Analyst

Established in 1970, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (Reporters Committee) provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists. Reporters Committee serves news organizations, reporters, documentary filmmakers, media lawyers, and many more who use its online resources. 

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is looking for a talented Policy Analyst for a temporary position through February of 2025.  This position is entry-level and is ideal for a recent college graduate.  The policy analyst will primarily support the Reporters Committee’s outreach to newsrooms and police departments in connection with the protection of journalists covering mass protest activity.  The position will report to the Director of the Technology and Press Freedom Project.


Key Responsibilities

●      Assist in nationwide outreach to newsrooms and police departments to share best practices on police-press interactions at protests;

●      Develop and maintain list of contacts at newsrooms and police departments;

●      Manage logistics of virtual and in-person trainings and meetings;

●      Developing and producing trainings materials for newsrooms and police departments;

●      Other projects as needed.

 Qualifications

●      Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communications, or a related field.

●      Knowledge of and interest in press freedom advocacy.

●      Strong organizational and administrative skills.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Policy Analyst

Established in 1970, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (Reporters Committee) provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal…

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range, based on experience, is $59,000-$69,000 for a candidate based in Washington, D.C. Our generous benefit package should also be considered. For all regular full-time positions, the Reporters Committee offers:

·     A competitive base salary with 2 weeks paid time off, 4 annual floating days, and all Federal holidays;

·     A retirement savings plan, including a 5% employer contribution after 3 months of employment;

·     Comprehensive employer paid insurance coverage, including medical, dental, vision, life and accidental death, and disability;

·     Ability to use pre-tax dollars for dependent care, medical and commuting expenses.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range, based on experience, is $59,000-$69,000 for a candidate based in Washington, D.C. Our generous benefit package should also be considered. For all…

Location

On-site
1156 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Suite 1020

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and contact information for three references to https://smrtr.io/mc4zX by the priority deadline of July 26, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit materials in one PDF or Word file. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

RCFP is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RCFP are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. RCFP will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and contact information for three references to https://smrtr.io/mc4zX by the priority deadline of…

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