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Now Hiring: Policy Analyst, Center for Education Policy 

Description:

The policy analyst in the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Education Policy engages in research, writing, legislative education, and public and media communications on K-12 public education and higher education issues. Compensation is dependent upon qualifications and experience, but the salary will likely be $30-40k.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching, analyzing and making recommendations on the Foundation’s policy issues
  • Effectively communicating the Foundation’s policy recommendations to key stakeholders, including legislators, their staff and the media
  • Working with allied organizations
  • Writing policy briefs, perspectives, research studies, commentaries, testimony, and blog postings
  • Monitoring and testifying before various legislative committees and state agencies

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively research and advocate the Foundation’s conservative free-market principles and recommendations
  • Bachelor’s degree; graduate studies helpful
  • Proficiency in statistics will be favorably considered
  • One to three years of relevant experience
  • Excellent research, writing, editing, and public presentation skills
  • Experience and proficiency in interacting with legislators, media, stakeholders, and the general public is helpful
  • A general understanding of charter schools, school finance and accountability measures is preferred
  • Experience with basic software applications such as those in the Microsoft Office suite

 

Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirement, references and writing samples to:

Greg Sindelar

[email protected]

 

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute offering competitive salaries and benefits to qualified candidates.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview.  No phone calls, please.

 

 

Now Hiring: Regional Manager

Description:

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is seeking a fundraising professional(s) to play a vital role in the organization’s fundraising efforts. The regional marketing manager(s) will work in close collaboration with the development team to expand current fundraising efforts and implement a comprehensive philanthropy operation, with a focus on expanding the overall donor database. Regions might include the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Houston, and Midland/Panhandle.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Manage a portfolio of current donors and prospects;
  • Perform donor research, including identifying new major prospects;
  • Develop appropriate cultivation strategies (personal visits, correspondence, event participation, etc.);
  • Move supporters and prospects in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation;
  • Make solicitations when appropriate;
  • Provide high level of quality stewardship after the gift;
  • Report the status and progress of an assigned list of supporters;
  • Ensure that all donor contact is reported in the database immediately and comprehensively;
  • Plan and coordinate donor events and other special events;
  • Oversee details of all area events and ensure they reach maximum financial and attendance potential;
  • Build relationships with area legislative members, and local governments as requested;
  • Build relationships with local allied organizations;
  • Some travel required

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment and enthusiasm for TPPF’s mission;
  • Demonstrated success in writing proposals and raising major gifts;
  • Excellent verbal, written, and public speaking communication skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and work well under pressure;
  • Experience with database software is a plus;
  • Desire to grow within the organization;
  • 2+ years of experience with individual donor, foundation, and/or corporate development or transferable experience and potential to excel in this role;
  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Organization, initiative, interpersonal skills, eye for detail, creativity, mature judgment;
  • Integrity in managing sensitive and confidential information;

Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirement, references and writing samples to:

Greg Sindelar

[email protected]

 

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute offering competitive salaries and benefits to qualified candidates.

Now Hiring: Internship Program

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is pleased to announce our semester-based internship program. We have internship positions available every Fall, Spring, and Summer.

These positions give undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to enter the state policy realm with Texas’ leading free market think tank. Download the position information and application form.

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
Interested applicants can also intern at the Texas Public Policy Foundation through the Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program, administered by the Charles Koch Institute and the State Policy Network. In addition to an eight-week summer internship, the program provides a $4,800 stipend, travel reimbursement, and two week-long seminars in Washington, DC, with other fellows interning at think tanks across the United States. Applicants should apply separately to this program here. Deadline: January 31 of each year.