American Progress is seeking to fill the positions listed below. We do anticipate other openings in the future and encourage you to check our site often. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will receive responses from American Progress. Applicants who need assistance completing the application may contact Human Resources at ndennis@americanprogress.org or at 202-796-9709.

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Advocacy Associate, Generation Progress

American Progress is seeking a highly motivated and organized professional with a strong advocacy and organizing background, plus an understanding of strategic communications, to serve as the Advocacy Associate for Generation Progress.

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Advocacy Associate, Generation Progress

American Progress is seeking a highly motivated and organized professional with a strong advocacy and organizing background, as well as an understanding of strategic communications, to serve as an Advocacy Associate for Generation Progress.

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Associate Director of Design, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for an Associate Director of Design to manage the design team and create graphics, animations, and other design products to advance the War Room’s strategic priorities. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Audience Development Manager/Senior Audience Development Manager, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for an Audience Development Manager or Senior Audience Development Manager to support the team’s amplification and distribution efforts and execute hypertargeted strategies to reach key audiences. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Budget Analyst

American Progress is seeking a Budget Analyst to help manage the financial planning and operations of the organization’s portfolio of programs and projects. The Budget Analyst will join a hardworking team of professionals on the Budget Planning and Forecasting team who strive to provide timely, reliable, and valuable business operations support and expertise to the organization. As a member of the team, the Budget Analyst will collaborate with internal and external customers to play an active role in the overall financial success and operational efficiency of American Progress.

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Campaign Associate, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for a Campaign Associate to work with the team’s Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director—along with Climate War Room staff—on event coordination, research, writing, and campaign support. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Communications Associates, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has immediate openings for two Communications Associates to work with the team’s communications and campaigns staff on research, writing, and campaign support. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Creative Director, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for a Creative Director to lead a creative team responsible for developing innovative and compelling video and graphic content. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Design Associate/Senior Design Associate, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for two Design Associates or Senior Design Associates to support our in-house creative team with graphic design for social media, email, and websites as well as rapid-response design requests. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Digital Organizing Manager/Senior Digital Organizing Manager, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has an immediate opening for a Digital Organizing Manager or Senior Digital Organizing Manager to work with the Director of Digital Organizing to execute the Climate War Room’s email and SMS strategies. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Foundation Relations Coordinator

American Progress seeks a Foundation Relations Coordinator who is a self-starter able to effectively manage multiple priority projects in a fast-paced environment. The Foundation Relations Coordinator will work at the direction of the Managing Director of Foundation Relations and in close collaboration with the Associate Directors on the Development team to drive a robust foundation fundraising program designed to increase the amount of support from American Progress’ constituency over the next several years. This individual will research prospects, stay abreast of the philanthropic landscape, help develop foundation briefings, compile and copyedit proposal and report materials, help track donor outreach and submission of proposals and reports, and update American Progress’ Salesforce database on an ongoing basis, among other activities. This position is ideal for a deadline-driven, detail-oriented, and well-organized development professional who is committed to a progressive policy agenda.

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Motion Graphics Editor, Action Fund

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Motion Graphics Editor to join a growing creative team with the CAP Action War Room. The War Room’s mission is to develop innovative and compelling video and graphic content that builds the emotional and visual case for progressive policies, values, and candidates.

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Policy Analyst, LGBTQ Research and Communications Project

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Policy Analyst on the LGBTQ Research and Communications Project. The Policy Analyst’s responsibilities will include developing and executing research plans, data analysis, writing reports and other products, and engaging with other organizations, researchers, and advocates to conduct research and advance policy priorities. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to innovate and work across issue domains and have a proven interest and respect for critical and intersectional thinking.

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Research Assistant, LGBTQ Research and Communications Project

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant with the LGBTQ Research and Communications Project to provide research support and analysis on a range of issues affecting LGBTQ people, including nondiscrimination protections and civil rights enforcement; health care; housing and homelessness; immigration; and family issues. This position calls for a highly organized, detail-oriented, and responsible individual on whom the team can rely to work independently and deliver high-quality research support, including quantitative analysis.

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Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Climate War Room

The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Climate War Room has immediate openings for two Research Associates or Senior Research Associates to work with the team’s Research Director. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Senior Adviser, Climate War Room

The Climate War Room has an immediate opening for a Senior Adviser to work closely with the campaign’s senior staff to advise on cross-organizational strategies and lead the campaign’s polling program. The 2020 presidential election will be a defining moment in the nation’s ability to address the climate crisis. It is critical that the next president and Congress emerge from the election emboldened to act on climate change.

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Social Media Associate/Social Media Manager

The Center for American Progress Action Fund has an immediate opening for a Social Media Associate or Social Media Manager to join a growing digital team with the mission of building the case for progressive policies, values, and candidates.

Strong applicants for this position will be highly organized and detail oriented with strong writing and communications skills. The ideal candidate can do more than copy and paste talking points into tweets and Facebook posts. This person should be excited by the challenge of producing engaging and compelling social content that helps advance CAP Action’s goals and meets target audiences where they are in terms of tone, substance, and platform.

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Video Associate, Action Fund

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Video Associate to join its growing digital team. This person will support our in-house creative team with editing, animation, rapid-response video requests, and field shoots. The Video Associate will join a team with a mission to develop innovative and compelling video and graphic content that helps build the emotional and visual case for progressive policies, values, and candidates.

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Video Director

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Director to lead the Video team. This is a player/coach position for a seasoned storyteller who is equally comfortable providing vision and creative direction and getting their hands dirty producing original short- and medium-form video content. The Director will work with staff to identify and develop strategic opportunities for video content as well as enterprise and pitch video ideas to amplify American Progress’ policy positions; provide creative direction consistent with American Progress’ brand and identity; manage a small team of video creatives, interns, freelancers, and contractors; and oversee American Progress’ livestreaming and archiving operations for internal and external live events. This visual leader must be comfortable with a diverse range of styles and techniques and have an interest in progressive ideas and policies.

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Video Producer, Action Fund

American Progress has an immediate opening for a Video Producer to join a growing creative team in the CAP Action War Room. The War Room’s mission is to develop innovative and compelling video and graphic content that builds the emotional and visual case for progressive policies, values, and candidates.

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