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Thank you for your interest in working at Freedman Consulting, LLC.


Freedman Consulting, LLC, a strategic consulting firm, is hiring a Research Associate to provide assistance with policy research, writing, and operational support for firm clients on a broad portfolio of issues focused on innovations for the greater social good.

Freedman Consulting, LLC, located in Washington, DC, offers strategic consulting services to foundations nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic coalitions. Examples of our portfolio include: strategic planning and evaluations for major foundations, policy and communications campaign development for public interest coalitions, and strategic policy work in presidential and other high-profile political campaigns. Freedman Consulting, LLC, works at the intersection of policy, strategy, communications, and politics to help philanthropic leaders have greater social impact.


The position entails several client responsibilities, including:

  • Researching and initial drafting of reports, memos, and briefs related to client projects;
  • Assisting in the development and execution of client activities and events;
  • Providing administrative, operational, and logistical support on 3-4 client teams; and
  • Contributing to preparation for client meetings and presentations.


Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required and 1-3 years of previous research, legislative, communications, consulting, or policy-related experience is preferred. Applicants must possess strong writing and research skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks. Salary and benefits are competitive.


To apply: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to  Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Freedman Consulting, LLC is hiring a Staff Writer to write and produce engaging content as a member of a six-person editorial and research team focused on public-sector innovation. Part of an ongoing partnership between Freedman Consulting and a leading foundation, the team creates cutting-edge content for multiple platforms to analyze, elevate, inform, advance, and celebrate innovative work in hundreds of city governments around the world. This content is aimed for “doers and dreamers” in the city-innovation movement—meaning practitioners, funders, thinkers, strategists, and the people inspired by their work. The team’s work takes a variety of forms, but it’s primarily written. Reporting and writing experience is essential.


Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and editing a variety of print and digital materials, including but not limited to blog posts, op-eds, and social media
  • Providing strategic communications and messaging guidance, ensuring substance and design of all publications meets the exacting standards of Freedman Consulting and its client
  • Supporting design and production tasks in partnership with a graphic designer
  • Keeping content team abreast of latest trends in, and platforms for, content distribution to ensure content is being shared in the most cutting-edge and impactful way possible
  • Supporting, preparing for, and participating in client meetings, events, and presentations
  • Tracking and providing updates on content production and maintaining records and archives of content produced.
  • Some team administrative support


Requirements: A bachelor’s degree—with practical editorial experience—is required. Applicants also should have experience managing/working on social media campaigns. Applicants should have an interest in public-sector innovation tools and practices. Experience with graphic design and video editing skills are a plus. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to quickly master and distill complex topics as well as be able to meet wide-ranging deadlines. Successful applicants will have a high level of creativity and ability to think outside the box. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.


To apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Freedman Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


An internship with Freedman Consulting, LLC, provides an opportunity for students to be involved at the intersection of policy and politics, learn about high-level strategic communications, and interact with a diverse client-base. As a small consulting firm, we aim to provide a learning experience and substantive engagement, including the chance to work directly with senior members of the firm on a regular basis.

We’re looking for organized, self-motivated individuals who will have a chance to assist with multiple projects across a variety of issue areas. Attention to detail, strong writing, and organizational skills are required and previous research experience is preferred.

The internship is a chance for a student to:

Assist with projects through high-level research
Help draft memoranda
Learn to create extensive policy reports
Gain skills in communications and messaging
Explore policy areas of his or her interest

We have paid internship positions available on a semester basis.

If you are interested in an internship opportunity, please email your resume to us at