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


Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Senior Associate to provide strategic and policy planning, lead research processes, and develop written deliverables for firm clients on a broad portfolio of issues focused on innovations and impacts for the greater social good.

Freedman Consulting, LLC, located in Washington, DC*, offers strategic consulting services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic coalitions, partnering with many of the leading philanthropic funders in the country. Examples of our portfolio include: strategic planning and issue landscaping for major foundations, campaign advising and coordination for public interest coalitions, and policy development in high-profile advocacy and political campaigns.

The Senior Associate position entails several client responsibilities, including:

  • Leading the development of actionable reports, memos, and other client deliverables
  • Creating work plans and helping scope client projects
  • Directing and managing research tasks
  • Offering strategic thinking and brainstorming in collaborative team settings to respond to client challenges
  • Helping to manage coalitions and develop engagement strategies
  • Providing strategic communications and messaging guidance
  • Support, preparation, and engagement in client meetings and presentations

Requirements: At least 3-5 years of previous consulting, legislative/policy, philanthropic, public interest and/or research-related experience is required. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to think through and work on complex issues critically and strategically. Salary and benefits are competitive and based on experience.

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

*All Freedman Consulting employees are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis and new employees would work remotely until conditions are determined safe for office reopening. 


The Phillip Bevington Policy & Research internship with Freedman Consulting, LLC, provides an opportunity for undergraduate 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.

Our internship program is named in memory of Phillip Bevington, a childhood friend of firm president Tom Freedman, who embodied decency, kindness, intelligence, and commitment. As part of your application, please include a portion of your cover letter that outlines how you exhibit these qualities in your personal and academic life.

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 and writing
Help draft memoranda
Learn to create extensive policy reports
Gain skills in communications and messaging
Explore policy areas of their interest as available

We have paid internship positions available on a semester basis. 

If you are interested in an undergraduate internship opportunity, please submit application materials to Applications must include a resume, a cover letter (with a portion dedicated to addressing the qualities listed above), and two short writing samples.

We are currently accepting applications for the spring 2021 semester. Priority will be given to applications received by October 25, 2020. This internship will be remote for the spring semester.