Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Project Director to lead client projects, directing discrete efforts that include strategic advising and planning, cross-cutting research, policy and message development, and coalition management. The Project Director will take on a broad portfolio of policy areas, working at the intersection of policy, strategy, communications, and politics to help philanthropic leaders have greater social impact.
Freedman Consulting, LLC, located in Washington, DC, offers strategic consulting services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, corporate philanthropy, and philanthropic coalitions. Examples of our work include: strategic planning and issue landscaping for major foundations, campaign advising and coordination for public interest coalitions, and policy development in presidential and other high-profile political campaigns.
The position entails high-level client-facing, managerial, and deliverable responsibilities, including:
At least 9 years of previous policy, legislative, consulting, communications, and/or research experience is preferred. A relevant master’s degree is desirable, but not required. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, problem-solving acumen, demonstrated management capabilities, exceptional presentation skills, and the ability to think through complex policy issues critically and strategically.
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Phillip Bevington Policy & Research 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.
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.