Monday, January 11, 2010

Americans for Prosperity Foundation -- Technology Policy Analyst Vacancy

Position Title:   Technology Policy Analyst
Department:   Policy
Reports To:   Vice President, Policy
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Location:   National Office, Arlington, VA

Date Revised:   January 11, 2010

The technology policy analyst is expected to work both independently and in a team structure to track and influence legislative and regulatory issues on the federal and state levels on technology policy and media reform issues. Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) is committed to preserving an Internet that is free from excessive federal regulations, including so-called network neutrality or open Internet requirements. The technology policy analyst must be proficient on this issue and the so-called media reform movement that is pushing it. Additionally, they must also be able to integrate technology issues into the larger AFPF mission of lower taxes and less government.


Track federal and state legislative and regulatory technology issues

Update national and state staff on relevant developments

Draft appropriate written materials, including: talking points, op-eds and blog posts

Represent Americans for Prosperity Foundation at congressional and coalition meetings

Speak at relevant events and in the media

Demonstrate a flexible work ethic to assist on other policy and AFPF projects as needed


2-4 years of experience working on relevant policy issues

Working knowledge of network neutrality, media reform, municipal broadband, national mapping, fairness doctrine, diversity, telecom reform, and related issues

Ability to leverage social media to disseminate policy information and organize issue campaigns

Integrity, humility and an entrepreneurial attitude

Outstanding written and oral communication skills

Ability to work independently on special projects with minimal direction

Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) organization of citizen leaders committed to educating consumers, business owners, and the general public about the value and operation of an open and market-oriented economy that is free of government interference. Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a 501(c)(4) grassroots organization committed to educating and mobilizing citizen leaders interested in understanding and helping solve America’s most pressing policy problems while championing the principles of entrepreneurship and fiscal and regulatory restraint.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements to: Heather de la Riva at  with the position title in the subject line. AFPF is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

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