The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking a full-time, in-person media relations assistant/associate to promote AEI scholars and their work in economic, financial services, and health care policy. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible.
The media relations assistant/associate reports to the managing director of media relations. Duties include:
This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to translate complex policy material into clear and straightforward prose. Candidates must have a keen interest in policy and be able to handle multiple tasks in a frequently busy and demanding environment. Experience with deadlines and related work experience are preferred. Strong applicants will have existing contacts among print and online journalists, reporters, producers, and editors from national news bureaus, including TV and radio networks and cable news. The ideal candidate must be able to think strategically and plan comprehensive media outreach. A bachelor’s degree in economics, English, history, or political science is preferred.
We offer a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application to www.aei.org/jobs, complete with a resume, cover letter, and 500-word writing sample on any topic.
Physical requirements and working conditions at AEI: