Full time | Washington, D.C.
How to Apply
Please send a resume and a sample of your writing (one page is fine) that demonstrates your understanding of one or more policy aspects of the current invasion of Ukraine to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please write “Research Analyst” followed by your full name.
Razom’s mission is building a prosperous Ukraine. Razom means “together” in Ukrainian and serves as a constant reminder of the community that it takes to create, build and do. Razom creates spaces where people meet, partner and work together to unlock the potential of Ukraine. We maintain a relentless focus on the needs on the ground to support Ukraine and on opportunities to amplify voices from Ukraine in conversations in the United States. We operate in Ukraine as Razom Dlia Ukrayiny (Разом Для України) and we collaborate with organizations and individuals so that we can deliver the highest impact.
This position provides research support to Razom’s Government Affairs team and Community Engagement team. Working independently or with intern and volunteer support, the analyst will fulfill the research requests of Razom Advocacy teams and prepare the materials needed to engage with government officials and community leaders. This position will be hybrid, combining in-person presence on Capitol Hill or at our DC office in Eastern Market with remote working days. Razom is a flexible workplace and can accommodate the incumbent’s schedule and needs.
The Research Analyst will be the primary person responsible for producing the materials we use to advocate for our mission, to help build a democratic and prosperous Ukraine. To accomplish this, the research assistant’s main duties will be fulfilling research requests from Razom Advocacy team leads, as well as identifying and then producing materials that would be useful to our government and community advocacy efforts.
Conducting research for Razom Advocacy staff as assigned;
Producing content for printed and digital materials for use in advocacy;
Identifying topics to research for an assigned project, collecting pertinent information from sources including electronic databases, libraries, and government publications;
Analyzing information, determining key conclusions, and giving opinions;
Overseeing volunteers and interns assisting with the incumbent’s research projects;
Independently or jointly preparing texts for publication;
Developing a portfolio of compelling materials, such as reports, fact sheets, and issue briefs, to inform lawmakers and advocates;
Providing substantive feedback and assisting with proofreading and editing;
Attending external events and writing summary reports;
Developing outlines and drafting research reports, blog posts and other online content;
Participating in regular team meetings and event planning efforts.
Has excellent critical-thinking and communication skills, both written and verbal;
Enjoys learning about foreign affairs, human rights, and U.S. policy relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine;
Has detailed understanding of U.S. policy relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine;
Has the self-confidence needed to work independently, manage others, and simultaneously handle numerous relationships, requests, tasks, and deadlines;
Professionalism, flexibility, punctuality, and cooperative work ethic;
Willingness to execute both research and administrative tasks diligently and enthusiastically;
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
General knowledge of style guides and citation systems;
Ability to provide graphic design support;
Ability to interact professionally with high-level officials;
Relevant professional or academic experience;
Advanced academic or professional degree in a relevant field.
Logistics & Benefits
As we scale, we will offer generous benefits packages, paid time off, and unique opportunities for ongoing professional development;
U.S. work authorization required;
Razom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
$55,000/yr – $90,000/yr
Salary based on experience and finalized scope of work.