The Cato Institute seeks an External Affairs Coordinator to support outreach to coalitions groups and Capitol Hill.
This position will provide support to the Director of External Affairs and Director of Congressional Affairs by assisting with targeted outreach campaigns; coordinating publication distribution and updating contact lists; coordinating conference details; supervising department’s interns, and overseeing some administrative duties. Coordinator will assist in planning Cato briefings on Capitol Hill as well as attending other briefings, policy meetings, and national conferences. Ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of Capitol Hill and nonprofit sectors, and a desire to network regularly with peer groups. Some travel required.
Four-year degree in political science, communications or related field and 1-2 years experience preferrable. Must be detailed-oriented, possess strong written and interpersonal skills, and have a dedicated interest in the political process. Familiarity with free-market policies a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Heather Curry, Director of External Affairs: hcurry [at] cato.org.