Opportunities

ABOUT CLAREMONT

The Claremont Institute is dedicated to teaching the philosophical principles of the American Founding, as well as their practical application, to the current and next generation of conservative leaders. In addition, the Claremont Institute helps these leaders increase their influence and builds them into a coalition to restore and preserve constitutional government. Claremont, founded in 1979, advances its mission via three avenues: 1) The Center for Political Philosophy & Statesmanship, which offers Fellowships to the best and most promising young writers, lawyers, activists, academics, entrepreneurs, and public servants; 2) The Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, which engages in strategic litigation to restore the principles of the American Founding; and 3) The Claremont Review of Books, which addresses policy at the level of ideas and aims to reawaken in American politics a statesmanship and citizenship worthy of our noblest political traditions.

Job Description

Communications and Marketing Associate
Full-Time
Washington, DC

About the Position

The Claremont Institute has an immediate opening for a full-time Marketing and Communications Associate to join our growing Washington, D.C. team. This position reports to the Director of Communications. Day to day responsibilities include drafting marketing emails and content for Claremont.org, managing Claremont’s social media presence, assisting in event planning and logistics, conducting media research and outreach, and general administrative duties for the department. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong attention to detail are critical to the success of this position. 

Responsibilities

Email

  • Create monthly email calendar in coordination with scheduled events, Claremont Institute news, new Claremont Review of Books content, and donor outreach.
  • Maintain the Claremont Institute’s various email lists to ensure that they are complete, organized, and up-to-date.
  • Draft, edit, schedule, and oversee production of all external email communications in consultation with the Director of Communications and relevant colleagues.
  • Compile monthly reports tracking the performance of our emails and engagement among select target lists.
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms is a plus. 

Social Media

  • Update the Claremont Institute’s Facebook page and Twitter feed on a daily basis with Claremont news and events, featured essays from the Claremont Review of Books and CRB Digital, work of Claremont Senior Fellows in other publications, interesting work from Claremont’s Fellowship alumni, and attractive visual content.
  • Reach new audiences and promote priority Claremont news and events through paid advertising on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Compile monthly analytics reports tracking growth and engagement rates on both platforms.

Media

  • Assist in media outreach to promote Claremont Institute news, events, and the Claremont Review of Books.
  • Identify relevant media contacts and build target lists.
  • Draft occasional media pitches and press releases.

Events

  • Work closely with Director of Communications and Events Manager to plan, execute and track all logistical aspects of east coast events.

Website

  • Draft content to appear on Claremont.org, including event blurbs, Fellowship spotlights, and bios for new Fellows.
  • Update “Editor’s Picks” with relevant content from the web on CRB Digital website.
  • Work closely with Claremont graphic designer to create compelling visuals for the website.​

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years' experience

How to apply:

Please submit the following application materials to Amanda Callanan at ACallanan@Claremont.org

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • Contact information for 3 supervisory references

Job Description

Internship
Part-Time (20 hours per week)
Upland, CA

About the Position

The Claremont Institute is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, intellectually curious candidates to intern at our office in Upland, CA. Interns will assist staff in Claremont’s Center for Political Philosophy & Statesmanship, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, or Claremont Review of Books. We provide training and guidance to each intern, as well as the opportunity to work in an environment deeply immersed in the principles of the American Founding. The position will be part-time, with interns working up to 20 hours per week.

Duties and responsibilities may include

  • Research support
  • Assistance in writing legal briefs
  • Event planning
  • Assistance with mailings
  • Data entry

Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A methodical approach to research
  • Good writing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • A passion for the mission of the Claremont Institute and a desire to advance its mission to recover and restore limited constitutional government.
  • Study and/or knowledge of American history and politics preferred

Salary range 

Internships are paid, and college credit may be available.

How to apply:

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, writing sample, and statement on why you want to intern at the Claremont Institute. Send all materials in a single email to Muhammed Syed, Program Officer at: msyed@claremont.org.

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