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Research Manager

Washington, District of Columbia 20005
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is seeking a Research Manager to provide information, analysis and support to state-based advocates on various tobacco control policy campaigns. This person will serve as the primary point of contact between field staff and the organization’s research teams, respond to requests for information, and draft advocacy materials, including short reports, factsheets and talking points. Candidates should have strong writing and communication skills, as well as a proven ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.



  • Provide information, analysis and support to state-based advocates on various tobacco control policies and issues relevant to the advocacy efforts of the Campaign.


  • Develop in-depth knowledge on key tobacco control issues related to e-cigarettes, flavored tobacco products and tobacco industry accountability, among other issues.


  • Develop command of information resources of the Campaign and respond to inquiries from staff, partners, media, and the public for information.


  • Draft, edit and disseminate high-quality research and advocacy materials that communicate the need for policy change to policy makers, the media, and the public.


  • Participate as member of state/local campaign teams to provide assistance to local partners in incorporating research into policy change campaigns.




  • Clear understanding of how research supports policy and media advocacy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to synthesize information
  • Ability to distill complex information into compelling messages
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, both written and orally
  • Ability to take initiative, solve problems creatively and work independently
  • Keen attention to detail
  • At least 3-5 years in a similar role or organization; issue advocacy or political campaign experience a plus
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with a variety of computer software applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher


 Additional Responsibilities

  • Support other Campaign work to implement effective tobacco control policies. 
  • Perform other duties as directed by Vice President, Research.


Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-11

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