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Manager, Competitive Intelligence

Company: FP1 Strategies, LLC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

FP1 Strategies, a public affairs, media relations, digital communications and advertising firm specializing in political and issue-based campaigns, is looking for an experienced opposition researcher for our DC-based firm.

Working within the Competitive Intelligence practice, the Manager will:

  • Prepare research documents and backgrounders for use in client advertising and new business pitches
  • Lead in building out opposition research books on issues, organizations and individuals from initial planning stage through completion
  • Work with a team of junior staff, ensuring quality control for client deliverables
  • Maintain the firm's research documents and database
  • Pull campaign finance reports and analyze voting records
  • Real-time monitor clients, issues and items of interest to clients
  • Conduct bias analysis and vetting as needed
  • Generate research support for client deliverables, such as op-eds and press releases
  • Execute special projects as required


    Ideal candidates will meet many of the following qualities and requirements:
    • Title and compensation will vary based on experience. Must have at least 4-6 years of relevant experience in opposition research or competitive intelligence. This is NOT an entry level position.
    • Willingness to work with Republican and conservative political campaign and issues, in addition to various nonpartisan efforts
    • Previous experience in RNC-style formatting is a plus and a keen eye for detail
    • Strong research, writing and editing skills
    • Experience using databases (LexisNexis, IQ Media, Critical Mention, FEC, Bloomberg Gov) and opposition research methods
    • Past experience in FOIA and state-level information requests
    • High understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work as part of a team
    • Able to multitask high priority projects on tight deadlines and work in evenings and weekends as needed
    • Adaptive and flexible to changing needs of the workplace


      Benefits you will receive:

      We offer competitive compensation with an opportunity for a year-end bonus. Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and life insurance. We also offer a paid parental leave program, paid vacation and paid sick leave. In addition, we have a work from home hybrid environment.

      FP1 Strategies is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

      About FP1 Strategies:

      FP1 Strategies LLC is a full-service agency based in Arlington, Virginia specializing in political campaigns work focused on coalition building, grassroots mobilization, advertising, digital engagement and message development.

      With experience managing high-profile national projects in the United States and internationally, FP1's ability to design and deploy a campaign-style, fully-integrated approach is a core competency that is unique among its competitors. FP1 is large enough to run endeavors that are multinational in scale, but the firm takes pride in its founding commitment to work harder than anyone on behalf of its clients - no matter the size of the account. This grit, creativity and focus are what FP1's "campaign approach" truly represents.

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