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About the Bill of Rights Institute:

The mission of the Bill of Rights Institute is to educate young people about the words and ideas of America’s Founders, the liberties guaranteed in our Founding documents, and how our Founding principles continue to affect and shape a free society. It is the goal of the Institute to help the next generation understand the freedom and opportunity the Constitution offers.

Our current open positions are:

Professional Development Instructor

Marketing Director

Marketing Associate

Administrative Assistant

Database Manager

Intern

 

 


Professional Development Instructor

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, creative, and proactive educator who can help us create and deliver teacher professional-development programs, and write and manage the development of curricula and other lesson resources. A successful candidate will be one who is passionate about our mission, who will independently push to exceed expectations on projects, and who thrives in a dynamic environment. This role will be focused on delivering in-person training to secondary teachers, as well as writing new curriculum content.

Responsibilities:

  • Quickly learning and deliver training to 50+ adult educators at professional development seminars across the country.
  • Develop seminars focused on inspiring teachers to embrace the ideas of the Founders, and to use Institute content in their classrooms.
  • Write lesson plans and activities based on Founding principles.
  • Manage the curriculum-development process, including working with external designers and publishers, coordinating the efforts of coworkers, and ensuring that the final product meets teacher and donor goals.
  • Handle the day-of logistics of seminars, including setting up the venue, welcoming participants, collecting information, ensuring food vendors arrive on time, and reporting results (among other things).
  • Work with partners to identify scholars who can help achieve learning goals of programs. Communicate with scholar partners to assure their investment in program goals and to integrate their contributions to programs.

Requirements include:

  • Travel: 25% (mostly during Jan.-Feb., and Sept.-Nov.)
  • 3+ years as a public or private school teacher with advanced middle school classes or high school classes. High school is strongly preferred.
  • Experience providing professional development to teachers. Excellent presenter and classroom teacher; experience with and ability to communicate with adult learners.
  • Excellent writer and editor; proven ability to write instructional materials that others found useful. Experience developing original educational curriculum.
  • Ability to handle multiple and diverse tasks under deadline pressure; demonstrated ability to drive work assignments to success with minimal supervision.
  • In-depth knowledge of American history, especially the Founding Era; passion for the Founding principles and their continued relevance today.
  • Ability to quickly learn content related to American constitutional history.
  • Highly collaborative and open to written and verbal feedback; very comfortable with change.
  • Comfort and skill in using technology such as LCD projectors or audience-response systems, as well as software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ideally, this role will be based in Arlington, Virginia, but the Institute is open to the possibility of working remotely.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you want to work at the Institute, and what you believe to be the most important lesson for students to learn about the Constitution today. (Applicants without a cover letter will not be evaluated.)

Apply today for the Professional Development Instructor position.

Marketing Director

We are looking for an entrepreneurial marketing candidate who can help advance the mission of the Bill of Rights Institute by driving the Institute’s brand and significantly increasing the Institute’s network of leveraged teachers and students. The marketing director will report to the Institute’s president.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Institute’s branding and communications strategies
  • Develop and execute plan to aggressively expand the Institute’s market share in the K-12 space, with particular focus on charter, independent, and home schools
  • Oversee curriculum sales and profitably reach more teachers with Institute content
  • Supervise the efforts of marketing employees (one full-time staff member, two interns)
  • Develop and implement effective marketing plans for specific programs and educational resources to drive applications (scholarship programs), attendance (seminar programs), and adoption numbers (curricula)
  • Identify new opportunities in the K-12 educational market and work with internal teams to develop product and program offerings that advance the Institute’s mission
  • Build relationships with key partners to grow our market presence
  • Create integrated print and electronic marketing materials that are aesthetically pleasing and effective
  • Handle day-to-day tasks such as writing press releases and conducting market research

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in marketing, communications, or related field)
  • 4-7 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • Excellent written communication skills, and ability to edit
  • Keen eye for graphic design
  • Ability to manage multiple, short- and long-term projects with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, and other software
  • Passion for the ideas of the Founding Fathers, and the principle of individual liberty that underlies the Constitution
  • Experience with managing vendors and outside creative talent

Preferred skills include:

  • Experience in the K-12 education market
  • Experience with student outreach
  • Knowledge of content management systems, especially SalesForce
Apply today for the Marketing Director position.

Marketing Associate

We are looking for an entrepreneurial marketing candidate who can help advance the mission of the Bill of Rights Institute by successfully increasing product adoption and brand awareness by target audiences, strategically improving our social-media capability, and significantly improving participation in Institute programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement aggressive marketing plans for specific programs to reach goals related to applications, attendance, and usage
  • Write and design marketing materials that are aesthetically pleasing and effective
  • Conduct market research related to major program initiatives including digital learning, outreach to charter and independent schools, character education, and others
  • Identify new opportunities in the K-12 educational market and work with internal teams to develop product and program offerings that advance our mission
  • Manage the Institute’s web presence and drive results-focused social-medial strategies
  • Work with Education and Talent Outreach teams to implement strategies to enlarge the Institute’s network of teachers, students, and partners for specific programs

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • Excellent written communication skills, and ability to edit copy
  • Experience developing and implementing social-media strategies with a proven track record of results
  • Keen eye for graphic design
  • Ability to manage multiple, short- and long-term projects with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, and other software

Preferred skills include:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • Experience in the high school education market
  • Experience with student outreach
  • Knowledge of content management systems, especially SalesForce
Apply today for the Marketing Associate position.

Administrative Assistant

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, customer-focused addition to our team who can help to significantly increase the operational efficiency of the office, as well as act as personal assistant to our president.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the office operates in an efficient, cost effective manner.
  • Create office systems including organizing office operations and procedures, managing office supply inventory, and maintaining office equipment.
  • Provide administrative support to the president, including calendar management and travel coordination.
  • Support meetings and events by preparing reports, presentations, memorandums, and correspondence.
  • Support team activities to include data management, recordkeeping, and research.
  • Represent the Institute via phone and in-person with a friendly, professional and positive demeanor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative capacity required
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Integrity and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Possesses a friendly professional demeanor and positive phone presence
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information and be discreet
 Apply today for the Administrative Assistant position.

Database Manager

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, data-driven, and detail-oriented addition to our team who can support and develop applications for tracking Institute contacts and information. This position works closely with a variety of users to ensure applications meet their needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Daily administration and support of the Institute’s Salesforce database. This includes managing user setup and customization of objects, fields, and record types.
  • Ensure quality and accuracy of contact information. Regularly perform de-duping and clean-up procedures.
  • Provide staff with technical support, and train new users on how to use database applications.
  • Work with project leads to develop, analyze, and organize key metrics.
  • Work with project leads to develop and create customized reports and dashboards.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Information Technology or related field preferred).
  • 1-2 years of experience in database management required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention-to-detail.
  • Ability to provide general technology support preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and office equipment, and especially Excel or similar programs.
  • Integrity and an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Passion for data, analysis, and tech-based solutions that help drive results.
 Apply today for the Database Manager position.

Internships

The Institute is always looking for talented individuals that have a passion for educating young people about the Constitution to join our team. We have unpaid internship opportunities available throughout the year. To apply for an internship, please send a resume and cover letter to agillette@billofrightsinstitute.org. With the number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to those that meet the current internship needs. Thank you for your interest in supporting the Bill of Rights Institute.