Employment Opportunities

Director of Development

TPI is seeking an outgoing, entrepreneurial, goal-oriented individual to build relationships with donors and prospects and generate major financial support for TPI. This position is the chief development officer at TPI, reporting to the President. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Responsibilities include: developing fundraising strategies for individual donors, foundations, and corporations; working with TPI’s existing donors and cultivating prospects together with TPI’s senior management.

The position requires high-level interpersonal and relationship-building skills-especially an understanding of how to leverage networks and connections among people. Strong writing and verbal skills, and an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit are essential. An understanding of TPI’s mission, the technology community, and an interest in technology public policy issues are also required. A track record of successful fundraising and face-to-face asks is preferred.

This is an excellent position for someone who enjoys building relationships and having a direct and immediate impact on a young and growing organization.

Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume, references, and a 500-word writing sample to jcreel@techpolicyinstitute.org.

Research Assistant

The Technology Policy Institute is seeking a research assistant to help analyze the economics and regulation of the information, communications technology, and energy sectors. The ideal applicant should have expertise in applied microeconomics, statistics, econometrics, and policy analysis and have excellent writing and communications skills. A demonstrated interest and undergraduate or graduate training in economics is preferred. This position is ideal for candidates seeking an opportunity to learn how economic tools are applied to public policy.

This is a paid, full-time position, but an appropriate candidate could begin part-time with a commitment of at least 20 hours per week, potentially becoming full-time in the future.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, a copy of undergraduate and any graduate transcripts, a writing sample, and references to jcreel@techpolicyinstitute.org.