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Available Positions

Thank you for your interest in working for Judicial Watch. We are currently hiring for the following position(s):

Administrative Assistant

Judicial Watch is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to assist in donor relations and provide reception for our DC office. Duties include the reception of guests, screening and directing phone calls, sorting and processing incoming mail, and assisting the Development Department through donor database management and execution of direct mail efforts. Past experience with confidential information is preferred.

Employer-funded health insurance (medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug), life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and eligibility to participate in our 403(b) retirement program. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for a position, please submit a résumé and cover letter to careers@judicialwatch.org Please include the job title you are applying for in the subject line.

Email Marketing Coordinator


This position will be directly responsible for the execution of email marketing campaigns. Related internal training will be provided to ensure effective performance of duties. The coordinator is also expected to learn to make timely recommendations for successful email marketing campaigns to the Director of Digital Strategy.

The Email Marketing Coordinator will be called upon to handle the following:

  • Build and send email marketing campaigns, including educational newsletters, fundraising requests, media advisories and various prospecting programs.
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of email marketing campaigns and tactics.
  • Provide weekly performance reports to the Digital Director and Development Staff.
  • Coordinate the delivery of creative assets and email templates to outside vendors.
  • Collaborate with data management partners to record and store campaign results.
  • Track and evaluate email marketing trends and their usefulness.
  • Minor proofreading of email messages and related materials.
  • Q/A websites and landing pages used for email marketing.
  • Various other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, political science or related field preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of current digital communications methods.
  • Ability to safeguard confidential information.
  • Strong communications and writing skills.
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with HTML is a plus.
  • Positive attitude

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume,and any other relevant materials (digital portfolio, etc.) to John Britten, Digital Director at careers@judicialwatch.org.

Spring 2015 Internships 

Judicial Watch is currently seeking interns for our 2015 Spring Internship Program to serve in the following capacities:

Public Affairs Intern: Judicial Watch’s Public Affairs Department is seeking interns for its fast-paced communications task force to assist in its multi-million dollar media and event outreach programs. Public Affairs interns will gain experience in media relations, media booking, copy-editing, event planning, and inter-departmental communications. Interns will assist with media outreach, media calls, media contact updates, booking Judicial Watch spokespeople for appearances and interviews, tracking lawsuits and research through the press release process, reaching out to leading experts and Members of Congress for speaking engagements, planning educational panels and special events, helping to keep the staff apprised to what is being said in the media about Judicial Watch, as well as various other duties as assigned. Interns must have an excellent command of English; a willingness to learn; and must be detail oriented and comfortable in a deadline-driven environment. A familiarity with the AP Stylebook is preferred. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and a 500-word writing sample to Patrick Roy at proy@judicialwatch.org.

Investigations Intern: Investigations interns at Judicial Watch are introduced to the structure of government agencies subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  Investigations Interns learn about the nine FOIA exemptions, and how to draft FOIA requests accordingly, as well as various other tasks and duties as assigned. They also research the open records laws for state and local governments and use their findings to supplement requests at the federal level.  Once the interns in the JW Investigations Department have been trained on proper FOIA protocol, they are encouraged to explore key issues of personal interest and/or open investigations under Judicial Watch’s guidance. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and a 500 word writing sample to Patrick Roy at proy@judicialwatch.org.

Legal Intern: Legal interns have the opportunity to work closely with our Legal Department on various federal lawsuits brought under the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, and the National Voter Registration Act as well as state lawsuits on behalf of taxpayers.  Over the course of 8-10 weeks, interns will assist Judicial Watch’s eight attorneys and two paralegals with legal research, brief writing, drafting FOIA requests and administrative appeals, document review and analysis, and a host of other key litigation responsibilities, as well as various other duties as assigned. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to Patrick Roy at proy@judicialwatch.org.

Development and Fundraising Intern: Judicial Watch’s Development Department is seeking interns for its busy and growing fundraising development program to assist Development staff in the many day-to-day activities fundamental to raising over $21 million for one of the leading conservative non-profit organizations in America. Development interns will gain experience and understanding in all aspects of non-profit fundraising, from direct mail, internet fundraising, and foundation grants, to major and planned giving programs. Interns will assist with a variety of tasks including donor correspondence, telephone calls to donors, writing and sending acknowledgement letters, major donor research and foundation grant writing, as well as various other duties as assigned.  Interns will also gain a thorough knowledge about the importance of donor databases by assisting with data-entry, data clean up, donor coding and more. Interns must be politically conservative, detail oriented and willing to learn. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and a 500 word writing sample to Patrick Roy at proy@judicialwatch.org.

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