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Policy Researcher and Analyst

United States

StandWithUs is an international and non-partisan Israel education organization that inspires and educates people of all ages and backgrounds about Israel, challenges misinformation and fights antisemitism. Reporting to the Executive Director of Research & Strategy, the Policy Researcher & Analyst will:

  • Track daily developments in U.S. school districts, city councils, state legislatures, and other government bodies.

  • Share timely and actionable information with StandWithUs staff and partner organizations.

  • Empower communities to better educate about Israel and fight antisemitism at the state and local level across the United States.


  • Become an expert in and daily user of local and state government tracking software, Google Alerts, and other tools, updating and refining search terms as needed.

  • Review a large volume of search results with exceptional attention to detail, identifying developments that are relevant to the mission of StandWithUs.

  • Collect the data in a highly organized way for internal and external reporting.

  • Analyze relevant information and send out concise summaries and recommended actions to relevant StandWithUs staff and partner organizations.

  • Assist StandWithUs staff, partners, and stakeholders with grassroots activism and civic engagement, including by helping to create toolkits.

  • Assist with the creation of email campaigns and action alerts.

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with local and national partner organizations of StandWithUs.

  • Work with numerous StandWithUs departments simultaneously, such as the High School, Campus, K-12 Educator Network, Legal, and Social Media departments, as well as regional offices.

  • Consistent and professional communication with colleagues, partner organizations, educators, students, and other stakeholders.

  • Assist in the preparation and execution of local, regional, and national conferences, events, and summits as needed (this may include leading educational presentations or sessions).

  • Additional Duties – The Policy Researcher & Analyst should be available to the executive management for additional assignments as needed.


  • Must have a B.A. in a relevant field.

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in public policy and research preferred.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and proven ability to do quality research and analysis.

  • In-depth knowledge of and passion for Israel, the Jewish people, fighting antisemitism, international affairs, and current events.

  • Strong writing and editing skills.

  • Knowledge about K-12 education, local politics, and state government preferred.

  • Grassroots organizing and civic engagement experience preferred.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication, including public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn new technologies and adapt to a changing research environment.

  • A high degree of creativity and flexibility in order to resolve problems, overcome obstacles, and meet organizational objectives and demands.

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, organized, reliable, team player, proactive, strong work ethic, leadership skills; ability to multitask.

  • Demonstrated project management, supervisory and time management skills.

  • Computer literacy, including proficiency with MS Office, Google Drive, and other applications.

  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently within a team Position

Location: Flexible within the United States.

Position Start Date: Immediately Upon Hire

Salary Range: $55,000-65,000 commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your resumé, cover letter, and a writing sample on a topic related to StandWithUs’ mission to with the subject line: Policy Researcher & Analyst.


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