TechCongress is building 21st century government with technology talent through our Congressional Innovation Fellowship. We are a 24 month old non-profit startup incubated at the Open Technology Institute at New America. Our mission is to bridge the divide between Congress and the technology sector by placing technologists to work with Members of Congress and Congressional Committees in order to build capacity in Congress, train cross-sector leaders— who can understand the challenges of government and in the technology community— and keep Congress up-to-date about the latest challenges and opportunities relating to technology.
We are looking for a collaborative problem-solver as our second hire to help us build and grow the program!
This is an exciting role at the intersection of tech, policy and politics focused on bridging the government and technology sectors. This position is located in Washington, D.C.
As the TechCongress Program Manager you will:
What we’re looking for in you:
Within 1 month, you will...
Within 3 months, you will...
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Salary commensurate with experience and negotiable.
Questions? You can contact us by sending a note to travis [at] techcongress [dot] io.
To Apply: Please go to the link below for additional information and to submit your application.
Submit a resume, one-page cover letter, two (2) references, and a non-academic writing sample no longer than three pages (good options include a blog post, press release, issue brief, essay, etc.).
No phone calls.
We have great staff and advisors doing all we can to bridge the gap between government and the technology community. TechCongress is nonpartisan, works with a diverse set of political voices, and does not take positions on issues. Above all, we are vigilantly focused on adding value—to our people, our institutions and our society.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
TechCongress/New America is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and work to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and achieve outstanding results. If you meet the qualifications, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspect of one's employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.