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NTU and NTUF are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


Vice President of Marketing
National Taxpayers Union Foundation
Washington, DC or Virtual Office

https://talentmarket.org/ntuf-vp-marketing/ 

About the National Taxpayers Union Foundation

National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) provides crucial, impactful research and analysis showing Americans how taxes, government spending, and regulations affect them. With our unique combination of policy expertise, outreach know-how, and true non-partisanship, we strive to be the number one federal and state source for sound fiscal policymaking.

About the Position

The National Taxpayers Union Foundation seeks a motivated, passionate individual to lead our Marketing team, playing a fundamental role in crafting and executing our pro-taxpayer message that we carry to journalists, policymakers, and the general public.

The Vice President of Marketing will report to the Executive Vice President and manage two members of the Marketing team. This role can be based in Washington, DC, or a virtual office. Virtual employees will be expected to work a schedule based on Eastern Time and travel to the Washington DC offices quarterly. 

Responsibilities

  • Leadership

    • Develop and drive plans to achieve organizational goals, especially external awareness of our brand, our research, and our impact

    • Set goals and oversee contractors and project staff for the NTUF website, email newsletters, events, video, social media, and paid advertising

    • Supervise and mentor Marketing team members, including a Director, Assistant, and contractors

    • Contribute to a collaborative, productive, proactive work environment

  • Media & Outreach

    • Oversee media monitoring and use analytics to aid our proactive and reactive engagement with the news cycle

    • Cultivate relationships with the press to secure high-value media placements for policy staff

    • Prepare policy staff for media interviews

    • Edit and place op-eds and letters to the editor

    • Represent the organization at key events

  • Publications

    • Work closely with scholars and team leads to edit, publish, and market annual studies, policy reports, blog posts, testimonies, court filings, and other content

    • Draft and edit promotional plans and materials, including press releases, talking points, and digital copy

    • Ensure all public-facing products follow best practices for branding, messaging, and SEO

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in communications, marketing, or media relations

  • Alignment with the mission of NTUF

  • Experience with personnel management and/or in a non-profit environment is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Cision, Mailchimp, and/or Google Analytics is a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Compensation

This is a full-time position, with an expected salary range of $130,000-$150,000 per year. Benefits include health insurance with generous employer premium contribution, 401(k) retirement plan with 100% match on the first 3% of contributions and 50% on the next 2% of contributions, 12 paid holidays plus vacation and sick leave and office closure between Christmas and New Year’s.

NTUF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials (in order) in one pdf document:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest in the position and NTUF’s mission, as well as your salary requirements and location preferences

  • Resume

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: https://talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/ 

Questions can be directed to Bailey Drouant, Outreach Manager at Talent Market, who is managing the search: bailey@talentmarket.org 

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide consulting and recruiting services at no cost to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that clearly and directly focus on advancing the principles of economic freedom, free enterprise, free trade, free speech, property rights, rule of law, and limited regulation.

Clerkship Program

National Taxpayers Union Foundation offers clerkships to law students each fall, spring, and summer to assist in our Taxpayer Defense Center (TDC). The TDC is our public-interest legal program protecting taxpayers’ rights and limiting government overreach, through strategic litigation against unconstitutional burdens on interstate commerce, administrative abuses against taxpayers, and retroactive and discriminatory taxes.

Supervised by our attorneys Joe Bishop-Henchman and Tyler Martinez, law clerk responsibilities include substantive research, authoring, and editing assistance in preparing motions in ongoing litigation, amicus curiae briefs to appellate courts, and research reports to a broader audience. Past law clerks have drafted briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court, attended legal roundtables developing litigation strategy, and published op-eds in national publications.Clerks gain valuable experience as a result. 

Applicants should have completed at least one year of law school by the start of the clerkship, and ideally should have interest in federal or state constitutional law, particularly issues involving the Commerce Clause, Due Process Clause, Excessive Fines (Eighth Amendment), Equal Protection Clause, or state uniformity clauses. Spring and fall clerks work 10-20 hours per week for up to one full semester and are compensated at a rate of $25 per hour; summer clerks are 40 hours per week for up to 12 weeks and are compensated at the same hourly rate. No other compensation is provided except as required by state or federal law. 

We have flexibility for clerks’ schedules. We can also assist in arranging course credit in lieu of the pay at the request of successful applicants. This is a temporary, seasonal position.

About National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF):
NTUF provides crucial, impactful research that shows Americans how taxes, government spending, and regulations affect them. By combining policy expertise, outreach know-how, and true non-partisanship, we get results, empower citizens to engage in the critical fiscal policy debates of our time, and hold elected officials accountable at every level of government. NTUF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the research and educational arm of our 501(c)(4) affiliate National Taxpayers Union.

How to Apply:
We are accepting applications for fall 2023 and spring 2024 periods. To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter in one PDF document to Joe Bishop-Henchman at jbh@ntu.org. Indicate in the subject line which period you are applying for. No phone calls please.

NTU and NTUF are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


Internship Opportunities

Both National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) offer competitive internship programs for college students and recent graduates to learn more about government processes, free-market principles, public policy, the benefits of limited government, and nonprofit operations. While these internships are unpaid, interns receive hands-on experience working to help advance tax reform, decrease public spending, inform the general public about the effects of government spending, and hold officials accountable.  

To apply for an internship, please send a resume in Word or PDF format along with two writing samples and a cover letter to Sylvia Carranza at scarranza@ntu.org. No phone calls please. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. NTU and NTUF are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Internship Application Process

Internships are granted on a rolling basis and may take place during any time of the year. Internships are generally unpaid, though participants may receive academic credit. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with the subject line "NTU/NTUF Internship Program" to scarranza@ntu.org.

Internship opportunities exist in the following areas:

 Communications Department:

Assist the Communications department in responding to media inquiries and research requests; conduct media outreach; identify placement opportunities in print, broadcast, and online media; track media coverage; write for NTU and NTUF newsletters; and edit numerous written materials such as press releases, letters to the editor, and policy papers. Candidates will possess a basic knowledge of and interest in the media, strong communication and writing skills, and a positive attitude.  New Media knowledge and video/audio production are pluses.

Government Affairs:

Assist NTU's Government Affairs department in lobbying on federal and state issues; conduct policy research and analysis; assist in grassroots taxpayer education efforts; formulate reports and opinion editorials; and attend or participate in policy seminars, hearings, coalition meetings, and briefings. Candidates will possess an interest in public policy (specifically budget, tax, and regulatory issues) and strong research, communication, and writing skills. Interns will leave with a better understanding of how government really works, valuable experience, and professional writing samples.

Policy & Research:

Assist with Foundation research and outreach activities related to budget issues & tax reform. Responsibilities include tracking the policy proposals of lawmakers and candidates as well as legislative tracking and research. Other tasks may include communications duties such as assisting with social media efforts, producing website content, and tracking NTUF's appearances in the media. Candidates will possess basic quantitative skills, attention to detail, an interest in public policy issues (specifically budget, tax, and regulatory issues) and strong research, communication, and writing skills.

Creative Content:

Produce clear, coherent online products to illustrate NTU and NTUF’s products, utilize online tools, programs, and platforms to engage and educate our audience, and supplement content by other departments with sharp graphics and web pages. Candidates should be familiar with a number of social media platforms, and should possess some knowledge of graphical editing software, either online or offline. Skills related to Imgur, Reddit, LinkedIn, and email marketing platforms are encouraged.  Basic HTML and CSS experience is preferred. Extensive training in proprietary products will be provided.