Organization Overview

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research in the areas of U.S. politics and policy views; media and journalism; internet and technology; religion and public life; Hispanic trends; global attitudes and U.S. social and demographic trends. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center’s work is carried out by a staff of 130.

Position Summary

The Communications Assistant assists with media relations; handles general email and phone correspondence; updates contact databases; monitors a variety of quantitative indicators related to dissemination; and provides administrative and logistical support. The position reports to the Communications Director.

This is a temporary position. The position will start around August 1, 2015 and will be employed for approximately three months.

Primary Responsibilities


Knowledge & Skills Requirements

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Application Procedure

Applicants should email a complete resume, cover letter (including where you learned of the opening), and salary expectation to

Responses can also be mailed to:

Human Resources
Pew Research Center
1615 L Street, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

We are an equal opportunity employer.