Senate Majority PAC (SMP) is seeking a Research Director for the 2022 election cycle. SMP is solely dedicated to protecting the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate.


The Research Director at SMP will play the leading role in executing SMP’s research efforts across the Senate map. This person will work directly with SMP senior leadership to develop messaging and research strategy.

Responsibilities Include: 

Hiring and managing SMP’s research department;

Creating and executing research plan to support SMP’s efforts across the map;

Working with SMP’s senior team and campaign consultants to develop messaging strategy;

Implementing and overseeing research approval process for paid media and polling;

Working with SMP’s legal team to assess risks of paid media and polling;

Working with allied organizations to ensure research needs are met;

Performing other skills as needed.


Previous political campaign experience required, including:

At least three cycles of experience working in political research preferred;

Experience managing a team with multiple different priorities;

Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail;

Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours when needed;

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Please write in the subject line: Research Director.

SMP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified people to apply. SMP offers competitive salary and benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is located in Washington, D.C.