Research Assistant Opening – Forbes-Tate

Forbes-Tate_lobby-Firm-DC-jobsForbes-Tate is a mid-size DC-based lobbying firm looking for a bright, engaging individual to join our team as a Research Assistant. The person in this position will be responsible for providing critical fuel for this firm’s engine: timely and accurate information on matters of importance to our firm’s clients. Strong research and interpersonal skills are a must. Candidates need to have a solid working understanding of how Congress and the federal agencies function. This position is full-time salaried, with benefits and paid holidays. A bachelor’s degree is required. Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Gonzalez at No calls or faxes please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. FT is an EEOE.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain general knowledge of legislation, government policy, and current events relevant to Forbes-Tate’s work and its clients.
  • Complete research projects as requested.
  • Help the principles in preparation of pitches with potential clients and meetings with current clients.
  • Inform principles of relevant committee hearings and mark-ups on a weekly basis.
  • Attend and report on committee hearings and meetings as requested.
  • Prepare press clippings related to Forbes-Tate clients and the issues that affect them each morning by 9:00 a.m. Send an update each afternoon before leaving the office.
  • Maintain the firm’s website.
  • Check the Federal Register for notices on a regular basis.
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