Careers at Public Agenda

Public Agenda offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace

Development Assistant

Public Agenda is a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to expand opportunity and strengthen democracy for all Americans through nonpartisan research, public engagement and communications.

Over the course of its 40-year history, Public Agenda has fueled progress on K-12 and higher education, workforce development, health care, criminal justice reform, and more. In addition, Public Agenda’s Yankelovich Center for Public Judgment conducts research, creates tools, and promotes ideas that strengthen democratic participation and problem solving.

Headquartered in New York City, Public Agenda was founded in 1975 by the social scientist and public opinion research pioneer Dan Yankelovich and former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.

The Development Assistant supports the work of both the Director of Donor Development and the Director of Foundation Relations and Project Development. The position is an excellent opportunity to grow in the development field at a respected and influential nonprofit during a time of organizational expansion.

Tasks and Responsibilities Include:

Preparation and Knowledge Include:

Public Agenda is headquartered in Brooklyn Heights in New York City. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and are an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.

To apply, please send a cover letter, salary requirements and resume to


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