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Employment Opportunities

Conveniently located near the Oakland Airport, the Independent Institute is an award-winning, academic, non-partisan, public policy research and educational organization. We publish books and a quarterly journal, produce forums about issues in the news, and increasingly offer our materials in digital and visual media.


Senior Director of Advancement

The Senior Director of Advancement is responsible for securing major gifts from exceptional individuals, families, foundations, and companies who find our programs compelling.


Marketing and Sales Director/Manager

The Marketing and Sales Director is responsible for developing and implementing all marketing and social media plans and campaigns, with two goals in mind: widening and deepening the audience for Independent’s ideas and products (marketing) and then actually increasing the number of products sold or ideas disseminated to those audiences (sales).


Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator is a key team member of the development team and responsible for all development administration, including, but not limited to: processing donations, sending acknowledgements, and executing activities for the mailing and communications calendar.


Student Internships

Student Internships in Acquisitions, Donor Relations, Marketing, Communications, Publications, and Research are available year-round. Applications are now being accepted for upcoming quarters.




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