Opportunities

Are you interested in working in Texas public policy? Do you share our vision to advance liberty in the Lone Star State? The Empower Texans team is expanding!

Rio Grande Valley Correspondent

Empower Texans is looking for a self-motivated individual to fill the role of RGV Correspondent for Texas Scorecard. Duties include traveling across the Rio Grande Valley (Hidalgo and Cameron Counties) reporting on state and local events and representing the organization at meetings of liberty-minded groups.

Applicants must believe in the principles of limited government, personal liberty, and an empowered citizenry.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of politics and government at the local level
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule with irregular work hours
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational, writing, and computer skills
  • Strong interest in journalism, fact-finding, and public speaking
  • Must live in the Rio Grande Valley or be willing to re-locate
  • Spanish fluency is a plus, but not a requirement
     

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary duty of the RGV Correspondent will be closely monitoring, investigating, and reporting the actions of local elected officials and government entities in the area. They will be expected to coordinate with grassroots activists and local organizations to promote conservative fiscal policies and elect principled conservatives to local office. Duties include attending school board, city council, and other meetings, writing articles for TexasScorecard.com, and speaking to conservative groups and organizations about Empower Texans’ work at the local level.

Compensation:

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Contact: 

Interested parties should email a résumé, cover letter, writing samples, and list of references to Dustin Matocha at [email protected].

 

 

Metroplex Internship Program

Empower Texans is seeking individuals with a desire to learn more about local government and public policy to intern in our Metroplex office.

Responsibilities of Interns:

  • Support senior staff in the day-to-day operations of Metroplex office
  • Complete in-depth research projects
  • Manage various data entry projects
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Available to work 12 – 20 hours/week around
  • Self-motivated and highly organized individual
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Commitment to the organization’s missions

Interested parties should send a resume and their class schedule (if applicable) to Erin Anderson at [email protected]

 

Austin Internship Program

Empower Texans is seeking individuals with a desire to learn more about Texas politics to intern in our Austin office.

Responsibilities of Interns:

  • Support senior staff in the day-to-day operations of Austin office
  • Complete in-depth research projects
  • Manage various data entry projects
  • Help write and edit website materials

Qualifications:

  • Available to work 12 – 20 hours/week around class schedule
  • Self-motivated and highly organized individual
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Commitment to the organization’s missions

Interested parties should send a resume and their class schedule (if available) to Dustin Matocha at [email protected]