We’re hiring! Right On Crime is a national campaign to reassert the conservative position on criminal justice. The campaign is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a research institute in Austin, TX committed to limited government, free markets, private property rights, individual liberty and personal responsibility.

This position will liaise with National and Texas internet-based media to insert Right on Crime into the media narrative and serve as a fast-responder to relevant new items.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Primary point of contact for National and Texas media for Right on Crime;
  • Serve as fast-responder to media attention and inquiries surrounding Right on Crime’s priority issues;
  • Proactively seek media opportunities in line with Right on Crime’s priority issues and pitch relevant news media;
  • Promote the research efforts of the policy staff into the print and broadcast media;
  • Work directly with Policy staff and Directors to liaise, advise, and develop their communications agenda;
  • Manage supporting communications or coalitions consultant contracts, if any;
  • Edit weekly commentary submissions from policy analyst and see each article through the approval process;
  • Prepare and distribute press releases, statements, and commentaries;
  • Develop and implement media plans for major research releases and events, such as press conferences;
  • Organize press conferences to promote Right on Crime’s research;
  • Right on Crime signator engagement/management and media placement, including social media;


  • Ten years’ experience in media relations, journalism, public relations, or related field;
  • Must have a strong network of national media contacts;
  • Proven capability in traditional and social media;
  • Must be self-directed and goal oriented;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated support of free market principles;
  • Willingness and availability to work long hours and weekends when necessary, especially during the Texas legislative session;
  • Intermediate to Expert knowledge with Microsoft Office Package, including but not limited to: Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel programs;

Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirement, references and writing samples to:

Greg Sindelar

Texas Public Policy Foundation

[email protected]