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We’re always looking for people who share our passion for protecting the First Amendment in the public sector. Email a cover letter and your resume to info@afft.org if you’d like to introduce yourself to us and chat about possible job openings.

We offer a paid internship program each semester. If you are currently a student and have an interest in research and writing, include “Internship” in the subject of your introductory email.

Current openings:

Vice President of Legal

Vice President of Legal

This is a full-time position that reports to the Interim CEO. While this position is virtual, the ideal candidate will reside within two hours of Washington, D.C.

About Us
Americans for Fair Treatment (AFFT) exists to help public sector employees understand their constitutional rights around union membership and to provide or connect those employees with resources to help defend and execute their rights. AFFT is a growing organization with ample opportunity for advancement. We offer health insurance, dental and vision insurances, along with a generous PTO plan, life insurance plan, medical-leave plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We look for team members who are driven, self-motivated, and want to learn from others. Our team is passionate about constitutional rights, individual freedom, and personal responsibility.

The Opportunity
The Vice President of Legal is a new, non-litigating attorney role. AFFT seeks someone who is knowledgeable about employment and/or labor law. An understanding of public-sector unions and free-market public policy solutions is a plus. The Vice President of Legal will guide the organization’s strategy on providing support to AFFT members as well as amplifying the work of outside organizations through public comments related to federal agencies and amicus briefs. As AFFT operates in several states, the ideal candidate will also oversee relationships with contracted attorneys who manage the organization’s employment and fundraising compliance. This position will also oversee Freedom of Information Act requests made in support of AFFT’s research. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer and can distill complex information into compelling and straight-forward documents. This position also provides the ideal candidate with ample opportunity to meet a wide array of public employees, public-interest attorneys, and freemarket think tanks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and summarize employment laws on behalf of AFFT employees and members
  • Prepare and submit public comments related to proposed legislation and federal rule making on behalf of AFFT
  • Prepare remarks for public testimony in state and federal legislature
  • Collaborate with an assortment of attorneys and public sector employees to create written content
  • Research, write and submit amicus briefs on behalf of AFFT and AFFT members
  • Oversee AFFT’s outside compliance counsel and administrative vendors to ensure compliance with all requirements related to the organization’s 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Some travel required
  • Sense of humor is most certainly required


  • Understand and support AFFT’s mission and values
  • At least 8 years of substantive, relevant work experience
  • Employment and/or labor law experience is a plus
  • First-rate writing and editing skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to discern priorities and meet deadlines
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient understanding of business sensitivities and confidentiality
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced virtual environment


  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes 60% employer contribution to medical insurance as well as 100% employer contribution to vision, dental, and life insurances
  • 4% company contributions towards retirement plan
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Reimbursements for needed mobile technology and home office supplies
  • Unlimited PTO

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials as a single PDF to hr@commonwealthgs.org:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest in and passion for Americans for Fair Treatment’s mission and your salary requirements – cover letter required
  • Resume

Americans for Fair Treatment thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, the Organization will only contact those to whom it will offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

NOTICE: This employment application requires submission of personal information to Americans for Fair Treatment. In addition to the information, you submit in this application, Americans for Fair Treatment may consult other sources and will review any information it already has about you if you have a prior relationship with Americans for Fair Treatment. Any AFFT employee or outside contractor/counsel considering your application will have access to your personal information for purposes of your employment application process.