Employment Opportunities


The following positions are open for application; please click on one to see details.

Video Producer (Contract)

Libertas Institute is looking for a driven, detail-oriented Videographer for a contract position, up to 15 hours per week. This opportunity is in person but allows for remote work as well.

The ideal candidate should be deeply aligned with the work of Tuttle Twins and Libertas Institute, and passionate about educating and engaging others about the ideas of freedom.

This pivotal role encompasses managing video production for both Libertas Institute and the Tuttle Twins Academy (a Tuttle Twins project). The ideal candidate knows the ins and outs of DSLR videography, is proficient with lighting, knows Adobe Premiere Pro, and works well with talent.

You will be responsible for:

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the studio
  • Leading Tuttle Twins Academy video shoots
  • Going out to film “man on the street videos” at least once per quarter
  • Filming micro-content for video platforms and social media
  • Editing videos

You will bring to the role your:

  • Knowledge of DSLR videography
  • Ability to create dynamic lighting
  • Ability to stay calm and confident while troubleshooting
  • Affability working with talent
  • Experience editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Outgoing nature, as it pertains to our man-on-the-street videos

Compensation

  • A competitive base salary plus a rewarding commission structure
  • Matching 401k retirement plan
  • Healthcare reimbursement
  • Unlimited time off with a vacation benefit match program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Meal stipend and occasional work parties and outings
  • A chance to be a part of a national program (in start-up hustle mode) that’s shaping the entrepreneurial spirit in young minds

You will enjoy:

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible schedule
  • The opportunity to meet many impactful, well-connected people in a variety of industries and professions
  • Plenty of opportunities to add impressive, real-world work to your portfolio
  • Making a difference with an organization that is materially improving people’s lives

What success looks like in this role:

90 days:

  • You have learned Libertas Institute’s policy pillars and can communicate them to a general audience
  • You understand our brand and style, and possibly even have ideas for how to improve them
  • We are producing quality content on a regular basis
  • You are fully in charge of all Tuttle Twins Academy shoots and confidently manage the set-up, filming, and offloading/delivery of assets

6 months:

  • There is a marked increase in our community size and engagement levels across all platforms.
  • You’ve developed a system to consistently create engaging content that connects with our audience
  • You’ve successfully identified and applied strategies based on current video platform & social media trends

1 year:

  • Libertas Institute has a vibrant and active social media & video platform presence that consistently echoes our brand identity.
  • Multiple successful video productions under your leadership have significantly enhanced community size and engagement.
  • Your innovative content and proactive community engagement have considerably boosted the brand image and popularity of Libertas Institute.

To Apply

Applications should be submitted to John Yelland, Communications Director at john@libertas.org. Please include (1) a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining your political and philosophical alignments with Libertas Institute, (2) your resume, and (3) a link to your portfolio and/or demo reel. 

Privacy Policy Analyst

Libertas Institute is an award-winning think tank in Utah with an 86% track record seeing its recommendations become law. We are exporting our policy victories to other states, and operate projects such as the acclaimed Tuttle Twins children’s books that are read by millions of people throughout the world.

The Libertas Institute is seeking a motivated person to expand its privacy research portfolio to increase its impact in Utah and across the country.

This position is full-time in-office in Lehi, Utah (work in office 2-3 days a week minimum), though we are open to considering remote candidates.

You will be responsible for:

  • Expanding Libertas’s privacy policy research in the following areas: Fourth Amendment protections, dismantling the Third Party Doctrine, government use of biometric data, government use of surveillance technology
  • Conducting in-depth research to produce policy briefs, legislative summaries, and writing to be submitted to academic publications
  • Following and compiling outside research for use in op-eds, videos, one-pagers, press releases, and interviews that inform and persuade
  • Supporting outreach efforts to communicate Libertas’s policy portfolio to other groups and partners
  • Directing the efforts of our Privacy Scholar Network and organizing periodic events to showcase the scholars

You will bring to the role your:

  • Minimum 2–3 years’ experience in privacy policy research (or related work, such as practicing/studying law in the privacy space). Internships count as experience
  • Policy savvy and an ability to navigate diverse, nuanced ideologies. Libertas engages with individuals who hold a wide variety of beliefs
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • An entrepreneurial, collaborative mindset
  • A firm belief in individual liberty
  • Ability to travel occasionally to conferences and policy events
  • A law degree is preferred, but not required

You will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • Matching 403b retirement plan
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Unlimited time off with a vacation benefit match program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Meal stipend and occasional work parties and outings
  • Making a difference with an organization that is materially improving people’s lives

What success looks like in this role:

90 days:

  • Establish and begin building a following on social media and other outlets as a leading voice on government data privacy in the US
  • Publish articles regularly on our site
  • Integrate with your fellow policy team members, national government affairs teams advocating for privacy reforms in other states, and the members of the Privacy Scholar Network

6 months:

  • Publish a policy brief
  • Oversee the publishing of at least a half dozen papers from the Privacy Scholar Network
  • Begin offering policy solutions that can be advocated in Utah (and eventually around the country)

1 Year:

  • Organize and execute a privacy symposium
  • Publish in an academic journal
  • Help our government affairs team pass several privacy reforms in Utah

How to apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  • Résumé or equivalent
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and your sincere interest in this position
  • A writing sample related to tech, innovation, or free enterprise (maximum 750 words)

Applications should be submitted via email to michael@libertas.org.

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Criminal Justice Policy Analyst

Libertas Institute is an award-winning think tank in Utah with an 86% track record seeing its recommendations become law. We are exporting our policy victories to other states, and operate projects such as the acclaimed Tuttle Twins children’s books that are read by millions of people throughout the world.
Libertas Institute is seeking a motivated person to oversee its criminal justice research portfolio to increase its impact in Utah and across the country.

This position is full-time in-office in Lehi, Utah (work in office 2 days a week minimum).

You will be responsible for:

  • Focusing Libertas’s criminal justice policy research on over-criminalization and its effects: decriminalizing mental illness, expungement, sentencing reform/reduction, reintroduction into society
  • Conducting in-depth research and data studies to produce policy briefs, legislative summaries, and writing to be submitted to academic publications.
  • Following and compiling outside research for use in op-eds, videos, one-pagers, press releases, and interviews that inform and persuade.
  • Supporting outreach efforts to communicate Libertas’s policy portfolio to other groups and partners.
  • Collaborating with partners, stakeholders, and legislators to bring policy reform proposals to the Utah Legislature

You will bring to the role your:

  • Masters of Criminology or related degree preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 1–2 years experience in policy research (or related work, such as working for a prosecutor’s or public defender’s office). Internships count as experience.
  • Policy savvy and an ability to navigate diverse, nuanced ideologies. Libertas engages with individuals who hold a wide variety of beliefs.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • An entrepreneurial, collaborative mindset.
  • A firm belief in individual liberty.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to conferences and policy events.

You will enjoy:

  • Matching 403b retirement plan
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Unlimited time off with a vacation benefit match program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Meal stipend and occasional work parties and outings
  • Making a difference with an organization that is materially improving people’s lives

What Success Looks Like in this Role:

90 days:

  • Establish and begin building a following on social media and other outlets as a leading voice on criminal justice reform in Utah
  • Publish articles regularly on our site
  • Integrate with your fellow policy team members, local partners and stakeholders here in Utah

6 months:

  • Publish a policy brief covering a specific topic dealing with over-criminalization
  • Publish two data study memos
  • Begin offering policy solutions that can be advocated in Utah (and eventually around the country)

1 Year:

  • Publish an in-depth data/research paper dealing with over-criminalization
  • Help our government affairs team pass several reforms dealing with over-criminalization in Utah

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  • Résumé or equivalent
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and your sincere interest in this position
  • A writing sample related to criminal justice (maximum 750 words).

Applications should be submitted via email to michael@libertas.org.

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Strategic Partner Manager

Libertas Institute is on the lookout for a driven, sales-oriented individual to manage our midrange donors and secure more funding for our programs. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in fundraising or sales with a demonstrated success in sponsorship acquisition and relationship management. This is a full-time, virtual role. 

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying past donors for new potential donations
  • Engaging in cold calling and emailing to build new relationships and secure donations
  • Implementing effective sales strategies to meet and exceed targets
  • Managing and updating Hubspot CRM with all relevant data and communications with prospects and donors
  • Providing regular updates to leadership on progress and pipeline 
  • Assisting other members of the team making phone calls around the country

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising or sales with demonstrated success in cold calling
  • Exceptional phone skills and the ability to communicate persuasively and personably
  • A proven track record in sales, with an ability to handle rejection and persist in pursuit of goals
  • A passion for current projects at Libertas
  • A clear record demonstrating your persistence/proactivity and use of systems or processes to appropriately follow up and follow through
  • A warm personality and desire to genuinely connect with and serve our sponsors
  • Flexible/adaptable/efficient
  • Experience using Hubspot and/or LinkedIn Sales Navigator is a plus

Compensation:

  • A competitive base salary plus a rewarding commission structure
  • Matching 401k retirement plan
  • Healthcare reimbursement
  • Unlimited time off with a vacation benefit match program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Meal stipend and occasional work parties and outings
  • A chance to be a part of a national program (in start-up hustle mode) that’s shaping the entrepreneurial spirit in young minds

What Success Looks Like in this Role:

90 days:

  • Achieve mastery of Hubspot and LinkedIn Sales Navigator
  • Understand all aspects of the Tuttle Twins, Children’s Entrepreneur Markets and key legislation
  • Develop different lists on Hubspot for initial development
  • Become familiar with Wealth Engine and Hubspot to qualify each contact
  • Review and familiarize with Talk Tracks
  • Work with Optimize Consulting to become familiar with tools and resources

6 months:

  • Regularly collect $2,000 in donations a week
  • Have made many failed asks and learned from each one

1 Year:

  • Raise $100,000

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  • Résumé or equivalent
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and your sincere interest in this position

Applications should be submitted via email to michael@libertas.org.

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.