Job Description

Job Title: Digital Production Lead
Job ID: 4875
Location: Santa Monica
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

The RAND Corporation is seeking a Digital Production Lead to help coordinate the development and production of innovative, multi-disciplinary, digital-research and outreach products. Using his/her knowledge of best practices in project management and storytelling in digital and multimedia, web and traditional publishing, this position will be responsible for facilitating cross-departmental execution of integrated outreach and dissemination packages and products. Working with both creative and technical teams, the digital lead plays a key role in orchestrating delivery of traditional and digital assets including feature articles, interactive research-based tools, infographics, video, and other digital outreach products. As a pioneering member of a ‘digital first’ publishing team, this position exercises discretion, attention to detail and independent judgment.


The primary duties include, but are not limited to:


Education Requirements

BA/BS required


Minimum of 6 years of experience

Security Clearance

A U.S. Security clearance is required for this position.


Santa Monica

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