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Project Assistant , Campus Free Expression Project

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The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. Our policy solutions are the product of informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who represent both sides of the political spectrum. BPC prioritizes one thing above all else: getting things done. 

BPC’s Campus Free Expression Project promotes campus policies and programs that foster a safe and welcoming environment for robust intellectual exchange. We work with college leaders to develop campus-specific solutions to promote open inquiry and prepare the next generation of bipartisan leaders.  

 BPC’s Academic Leaders Task Force on Campus Free Expression will release a major report this year and the Project Assistant will play an important role in supporting the preparation and rollout of the report. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

The Project Assistant will provide primary support through:  

  • Research: conducting research and providing research assistance.  
  • Administrative support: scheduling meetings, fielding phone calls, processing reimbursement requests, and other clerical tasks. 
  • Calendar management: organizing meetings and tracking project deadlines.  
  • Meeting support: attending project meetings as requested, preparing pre-meeting and post-meeting notes and memoranda. 
  • Events support: coordinating with the BPC events team, preparing materials, organizing online events using Microsoft Teams, and arranging for travel, catering, etc. when in-person events resume. 
  • Media support: assisting the Project Director and the BPC media team with op-ed drafts, monthly What We’re Reading blog posts, and electronic newsletters. 
  • Correspondence: drafting and editing letters and email messages. 
  • Tracking and contact management: ensuring an accurate and thorough record of communications with stakeholders. 
  • Intern: managing the day-to-day work of project intern. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Passion for campus free expression issues. 
  • Commitment to bipartisanship and working across differences in viewpoints. 
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • An entrepreneurial approach. 

 

The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. Our policy solutions are…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1225 I Street NW Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005, United States

How to Apply

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three references. Please submit materials as one file. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. BPC does not sponsor employment visas. 

This position has a salary range of 42k-45k.  

BPC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. 

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three…

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