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BTC Tax Policy Analyst

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ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

The North Carolina Justice Center is the state’s leading research and advocacy organization dedicated to transforming North Carolina’s prosperity into opportunity for all. Our organization is comprised of projects that provide in-depth expertise on seven major policy areas. Our staff of researchers, community educators, litigators, public policy advocates, and communications specialists use our unique five-strategy approach to improve the lives of North Carolinians with low to moderate incomes. 

The Budget and Tax Center (BTC), a project of the NC Justice Center, is the state’s leading source for information on how fiscal and economic policies shape the opportunities available to working families. Because of its long-standing reputation for credible analysis and well-researched proposals, a wide range of organizations and leaders turn to the BTC for leadership in setting a policy agenda that advances opportunity and equity in the state. The BTC informs and affects public policy decisions by producing credible and timely reports and providing expert guidance to the media, advocates, policy makers, and the public. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

BTC is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its team of experts working to help North Carolina overcome unprecedented economic and fiscal challenges. The analyst position focuses on analysis of the state’s revenue system and the interaction between federal, state and local tax collection, with special attention to how that system can generate adequate revenue for the state’s investments.  

The Analyst is responsible for researching and writing policy briefs and reports, conducting outreach and community education through mass-media, new media, and presentations and supporting staff allies and coalition members on state budget and tax policy issues especially, as these issues affect low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.  

EXPERIENCE 

The successful candidate will have strong interest and experience analyzing economic and fiscal policy issues with the goal of promoting public policy decisions that address the needs of low-income communities; an advanced degree or commensurate years of work experience in public policy or related field; excellent quantitative analysis skills, including advanced competency in Excel; superior written, oral and presentation skills, and prefer working in a team environment. Two or more years of post-graduate experience in an applied research or public policy setting is required. Availability to travel and work some evenings and weekends required. 

The Justice Center offers inspired co-workers committed to social justice through progressive fiscal and economic policies, as well as a competitive salary (DOE, minimum starting salary $50,000) and excellent benefits, including but not limited to: six weeks paid time off, paid parental leave, twelve holidays, retirement plan contribution and match, flexible spending account, high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage. 

TO APPLY 

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title, and “BTC Policy Analyst” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org.  The positions will remain open until filled; priority will be given to resumes received by May 8, 2021. 

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information. 

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

The North Carolina Justice Center is the state’s leading research and advocacy organization dedicated to transforming North Carolina’s prosperity into opportunity for all. Our organization is comprised of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Raleigh, NC
Associated Location
Raleigh, NC, USA

How to Apply

TO APPLY 

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title, and “BTC Policy Analyst” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org.  The positions will remain open until filled; priority will be given to resumes received by May 8, 2021. 

Our organization is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, age, disability or genetic information. 

TO APPLY 

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file, that has your name in its title, and “BTC Policy Analyst” in the subject line to hr…

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