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Published 11 days ago

Program Coordinator

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Application Deadline:August 18, 2024
Salary:USD $40,000 - $50,000 / year

Description

TWO FULL TIME HYBRID POSITIONS OPENING

Pacific Northwest Economic Region

1. PNWER Program Coordinator 

​2. Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) Program Coordinator 

The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) is a statutory public-private non-profit that addresses a broad range of topics and issues that affect our cross-border economy, security, and environment.  This truly unique non-profit is the only regional planning and facilitation organization set up in statute by five states and three provinces and two territories to deal with trans-boundary policy and planning.  PNWER works to increase the economic well-being and quality of life for all citizens of the region by coordinating provincial and state policies, identifying and promoting “models of success” and serving as a conduit to exchange information. 

PNWER seeks a motivated individual who is passionate about cross-border policy and planning and is excited about the prospect of making the NW a better place to live and do business.  This is a rare opportunity for an innovative and creative individual to interact with high-level decision-makers in the bi-national region.  As a PNWER Program Coordinator, you will learn a great deal about the unique differences between Canadian and US systems of government and will play a major role in providing support to PNWER officers and secretariat. 

Position #1 - PNWER Program Coordinator 

The Program Coordinator (PC) will focus on supporting existing working groups, related projects and assisting in the implementation of action items and new initiatives to maximize impact.  The PC will focus on coordination of 1-2 working groups and frequently meet and interact with policymakers and business leaders across the region. The PC will regularly organize virtual coordination meetings and planning discussions on various topics. The PC will also assist in coordinating meetings/conferences by preparing materials and invitations to support Program Managers, co-chairs and Executive Committee Members.

This position involves but is not limited to:

  • Assist with drafting meeting notes, workshop reports, articles, web content, letters, and 
  • briefs.
  • Support exercises and workshops for PNWER program areas projects focused on 
  • disaster resilience planning, energy, transportation and economic development. 
  • Work with state/provincial and federal legislative staff to assist in planning annual visits
  • Assist with stakeholder outreach and logistical planning support for PNWER Annual 
  • Summit and Economic Leadership Forum
  • Provide assistance with social media and website posts and electronic newsletter 
  • development 
  • Coordinate 1-2 working group sessions at the PNWER Summit (Experience in any of 
  • PNWER’s working groups a plus) (see link for working groups) http://www.pnwer.org/working-groups.html  

Position #2 - RIA Program Coordinator 

The Regional Infrastructure Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with our federally funded regional program focused on transportation infrastructure development.The PNWER Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) is a program building on a U.S. Department of Transportation demonstration grant through the Build America Bureau. The PNWER RIA leverages Public-Private Partnership (P3) best practices from PNWER's Canadian jurisdictions including the Asia Pacific Gateway & Trade Corridor Initiative. The program helps identify state and federal funding, innovative financing opportunities, and Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) to accelerate the delivery of transportation projects with region-wide benefits that...

  • Ease Supply Chain Disruptions
  • Reduce Transportation-Related Pollution
  • Increase Community Safety, Economic & Environmental Justice

This position involves but is not limited to:

  • Assist with drafting meeting notes, workshop reports, articles, web content, letters, and briefs.
  • Assist in coordinating quarterly grant reporting and billing
  • Plan and support workshops for RIA projects focused on rail, zero emissions corridors, transportation infrastructure and supply chains 
  • Work with state/provincial and federal legislative staff to assist in planning visits
  • Assist with stakeholder outreach and logistical planning support for PNWER Annual  Summit and Economic Leadership Forum
  • Provide assistance with RIA social media and website posts and electronic newsletter development 
  • Coordinate our transportation working group sessions at the PNWER Summit 

Requirements for both positions 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in public policy, project coordination, or related field.
  • Exceptional writing skills (ability to provide writing samples upon request) 
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with regional partners
  • Keen ability to anticipate project needs, discern priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Driven team player with a good sense of humor and positive outlook 
  • Be seen as neutral, non-partisan and apolitical (frequently required to facilitate discussions and work with all political parties and philosophies)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, exert leadership and take initiative.

Additional desired knowledge or experience 

  • Knowledge or experience with any of the following: Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Constant Contact, Weebly, CVent, Clicktime, In-Design, Photoshop, Publisher

Terms: Full Time 40 hours per week with benefits including, 401k retirement match, health and dental coverage, generous vacation and holiday time off. Starting salary range is $3,333 - $4166 per month. This is a hybrid position with a requirement to be in person at the office in Seattle 2 days per week. 

How To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to employment@pnwer.org  (please specify if you are open to both coordinator positions or only one) 

For more information about PNWER please see www.pnwer.org   

DEADLINE: Open until filled

PNWER is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

TWO FULL TIME HYBRID POSITIONS OPENING

Pacific Northwest Economic Region

1. PNWER Program Coordinator 

​2. Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) Program Coordinator 

The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) is a statutory…

Benefits

 401k retirement match, full health and dental coverage, generous vacation and holiday time off.

 401k retirement match, full health and dental coverage, generous vacation and holiday time off.

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

Email introductory letter and resume to employment@pnwer.org  

For more information about PNWER please see www.pnwer.org   

Email introductory letter and resume to employment@pnwer.org  

For more information about PNWER please see www.pnwer.org   

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