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PNWER is seeking 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 U.S. systems of government and will play a major role in providing support to PNWER officers and secretariat. 


The Program Coordinator (PC) will focus on coordinating existing working group projects and assist in the implementing of action items and new initiatives to maximize impact. The PC will frequently coordinate meetings and interact with policymakers and business leaders across the region. The PC will regularly organize virtual 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 the PNWER Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
  • Provide support on program area projects focused on disaster resilience planning, pandemic resilience, maritime resilience, energy, transportation, and economic development
  • Work with state/provincial and federal legislative staff to assist in planning annual visits
  • Assist with stakeholder outreach and promotion of events and programs
  • 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) 


Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in public policy, project coordination, or related field
  • Exceptional writing skills (ability to provide writing samples upon request)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, confidence to work with high-level legislators and business leaders.
  • 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
  • Willingness to periodically take on additional tasks and duties outside of normal program area
  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver consistent results in a fast-paced office
  • Proficiency in Office programs and database management, knowledge of InDesign a plus
  • General understanding of website design, social media
  • Some regional travel required, must be eligible to travel to Canada


​ Additional desired qualifications:

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


PNWER is seeking 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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$38,000 - $45,000

Benefits

Terms: Full-time, 40 hours per week with benefits including 401k retirement match, health and dental insurance, generous vacation, and holiday time off.

Terms: Full-time, 40 hours per week with benefits including 401k retirement match, health and dental insurance, generous vacation, and holiday time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in public policy, project coordination, or related field
  • Exceptional writing skills (ability to provide writing samples upon request)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, confidence to work with high-level legislators and business leaders.
  • 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
  • Willingness to periodically take on additional tasks and duties outside of normal program area
  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver consistent results in a fast-paced office
  • Proficiency in Office programs and database management, knowledge of InDesign a plus
  • General understanding of website design, social media
  • Some regional travel required, must be eligible to travel to Canada


​ Additional desired qualifications:

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


Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in public policy, project coordination, or related field
  • Exceptional writing…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to employment@pnwer.org

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.

How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to employment@pnwer.org

PNWER is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on…

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