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Project Coordinator, J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy

Híbrido, El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC

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Tipo de contrato:A Tiempo Completo
Nivel de Experiencia:Nivel intermedio
Salario:USD $58.000 - $68.000 / año

Descripción

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a Washington, DC-based think tank that helps policymakers work across the aisle to craft bipartisan solutions. By connecting lawmakers, delivering data and context, negotiating policy details, and creating space for bipartisan collaboration, BPC ensures democracy can function on behalf of all Americans. We believe that bipartisanship combines the best ideas of both parties to create even better, lasting policy.


Since 2011, BPC has developed and pursued bipartisan recommendations for growing the supply of affordable homes, providing targeted rental assistance, and supporting sustainable homeownership. BPC’s Housing Commission (2011-2013) and its Senior Health and Housing Task Force (2016) have served as catalysts for bipartisan action in Congress. Additional efforts to build consensus on affordable rental housing policies, improve credit access, advance affordability priorities in housing finance reform, and facilitate health and housing partnerships have also been well received in Congress.


BPC is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to support the J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy and its executive director. The center reflects the deep commitment of both BPC and philanthropist Ron Terwilliger to the idea that every American family deserves a decent, safe, and affordable place to live. Believing that forging broad, bipartisan support offers the greatest opportunity to realize this goal, the Center is working to advance federal policies that more effectively address our nation's critical housing affordability challenges.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the Center’s policy staff and communications lead, assist the Executive Director, Advisory Committee members and the Center’s founder in public and private events and media engagements, including: 
  • Background memos on a range of policy issues and current events 
  • Talking points 
  • Questions for moderated discussions 
  • Reading and summarizing books for events with authors
  • Any other briefing material needed (examples include compiling hard and soft copies of stakeholder briefing books, finding a bio on an individual, reading and summarizing background materials)
  • Digital Presence
  • Help the Executive Director and Advisory Committee sustain an active digital presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media, including developing content to promote Center written products and programming 
  • Research and Writing
  • Fulfill short-term research needs of the Executive Director as they arise (examples include tracking down a statistic for an op-ed; finding a bio on an individual; locating an article; and reading and summarizing background materials)
  • Assist with the development of draft statements, blogs, letters, op-eds, newsletters, and other writing needs
  • Coordination
  • Coordinate closely with the Center’s policy team, communications lead, digital team, development, and BPC Action on all aspects of managing the Center and the executive director’s workflow, including gathering any background materials needed for meetings/activities
  • Act as coordinator on special projects as needed
  • Logistics
  • Manage travel arrangements for Advisory Council members
  • Effectively manage the day-to-day workflow for the Executive Director and the logistics for the Center’s Advisory Board
  • Maintain calendars; schedule appointments; arrange internal and external meetings; field and prioritize phone calls, emails, mail and meeting requests 
  • Monitor and track various projects and tasks to ensure timely completion; takes notes at center-related meetings and ensures follow up on action items
  • Coordinate travel itineraries and arrangements for domestic and international trips

Qualifications for Project Coordinator

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant project management or research experience
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in housing policy preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multi-task on numerous projects, large and small, in both collaborative and independent situations with a high degree of thoroughness and accuracy
  • Comfortable working with principals, including professional, concise written communications.
  • Previous experience in scheduling and event planning/logistics is preferred
  • Computer skills a must, including experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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


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


Work Schedule

The work/life balance of employees is a priority for the Bipartisan Policy Center. As a result, BPC is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. Employees at BPC are currently coming into the office three times a week. Employees at BPC expected to be in the office from Tuesday to Thursday every week.


BPC offers comprehensive health insurance benefits, covering 90% of costs for HMO and POS plans (with employees covering 10%), and 80% for the PPO plan (with employees covering 20%)


Additional benefits include 403(b) matching contributions of up to 7% of salary in addition to a non-elective contribution of 2% of salary (both after 90 days of employment); 15 vacation days, 2 personal days, 15 sick days, and 12 holidays per year; education benefits up to $5,250 per year after one year of employment; $2,000 for professional development expenses after six months of employment; Metro benefits of up to $130 per month; Company provided life insurance; and dental and vision insurance coverage with a Flexible Spending Plan.


The salary range for this position is $58,000 - $68,000.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a Washington, DC-based think tank that helps policymakers work across the aisle to craft bipartisan solutions. By connecting lawmakers, delivering data and context, negotiating policy details, and…

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