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Project Assistant, Prevention Initiative and Health Innovation

The Bipartisan Policy Center is a non-profit organization that combines the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. BPC drives principled and politically viable policy solutions through the power of rigorous analysis, painstaking negotiation, and aggressive advocacy.

As the only Washington, DC-based think tank that actively promotes bipartisanship, BPC works to address the key challenges facing the nation. Our policy solutions are the product of expert analysis and informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and advocates who represent multiple perspectives on key policy issues. We are currently focused on energy, health, the economy, education, immigration, infrastructure, and governance.

The Prevention Initiative and Health Innovation project at BPC seeks a detail-oriented project assistant to support exciting work support exciting work on public health, the social determinants of health, nutrition, housing, opioid epidemic, health IT, and more.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Primary responsibility for administrative support for whole team including calendar management, scheduling, managing expenses (credit card receipts) and managing team subscriptions
  • Primary responsibility for meetings (both team meetings and commission/task force meetings) including booking conference rooms, ordering catering, preparing an agenda and other materials as needed, providing post-meeting notes including action items
  • Serve as point of contact for project with commissioners, senior fellows, task force members and other project stakeholders; activities might include processing reimbursement requests, booking air and hotel accommodations; and helping to develop, compile and distribute briefing books
  • Primary liaison with the events team to plan and execute all project events
  • Responsible for project contact management including maintaining CRM mailing lists
  • Assist with coverage of front desk
  • Coordinate with other project assistants on institution-wide efforts
  • Responsible for other clerical and logistical tasks as needed
  • Responsible for information/data and other background/supporting materials for project policy efforts
  • Assist policy team with research for and drafting of project written materials including blogs, issue briefs, white papers, etc.
  • Assist with the development of podcasts, videos and other project activities
  • Work with Development to track grant management
  • Work with Finance to track budget management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of experience or at least 3 years relevant office experience
  • Eager to step in where needed for the good of the team
  • Experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and attention to detail
  • Works well independently, and as a positive team member
  • An interest in public health and health IT policy

The Bipartisan Policy Center offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter and references to [email protected]. Please be sure to include the title of this job, Project Assistant, Prevention Initiative and Health Innovation, in the subject line of your email. 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.