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Project Associate, Immigration Project

The BPC has an immediate opening for a project associate in the Immigration Project. This role will report to the Director of Immigration.

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 informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who represent both ends of the political spectrum. We are currently focused on health, energy, the economy, housing, immigration, infrastructure, and governance.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide primary administrative and clerical support to the Immigration Project
  • Heavy calendar management and scheduling responsibilities
  • Project activity timeline tracking
  • Attend project meetings as requested by Project Management; prepare pre-meeting and post meetings notes and memorandum
  • Assist the BPC Action team in scheduling meetings with hill offices and other policy-related briefings
  • Provide point of contact support for project staff and task force members, such as processing reimbursement requests, booking air and hotel accommodations, and maintaining relationships with members and their assistants
  • Meeting planning for project related meetings; booking conference rooms; ordering catering; preparing materials, etc
  • Work with the events team to plan internal and external events
  • Assist with the ordering, production, construction and shipment of correspondence and materials
  • Contact management and data entry
  • Tracking of data for impact statements and project reports
  • Assist 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
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of relevant experience
  • Computer skills a must. Experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous scheduling experience and the ability to communicate effectively is essential
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Works well independently, and as part of a team
  • Interest in U.S. immigration policy a plus

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, transcript, and references to [email protected]. Please be sure to include the title of this job, Project Associate, Immigration Project in the subject line of your email.

BPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.