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Project Coordinator, Economic Policy Project

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 a leading 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 with former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who possess views from across the political spectrum. We are focused on policy issues related to health, energy, the economy, education, immigration, infrastructure, and governance.

BPC is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to support activities across BPC’s Economic Policy Project (EPP).

The Economic Policy Project is committed to developing bipartisan policy recommendations to enhance the financial prosperity and security of the American people. The project also provides timely analysis of fiscal and economic developments and proposals. Over the past several years, EPP has significantly impacted the national discussion on economic policy in ways that provide context for its ongoing work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary responsibility for day-to-day coordination of EPP activities and projects.
  • Primary responsibility for EPP communications calendar and development management.
  • Coordinate integration of EPP with BPC functional areas including development, communications teams, and BPC Action teams.
  • Draft external communications and development documents, such as project newsletter and grant reports.
  • Represent EPP at select external meetings/events, including Hill briefings and webinars; write and circulate summaries and key takeaways.
  • Provide project support to EPP leadership, including: serving as point of contact with events team on all aspects of planning and execution of external and internal events; preparing agendas and materials for, attending, and taking notes on all project meetings; scheduling, arranging travel for staff and external meeting attendees; managing reimbursements; and other activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • This is not an entry-level position. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of work experience.
  • Computer skills a must. Experience with, and knowledge of, the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Cloud programs (e.g., SharePoint, CRM, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Previous scheduling experience and the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing deadlines.
  • Ability to keep track of and organize several different workstreams.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Event planning experience a plus.
  • Research experience a plus.

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to [email protected]. Please include the title of this job, Project Coordinator, Economic Policy Project, in the subject line of the application email.

BPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.