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Project Assistant, Energy 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 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, national and homeland security, the economy, housing, immigration, infrastructure, and governance.

BPC is currently seeking a Project Assistant to serve as the key administrative lead for the organization’s Energy Project.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide primary administrative and clerical support for the Energy Project

  • Handle heavy calendar management and scheduling responsibilities
  • Attend project meetings as requested by Project Management; preparing pre-meeting and post-meetings notes and memorandum
  • Assist the BPC advocacy team in scheduling meetings with Hill offices and other policy-related briefings
  • Provide point-of-contact support for project staff and steering committee members, such as processing reimbursement requests, booking air and hotel accommodations, and maintaining relationships with members and their assistants.
  • Coordinate 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
  • Conduct data entry and contact management
  • Field phone calls and other clerical tasks
  • Provide research assistance to project directors as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Interest in U.S. energy policy a plus

BPC 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, Energy Project, in the subject line of your email.

BPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.