Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.

Project Assistant, Health Program

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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.

The Health Program at BPC seeks a project assistant to support exciting work on chronic disease prevention, health innovation, health care reform, and more. This position will primarily support the Chief Medical Advisor, the Prevention Initiative, and the Health Innovation, with assistance to the Health Care Payment and Delivery team, as needed.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES

The Project Assistant will provide primary support through:

  • Calendar management and scheduling responsibilities
  • Attending project meetings as requested by Project Management; preparing pre-meeting and post-meetings notes and memoranda
  • Providing 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.
  • Planning for project-related meetings; booking conference rooms; ordering catering; preparing materials, etc.
  • Working with the events team to plan and execute internal and external events
  • Data entry and contact management
  • Fielding phone calls and other clerical tasks
  • Providing research assistance to the team as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree OR a minimum of 2 years of administrative experience
  • Experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook
  • Previous scheduling experience and the ability to communicate effectively is essential
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Works well independently, and as part of a team
  • An interest in health policy is preferred, but not required

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, in the subject line of your email.