Project Coordinator/Manager, Business and Technology Projects

The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. 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 sides of the political spectrum. BPC prioritizes one thing above all else: getting things done.BPC works to reconcile the competing aims of highly interested advocates, corporations, and policy experts and design politically viable consensus solutions. We seek out individuals and organizations that are deeply vested in the outcome of its policy projects and ask that they check absolutely nothing at the door, bringing all their passion, political perspectives, and interests to the table. BPC believes that the fundamental strength of American democracy is unity forged amid diversity, and we endeavor to represent this pluralism in all of our policy negotiations.BPC focuses on policy solutions to strengthen our democracy, promote economic growth, opportunity and inclusion, address climate change and create better health outcomes for all Americans.BPC is currently seeking a project coordinator/manager to be part of a growing portfolio that touches on some of the most high-profile issues in DC including ESG and entrepreneurship. The coordinator/manager would support activities for BPC’s program. The specific portfolio includes a wide array of issues including small business, corporate governance, ESG, and competitiveness. BPC’s projects bring together political leaders and experts to produce reports and policy recommendations and works with stakeholders from other organizations to advance our policy objectives. A successful applicant would have 1-3 years of experience with administrative and logistics tasks, scheduling, coordinating across organizational teams and some policy research.RESPONSIBILITIESPrimarily responsible for day-to-day coordination and/or management of the Business team’s activities.Develop and coordinate project workflow, communications calendar, and development responsibilities.Coordinate integration of projects and BPC/BPC Action functional areas, including development, operations, and communications teamsDraft external communications and development documents, monthly blog posts, and grant reportsConduct research into specific issue areas, and development projects as needed,  related to Business policyProvide administrative support by scheduling meetings with staff, project leadership, consultants, and external organizations, arrange travel and accommodations for project members and meeting attendees, plan logistics for project-related meetings, and manage reimbursementsPrepare agendas for, attend, and take and circulate notes on all project meetingsWork with the events team to plan and staff internal and external eventsThe Project Manager/Coordinator will also work with the development team to draft grant proposals, grant reports and support other donor management needs  QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s or Master’s Degree and at least 1 year of experience OR at least 3 years relevant office experience (Project Coordinator) OR Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience OR at least 5 years relevant experience (Project Manager)Computer skills are a must. Experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office SuitePrevious scheduling experience and the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms is essentialStrong interpersonal and problem-solving skillsAbility to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing deadlinesWorks well independently and as part of a teamExperience on the Hill or researching policy topics such as Technology, Corporate Governance, or legal topicsEvent planning experience a plusBPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three references in one document.  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.COVID GuidelinesThe health and safety of our community is our highest priority. As such, the Bipartisan Policy Center is encouraging all newly hired staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine, and to receive a booster shot as soon as eligibleWork ScheduleThe work/life balance of employees is a priority for the Bipartisan Policy Center. As a result, BPC is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. Employees at BPC are currently coming into the office twice a week. Exact time and schedules will be determined between an employee and their manager.This position is budgeted at 55k.

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