Here are three JOTW “Can't Wait” job postings from the The Pew Charitable Trusts


Here are three JOTW “Can't Wait” job postings from the The Pew Charitable Trusts

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The 3 jobs postings are:

1. Senior Associate, Communications, Partnership for America’s Economic Success, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

2. Project Manager, Communications, Pew Center on the States, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

3. Senior Associate, Communications, Economic Mobility Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

1. Search for Senior Associate, Communications, Partnership for America’s Economic Success, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

The Pew Charitable Trusts, an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. The Pew Center on the States (PCS), an internal operating division of The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT), identifies and advances effective policy approaches to critical issues facing states. In January, 2006 PCT, with funding from 11 other donors, formed the Partnership for America's Economic Success (Partnership) to build the evidence base of the economic impacts of children growing to be successful, productive adults. Since its inception, the Partnership has grown into a robust collaborative of representatives from the business, economics, policy and philanthropic communities with a goal of making the successful development of all our children the top priority of the United States.

The Partnership is currently funded through June 30, 2011 and may be extended beyond that date pending the continued success of the project, board approval and the receipt of additional funding.

The senior associate will be housed within the Pew Center on the States, in Pew's Washington, D.C. office. The position will report to the project director of communications for the Pew Center on the States. The position will be assigned to the Partnership but will also be part of a team of communications professionals that can share expertise across projects. Responsibilities include collaborating closely with the director of the Partnership to develop and implement communications strategies that include message development, enhancing the project's public relations and outreach activities, writing communications materials, and coordinating events to disseminate and publicize new research findings.

The successful candidate has at least four years of communications, constituency-building or outreach experience in the public policy and/or nonprofit arena. Experience working with business, or in a state legislature and/or on Capitol Hill is a plus. A bachelor’s degree is required, including skills associated with completion of an undergraduate degree program in a related area such as communications, journalism or related major, with an understanding of media operations, news organizations and new media technologies. Graduate degree in public affairs, public policy or journalism is advantageous. In addition, s/he has a proven track record of ability to work as a member of a team and manage relationships to produce high-level results.

Pew offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including four weeks of vacation, a generous 401(k) plan and flexible benefit options. For immediate consideration please visit the Careers@Pew page of our Web site www.pewtrusts.org to read the full job description and apply for the position.

2. Project Manager, Communications, Pew Center on the States, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

The Pew Charitable Trusts, an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. The Pew Center on the States (PCS), an internal operating division of The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT), identifies and advances effective policy approaches to critical issues facing states. Seven years ago, Pew established Pre-K Now, a national initiative to advance quality pre-kindergarten for all 3 and 4 year olds. Through the success of this campaign, now housed in PCS, Pew has established a strong reputation for successfully advancing smart state policies and practices that help young children become healthy, productive adults.

The Project Manager, Communications position offers a unique opportunity for an individual to contribute to exciting, high-profile initiatives. This position, based in Pew's Washington, D.C. office, will report to the PCS Project Director, Communications, Pre-K Now and will be part of Communications' project staff in a growing Communications department of the Pew Center on the States. The project manager will have a close working relationship with the Communications Manager of the Children's Policy Group. S/he oversees Pre-K Now's communications staff and supervises their day-to-day activities, and ensures that Pre-K Now's communications strategy is aligned with state and federal policy goals. The project manager will also contribute to the development and use of strong messages based on research and current polling data for other projects in the children's portfolio. S/he will also work in tandem with other PCS Communications colleagues to plan and execute integrated PCS strategies, campaign and outreach and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate has a minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in public policy or advocacy communications. Experience that demonstrates a high level of understanding of pre-k education and policy, including working with state policy makers, researchers, and advocates and other stakeholders as well as knowledge of the current trends, principal theories, leading thinkers, major concerns and climate for change in the field is preferred. Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred. Additional requirements include excellent political skills, judgment, and demonstrated ability to create consensus among diverse groups of partners and allies; strong strategic vision and planning; excellent leadership, writing, and editing skills; strong systems skills including Microsoft office products. It is anticipated that the individual in this position will travel domestically and to the Trusts' Philadelphia offices as needed.

Pew offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including four weeks of vacation, a generous 401(k) plan and flexible benefit options. For immediate consideration please visit the Careers@Pew page of our Web site www.pewtrusts.org to read the full job description and apply for the position.

3. Search for Senior Associate, Communications, Economic Mobility Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT), an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. The mission of Pew's Economic Policy department is to promote policies and practices that strengthen and ensure the future competitiveness of the U.S. economy. The department seeks to advance solutions to complex economic policy issues by identifying strategic opportunities to educate and engage the public and policy makers. This position represents a unique opportunity to be part of an emerging, nationally-known policy program within a leading philanthropic entity.

The Senior Associate, Communications position for the Economic Policy department offers a unique opportunity for an individual to contribute to several exciting, high-profile initiatives. The senior associate will work closely with the department's communications officer, senior project staff and Pew's Communications department to develop and implement communications strategies that include message development, writing and editing for print and online, and media and constituent relations. S/he will report to the communications officer of the Economic Policy department and primarily focus on the Economic Mobility Project, but will also support the communications and outreach activities of all of the department's initiatives. Other responsibilities include facilitating the development and maintenance of departmental websites, making updates through online content management software and coordinating with consultants.

The successful candidate has a bachelor’s degree, with skills associated with completion of an undergraduate degree program in communications, journalism or related major, such as an understanding of media operations, news organizations and new media technologies. Graduate degree in public affairs, public policy or journalism a plus. In addition, s/he has a minimum of four years of progressively responsible media relations experience in the public policy and/or nonprofit arena, and demonstrated ability to build and leverage relationships within and external to Pew to assemble networks that facilitate positive outcomes. Experience with economic policy issues, in a newsroom and/or on Capitol Hill is advantageous.

The position will be based in Pew's Washington, D.C. office. Occasional travel to attend meeting and conferences as well as occasional travel between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. anticipated.

Pew offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including four weeks of vacation, a generous 401(k) plan and flexible benefit options. For immediate consideration please visit the Careers@Pew page of our Web site www.pewtrusts.org to read the full job description and apply for the position.

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