Pew seeks to hire an associate I to focus on the project’s assistance to states, while supporting the entire spectrum of activity under the project. This position, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to the manager, state policy and has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
The ideal candidate has an educational and employment background in public policy, economics, finance, or related field with experience synthesizing data and research to produce effective and clear written materials useful to policy makers and/or the public. Background working in a complex environment with varying partners is key along with extensive analysis, writing, and informal/formal presentation skills. Finally, any familiarity with state or federal budget challenges or procedures and knowledge of public sector retirement and benefit systems would be highly valued.
Occasional domestic travel to perform work or assessments in states.
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.