Web Producer

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonpartisan research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-based ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Important elements of Equitable Growth’s mission include in-house, academic-quality research, as well as grantmaking to academic economists and other social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues. Building a stronger bridge between academics and the policy community is key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Web Producer to join as we launch our newly redesigned website. The ideal candidate will be a terrific project manager able to collaborate with the organization’s Communications, Creative, Editorial, Policy, and Research teams on the posting of new content and the repurposing of prior content updated for new relevancy, including text and graphics. The ideal candidate will be a capable writer, highly organized, detail- and task-oriented, able to prioritize, and adept at working in WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and Salesforce.

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Policy Analyst, Family Economic Security

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonpartisan research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-based ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Important elements of Equitable Growth’s mission include in-house, academic-quality research, as well as grantmaking, to academic economists and other social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues. Building a stronger bridge between academics and the policy community is key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Policy Analyst, Family Economic Security, who will be a key “translator” of cutting-edge academic scholarship into content that is easily accessible to the policy community. The Policy Analyst will play a central role in developing and implementing Equitable Growth’s family economic security work, which includes (but is not limited to) paid leave and other social insurance policies, scheduling stability, and pay inequality. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional writer with the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and a strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to manage projects on a deadline.

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Research Assistant (two positions)

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-profit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-based ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Important elements of Equitable Growth’s mission include in-house, academic-quality research as well as grantmaking to academic economists and other social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues. Building a stronger bridge between academics and the policy community is key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to conduct research on the various channels through which economic inequality may (or may not) impact economic growth and stability, specifically helping with and conducting data analysis on a range of economic issues, including but not limited to: labor market conditions, economic mobility, tax policy, and antitrust

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Research Assistant to the Executive Director

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonpartisan research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-based ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Important elements of Equitable Growth’s mission include in-house, academic-quality research as well as grantmaking to academic economists and other social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues. Building a stronger bridge between academics and the policy community is key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to conduct research on the various channels through which economic inequality may (or may not) impact economic growth and stability, specifically helping with and conducting data analysis on the U.S. labor market and economic policy. Research topics will include analysis of policies that affect economic opportunity, economic mobility, family formation and stability, among other Equitable Growth research and policy priorities.

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Policy and Government Relations Associate

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and grantmaking organization that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand and address the effects of economic inequality in the United States. We have an immediate opening for a Policy and Government Relations Associate to use Equitable Growth’s cutting-edge research to create, coordinate, and manage relationships, alliances, and partnerships with policymakers and advocates on a range of economic policy issues related to the Equitable Growth mission. The right candidate will be skilled at cultivating relationships, an extraordinary advocate, a highly organized administrator, an excellent problem solver.

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Digital Communications Manager

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonpartisan research and grantmaking organization that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand and address the effects of economic inequality in the United States and the broader global economy. Important elements of Equitable Growth’s mission include in-house, academic-quality research, and grantmaking to academic economists and other social scientists to support new research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues. Building a stronger bridge between academics and the policy community is key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Digital Communications Manager, who will play a key role in disseminating cutting-edge academic scholarship and translating it into digital content that is accessible and engaging for the policy and other communities. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have demonstrated digital communications experience with a research or public policy organization, and a strong track record of developing innovative strategies that reach target audiences.

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Special Assistant to Executive Director

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit, nonpartisan grantmaking and research center dedicated to exploring the relationship between economic inequality and economic growth in the United States. We have an immediate opening for a Special Assistant to support the Executive Director and the executive team in matters of scheduling and in preparation for private and public meetings, including academic speaking engagements, policy briefings, and congressional testimony. The position requires strong administrative, operations, data entry, and scheduling skills, as well as solid research and writing skills. A passion for economics as an academic discipline and policy arena and a working knowledge of the academic and policy players with whom Equitable Growth is engaged is strongly preferred.

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Research Director

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit, nonpartisan grantmaking and research center dedicated to exploring the relationship between economic inequality and economic growth in the United States. We have an immediate opening for a Research Director who will set the strategic direction of the organization’s grantmaking and academic programming, from visioning to execution. The ideal candidate will have experience serving in a leadership position in an academic research or public policy organization, with proven ability to execute on multiyear strategic research agendas, administer a multimillion dollar grantmaking and research program, and develop and run a complementary set of academic programming.

The Research Director works closely with the executive director, the policy director, and Equitable Growth’s Steering Committee and Research Advisory Board. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the academic community, including career pipelines and publication process, and an understanding of the federal policy landscape. The ideal candidate also will have strong management skills to oversee staff in charge of the organization’s grantmaking to our five-year cohort of grantees and their research, and collaborate with other senior staff on all aspects of academic programming.

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