Development Director

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit research and grantmaking organization founded to accelerate cutting-edge analysis into whether and how structural changes in the U.S. economy, particularly related to economic inequality, affect economic growth. We have an immediate opening for an experienced Development Director. The ideal candidate will have significant fundraising experience, and the capacity to lead a multifaceted fundraising strategy and seize new opportunities in a timely manner to support new work while also growing and sustaining our core funders.

The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director, Managing Director, Finance staff, Board of Directors, and senior director team. The Development Director will oversee a development department that currently includes a Grants and Finance Assistant shared with the Finance team, a consultant for development writing, who we plan to replace with an in-house Development Writer/Associate, and a Senior Development Manager, who will be transitioning out of that position after the new Development Director is hired.

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Policy Expert

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. The successful candidate will lead Equitable Growth’s work within their area of policy expertise and contribute to the organization’s work across all aspects of economic inequality, economic growth, and public policy. Equitable Growth currently has a single opening and is seeking candidates with expertise in labor markets and wages or in antitrust policy.

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Academic Programs Associate

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, 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 an Academic Programs Associate, whose primary responsibilities will be the continued development, implementation, and maintenance of Equitable Growth’s Academic Programs’ systems, processes, and guidelines, including continuing to develop the organization’s grant management platform in Salesforce.

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