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Communications Director

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a research and grant-making organization that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand whether and how economic inequality affects economic growth and stability. Core to Equitable Growth’s mission is: building a bridge between the academic and policy communities; conducting in-house, academic-quality research and analysis; providing grants to academic economists and other social scientists to support cutting-edge research on inequality, mobility, growth, and related issues; making in-house and supported research accessible to the policy community.

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for an accomplished Communications Director. The successful candidate will develop and execute on creative strategies and plans to grow and elevate Equitable Growth’s brand, network of scholars, in-house experts, and funded research in national economic debates. Integral to the position is the ability to manage and lead an innovative and entrepreneurial Communications team to high standards of excellence and a high level of output. The person in this role will utilize all of the tools at their disposal to bring attention to Equitable Growth’s growing body of research, heighten its reputation as the go-to source for research and analysis on inequality and growth, and enhance the organization’s ability to advance evidence-based ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth.

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Family Economic Security (FES) Policy Intern

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. The mission of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s Rising Professionals Program is to provide opportunities to college students from historically underrepresented groups in the fields of economics, communications, design, development, business administration, research, educational programing, and public outreach.

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.

The Center has a summer 2019 opening for a Family Economic Security Policy Intern. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of supporting Equitable Growth’s Family Economic Security policy stream and will also provide additional support to the policy team as needed. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, complete tasks on deadline, and be familiar with spreadsheets, databases, and basic office technology.

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Communications Associate

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Equitable Growth engages with academics and policymakers to better understand economic inequality in the United States and its impact on economic growth. 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 and elevating researchers and their work with the news media are 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 Communications Associate, who will play a key role in elevating cutting-edge research on economic inequality and economic growth, as well as evidence-based policies that emerge from that research. The ideal candidate will be a communications professional with at least 2 years of experience and a proven track record of engaging with the media and securing results.

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Director of Macroeconomic Policy

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a nonprofit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. Equitable Growth engages with academics and policymakers to better understand economic inequality in the United States and its impact on economic growth. 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 and elevating researchers and their work with the news media are both key to our work, with the goal of making new research relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.

The Center has an immediate opening for a macroeconomist who can both conduct original research and provide analysis of academic research on how macroeconomic policy tools can ensure the economy works for everyone and reduce the impact of economic downturns.

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Special Assistant to Executive Director

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a nonpartisan research and analysis organization that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand and address the effects of economic inequality on economic growth and stability, is seeking to fill the position of Special Assistant. The Special Assistant primarily supports the Executive Director in matters of scheduling and preparation for private and public meetings, including academic speaking engagements, policy briefings, and congressional testimony. This position will also provide support to members of the Equitable Growth’s senior team, which includes the Chief of Staff and Managing Director. The position requires strong administrative, operations, data entry, and scheduling skills, as well as solid research and writing skills.

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