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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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External Relations 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; and making in-house and supported research accessible to the policy community.

The Center has an immediate opening for an External Relations Director. The ideal candidate will be able to lead the organization’s efforts to connect academic ideas on economic inequality and growth to the policymaking community by elevating serious and credible academic research from our growing academic network, including Equitable Growth grantees, Steering Committee, Research Advisory Board, and staff. The External Relations Director will lead a team in building relationships for Equitable Growth in both the academic and policymaking communities. The team, with support from the rest of the staff, will be responsible for devising and implementing a plan to ensure that Equitable Growth’s research is communicated effectively to the policymaking community and for bringing policy issues relevant to Equitable Growth’s mission into the development of our research agenda. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, highly organized, able to leverage his or her relationships, and able to communicate the relevance of often highly complicated and technical academic research to the policymaking community, while elevating relevant policy issues to academics.

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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 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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Policy Analyst

The Center has an immediate opening for a Policy Analyst. The Policy Analyst will focus on a range of issues related to inequality and economic growth, with an emphasis on research and public policy at the intersection of economic inequality and the macroeconomy. The Policy Analyst will work closely with our team of in-house and academic experts.

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