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Executive Assistant

Duties include:
·         Managing calendar and travel of ITIF president
·         Composing, editing and handling correspondence
·         Preparing invoices and expense reports
·         Coordinating meetings
·         Managing contact database
·         Desktop publishing and copyediting
·         Updating and maintaining ITIF report archive
·         Conducting Internet research
 
The position reports to the Chief of Staff and the President of ITIF. Some schedule flexibility possible.
 
Qualifications include:
·         Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work
·         Problem-solving skills and the competence to work with a minimal supervision
·         Professional business communication and interpersonal skills
·         Fluency with Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Internet
·         Ability to work well with people in a team environment
 
Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes a health benefits package, generous paid vacation, annual performance based bonus and public transportation reimbursement.
 
Application Process: To apply for the position, please submit the following to jobs@itif.org:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume
3) Brief writing sample detailing how you would define innovation (300 words max)
 
Please note that you are applying for the Executive Assistant position in the subject title of your application.

 

 

The Center for Data Innovation, a non-profit, non-partisan public policy think tank, has an opening for a Policy Analyst to join its team. The ideal applicant should understand recent trends in the use of data and analytics in the public and private sectors, and be well-versed on technologies related to big data, open data, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and data visualization. In addition, the applicant should have a clearly demonstrated interest in the intersection of public policy, technology, and data. This is a one-year position subject to renewal based on available funding. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
Essential responsibilities:
Write articles, op-eds, and reports about data and public policy
Organize and participate in conferences, panel discussions, debates, and other policy events
Contribute to a weekly newsletter on data innovation
Interview experts in industry and government about trends in data innovation
Update the Center’s website and related briefing materials
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
Qualifications:
A master’s degree in public policy, economics, political science, statistics, information science, or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree with two years of experience
Demonstrated interest in public policy and technology
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing
Excellent research, analytical, and organizational skills
Highly proactive and flexible, with an ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Ability to network and build relationships with outside organizations
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
Application process:
To apply for this position, please submit the following to info@datainnovation.org.
Cover letter
Resume
Writing sample (3-5 pages)
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Last updated September 5, 2014.