BPC Action

Communications Assistant

Work Type: Full Time
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a Washington, DC-based think tank that helps policymakers work across the aisle to craft bipartisan solutions. By connecting lawmakers, delivering data and context, negotiating policy details, and creating space for bipartisan collaboration, BPC ensures democracy can function on behalf of all Americans. We believe that bipartisanship combines the best ideas of both parties to create even better, lasting policy.

BPC Action is currently seeking a communications assistant to support activities for BPC Action, the 501(c)(4) partner of the Bipartisan Policy Center. The communications assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks to support the fast-paced government affairs team, including writing and disseminating communications materials and legislative tracking to drive team goals and deadlines and supporting administrative operations as needed.

  • Writing: Assist BPC Action communications staff with the drafting and dissemination of digital content including emails, website posts, and social media posts.
  • Graphic Design: Creating designed materials including handouts and graphics for digital content that showcase BPC Action’s work and successes.
  • Data Tracking and Analysis: Maintain communications databases to track various metrics including email and digital traffic data.
  • Strategic Research: Provide research assistance on best communications strategies and assist with implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Team Administrative Support: Serve as back-up to and assist the BPC Action project assistant with general administrative duties, including but not limited to, scheduling and meeting preparation, invoicing and contracts, intern management, and Board coordination. 
  • Organizational Management: Work with operations team to drive a system to manage advocacy team deadlines, goals, deliverables, and other workstream matters, including designing and maintaining dashboards or other tools to help track goals.
  • Strategic Impact Tracking: Help manage internal and external databases to track various metrics of success, including all engagements and requests from Capitol Hill offices.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently organize, plan, prioritize, and complete work under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced team environment with little supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail, including proofreading skills.
  • Solid communications skills, including keeping supervisors regularly apprised of workload.
  • Flexibility to provide rapid response support, quickly pivot as team priorities and goals shift, and provide support where needed given the capacity of a small team.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Solution oriented mindset and positive attitude.
  • Previous work on Capitol Hill or an advocacy organization and communications experience a plus.
BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter and writing sample in one document.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. BPC does not sponsor employment visas.

BPC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

COVID Guidelines
The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. As such, the Bipartisan Policy Center is encouraging all newly hired staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine, and to receive a booster shot as soon as eligible

Work Schedule
The work/life balance of employees is a priority for the Bipartisan Policy Center. As a result, BPC is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. Employees at BPC are currently coming into the office three times a week. Exact time and schedules will be determined between an employee and their manager.

This position is budgeted at $50,000.

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BPC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.