JOB: Communications operations assistant

Outdoor Market: jobAbout the employer:
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improving public policy, informing the public and stimulating civic life. Since transforming to a public charity in 2004, theu have gained the ability to run our own projects and have greater flexibility to fulfill their public service mission. As a result, over the past seven years the organization has grown significantly, tripling in size and expanding the scope of their work nationally as well as internationally.Pew partners with a diverse range of donors, public and private organizations and concerned citizens who share their commitment to practical, fact-based solutions and goal-driven investments to improve society.
Pew is an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual charitable funds, established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew. Pew’s offices are located in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Brussels and London, and Pew’s staff spans other regions of the United States and Australia.
Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. They are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.
The communications department:
The Communications department plays an instrumental role in positioning Pew to achieve their programmatic and institutional goals. Pew recently completed a detailed assessment of their communications needs and internal structure, and having learned from their past successes and challenges, the department is in the process of reorganizing to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. The department provides a comprehensive range of communications services for all programmatic and administrative units and Trusts-operated projects. Their in-house expertise includes: strategy and message development; editorial support; design and creative services; media event planning; digital and video production and social media. The unit oversees all communications policies, guidelines and processes in order to manage the Pew brand, ensure the production of the highest quality work and effectively steward Pew’s resources.
Position overview:
The operations assistant is a member of the communications team and reports directly to the manager of communications operations. Responsibilities include assisting with the coordination and administration of activities such as contracting, vendor management, facilities issues, cross-functional projects and budget tracking. This individual also supports the operation of various business support systems.
This position is located in Washington, D.C. and is term-limited to not exceed a period of three years from the date of hire.
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