Program Associate

Title: Program Associate, Groundwork Collaborative

Reports to:  Associate Director, Groundwork Collaborative

Location: Washington, D.C.

Status: Full-Time, Salaried, Non-Exempt

 

Position Summary

We’re looking for a Program Associate to join the Policy & Research Team here at the Hub Project. The Associate will work on a newly launched initiative called the Groundwork Collaborative, which will advance a coherent economic worldview within the broader progressive movement.

What is Groundwork?

The Groundwork Collaborative works with partners from across the progressive movement to support policies that promote durable prosperity, equity, and economic security.

As a Program Associate, you’ll:

  • Work with the Groundwork team to design and run key meetings, events, and convenings with policy experts, activists, and progressive movement leaders
  • Support logistics, operations, coordinating contracts, and budgeting for our programs
  • Research, write, and develop creative materials or event plans for Groundwork programs
  • Work in coordination with the communications, digital, and policy teams to create and implement projects that advance Groundwork’s core mission.

About you:

  • You’re committed to advocating for an economy that works for everyone and centers justice and equity.
  • You’re well-organized and live for the details.
  • You’re comfortable working under tight deadlines in a dynamic work environment.
  • You’re excited to join a fast-growing and collaborative team that’s building something brand new.
  • You’re eager to learn and capable of picking things up quickly.
  • You’re comfortable using (or learning) Google Suite, Slack, major social media platforms, and Microsoft Office.

In addition, it would be a bonus if:

  • You have some administrative, finance, operations, or logistical work experience.
  • You have some experience planning events or carrying out projects for non-profit or political organizations.
  • You have some experience working on or studying relevant areas of economics or economic policy.

About us

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a growing team of communicators, researchers, and organizers with experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups to build creative and effective campaigns.

How to apply

  • To begin the application process, click here. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.
  • Please also include at least 2 references who can speak to you as a candidate for this job – the references should be supervisors or colleagues from previous employment, internships, professors or teachers, volunteer coordinators, etc., who can speak to having worked with you in some capacity.
  • Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

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The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.