Associate I, Broadband Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC – National Conference of State Legislatures

11March 2021


Position Opening

Posted: March 11, 2021| Application Deadline:April 10, 2021

Title

Associate I
Broadband Initiative
The Pew Charitable Trusts
D.C.

Overview

The Pew Charitable Trusts utilizes data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, performing nonpartisan research study, advancing effective public policies and practices, and accomplishing tangible results. Through rigorous query and understanding sharing, we inform and engage public-spirited residents and organizations, connecting diverse interests to pursue typical cause. We are a devoted team of scientists, communicators, advocates, subject matter specialists, and specialists dealing with a few of today's big obstacles– and we understand we are more effective and creative jointly than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our hometown and the majority of our staff located in Washington, D.C., our U.S. and global personnel find operating at Pew personally and expertly rewarding.

Wise stewardship of resources permits Pew employees to pursue work that tactically advances our objective in substantial and measurable ways. We collaborate with a diverse variety of humanitarian partners, public and private organizations, and concerned people who share our interest in fact-based options and goal-driven initiatives to improve society. Pew attracts top skill, individuals of integrity who are service oriented and happy to take on tough tasks. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a healthy work-life balance, and a considerate and inclusive office. Bench employees take pride in their coworkers, happy with where they work, and pleased with the institution's reputation.

The Government Performance Portfolio Within Program
Bench's federal government performance work identifies and advances efficient techniques to help resolve intricate difficulties at all levels of government in the United States. The portfolio's work can be traced back to our creators ‘early efforts to improve

the lives of Americans by supporting efforts that promoted health, civic engagement, and democratic suitables. Today, we carry out research study on emerging subjects, develop data-driven reports, and emphasize ingenious, nonpartisan techniques in addressing complex issues at the federal, state and regional levels along with the interaction that can occur in between jurisdictions. Present efforts focus on health, fiscal and financial policy, and security and justice, and take into consideration considerable patterns such as evolving innovations, and the increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States population.Our teams check out and advance effective, evidence-based policies utilizing reliable, timely and accessible research study, evaluating public assistance for modification, identifying approaches that have proved effective elsewhere, and combining diverse perspectives to find commonalities. We operate in cooperation with companies that share our commitment to strenuous research, measurable results and public service, and we focus on establishing durable policy modification. In addition, our teams use tactical outreach and dissemination to guarantee that excellent details is extensively interacted to decision-makers, prominent stakeholders, the media and the public. Broadband Initiative Seat's broadband initiative is housed within the Government Performance portfolio and led by a project director. The

job will take on the

double barriers of( 1)insufficient physical infrastructure, which leads to the lack of a high-quality connection; and(2) price, when private families and small businesses can not pay for those connections. Our resolve research study, outreach, technical assistance and advocacy seeks to establish and highlight state models to enhance inexpensive broadband gain access to; enhance federal and state broadband policies by establishing speed goals and technological requirements; broaden the marketplace to include non-legacy providers; and notify and form brand-new federal and state appropriations for broadband and enhanced accountability. Position Overview The partner I will supply research study on budget plan, fiscal, financial and other policies associated with broadband problems at both the federal and state levels.

The partner I authors and co-authors research documents and concern briefs, seriously reviews project materials, works with outside contractors and partners, assists execute the job's communications and outreach strategy, and works collaboratively with colleagues across Pew on current tasks and explorations of brand-new research opportunities.The position, based in Pew's Washington, D.C., workplace, reports to the associate manager, broadband effort. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, moneying sources and board choices on ongoing support. Obligations Supply core research capability for the job. Perform analysis of current and emerging policies related to broadband. Co-author/author research study reports and concern briefs for the task. Seriously review and fact-check products produced by professionals and other staff. Work with the associate supervisor to support and perform the project
  • ‘s interactions and outreach strategy. Prepare products for the project's website and make sure that they are prompt, accurate and
  • appropriate. Review and provide routine summaries of new legislative proposals before Congress in addition to regulatory and executive actions that may impact states and/or basic broadband release efforts. Participate with Pew associates on collective work and work with management on advancement of new research proposals. Participate in the preparation and execution
  • of the task's stakeholder events and convenings. Other responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is needed. A minimum of one year of relevant experience focused on public law.
  • Prior to commencing work with Pew, candidates for this position who were signed up to lobby in any jurisdiction should certify termination
  • of previous registration(s)and provide copies of termination notifications with stated jurisdiction(s)
  • to Pew. Familiarity with policies
connected to broadband issues. Experience in federal and/or state government is extremely preferred. Experience summarizing and distilling the essence of policy propositions and legislation. Strong analytical and qualitative abilities. Efficiency with Microsoft Excel; familiarity with a minimum of one data analysis and visualization program is a plus(e.g., Stata, Tableau, R). Exceptional written and oral communications skills, including a capability to manufacture problems effectively and plainly.
  • Capability to write rapidly and succinctly along with to modify and modify based on input from a vast array of customers. Strong social abilities
  • . Able to establish and handle efficient and collective relationships both internally and
  • externally. Proven ability to think strategically and artistically, handle multiple priorities, adapt to altering situations, arrange time efficiently, and stay attentive to details.
  • Travel This position does not require travel for conferences and conferences. Total Rewards We provide a competitive salary and benefit program, consisting of: comprehensive, budget-friendly health care through medical, oral and vision protection; financial security with life and special needs insurance coverage; chances to conserve utilizing health cost savings and versatile spending accounts; retirement advantages to assist get ready for the future; and work/life advantages to preserve an excellent balance.The Pew Charitable Trusts is a level playing field company, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Pew thinks about qualified candidates for work without regard to
  • age, sex, ethnic culture, faith, special needs, marital status, sexual preference or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis forbidden by relevant law. To Apply here. PI131849790 Source: ncsl.org
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