The Project and Research Assistant is an entry level position that provides direct research, writing, editing, and administrative support to E.J. Dionne, Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies program (SF). The Project and Research Assistant serves as the chief point of contact for SF to both internal and external parties on matters related to his work and coordinates special events and Friday Lunch series on his behalf, with minimal supervision.
Research and Writing (30%)
Project/Event Coordination and Outreach (30%)
Bachelor's degree; one-to-three years of relevant work experience in event planning or an administrative function; experience with writing and/ or editing required. Research experience preferred.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent writing and editing skills; ability to work quickly and effectively to communicate complex information; ability to work independently and prioritize both one’s own work and the work of others, among multiple competing tasks; patience; ability to communicate (both written and verbal) in a professional and appropriate manner with individuals at all levels, including high level government officials.
Special interest in politics, public opinion polling, religion, and civic values preferred.
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