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The Senior Manager, Regional Engagements, develops and helps manage strategic, place-based engagements for the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program (Metro). Primary responsibilities include: (1) proactively seeking out and identifying new opportunities for regional engagement; (2) developing project work plans and facilitating task delivery by Metro’s practitioner fellows and scholars; (3) serving as a primary point of contact for local partners to maintain engagement through proactive outreach and responses to inquiries; (4) generally advancing Metro’s ideas with regional stakeholders; and (5) assisting with other projects and duties as assigned.
Project Leadership (70%)
Network Management (30%)
Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of five years increasingly responsible administrative or project support experience in a fast-paced, challenging work environment; preferably in a non-profit organization. Proven ability to work with senior level executives, both internal and external.
Microsoft Outlook (to include the calendar feature), Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency required, experience with project management tools and software preferred. Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and follow-up. Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to interact with all levels of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Ability to work independently, as well as with a team.
What can we offer you? Brookings provides a generous benefit package that is comprehensive and includes both traditional benefits and unique offerings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.