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Executive Assistant
Third Way is an innovative and influential think-tank that creates and advances moderate policy and political ideas. We advocate for private-sector economic growth, a tough and smart security strategy, a clean energy revolution, bold education and anti-poverty reforms, and progress on divisive culture issues.

Third Way is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Founders/Vice Presidents. Reporting to the Director of Administration, this position is part of Third Way’s administrative support team.

The Executive Assistant is an essential member of not only the administrative team, but Third Way as a whole. Supporting three of the four Founders of Third Way, this position works with every member of the organization in one capacity or another. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

A sense of humor.
Minimum of three years experience at an executive support level.
Experience with proofreading and editing.
Fully computer savvy.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Diplomacy and confidentiality - a must!
· Ability to work independently.

The following is a short list of responsibilities for this position:

Manage calendars, working with internal and external contacts to prioritize and schedule meetings.
Plan and coordinate travel.
Support the planning and executing staff meetings, conference calls and staff events.
Create and maintain filing systems.
Complete administrative forms, assist and prepare the tracking and monitoring of expenses.
Reconcile credit card receipts.
Record time in labor tracking system.
Draft, proofread, and edit a wide range of internal communications; draft correspondence; prepare and review reports, talking points, and presentations.
Provide research support, as needed.
Research background information for meetings, reports, speeches, and executive correspondence.
Transcribe meeting notes.
Coordinate the planning and execution of employee retreats, External Retreats/Trainings, and other events.
Schedule meetings for Management Committee.
Work with other administrative staff, as needed.

Competitive compensation and benefits

Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, and salary requirements to: with “Executive Assistant” as the subject line.


About Visible Vote

Launched in 2009 Visible Vote is Software Company that provides a non-partisan Mobile Town Hall and Social Media application that is revolutionizing direct engagement between political leaders their constituents. For additional information visit:

Position Description: Sales Associate

This is a full time or project based position located in Washington, D.C. The primary role is to sell our flagship product Visible Vote into congressional offices. The position works directly with congressional office communications staff to educate and promote the use of Visible Vote by the legislators. The majority of your time will be spent meeting with communications staff in all congressional offices. Some additional travel required to our headquarters in Chicago as well as annual industry events.

Summary of Qualifications:

· Four years or more of hill experience, working in either Communications or New Media working in a members office or for a committee

· Experience in social media or other tech is a plus

· Experience in either solution selling or selling products is a plus


· Primary responsibility is to manage the sales process into a congressional office from preliminary introduction of the product to completion of a contract


· Annual Salary $50,000-75,000 DOE

· Addition bonus based on performance quota

Contact Information:

· Please send a resume & cover letter to

· Please use the subject line “Sales Associate Candidate”.

Position Available

Organization: New York City Charter School Center

Position: Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Location: New York City

Reports to: Vice President of Policy and Advocacy


The New York City Charter School Center (Charter Center) is a
non-profit organization established in 2004 by several leading
foundations to foster a high-quality charter school sector in NYC.

The Charter Center envisions a future in which all of New York’s
students have access to a first-rate public education, so that, no
matter their background, they can participate in society on fair

The Charter Center works for that future by supporting charter schools
at every stage. We help new charter schools get started, support
existing schools, build community and legislative support, and train
new and existing leaders so that highly effective schools can
flourish. These schools, in turn, show us what is possible in public

Additional background information can be found at


The Policy and Advocacy Coordinator will:

Provide logistical and administrative support to the Vice President of
Policy and Advocacy, working on behalf of the Charter Center and
departmental units as directed by the Vice President of Policy and
Advocacy. Including data input, scheduling support and calendar
management, creating documents and drafting correspondence (memos,
letters, presentations, spreadsheets).
Provide support to the Charter Center’s outreach and advocacy to
elected officials, government agencies and others.
Support VP’s scheduling process and manage coordination of resource
and material needs for meetings.
Coordinate and schedule department related meetings, off-site
engagements and events, school visits, including preparing collateral
materials managing follow-up and thank you systems.
Coordinate and write correspondence as directed, including to elected
officials, government agents and other stakeholders.
Prepare and coordinate distribution of legislative updates to
government officials and government action updates to schools, center
staff, board members, and other internal stakeholders.



At least 3 years of related work experience.
A track record of working against a set of goals and metrics—and meeting them.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited, four-year university.


The successful candidate will possess a combination of technical and
analytical skills, along with strong organizational abilities and
attention to detail.

Ease at managing competing demands and quickly determining top priorities.

Ability to devise, adjust, and implement strategic work plans.
Superb writing and editing skills.
Technical proficiency in Windows-based software is preferred.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel,
Publisher, PowerPoint), Photoshop and Adobe.


The appointee's compensation package is competitive and will be based
on his/her experience and salary history.
Medical and dental benefits
Matching 401(k) plan


Please send resume and cover letter to, or
hard copy to New York City Charter School Center, Attn: Human
Resources, 111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, New York 10006.


It is the policy of the NYC Charter School Center to provide
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, age, marital status, disability, prior record
of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual
orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of
discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation
as required by civil rights law. Inquiries regarding compliance with
this equal opportunity policy may be directed to the Office of Equal

Job Opening: Office Manager at Alliance for Climate Protection

Mar 07 11:37AM -0500 ^




The Alliance for Climate Protection was founded in 2006 by Nobel
Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore. With more than five
million members worldwide, the Alliance is a unique non-profit,
nonpartisan organization that is committed to educating the global
community about the urgency of implementing comprehensive solutions to
the climate crisis. The Office Manager will provide front desk
coverage and general office support for the Alliance for Climate
Protection. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources
and Administration.


· Manage internship program

· Coordinate travel for entire staff

· Serve as primary liaison with Building Management and other
outside vendors

· Notify Building Security of any visitors and greet each as
they arrive in the ACP office

· Prepare shipments and mailings (USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc)

· Maintain/order all supplies for entire office

· Manage ACP Commuter Transit Program

· Process and distribute mail on daily basis

· Assist with office upkeep for the kitchen, conference rooms,
and storage areas

· Answer and direct all incoming calls on a multi-line phone system

· Perform a wide variety of administrative duties and assist
with special projects as required


· Proficient in MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

· Detail oriented and ability to multi-task

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Professional interpersonal and telephone manners

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to

The Alliance for Climate Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual
orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local,
state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of
employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer,
demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities
and termination.

Assistant Call Center Director, Telefund Inc. (multiple locations)

Mar 07 11:36AM -0500 ^

POSITION: Assistant Call Center Director

LOCATION: Austin (TX), Boston (MA), Denver (CO), Los Angeles (CA),
Santa Barbara (CA)

TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and geographic preferences to Please put "ASSISTANT CALL CENTER DIRECTOR" in
the email subject line. Applicants will be considered on a rolling


Telefund was launched in 1988 to provide an alternative to mainstream
telephone fundraising firms. Our mission is to provide our clients
with "more bang for the buck" than any other telephone fundraising
option. Our clients are limited to those working in the public
interest and promoting citizen power. Telefund's current clients
include the Democratic National Committee, American Civil Liberties
Union, the Human Rights Campaign, and Planned Parenthood.

Telefund's call center directors and assistant call center directors
are responsible for managing callers and support staff with an
emphasis on overseeing all of the day-to-day operations of our call
centers with the goal on maximizing calling performance results for
our clients.


The ideal candidate for this position will be motivated by a desire to
be active in the progressive non-profit world and by a knowledge that
activating new members in the progressive movement will continue to
sustain the movement. They should, first and foremost, consider
themselves activists. They will be passionate about the causes and
groups that Telefund works with on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate does not need to have call center experience,
fundraising, or formal political experience, but is a quick learner
and has been involved in politics. They will have leadership
experience, be well organized, and will have the drive and passion to
put in long hours working for a cause that they believe in. They
should be able to lead but also able to follow. They should feel
comfortable working with a diverse group of people with a wide range
of opinions, political passions, and backgrounds. They should be able
to multitask and juggle many different projects at once.

The ideal candidate will be flexible geographically. Telefund is a
growing company and we are looking for candidates that are able to
grow with us. We are hiring for all of our office locations and are
looking to open new offices.


Recruitment: Assistant Directors are responsible for recruiting new
staff from the communities near their offices. This includes reaching
out to diverse groups through different recruitment methods,
conducting interviews, and making hiring decisions.
Staff management: Assistant Directors work with their Call Center
Directors to teach calling and fundraising skills and methods. ADs
work with the staff in individual and group settings with a particular
focus on leadership development.
Monitor campaign performance: The director team assess daily
performance and takes action to achieve performance goals. Directors
analyze lists and work with the client services team and independently
to coordinate as many as 20 campaigns. The director team works with
office supervisors to assign callers to each campaign, monitor and
give feedback to staff, and creatively motivate staff.
Fundraising: Directors are expected to personally fund-raise each week
in order to maintain and improve their own fundraising technique and
Administration: Directors manage budgets, maintain personnel records,
and do payroll for their office.
Hours: Campaign hours can run up to 60 hours per week, including work
on the weekends.


Strong communication and motivational skills
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
Strong work ethic, teamwork, and positive attitude
Passion for political activism
Past fundraising / marketing experience is a plus
College degree is preferred
Political involvement or leadership experience is a must

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is commensurate with experience. Staff
may opt in to our health care plan. Paid training, vacation, and sick
days are included.

TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and geographic preferences to Please put "ASSISTANT CALL CENTER DIRECTOR" in
the email subject line. Applicants will be considered on a rolling



Congressman Mike Ross (D-AR) seeks unpaid interns to start immediately in his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will be responsible for many duties including answering phones, leading tours, greeting visitors, assisting legislative and other staff, and writing constituent correspondence. Please send cover letter and resume to


Topic: Speed Networking: Think Tanks & Policy

DemocraticGAIN Mar 07 08:10AM -0800 ^

Join Democratic GAIN next Thursday, March 10th, for Speed Networking:
Think Tanks & Policy.

This month, we'll have professionals who work on policy at various
think tanks and organizations available to give you a sense as to how
their field works, what's cooking in the policy world right now, and
how to break into it!

Our experienced professionals include:
Rebecca Barson - Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Jake Berliner - NDN
Hilary Doe - Roosevelt Institute Campus Network
Danielle Lee - The Brookings Institution
Ryan McConaghy - Director of the Economic Program, Third Way
Jason Kowalski - Policy Coordinator at 1Sky!
(List In Formation)

For anyone looking to dive into the world of policy and research, this
event is a must!

Space fills up fast for these events, so be sure to register now!

What: Speed Networking: Think Tanks & Policy
Date: Thursday, March 10th
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: GAIN Office - 1850 M St NW, Suite 1100

We look forward to seeing you next Thursday!

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