The Program Manager supports the planning and implementation of the annual program calendar, including creation and execution of the Committee’s flagship conferences, roundtables, virtual conferences, and other types of seminars and events, as well as Congressional outreach/legislative efforts.
- Provide overall management, planning, and execution of a portfolio of the Committee’s annual program calendar including flagship conferences, roundtables, virtual conferences, and other seminars and events.
- Support the end-to-end planning and execution of a program portfolio including: developing program concepts, themes, topics; speaker identification and outreach; drafting background and preparatory materials; managing participant invitation and registration process; and logistics support.
- Track and knowledgeably speak to issues and legislation as it relates to the Committee’s focus areas of international finance, trade, and economic development.
- Liaise with Committee members and external counterparts to partner (where appropriate) on issues, legislation, and programs in support of the Committee’s mission.
- Track, research and create background materials for senior Committee staff on key issues, institutions, and leaders in international trade, finance.
- Track and report on relevant U.S. legislation as it pertains to the work of the Committee to inform Committee’s Congressional strategy.
- Assist in the preparation of the Committee’s internal and external communication tools including its quarterly newsletter and other communications.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree in international relations, finance, economics, development, political science, or related field.
- 2-3 years of previous program experience.
- A healthy awareness of multilateral institutions, individuals, companies, government actors, and other organizations involved in global finance, trade, and development activities.
- Experience in program implementation and event planning.
- Experience working with senior officials and executives while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
- A self-driven nature and demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English. Additional language skills a plus.
- Excellent knowledge of MS-Office. Knowledge of social media, Drupal, and/or basic HTML a plus.
1701 K Street, NW Suite 950 Washington, DC 20006
Salary and Benefits
$50,000-$60,000 dependent upon experience; employer sponsored health care plan; paid vacation/sick leave.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Emily Slater, Deputy Director at [email protected] with subject line: BWC Program Manager.
No Phone Calls Please
The Office Manager provides onsite administrative support for senior staff, and manages operational systems in membership, event planning and execution, communications, facilities/vendor management, IT, and accounting.
- Lead implementation of annual membership recruitment and fundraising drives, including coordinating requests, drafting acknowledgment letters, processing and recording of membership contributions, and making deposits, etc.;
- Lead execution of logistical support for large conferences and smaller events including maintenance of invitation lists, design and distribution of invitations, registration tracking, coordination and production of program materials and communications, and on-site logistics;
- Manage all database operations including data entry, data analysis, data quality assurance, and data reporting functions including monthly transaction reports and a yearly revenue analysis;
- Serve as first point of contact for members and partners and manage communications including incoming phone calls, general inbox emails, member visits/meetings, etc.
- Manage external and internal communications, compile content and send quarterly newsletters and periodic e-blasts, track correspondence with Committee members and friends;
- Maintain and update Committee website on a regular basis and ensure adherence to appropriate style and format across the site;
- Handle office operations and administration including managing organizational calendar, scheduling use of shared conference room space, scheduling meetings and appointments, maintaining database and updating paper and electronic filing systems, ensuring appropriate document storage, ordering office supplies, and coordinating office social events;
- Identify, shape and implement opportunities to improve office and operational efficiency, including designing new processes, procedures, or systems where appropriate.
- Establish and maintain relationships with all vendors and contractors;
- Select, onboard, and oversee office intern(s) and event volunteers in partnership with staff involved in BWC programming activities;
- Assist the Executive Director and Deputy Director in fulfilling the organization's mission, vision, and goals;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrated meticulous attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize competing projects, and self-initiative;
- Demonstrated experience working independently and within a small team;
- Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Additional language skills a plus;
- Proficiency with MS Office suite software and web-based contact databases, experience utilizing mail merge is a plus;
- Knowledge of social media platforms, Drupal and basic HTML or similar website software, bulk email platforms such as Vertical Response/Mail Chimp, and CRM databases;
- Prior office management and administrative support experience required. Office experience in the context of smaller, resource-constrained institutions preferred;
- Experience with event planning and/or member services preferred;
- Experience working in a context of senior officials and opinion leaders while maintaining a high level of professionalism;
- Degree in international affairs (economics, development, etc.), business, finance, office administration, non-profit management, or related fields preferred;
- Interest in global financial issues and/or international development a plus.
1701 K Street, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20006
Salary and Benefits
Mid 30s to low 40s, depending on experience; health care stipend; flexible work schedule; paid vacation/sick leave.
Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to Operations Manager, Melissa Smith at [email protected] referencing the Office Manager position in your subject line.
The Committee seeks the help of two or more interns each semester. The Program and Government Affairs Intern will support the Committee’s programmatic and congressional relations efforts while the Operations and Membership Support intern will support the Committee's operational, fundraising, and membership activities. Individuals who wish to gain a wide range of hands-on experiences and to learn about the individuals and organizations shaping the future of the international financial institutions are encouraged to apply. The internship pays a $500 stipend for each semester successfully completed.
- Fall Internship: August 1
- Spring Internship: December 1
- Summer Internship: May 1
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