ITEP is currently hiring for the positions of:
Operations and Development Associate
Position Overview: TThe Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy seeks an individual who has a passion for non-profit office operations and fundraising. They should be motivated to work for an organization that believes the nation will be at its best when it lives up to the ideal of broadly shared prosperity for all.
The Operations and Development Associate is a valued member of ITEP’s team (15 staff) with responsibility across various functions of the organization ensuring it is an effectively run, managed organization. The Operations and Development Associate supports administrative functions such as payroll processing, financial management, office management, human resources, accounts payable, vendor management, and executive support to the executive director and board of directors. Additional core responsibilities support ITEP’s fund development work, including but not limited to, donor systems management, donor research, donor cultivation, events coordination, as well as grants management support.
The position requires strong organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail because of financial, personnel and bookkeeping tasks and responsibilities. The position must take care to keep confidentiality as corporate financial data, donor information, human resources materials require a trustworthy and mature professional to manage the work accordingly.
This position is full-time and is based in Washington, DC. Salary will be based on experience and includes outstanding retirement, health and dental benefits, and paid time off. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and three references as a pdf attachment with the subject line, Operations and Development Associate to alan @ itep.org.
Federal Policy Fellow
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that conducts research and analysis on federal, state and local tax issues with a particular focus on equity, adequacy and sustainability, seeks to hire a Federal Policy Fellow to join the ITEP federal tax team.
ITEP’s work on federal tax policy focuses on options for reforming tax policy in a way that raises needed revenues without relying disproportionately on low- and middle-income Americans.
The responsibilities of the Federal Policy Fellow will include working with the ITEP Director of Federal Policy in setting ITEP’s federal tax agenda, analyzing federal tax policy proposals; modeling such proposals to show revenue and distributional impacts through the use of the ITEP Microsimulation Model; researching and writing reports; and acting as a liaison with constituency groups and policymakers.
Preferred qualifications for the position include a graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as public policy, law or economics, at least five years of directly related tax policy analysis experience, and familiarity with legislative processes at the federal level. Other qualifications of the Fellow position include:
- Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to non-expert audiences.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify opportunities, and develop public policy options.
- Strong analytic skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets
- Self-motivation, ability to work independently, and ability to prioritize tasks.
- Willingness to work as a part of a team and coalition of partner organizations.
- Commitment to ITEP’s mission
This position is full-time and is based in Washington, DC. Salary will be based on experience and includes outstanding retirement, health and dental benefits, and paid time off. Candidates with significant experience will be considered as a Senior Fellow. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, send a resume, writing sample, cover letter, and three references as a pdf attachment with the subject line, Federal Tax Policy Fellow to alan @ itep.org
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of any protected status under federal or local law including Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.