The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective public policies and practices, and achieving tangible results. Through rigorous inquiry and knowledge sharing, we inform and engage public-spirited citizens and organizations, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause. We are a dedicated team of researchers, communicators, advocates, subject matter experts, and professionals working on today’s big challenges – and we know we are more effective and creative collectively than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our home town and the majority of our staff located in Washington, DC, our U.S. and international staff find working at Pew personally and professionally rewarding.

Wise stewardship of resources allows Pew employees to pursue work that strategically furthers our philanthropic mission in significant and measurable ways. We collaborate with a diverse range of philanthropic partners, public and private organizations, and concerned citizens who share our interest in fact-based solutions and goal-driven investments to improve society. Pew attracts top talent, people of integrity who are service-oriented and willing to take on challenging assignments. We provide competitive pay and benefits, a healthy work-life balance, and a respectful and inclusive workplace. Pew employees are proud of their colleagues, proud of where they work, and proud of the institution’s reputation.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The Pew Charitable Trusts Washington, DC, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full time
Position Overview Pew seeks to hire a project director to shape strategy for new and emerging lines of work, advise and coordinate project planning and implementation, and oversee quality control. The project director is expected to play a leadership role for the entire spectrum of activity of the project. The position, located in the Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to the director and has a set timeframe that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support. Responsibilities As a member of PSPP’s senior staff, contribute to strategic planning, including leading certain conversations and issue explorations. In coordination with the director and other senior leadership, help determine PSPP’s direction and new initiatives. Provide counsel to the director and other senior staff on current and alternate strategies for ongoing and emerging lines of work. In...
The Pew Charitable Trusts Washington, DC, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full time
Position Overview The senior associate, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to the manager, technical assistance. Working closely with the team members and staff from communications, government relations, state strategy, and other Pew departments, the senior associate will provide project management and strategic guidance for one or more states’ technical assistance efforts. This work includes participating in the development and implementation of Pew’s state campaigns to expand access to effective treatment for substance use disorders by completing policy analyses, conducting key informant interviews, and planning and facilitating stakeholder meetings, conferences, and other events designed to achieve projects goals. The senior associate also assists with special assignments, including identifying and analyzing emerging issues related to substance use disorders. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the...
The Pew Charitable Trusts Washington, DC, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full time
Position Overview The senior director oversees three current projects: civil legal system modernization, public safety performance, and dental health. Each of these conducts data analysis and produces research to inform critical policy debates, provides technical assistance, and manages advocacy campaigns that deliver meaningful policy reforms, and considers how technology can be brought to bear on particular public policy challenges. Together, the combined budget of these projects exceeds $15 million annually and encompass approximately 50 staff. In addition to overseeing these projects, the senior director draws on his/her understanding of federal, state, and local government strategy and practice and experience in a range of domestic policy areas to partner with the vice president and the other senior directors to set overarching strategy for the portfolio, generate new project ideas, and collaborate with program colleagues to plan for how to operationalize new...
The Pew Charitable Trusts Washington, DC, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full time
Position Overview Pew seeks an associate I, based in its Washington, DC, office, to serve in a crosscutting role across the different project areas – including environmental policy, public health, and government performance related to fiscal issues – within the program unit, assisting in data collection and analysis in the early phases of project research and quality control in the latter. The associate I reports to the associate manager, research, and is deployed and supervised by senior-level research review staff, in coordination with project directors and managers. The position also helps with background research to determine new project areas. Responsibilities Under direction of senior research staff, assist with research efforts that support project teams and crosscutting efforts within program. Research work includes managing datasets, reviewing code, and/or using research software to process and analyze data,...
The Pew Charitable Trusts Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Full time
Position Overview Pew seeks to hire an associate I to focus on the project’s assistance to states, while supporting the entire spectrum of activity under the project. This position, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to the manager, state policy and has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support. The ideal candidate has an educational and employment background in public policy, economics, finance, or related field with experience synthesizing data and research to produce effective and clear written materials useful to policy makers and/or the public. Background working in a complex environment with varying partners is key along with extensive analysis, writing, and informal/formal presentation skills. Finally, any familiarity with state or federal budget challenges or procedures and knowledge of public sector retirement and benefit systems would be...