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Associate I, Project Management Office

The Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, DC 20024
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Position Overview
The associate I position is located in Washington, DC, and is a member of the project management team reporting to the associate manager, communications. The successful candidate will assist and work the senior project management team and will be responsible for managing the production work flow of various print, multimedia, and digital communications products as well as the packaging and publishing content on Pew's website. This individual will be responsible for project management, ensuring high-quality products and on-time deliverables. The position requires the ability to develop and maintain extensive institutional knowledge of Pew and its initiatives.


  • Project manage the content production process on a wide variety of digital, print, and multimedia products across the communications department.
  • Set and maintain project timelines, identify stakeholders, secure approvals, and facilitate feedback among communications, editorial, multimedia, creative, and digital teams.
  • Review and report progress, manage obstacles and project communication as well as document issues and changes that affect the project.
  • Coordinate with social media and email marketing team when planning product releases.
  • Coordinate, review and post content on the Pew website as needed, using best practices for optimizing digital content.
  • Work together with Senior Project Managers to define scope, resource requirements, initial project estimates, and timelines on large strategic projects.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks during high-production times and work closely with all relevant teams to manage expectations with stakeholders, propose solutions where needed, and help prioritize product delivery when necessary.
  • Contribute to communications department tasks as well as broader Pew-wide projects and/or committees as needed.

The Communications department supports leaders at all levels of the institution to promote project and campaign efforts, inform key audiences, and protect and advance Pew's reputation. The department provides a comprehensive range of communications services for all programmatic and administrative units and Trusts-operated projects. Our in-house expertise includes: strategy and message development; editorial support; design and creative services; media event planning; digital and video production; and social media. The unit oversees all communications policies, guidelines, and processes in order to ensure production of the highest quality work and effectively steward Pew's resources.


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 some of today's big challenges and we know we are more effective and creative collectively than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our hometown 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 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 initiatives 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.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • At least one year of professional experience of website management, digital marketing, and/or project management experience.
  • Experience managing projects in an agency environment delivering content within editorial, multimedia, creative, and digital environments a plus.
  • Strong project-management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated time and project management skills, including an ability to meet multiple deadlines by identifying resources for digital projects and maintaining a high level of organization.
  • Excellent oral communications, writing, editing and research skills and the ability to work individually and in groups to meet goals. Proven ability to frame and draft cogent written messages.
  • Strong strategic and tactical web editorial skills, solid understanding of best practices for optimizing digital content and user experience, and knowledge of digital tools that assist strategic communications efforts. Possess an interest in learning new technologies, techniques, and practices.
  • Knowledge of project and resource management software, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML editor, and web analytics software. Experience with WorkFront (formerly AtTask) or similar platform strongly preferred.
  • Sound consultation and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with groups to meet goals.
  • Experience with change management, stakeholder communications, business analysis or process changes a plus.
Minimal travel anticipated.
Total Rewards
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.
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.


Posted: 2020-12-16 Expires: 2021-01-30

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