JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Third Way

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Economic Program Policy Advisor

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455632
Date Posted: 06/15/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Program Policy Advisor
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: P0 -- General
Third Way
Economic Program
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Third Way is seeking a Policy Advisor for its Economic Program. Responsibilities include:
• Conducting original-source research and authoring high-impact written reports, memos, and presentations that illuminate how the U.S. economy works.
• Building and maintaining relationships with key constituencies, in order to advance Third Way’s mission;
• Monitoring and analyzing online databases, media, and reports from government, NGOs, and academia to stay informed on select economic issues;
• Planning occasional policy events such as panels and lectures; and
• Completing other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications and skills:
• A deep understanding of and passion for economics and the demonstrated ability to write clearly on complex economic topics for a general audience;
• A minimum of two years of relevant experience working on or writing about the U.S. economy or economic policy in government, as a journalist, at a research institution, or in the private sector;
• A graduate degree in economics, public policy, or business—or an undergraduate degree in a relevant field plus exceptionally relevant work experience; and
• Experience conducting quantitative analysis, involving the original interpretation and presentation of economic data, using Excel and/or other statistical software.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Submit cover letter, resume, one short writing sample (1-3 pages), and salary requirements to: with “Policy Advisor - Economic Program” as the subject line.