Communications Analyst

Location
San Francisco
Posted
Apr 20, 2012
Closes
May 20, 2012
Contact
Ms. Anneke Gaul
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities:
Translate high-level, sometimes technical social science research into well-constructed, compelling, high-quality reports and products.
Work with policy research staff to develop and edit publications that highlight key messages and policy recommendations, and are accessible to the intended audience.
Work effectively in web and print publication formats, across a wide and evolving range of product lengths and types.
Manage the editorial processfrom initial meetings with authors to the development of graphics and collateral materialscollaboratively and efficiently.
Handle multiple projects and manage competing deadlines.
Develop and revise briefings and presentations with policy research staff.
Write, edit, proofread, or contribute to web features and summaries, commentaries or blog posts, grant proposals, corporate publications, invitations, and other items.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in English or related field, or commensurate combination of education and professional experience. Minimum three years of experience with similar responsibilities in a research, government, nonprofit, or corporate setting.
Excellent writing and editing skills in both web and print formats. Proficiency in all levels of editing, from developmental to proofreading.
Experience in working with a wide range of policy topics and research fields.
Strong interpersonal and project management skills.
Strong skills in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Familiarity with HTML, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator desired.

Location:
This position will be based at PPICs offices in downtown San Francisco.

To Apply:
To apply, please visit www.ppic.org/main/opportunities.asp and follow the application instructions. Please submit three writing samples and your resume at the time of your application. Applications will be considered as they are received, until the position has been filled.

PPIC offers its employees competitive salaries with an excellent benefits package.

PPIC values the wide variety of backgrounds and experiences of our staff. Key elements in the consideration of qualified candidates include excellence; diversity of talents, backgrounds, and viewpoints; and a strong fit with the institutes mission, values, and goals. As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, PPIC is committed to excellence through diversity. We encourage women and members of minority groups to apply.