Public Agendaís nonpartisan mission, to help build a democracy that works for everyone, has never been more important to America and its future. We pursue our mission through projects that employ research, public engagement, and communications to:
Founded in 1975, Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City. Our offices are a fun and comfortable (flexible seating like couches and private phone booths) open-layout WeWork office located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights near the Jay St Metrotech A, C, F and Borough Hall 2, 3, 4, 5, R trains.
We seek a highly motivated, collaborative researcher with significant experience who is interested in joining our team in New York City. The successful candidate will join our team at the Associate or Senior Associate level, depending on experience and skill set. This position reports to the director of research.
As part of a collaborative research team, the candidate will be involved in all phases of our public opinion research and other research projects. His/her primary responsibilities will be to significantly contribute to and occasionally lead: background research and policy reviews; the development of research instruments, including surveys, focus group moderator guides and interview guides; fieldwork, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and drafting and production of reports and briefs for varied audiences.
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Please send your CV, cover letter and a writing sample (as one PDF) to Roslyn Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Agenda seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to work beside the President to oversee all financial operations, responsibilities and strategies on behalf of the organization and its mission, put procedures in place to optimize inefficient areas of operation, and participate as a member of the senior management team. Our ideal CFO has at least 10 years of experience in nonprofit finance, with at least 5 in a senior leadership capacity; has deep experience with foundation grants and other forms of nonprofit revenues; and has excellent communications, team-building and management skills. S/he should be a quick learner, a creative thinker, have a strong understanding of the varied needs of a nonprofitófrom the financial to the culturalóand keen insights into how to support continuous improvement in organizations.
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Personnel and Benefit Administration
Public Agenda is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, salary requirement, and resume to email@example.com.