The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.
We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.
Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.
With offices in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Brussels and London and staff in other regions of the United States as well as Australia, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.
The senior associate, based in Pew's Washington, DC office, will inform and influence public policy by providing research and programmatic support to achieve the goals of the project. This will include developing subject matter expertise in the use of antibiotics in food animal production; participating in the execution of the project’s research and outreach goals; completing policy analyses to develop recommendations for policy levers to phase out the overuse of antibiotics in food animals; and assisting with convening meetings and stakeholder communications.
Reporting to the senior manager, antibiotic resistance project, the senior associate will work closely with the senior officer, animal stewardship and other Pew colleagues in communications, research, government relations, human resources, and other areas.The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
Under the direction of the senior manager and guidance of other staff (specifically, the senior officer, animal stewardship), contribute to policy advocacy and outreach efforts:
Under the direction of the senior manager and guidance of other staff (specifically, the senior officer, animal stewardship), develop relevant subject matter expertise:
Under the direction of the senior manager and guidance of other staff (specifically, the senior officer, animal stewardship), contribute to research and publication efforts:
This position is expected to include occasional overnight travel for meetings and conferences.
Compensation and Benefits
As this is a full-time position, we offer a competitive salary and complete 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 help you 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.