Washington DC Trade Association has an opening for a policy analyst who is intrigued by the role that cities and great mobility can have on the lives of the average person, the productivity of a business and the sustainability of the planet. As Policy Analyst you will play an integral role in collecting the data, telling the stories of success and failure, and charting the future of how Americans travel in their communities. The Policy Analyst has an appreciation of data but is cognizant of the practical political, logistical and fiscal realities that affect policymakers today.
He/she will plan and execute data collection studies as well as research and write research briefs, position papers and other testimony. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public policy, economics, transportation policy or a related field with one to three years’ work experience in transportation policy or public policy research and analysis is required; Excellent interpersonal skills, including maturity and ability to work independently and in a team setting; Ability to write policy reports that are both politically salient and exemplify sound policy concepts; Efficient, organized work style; Ability to prioritize quickly and confidently, while managing multiple deadlines; and GIS skills are a plus. Must be able to travel to assigned conferences and meetings. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter and resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D Principals Only