Director of Tax Policy
American Progress - Washington, DC

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The Center for American Progress is a progressive think tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action. We are creating a long-term, progressive vision for America—a vision that policymakers, thought leaders, and activists can use to shape the national debate and pass laws that make a difference. The Center is seeking a Director of Fiscal Reform who will direct the Center’s work on tax policy.

Direct the Center’s work on federal tax issues.

Produce timely and relevant analysis of tax policy issues and legislation, authoring reports, issue briefs, columns, and other materials.

Speak on behalf of CAP at external meetings and public events and in the media.

Develop and maintain relationships with key policymakers and thought leaders outside of the organization.

Represent CAP in coalitions and other advocacy efforts.

Advise senior executives on tax and budget issues.

Grow expertise on a wide range of tax and budget issues.

Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:
Several years of professional experience in and demonstrated knowledge of federal tax issues.

Excellent analytical and writing ability.

Strong verbal communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a team.

Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Advanced degree (e.g., law, public policy, or economics) strongly preferred.

Commitment to CAP’s mission.

The following are not required, but are a plus:
Federal or state legislative or executive experience.

Experience working for a 501(c)(3) policy organization.

Experience working with relevant data (Internal Revenue Service statistics, etc.).

American Progress provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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To apply

E-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to: .

Or you may write to:
Center for American Progress

1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor

Washington, DC 20005

In your correspondence, please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. No phone calls please .

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from American Progress.

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