Project Coordinator, Benefits Data Trust

Posted by on October 08, 2012

Project Coordinator, Benefits Data Trust

Posted on: September 20, 2012

Benefits Data Trust (BDT), a not-for-profit organization located in center city Philadelphia, has an outstanding opportunity for a project coordinator to join our team. BDT is committed to transforming the way people in need access public benefits. Through our call center and direct-mail outreach we have helped change the lives of over 300,000 qualified individuals by applying them for public benefits.

BDT supports a collaborative environment and values teamwork. We strive for a healthy, productive work environment, and want our staff to enjoy the opportunity they have to substantially contribute to the direction and success of our organization.

The ideal candidate will have:

A Bachelor’s Degree;
Superior verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated organizational skills and expertise in managing project timelines and implementation schedules;
Ability to manage the project development lifecycle from start-up to implementation to project wrap-up and evaluation;
Ability to multi-task, prioritize assignments, and work independently;
Ability to communicate with diverse groups of people including internal team members and external partners ;
Three or more years relevant work experience preferred;
Interest in public policy preferred;
High level of proficiency in MS Office 2007 (including MS Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint);
Demonstrated project coordinator/management experience a plus;
A commitment to being attentive, persistent, and flexible while remaining conscious and protective of the integrity and purpose of our organization.

Position Summary:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the various project phases, processes, communications, and evaluation. In doing so, the Coordinator prepares, develops and implements a project timeline in accordance with project timeframe and goals. The Coordinator facilitates communication between various project players through regular status meetings and information exchanges to ensure all project partners remain aware of relevant information. Additionally, the Coordinator handles logistical arrangements for meetings, and is responsible to record and distribute meeting minutes. Internally, the Coordinator keeps call center staff informed of project goals and process developments, and relays experiential information from project staff to Management team. The Coordinator develops internal procedures, provides training to staff, and ensures successful completion of project tasks, milestones and goals.

Salary commensurate with experience + comprehensive benefits package.

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