Join Our Team
This cross-sector team of over 185 individuals provides the perspective BDT needs to develop workable solutions to complex systems issues. If you are interested in being a part of our team, check out our Glassdoor page and our open positions.
BDT staff hail from the non-profit, for-profit, government, and academic sectors.
BDT is a rapidly growing team of uniquely talented individuals who are invested in making benefits access easier for people in need.
Chief Strategy Officer
Reporting to the President, the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) will set and oversee the execution of the strategy required for BDT to scale its impact. In this role, the CSO will oversee Analytics, Policy, Projects, and the Contact Center. The ideal candidate will ensure that these specialized areas will work seamlessly to offer comprehensive and coordinated services to our clients and our partners. S/he will also coordinate with the other functional areas within the organization to ensure that BDT remains a high-performing organization that delivers on the vision that it seeks to achieve. The new CSO will manage a highly talented and passionate team and ensure coordination, collaboration, and effective communication between departments in a fast-paced and highly entrepreneurial context. S/he will promote and facilitate strategic conversations aimed at strengthening information sharing, organizational learning, and continuous improvement around impact, while maintaining alignment with client needs and compliance with relevant government regulation. The CSO will serve as a key external representative to diverse partners, articulating BDT’s mission, vision, values, and objectives and in collaboration with the Chief Engagement Officer, will build effective and mutually beneficial partnerships.
Chief Financial Officer
BDT seeks a seasoned Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to build and support the organization’s financial infrastructure such that BDT continues to thrive in this new stage of development. Reporting to the President, the CFO will drive the financial accountability and planning functions throughout the organization as it scales. Working closely with the President and the senior management team, s/he will bring strategic financial acumen to bear in setting the agency’s future direction, shaping organizational financial policy and funding priorities, monitoring relevant shifts in the regional and national landscape, and developing the systems and practices that will allow BDT to fully capitalize on opportunities for expansion.
Chief Data and Technology Officer
The effective use of data and technology is at the heart of BDT’s success. With this in mind, BDT seeks a Chief Data & Technology Officer (CDTO) to set and oversee the strategy of our Data Science, Technical Infrastructure and Software Development teams. This newly created position will be a strategic leader internally and will represent BDT externally in the big data, civic tech space. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience successfully setting and implementing a clear vision of digital management to drive data-based decision-making with a complementary IT systems strategy.
Pennsylvania Project Manager
The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the successful implementation and expansion of Pennsylvania programs designed to transform the benefits access landscape through comprehensive, person-centered service delivery and necessary systems changes. A primary component of the role is to cultivate and maintain relationships with key government, non-profit, and private sector partners to secure stakeholder investment, ensure program viability, and identify opportunities for continual improvement. Specifically, the Project Manager will oversee critical and high-profile programs and relationships in Pennsylvania, including the organization’s statewide senior outreach campaigns with the PA Department of Aging and PA Department of Human Services, as well as local projects like Benephilly that serves Philadelphia residents of all ages in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia and other key system partners (e.g. hospitals, etc.).
Lead Data Scientist
The Lead Data Scientist will be responsible for mentoring a team of analysts with tasks including, but not limited to: data file transfer and outreach dataset management, development of algorithms that provide actionable business insight, call center and direct marketing campaign analyses, development and maintenance of internal and external reporting platforms, contact center workload forecasting, ad hoc reporting, and ongoing enhancement of BDT’s data management system. They will also be responsible for infusing the workflow of the department with new tools and techniques from the field of data science.
Data Science Project Manager
The Data Science Project Manager is responsible for the management of internal evaluation as well as coordinating our relationships with external research partners at academic institutions. As a member of the Data Science Team, the Data Science Project Manager will oversee the workflow of Analysts and Data Scientists responsible for the implementation of data science projects.
The Staff Accountant will support the Finance Manager and department with a variety of tasks. This position performs central accounting activities related to the following functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, grant/contract accounts, expense allocation and analysis, financial statement preparation and general accounting.
Benefits Outreach Specialist
We are looking for qualified individuals to serve as Benefits Outreach Specialists (BOS). Ideal candidates are results-driven, articulate, energetic, and possess a willingness to assist the populations we serve. The primary responsibility of BOS is to clearly provide public benefit education and application assistance to low-income people over the telephone through a mix of inbound and outbound calls in a call center environment. BOS also spend a portion of their time handling paperwork and entering data into a variety of systems.