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ConsultEcon, Inc. Seeking Research Associate

Job Position

 

ConsultEcon, Inc. is an economic planning and management consulting firm with a national and international practice concentrating on economic, business and strategic planning for museums, cultural and recreational attractions; and community planning and economic development. For the past 30 years we have helped clients plan sustainable investments and strategies to shape the cultural sector and urban and rural communities. (See our website at www.consultecon.com).

We are seeking an entry level Research Associate who is an analytical, self-motivated professional with excellent writing and communication skills to join our team. Research Associates work directly with senior professionals in teams for fast-paced, interesting and varied consulting assignments. Occasional travel to project sites is likely.

Requirements

 

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in economics, business, city planning, tourism, museum studies, or other relevant course of study. The ideal candidate for a Research Associate position will be an adaptable quick learner with an interest in the museum field and/or urban development planning. Quantitative and qualitative research skills are a must. Prior relevant work experience, foreign language, proposal writing, graphic design and Geographic Information Systems skills are desirable. Ability to work independently in a team environment is essential. Day-to-day tasks range from project to project, and often include:

• market analysis
• web research
• interviews and case studies
• economic modeling
• report section preparation

Research Associates are encouraged to expand their skills and market knowledge and take on increasing levels of responsibility in our consulting assignments. There is substantial opportunity to advance within the firm from this position. We offer competitive salary with full benefits. ConsultEcon has offices in the Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA areas. Remote and/or flex working arrangements are possible.

ConsultEcon is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse team of professionals. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply

 

Please email a letter of interest and resume to info@consultecon.com. No phone calls please.