Associate

About Strategic Economics

Strategic Economics is an urban, regional, and real estate economics consulting firm dedicated to creating just, equitable, and resilient communities. We create high quality work products that are both innovative and implementable based on close collaboration with our clients and the communities they serve. Our clients include public agencies, developers, and non-profit organizations seeking to understand the economic context for planning and development related policies, programs, and investments.

Our 11-person firm is in Berkeley, California, within walking distance of BART. You can find more information about the firm on our website: www.strategiceconomics.com.

Strategic Economics seeks to fill the following position:

Associate

Associates conduct data analysis, modeling, and qualitative research for a variety of projects that may include real estate market analysis; development feasibility (pro forma) analysis; fiscal impact analysis; regional economic development strategies; transit economic benefits; infrastructure finance, and plan implementation strategies. Associates also contribute to written reports and other client deliverables. The following skills and experience are required:

· Master’s degree in city planning, public policy, or a related field.

· Strong analytical skills – the applicant must have experience analyzing various data sources, including Census and employment data.

· Experience with one or more of the following areas: statistical analysis, regional economic analysis, pro forma modeling, market analysis, and fiscal analysis.

· Strong proficiency with Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and ArcGIS.

· Excellent writing skills.

Creative thinkers are encouraged to apply. The ability to manage budgets, deadlines, and work with other staff as well as demonstrated experience with independent work and leadership are highly desirable.

The position is full-time and available immediately. Our benefits include health insurance with dental coverage, matching funds for employee 401(k) contributions, and annual paid time off for vacation, sickness, and family-related issues. We also offer a stipend for professional development. Work hours are flexible, Bay Area residency is not a requirement. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to hr@strategiceconomics.com. Only applicants meeting the required qualifications for the position will be considered. We also ask that applicants consider responding to a voluntary and anonymous candidate diversity survey at https://strategiceconomics.com/career/

 

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Strategic EconomicsAssociate