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Career

Thank you for your interest in working at Freedman Consulting, LLC.

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Senior Research Associate to analyze city government innovation trends in support of an exciting content development unit. Freedman Consulting is partnering with a leading foundation to produce cutting-edge content through multiple channels to elevate the rapidly evolving public-sector innovation movement.

The Senior Research Associate will support the execution of the research vision, priorities and agenda for the content unit with substantive analysis and logistical coordination, including data management and collection. This position will help the Research Director identify and distill findings on a regular basis throughout the year that can be used for, but not limited to, leadership updates, principal speaking engagements, communications, and content.

The position entails several client responsibilities, including:

    • Maintain and update databases, including a client data base and a city database
    • Collect and analyze information on municipal elections
    • Research and draft materials for print and digital media including reports as well as memos, briefs, and other outputs for both internal and external audiences
    • Research and analyze current themes, trends, research outputs and best practices, while unlocking new insights to inform the client’s programming in the field of public sector innovation
    • Support, prepare for, and participate in client meetings, events, and presentations
    • Support the Director of Research in the development and execution of a strategic research vision that supports the multiple work streams for the client portfolio
    • Respond to time-sensitive requests for research or analysis of existing data sets

Requirements: 3-5 years of previous research, communications, consulting, or policy-related experience is preferred. Applicants must have strong writing and research skills, proficiency with Microsoft Suite and other common software, and be comfortable working with data. Applicants should have an interest in public sector innovation tools and practices. Successful applicants will possess strong attention to detail and be able to effectively manage multiple research tasks in a fast-paced environment. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Freedman Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Freedman Consulting, LLC, a strategic consulting firm, is hiring a Senior Associate to provide policy and communications planning, strategic advising, research, and writing for firm clients on a broad portfolio of issues focused on innovations and impacts for the greater social good.

The position entails several client responsibilities, including:

    • Leading the development of reports, memos and other client deliverables
    • Directing and managing research tasks
    • Providing strategic communications and messaging guidance
    • Developing work plans and helping scope client projects
    • Contributing to internal team strategy sessions
    • Support, preparation, and participation in client meetings and presentations

Requirements: At least 3-5 years of previous legislative, communications, policy, consulting, and/or research-related experience is preferred. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to think through and work on complex issues critically and strategically. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Please reference the position you are applying for and where you viewed the job posting. Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PROJECT MANAGER
Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Project Manager to lead client projects, directing discrete efforts that include strategic advising and planning, policy and message development, and coalition management. The Project Manager will take on a broad portfolio of policy areas, working at the intersection of policy, strategy, communications, and politics to help philanthropic leaders have greater social impact.

The position entails several client-facing, managerial, and deliverable responsibilities, including:

    • Developing and managing project strategies and work plans
    • Conceptualizing, drafting, and editing a variety of client-facing material including large-scale reports, memos, and briefs
    • Overseeing associate-level staff and directing tasks on individual projects
    • Providing strategic guidance to clients
    • Assisting in the professional development of firm staff
    • Directing client interactions, including facilitating meetings, calls, and presentations

The Project Manager will be expected to lead discrete project work streams and deliverable development with minimal oversight, drawing on firm resources to manage risk and troubleshoot as needed. The position may also assist firm principals by contributing to business planning and new business development, including responsibility for drafting proposals to potential clients, and involvement with internal firm learning and new ventures.

Requirements: At least 7-10 years of previous policy, legislative, consulting, communications, and/or research experience is preferred. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, problem solving acumen, demonstrated management capabilities, strong presentation skills, and the ability to think through complex policy issues critically and strategically.

There is flexibility in the position and responsibilities as warranted, and candidates with higher levels of previous relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Please reference the position you are applying for and where you viewed the job posting. Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

INTERNSHIP

An internship with Freedman Consulting, LLC, provides an opportunity for students to be involved at the intersection of policy and politics, learn about high-level strategic communications, and interact with a diverse client-base. As a small consulting firm, we aim to provide a learning experience and substantive engagement, including the chance to work directly with senior members of the firm on a regular basis.

 

We’re looking for organized, self-motivated individuals who will have a chance to assist with multiple projects across a variety of issue areas. Attention to detail, strong writing, and organizational skills are required and previous research experience is preferred.

The internship is a chance for a student to:

Assist with projects through high-level research
Help draft memoranda
Learn to create extensive policy reports
Gain skills in communications and messaging
Explore policy areas of his or her interest

We have paid internship positions available on a semester basis. 

If you are interested in an internship opportunity, please email a resume and cover letter to us at info@tfreedmanconsulting.com.

We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2019 semester. Priority will be given to applications received by February 22, 2019.