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Career

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

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

– Research Associate

– Finance Associate (part-time)

– Designer

– Director of Research

– Director of Product and Content

– Interns

Please see job descriptions and how to apply below.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Description: Freedman Consulting, LLC is hiring a Research Associate to provide assistance with research, writing, editing, and operational support for firm clients on a broad portfolio of issues focused on innovations for the greater social good.

Responsibilities: The position entails several client responsibilities, including:

Researching and initial drafting of reports, memos and briefs related to client projects

Assisting in the development and execution of strategic communication activities and events

Providing administrative and logistical support to projects

Contributing to preparations for client meetings and presentations

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required and 1-3 years of previous research, legislative, communications, consulting, or policy-related experience is preferred. Applicants must possess strong writing and research skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks. 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.

FINANCE ASSOCIATE (PART-TIME)

Description: Freedman Consulting, LLC is hiring a Finance Associate to support our CFO with the daily management of our accounting and financial operations as well as budgeting and forecasting. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable both in personal and corporate accounting and forecasting. He/she must be available to work on our Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, MD offices and be responsible, reliable, organized, willing to take direction, and committed to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.  While this position is currently announced as part-time, there is potential for full-time employment.

Responsibilities: The position entails several responsibilities, including:

Record all financial transactions (payables and receivables)

Track payments, deposits, and reimbursements

Reconcile bank statements with QuickBooks transactions

Run and analyze reports to ensure accuracy of QuickBooks entries

Prepare deposits and process payments for invoices, contractors, and vendors

Provide assistance to the CFO in the preparation of tax forms and payroll documentation

Support the CFO on the development and management of short and long-term financial planning

Maintain budget and forecast information updated

Routinely conducting variance analysis, as well as continuously update budgets and create forecast reports

Regularly conduct financial analysis and forecasting exercises, under the direction of the CFO, to determine the organization’s financial situation

Assist the CFO with other accounting and financial matters

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required and at least 2-3 years of previous bookkeeping experience is preferred. Strong analytical and MS Excel skills and solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles is required. Experience with QuickBooks is a plus. Budgeting and forecasting experience is highly desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Freedman Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DESIGNER

Description: Freedman Consulting, LLC is hiring a Designer for an exciting content development team. Freedman Consulting is partnering with a leading foundation to develop a content team that will play a seminal role in producing ongoing, up-to-the-minute, and cutting-edge content through multiple channels to analyze, elevate, inform, advance and celebrate the rapidly evolving public sector innovation movement.  Content will be aimed at practitioners, funders, thinkers, and strategists already involved in conversations or projects related to government innovation, as well as those that should be. The Designer will be responsible for producing a wide variety of visually compelling materials that can be shared with cities around the world.

Responsibilities: The position entails several client responsibilities, including:

Distilling complex information and concepts into clear, jargon-free, high quality visuals for print and digital across a variety of platforms

Ensuring all published content is on brand and on message and meets exacting standards of the client

Assisting with editing video for multiple platforms including web and mobile

Supporting, preparing for, and participating in client meetings and presentations

Keeping up to date on, and making sure that all published content reflects latest design trends, visual styles, and technological advances.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required and at least 2-3 years of previous design experience is preferred. Applicants should possess mastery of relevant software tools – e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, and Final Cut Pro, etc.  Applicants should also be fluent with editing video. Experience with photography and/or video production is a bonus as is an understanding of public sector innovation and/or local government. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

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

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH

Description: Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Director of Research for an exciting content development team. Freedman Consulting is partnering with a leading foundation to develop a content team that will play a seminal role in producing ongoing, up-to-the-minute, and cutting-edge content through multiple channels to analyze, elevate, inform, advance and celebrate the rapidly evolving public sector innovation movement. Content will be aimed at practitioners, funders, thinkers, and strategists already involved in conversations or projects related to government innovation, as well as those that should be. The Director of Research will be responsible for the collection and analysis of new information and ideas from the cities around the world, including deeper statistical analysis of trends and impact.

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

Developing and managing a research strategy and work plan
Conceptualizing, drafting and editing a variety of material including large-scale reports, memos and briefs
Producing content that is relatable, actionable, and jargon-free
Overseeing associate-level staff and directing tasks on individual projects
Providing strategic guidance to clients
Leading client meetings, calls, and presentations

Requirements: Applicant should come from a strong policy and analytical background, possess knowledge of public sector innovation tools and practices, have experience developing and managing quantitative and qualitative research agendas, be comfortable working with large datasets, and be able to translate complex data into easily understood and compelling narratives.

A bachelor’s degree is required and at least 7-10 years of previous policy research experience is preferred. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, problem solving acumen, management potential, strong presentation skills, and the ability to think through complex policy issues critically and strategically. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of your choosing to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Diversity in types of writing in the writing samples is helpful, and there are no specific requirements on length. Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT AND CONTENT

Description: Freedman Consulting, LLC, is hiring a Director of Product and Content for an exciting content development team. Freedman Consulting is partnering with a leading foundation to develop a content team that will play a seminal role in producing ongoing, up-to-the-minute, and cutting-edge content through multiple channels to analyze, elevate, inform, advance and celebrate the rapidly evolving public sector innovation movement. Content will be aimed at practitioners, funders, thinkers, and strategists already involved in conversations or projects related to government innovation, as well as those that should be. The Director of Product and Content will be the lead writer and producer of original content, including written materials and infographics that can be shared with cities around the world.

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

Ability to translate research into a compelling narrative
Conceptualizing, drafting and editing a variety of material including large-scale reports, memos and briefs
Producing content that is relatable, actionable, and jargon-free
Overseeing Associate-level staff and directing tasks on individual projects
Providing strategic guidance to clients
Leading client meetings, calls, and presentations

Requirements: Candidates should have a background in public sector innovation tools and practices and/or experience in local government; a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines; and be fluent in the latest content-distribution platforms. Successful applicants will have experience in data visualization and working with designers to communicate stories graphically.

A bachelor’s degree is required and at least 7-10 years of previous journalism, policy, and/or communications, experience is preferred. Applicants must possess excellent writing and analytical skills, problem solving acumen, management potential, strong presentation skills, and the ability to think through complex policy issues critically and strategically. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of your choosing to info@tfreedmanconsulting.com. Diversity in types of writing in the writing samples is helpful, and there are no specific requirements on length. 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 your resume to us at info@tfreedmanconsulting.com.