Research Assistant, The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, Arlington, VA

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC), a non-profit consulting organization, seeks a research assistant to support its research, consulting, and association management activities.

The position’s responsibilities would assist in:

Analyzing state economic development budgeting and policy;
Supporting regional economic research and facilitated consulting projects through data analysis and report writing/editing; and
Providing member services and outreach to federal, state, and local government agencies and research organizations.

The candidate should possess minimum background of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Economics, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning or other relevant field (Master’s degree is preferred). The candidate must have a demonstrated writing ability and proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Word). The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is also necessary. The candidate should demonstrate a genuine interest in U.S. economic development and strong sense of intellectual curiosity. Some domestic travel may be required.

The applicant should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample. CREC is an equal opportunity employer and is based in Arlington, Virginia. Please email your application materials to Sean McNamara at [email protected].

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