Research Analyst

  • NVF/HPWL
  • Sep 14, 2018
Full time Strategy

Job Description

Position: Research Analyst

Location: New York, NY

Status: Exempt, Full-time

Reports to: Research Director

Position Summary Equity Forward, a project of the Hopewell Fund, seeks a Research Analyst to conduct research on reproductive health access.

The Research Analyst will be an integral member of the project’s core team. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to think strategically, incredible attention to detail, and strong multi-tasking and organizational skills. A flexible personality, sense of humor, and positive attitude are also essential.

This position is based in the Financial District in New York. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Working as part of a team to produce research reports on reproductive health issues
  • Conducting news, internet, and database searches to inform these reports
  • Clearly reporting research findings to senior staff both orally and in written form
  • Drafting and distributing daily morning clips
  • Tracking legislation and pertinent agency actions on reproductive health issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 2 years or less of experience in research or related field. This could include academic research, political advocacy, campaign or public policy research, and/or experience on Capitol Hill or in government;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Smart political judgment and discerning eye;
  • Ability to work independently and juggle competing priorities and strict deadlines;
  • Proven track record for being a self-starter;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Commitment to reproductive health access

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Professional research experience in a similar position as an investigator, political advocacy researcher, campaign researcher, or government employee
  • Experience analyzing financial reports and disclosures
  • Ability to create infographics
  • Ability to travel

How to Apply Email cover letter and resume to info@equityfwd.org with “Research Associate Applicant” in the subject line.

Hopewell Fund Careers Equity Forward is a project of the Hopewell Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The Hopewell Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The Hopewell Fund's work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.