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Staff Economist

Company: Creative Financial Staffing LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Economist Our client is a leading SAAS company in a niche market, delivering a service and solution in their industry that is unmatched. This company is a true industry disrupter and has a huge impact and opportunity to change the clients they serve drastically, allowing them to compete & grow at a quicker pace with the talent they need to get the job done the right way! The company is growing at a rapid pace and needs a strong Staff Economist to be an integral member of the Strategy & Development team. The Staff Economist will be responsible for researching and delivering insights on economic trends and the future of work as part of the Corporate Strategy & Development team. As part of the Corporate Strategy & Development team, you will play a critical role in developing informed positions on big questions that drive value and long-term differentiation for the company. This group plays a critical role in formulating the company's long-term strategic direction, capital and resource allocation decisions, evaluating acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and driving outcomes that scale growth. Perks of the Staff Economist:

  • Strong company values & mission
  • Strong compensation plan
  • Strong benefits plan to include flex (unlimited) PTO, 401k match, and comprehensive medical benefits.
  • Technology focused, growth minded, and forward-thinking company.
  • Diversified client markets- creating massive growth for the company.
  • Highly visible team that uses quantitative and qualitative analysis to evaluate performance About the Staff Economist:
    • You have an insatiable curiosity
    • You can connect the dots between disparate pieced of information.
    • Your communication skills in addition to research & analytical skills are above average
    • You have always been a top performer. You are highly self-motivated & driven & do not have to be told how to do something more than once.
    • You can communicate complicated insights into easily understandable concepts.
    • You thrive off of working in a fast-paced and frequently-changing environment
    • You know how to "win friends & influence people" What will the Staff Economist do?
      • Conduct economic analysis and quantitative research on market trends, policies, and the future of work in support of businesses and company initiatives
      • Partner with Government Affairs team to stay ahead of policy changes that may affect our business and make actionable recommendations to mitigate or maximize those impacts
      • Partner with PR team to analyze and leverage internal and external data to support thematic content and press opportunities
      • Applying a build/buy partner strategy to gain insights quickly that help position the company as a thought leader in their industry
      • Lead relationships within the company cross-functionally to educate and influence decision makers accordingly
      • Work closely with others on the team on competitive and customer trends to drive strategy and corporate development recommendations
      • An equal blend of qualitative and quantitative work, requiring analytical rigor and creativity What we are looking for in the Staff Economist:
        • 3-4 years work experience, ideal background in investment banking / PE or has reported into sell-side economists or market strategists. (not looking for purely academic backgrounds)
        • Intermediate Excel / google sheets experience required
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and has deep experience putting together data and story
        • Proven ability to distill complex ideas into easily understandable stories
        • Ability to quickly learn skills and business acumen is a must
        • Has experience in identifying relevant economic trends that will resonate with the general public/news consumer audience
        • Previous experience in conducting on-the-record interviews with the press is a plus

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing LLC, Austin , Staff Economist, Other , Austin, Texas

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