Ideas42 - Analyst

The Role

All team members play an active role on multiple projects across several domains (e.g. consumer finance, health, international development) at once. All positions provide a pathway to more senior roles within ideas42 and are excellent preparation for a wide range of roles in both the private and public sectors. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

• Diagnosing behavioral problems and designing behaviorally informed interventions and products

• Leading project research, such as literature reviews, surveys, and interviews

• Drafting grant proposals, policy papers, and other external communication materials

• Assisting with management of field projects, including drafting and revising high-quality deliverables and ongoing communication with funders and partners

• Analyzing quantitative data from completed randomized controlled trials (RCTs)

Who Are We Looking For?

Much of our work hinges on our ability to ask the right questions. As a result, we seek inquisitive, resourceful, analytical individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. A passion for understanding human behavior, pursuing innovation, and promoting the social good is critical, but prior expertise or training in behavioral economics or psychology is not required. Specific qualifications include:

• Mission-aligned, self-starter, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

• Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of statistics. Experience with Stata is a plus

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a commitment to high-quality output

• Record of academic excellence. Smart, logical and structured thinkers, who are also creative

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 0-3 years work experience

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