Ideas42 - Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Location: New York City, NYType: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level
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:

• Planning, managing and executing projects, including serving as the day-to-day contact for funders and partners,

• Diagnosing behavioral problems and designing behaviorally informed interventions and products

• Leading project research, such as surveys and interviews,

• Drafting, editing, and finalizing high-quality deliverables, including grant proposals and policy papers

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:

• Strong project management and organizational skills

• 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

• Master’s degree plus 3-6 years work experience, or Bachelor’s degree plus 4-7 years work experience 

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