Firm description: Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC is a small economic policy consulting firm based in Washington, DC. We advise clients, primarily large global companies from various industries, on a broad range of regulatory and economic policy issues. We are nonpartisan, and we do not lobby. We were established in 2011, and our principals are all former senior-level government officials.
Job position: Policy Analyst
Job description: The Policy Analyst will be required to dive deeply into a broad range of international economic policy issues. The position requires significant research and writing about specific policy topics, the monitoring and analyzing of a wide array of global policy trends and news, and helping the principals fulfill client assignments. Occasionally, the Policy Analyst will assist one of the principals in his capacity as an arbitrator of international investment disputes. The small size of the firm allows the Policy Analyst the opportunity to interact daily with the firm’s principals. While the firm has an office manager responsible for administrative and office support duties, the Policy Analyst may be asked to assist occasionally with administrative tasks.
Salary and benefits: base salary of $53,000, with an additional $5,000 performance bonus, and $2,000 transition allowance; 401k contribution (5 percent of total pay); and health insurance.
The ideal candidate is: a strong writer with the ability to distill and synthesize complex information on short deadlines; dependable; energetic; and entrepreneurial. A demonstrated background and interest in public policy is a plus. Past Policy Analysts have included individuals with Bachelor’s degrees who have typically gone on to graduate programs or who already hold a Master’s degree.
Application instructions: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, school transcripts, writing sample (maximum 5 pages), and two references to [email protected]. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and should be submitted no later than April 15, with a final decision expected in May.