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Economic Development Fellow

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Bloomberg Associates
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New York, NY
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 22 días

Background

Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. Our approach is rooted in Mike Bloomberg's unique experience and success across the field of business, government, and philanthropy.

Bloomberg Associates (BA) is Bloomberg Philanthropies’ pro bono consulting service founded by Michael R. Bloomberg, the 108th Mayor of New York City and Founder of Bloomberg LP, as a philanthropic venture. We provide services to cities that help governments improve the quality of life of their citizens. BA works across nine (9) different focus areas: Cultural Assets Management, Marketing & Communications, Media and Digital Strategies, Municipal Integrity, Social Services, Sustainability, Transportation, Economic Development and Urban Planning, with teams that have deep subject matter expertise and extensive experience in municipal government.

Position Description

The Economic Development Team at Bloomberg Associates is recruiting a Fellow to support the team on a range of economic and workforce development projects with US and international client cities. The Team supports clients on economic strategy, sector based business development, small business support, neighborhood development, workforce development, commercial real estate development and regeneration projects, tourism promotion and strategic support. 

The Fellow should be based in New York and will work remotely for six months, with the possibility of occasional in person meetings. This role will be part-time, ranging from 15 – 20 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct independent in depth research, best practice review and policy analysis in areas which could include but not be limited to:
  • Workforce Development: Programs and services mapping, labor market analysis, career pathway development, program development. 
  • Business Sector Ecosystem Development: Models and strategies for business ecosystem development in tech, manufacturing, life sciences and emerging industries with a focus on startup ecosystems.  
  • Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization: Neighborhood retail activation / vacancy abatement, downtown recovery vis-a-vie COVID and work from home, place based redevelopment projects
  • Financing and Incentives: Tax incentive evaluation, opportunity zones, development support, and other business financing programs
  • Economic Strategy: Equitable economic development strategies, economic recovery
  •  Other research as assigned
  • Develop memos, research papers, case studies and presentations based on research findings.
  • Identify, outreach to and conduct interviews with senior government, academic, nonprofit and business leaders as part of research projects.
  • Engage, coordinate with and present to project clients

Desired Qualifications

  • A Graduate degree or currently pursuing a graduate degree with demonstrated academic successes and experience in business, government and/or nonprofit organizations.  Prior internship/professional experience is a plus
  • A strategic and analytical mindset with attention to detail and a complete focus on delivery
  • A proven track record of strong project execution, policy research, project management and results driven impact
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Clear and concise writing skills
  • Ability to convey complex data in simple PowerPoint design (ability to use Tableau software would also be helpful)
  • Comfortable working through ambiguity to create paths forward
  • An entrepreneurial self-starter can do approach with the ability to think and plan creatively
  • A quick learner, able to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information

Bloomberg Philanthropies is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.

Background

Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the…

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