Senior Associate – ConsultEcon

ConsultEcon, Inc. is an economic planning and management consulting firm with a national and international practice concentrating on economic, business and strategic planning for museums, cultural and recreational attractions; and community planning and economic development. For over 30 years we have helped clients plan sustainable investments and strategies to shape the cultural sector and urban and rural communities. (See our website at

We are seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Senior Associate. The position requires a degree in economics, business, real estate, city planning, tourism, museum studies, or other relevant course of study; ideally the candidate holds a master’s degree and/or professional degree with significant experience in consulting, cultural attractions or urban planning. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent analytical, writing and communication skills. Senior Associates work directly with senior and junior professionals in teams on interesting and varied consulting assignments. Intermittent travel to project sites is likely. A Senior Associate must be highly adaptable to a varied consulting practice that is not formulaic. We customize our skills and experience to provide analyses and counsel for clients in a variety of settings with varying project goals and objectives. Quantitative and qualitative research and analysis skills will be used to conduct market analysis, economic potential analyses, business planning, strategic planning, urban economics and community planning. Foreign language, proposal writing and business development, graphic design and Geographic Information Systems skills are desirable. Day-to-day tasks range from project to project, and often include:

  • market analysis and projection
  • preparation of case studies and benchmarking analyses
  • business planning for new and expanding organizations
  • economic modeling
  • economic and community impacts analyses
  • evaluation of location and sites
  • organization, community and economic growth strategies
  • report preparation and presentation
  • proposal preparation
  • supervision of junior professionals

Senior Associates are encouraged to expand their skills and, market knowledge and take on increasing levels of responsibility in consulting assignments and business development. There is substantial opportunity to develop a leadership role within the firm. We offer competitive salary with full benefits. ConsultEcon has offices in the Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA areas. Remote and/or flex working arrangements are possible.

ConsultEcon is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse team of professionals. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Please email a letter of interest and resume to No phone calls please.