The Association for Social Economics

The Association for Social Economics seeks a new Executive Director.
The Executive Director is responsible for most of the day-to-day operations of the Association and is the initial contact person for the membership. The main responsibilities of this position include:
• Preparing an agenda and minutes for annual meetings of the Association and Executive Council.
• Preparing annual election ballots and communicating election outcomes
• Maintaining the association membership list
• Preparing updates for the ASE website
• Monitoring registration and fees for the annual ASSA conference and for the ASE World Conference (held every three years)
• Tracking deposits and checks, sending checks and wire transfers, and maintaining a ledger of all association transaction
• Serving as liaison for the membership and for publisher T&F
• Providing support to the President in decision making
• Serving on committees, including membership and outreach committee, search and screen committees

Interested individuals should send a CV and a letter expressing interest to the committee Chair, Steven Pressman ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Compensation for the position will be hotel, registration and travel expenses for the ASSA conference plus $5,500 per year. The ASE will try to negotiate with the university of the Executive Director for release time from teaching in lieu of the money if that is desired by the new Executive Director.
The Association for Social Economics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.


Job Opportunity, Research Analyst, ICIC


Job Description:

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) is a national non-profit organization founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter to promote economic development in America’s inner cities through private sector engagement that leads to job, income and wealth creation for local residents. ICIC brings together business and civic leaders to drive innovation and action, transform thinking, and accelerate inner city business growth. ICIC’s research highlights the competitive advantages of inner cities and informs its advisory practice. At ICIC, you will work with talented, creative and committed professionals in a collaborative culture dedicated to excellence and innovation.

Position Summary:
ICIC is seeking a high-performing Research Analyst who will work closely with senior research and advisory staff to support research projects on urban economic development and business growth issues, including qualitative and quantitative data analysis and writing and editing reports. The Research Analyst will report directly to the Senior Vice President and Director of Research.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Conduct primary research using surveys, interviews and qualitative analysis

* Compile and synthesize data and information from public and private sources, including literature reviews using secondary data sources

* Perform quantitative analysis involving large and small data sets and support management of databases and data sets

* Conduct basic mapping using ArcGIS

* Support senior staff with applied research projects from idea stage through completion

* Support senior staff with writing business development and grant proposals

* Prepare reports and presentation materials for external and internal audiences, including writing, editing and dissemination

* Develop and support design of data visualizations and infographics

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance. Open to all majors with coursework in the social sciences or related fields, such as Economics, Business, Geography, Urban Planning, Political Science, Sociology, or a similar discipline

* Some experience in a prior research or consulting position desired

* Demonstrated experience conducting primary and secondary qualitative research, including conducting interviews and synthesizing findings

* Demonstrated experience using and analyzing data sets, including major public data sets such as Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis data sets

* Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills, including ability to accurately and concisely summarize and synthesize complex information

* Strong analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and familiarity with ArcGIS

* Ability to creatively visualize data and information, including proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint. Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills are also desired

* Ability to work collaboratively with peers across business units

* Demonstrated ability to work on projects independently

* Flexibility with changing priorities

* Ability to manage multiple tasks and a diverse set of projects and successfully meet deadlines

* Ability to travel up to 15% of year

A successful candidate will be passionate about the work that we do at ICIC and passionate about research and analytics. They will be knowledgeable about economic development issues. They will be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, have the ability to think beyond the task at hand and take initiative to ensure a project is completed successfully. They will be willing to work beyond conventional hours and will be comfortable working in a flat, multi-disciplinary structure. We are looking for someone with a demonstrated capacity for teamwork.

ICIC is the right place for you if you want to work in a dynamic and professional environment in an organization that is committed to improving the lives of inner city residents. You will be exposed to unique research opportunities and work closely with our clients across the country. Your career progress will be determined by your contribution to the organization’s success as a whole.

Application Details:
The position will remain open until filled, but we will start considering applications on April 17, 2017. Please submit a resume and cover letter, with the job title as the subject line, to [email protected] No phone calls please. Salary is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience. This is a full-time position based in ICIC’s office in Boston, MA. ICIC is an equal opportunity employer.

View the full posting and application details here:

Senior Research Analyst
617.238.3018 * [email protected]



Institute Events Executive
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per annum

St Paul’s Institute, a department of St Paul’s Cathedral which exists to engage with questions of morality and ethics and how they relate to finance, business and the economy, is seeking an Events Executive as part of its strategic expansion plan.

The post-holder will coordinate around 20 events a year. This will include managing the events process and the contact data for speakers and attendees. You will also need to build relationships with external organisations to formulate alliances and partnerships. You will have experience of event management, good communication and interpersonal skills; knowledge of Eventbrite, MailChimp, and Microsoft Outlook is also essential.

Closing date for applications is 20th March 2017
Interviews to be held on 31st March 2017

For further details on the role and how to apply please see:
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Aeris-Job Opportunity

Aeris seeks numbers-loving Financial Institutions Specialists who will contribute to our leading-edge analysis and data collection initiatives. Successful candidates will bring a keen attention to detail, as well as finely-honed skills in the analysis of financial statements. We are seeking candidates who may have less experience but are looking to grow along with our organization, as well as mature professionals interested in a second career, and who are comfortable in a fast-paced, startup-like environment.

Both full-time (on-site at our Philadelphia headquarters) and part-time, off-site (Philadelphia area preferred) opportunities are available. Applicants should specify in their cover letter which position they are interested in.

Duties will involve interacting with Aeris-rated institutions and Aeris analysts in critical phases of the production of Aeris Rating Reports, most significantly in the preparation of data and tables for further analysis by our expert analysts. Financial Institutions Specialists will also play a key role in the operation of the Aeris Cloud, a custom-built web application enabling industry-first, real-time analytics of CDFI performance data.

Financial Institutions Specialists will be responsible for reviewing and proofing financial statements, and working with reporting institutions to address any errors and omissions. Specialists will also spread financial statements from institutions’ internally-generated format to the Aeris industry-standard format.


Aeris is seeking candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in a business major, preferably with some professional experience in financial services or accounting; or other candidates with the requisite skills.

Key success measures include quality, quantity, accuracy, timeliness, and team work. These require:

* Strong financial and analytical experience

* Familiarity with nonprofit financial statements (preferred)

* Strong financial, market, and qualitative analysis skills

* Strong written and verbal communications skills

* Ability to focus on detailed work for accuracy

* Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills, knowledge of Sharepoint

* Normal physical requirements for an office position (EOE/ADA Compliant)

To apply please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> with the subject line “Search: Financial Institutions Specialist, Aeris.”

Jon Schwartz, Operations and Ratings Manager Aeris<> | Guiding Capital to Good [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>
TEL 267.233.5154


AEO seeks a Director for its TILT Forward Network. The TILT Forward Network represents a subset of AEO members that are committed to innovation and seek access to capital, product and marketing solutions to solve for the capital gap to Main Street. The Director is part of the core team responsible for the launch and growth of the next phase of AEO’s TILT Forward Initiative. The Network Director will ensure successful implementation of TILT Forward solutions and satisfaction among TILT Forward Network participants. The TILT Forward Network Director reports to the SVP of New Initiatives at AEO and will work closely with AEO’s membership, marketing and operations teams.

The Association for Enterprise Opportunity is the national trade association for microfinance and microbusiness in the United States. Its mission is to create economic opportunity for underserved entrepreneurs. AEO supports the development of strong and effective US microbusiness initiatives to assist underserved entrepreneurs in starting, stabilizing, and expanding businesses. Now in its 25th year, AEO and its hundreds of member organizations have helped millions of entrepreneurs support themselves and their families and contribute to their communities through business ownership. Through the TILT Forward Initiative, AEO continues to demonstrate leadership, innovation, and impact on behalf of underserved entrepreneurs and the mission-focused organizations in communities across the country that support them.

The Network Director will be an experienced manager who possesses excellent communication, organizational and selling skills. The successful candidate will have solution-selling experience along with the ability to lead functional, operational and relationship problem-solving discussions with both nonprofit and for-profit partners. This individual will be able to point to a demonstrated track record of performance in an entrepreneurial environment and a commitment to AEO’s mission. The Network Director should be an experienced and effective relationship manager who can point to prior successes driving adoption of new products or services by developing and executing effective strategies and processes.


• Serves as relationship / account manager for AEO members seeking to participate in TILT Forward Initiative product and service solutions and to benefit from participation in TILT Forward Network

• Recruit network participants (e.g. AEO members) and manage participation pipeline from interest to adoption/implementation of both established offers and early stage product/service pilots

• Manage onboarding and training process for users of TILT Forward licensed products and other established solutions

• Lead development of content and tools to support solution adoption by TILT Forward members

• Work with AEO communications team to prepare simple, user-friendly product collateral and related communications for TILT Forward Network participants

• Ensure effective execution of early stage product and service pilots

• Manage TILT Forward outreach to and engagement with stakeholders including AEO members, business owners and others

• Promote TILT Forward at community events with potential and current AEO members

• Contribute to management of TILT Forward Initiative performance dashboard

• Collaborate with SVP of New Initiatives and VP of Engagement to promote, support and advance the TILT Forward Network

• Identify unmet needs of TILT Forward Network participants through engagement and structured feedback processes

• Develop and manage periodic meetings for TILT Forward Network participants and partners

• Perform targeted market research on an as needed basis

• Coordinate with and support DreamFund manager in reporting to users

• Go the extra mile to build trust-based relationships, customer and program participant loyalty and satisfaction in all interactions

• Other duties as needed that reflect goals of AEO and its TILT Forward initiative


• Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders

• Strong communication skills – written and oral

• Familiarity with nonprofits, especially community lenders and business service providers

• Understanding of small business financing

• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at once

• Self-starter with collaborative work-style and commitment to getting the job done

• Problem-solving mindset


• Collaborative. You are grounded in AEO’s organizational values of sharing information and working cooperatively. You give respect and earn yours. You value working in a cohesive team environment where everyone works hard and relies on each other to pull it all together.

• Great motivator. You are known for your poise, tact, and persuasiveness. You confidently engage with staff at all levels and across multiple stakeholder groups. You have a point of view and are willing to listen and learn from others. People want to follow your lead and do what you ask

• Diplomatic. You work well with members, you understand their concerns, and you realistically manage their expectations. You are able to find common ground with people, manage a smooth process, and build consensus for workable solutions.

• Flexible. Your flexibility allows you to adjust to changing priorities and operate effectively in a fluid environment. You skillfully manage numerous daily commitments and competing priorities. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and are able to shape answers to questions when no template exists. You are a fast learner and are able to “hit the ground running.”


• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

• At least 6 years professional experience


Salary is commensurate with experience. AEO offers a comprehensive benefits package and generous leave policies.


This position is located in Washington, DC with occasional travel expected.