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Director (Project Manager)

HR&A Advisors | New York City, Washington D.C.

POSITION DESCRIPTION | We are seeking candidates for Director in our New York City and growing Washington, D.C. offices, both of which serve clients nationally. Successful candidates will have relevant project management experience in real estate, economic development and related consulting fields, must demonstrate critical analytic thinking skills to serve our clients, possess a passion for intelligent urban development and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing cities. Day-to-day tasks will require managing internal and external teams to complete complex real estate and economic assignments including pro forma analysis for a range of uses, market feasibility research, fiscal and economic impact studies, public-private partnership strategy, and public policy design. The Director will review and present client deliverables, including memos, reports and PowerPoint presentations; and will support the firm’s business development efforts. The successful candidate will bring a strong foundation of real estate expertise and an interest in creative public-private solutions, as well as significant capacity for leadership.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Candidates should have a minimum of five years of work experience in real estate finance, development, public policy and/or consulting in a related field. Candidates should also have a Master’s Degree, preferably in real estate, city planning and/or economic development. Considerable additional experience in a closely-related field may also be substituted for a graduate degree. Preference will be given to candidates whose experience includes project management for consulting engagements in a relevant field.

In addition to considerable experience in real estate and economic analysis, the candidate must also possess substantial project management experience, excellent writing and presentation skills, and mentorship capabilities. Candidate should be a highly motivated independent thinker with sufficient poise for direct client interaction. The most successful candidates will show potential for rapid professional growth.

SALARY | Competitive, based on qualifications and experience. HR&A provides a comprehensive benefits package including a full range of health benefits, retirement plan, and paid holidays.

SUBMISSION | Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) to HR&A’s website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.” For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

HR&A may contact candidates for brief phone conversations prior to inviting candidates to the respective offices for formal interviews. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

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Senior Analyst

HR&A Advisors | New York City, Washington D.C.

POSITION DESCRIPTION | We are seeking Senior Analyst candidates in our New York City and growing Washington D.C. offices, both of which serve clients nationally. Successful candidates must possess a passion for intelligent urban development and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing cities. Senior Analysts substantially contribute to the content of deliverables, and ensure that the tools and methodologies utilized in the performance of the work are effective and successful. They are responsible for ensuring that the quality of work meets standards, and assist in planning work efforts and monitoring project budgets. Day-to-day tasks may include real estate market analysis; case study research; strategic planning; preparation of real estate pro formas for a range of uses and public-private structures; economic and financial analysis; and public policy analysis.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Successful candidates will possess strong skills in both quantitative and qualitative analysis and be able to provide examples of analytic products produced for clients, internal corporate purposes and/or in graduate degree requirements. They must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; and the ability to manage multiple assignments at once. Familiarity with economic modeling and analysis tools for real estate and economic development project is highly desired. Furthermore, candidates should be highly motivated independent thinkers who are detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and sufficiently poised for client interaction. The most successful candidates will show a capacity for leadership, the ability to think critically and creatively, and potential for professional growth. Candidates should have at least three to five years of experience in consulting or another analytic environment related to real estate and/or economic development in a relevant field and a Master’s Degree. However, considerable experience in a closely-related field may also be substituted for a graduate degree.

SALARY | Competitive, based on qualifications and experience. HR&A provides a comprehensive benefits package including a full range of health benefits, retirement plan, and paid holidays.

SUBMISSION | Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) to HR&A’s website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.” For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

HR&A may contact candidates for brief phone conversations prior to inviting candidates to the respective offices for formal interviews. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

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Analyst and Research Analyst

HR&A Advisors | Los Angeles office
All applications are due by August 1, 2014

POSITION DESCRIPTION | We are seeking Research Analyst and Analyst candidates our Los Angeles office. Entry-level Research Analysts and Analysts are the foundation of HR&A’s team-oriented, collaborative structure. Tasks may include real estate market analysis; case study research; strategic planning; preparation of real estate pro formas for a range of uses and public-private structures; economic and financial analysis; and public policy analysis. Analysts and Research Analysts also help prepare marketing materials, proposals, and client deliverables in the form of written reports, memos, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel models.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Successful candidates will possess strong skills in both quantitative and qualitative analysis and a passion for real estate, urban development and policy. They must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; and the ability to manage multiple assignments at once. Furthermore, candidates should be highly motivated independent thinkers who are detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and sufficiently poised for client interaction. The most successful candidates will show a capacity for leadership, the ability to think critically and creatively, and potential for professional growth. Specific experience required for each position is as follows:
Research Analyst: Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on economics, urban planning, business, public policy, real estate, or other closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with additional full or part-time work experience in a related field.
Analyst: Candidates should have a Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s Degree with one to three years of relevant experience.

SALARY | Competitive, based on qualifications and experience. HR&A provides a comprehensive benefits package including a full range of health benefits, retirement plan, and paid holidays.

SUBMISSION | Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) to HR&A’s website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. by August 1, 2014. Your PDF file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.” Your cover letter should indicate your preference to apply for a position in the Los Angeles office. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

First round interviews are anticipated to be conducted in early August. HR&A may contact candidates for brief phone conversations prior to these interviews. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

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Marketing Coordinator

HR&A Advisors | New York office
All applications are due by July 31, 2014

POSITION DESCRIPTION | HR&A seeks a Marketing Coordinator with at least 2 years of relevant work experience supporting a marketing team in a professional services firm. Candidates should be passionate about urban development, real estate, design, and public policy. The position involves significant collaboration with senior professionals to support them as they build their practice areas. This includes working with the Marketing Director and different senior members of the firm to identify and follow up on business opportunities and maintain HR&A’s high standards of work quality. Specific duties include:

• Supporting proposal efforts (RFP/RFQ)
• Maintaining and updating company’s website content
• Creating and maintaining the firm’s marketing collateral
• Coordination and standardization of firm’s marketing deliverables
• Generating press releases and eblasts
• Maintaining the firm’s marketing database
• Identifying new business opportunities through research

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced office environment, have demonstrated the capacity to multi-task, excellent analytical and quantitative skills, and be willing to commit to the position for two years.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in marketing, communications, or PR, with a keen interest in urban planning and real estate economic development. Candidate must possess excellent organizational and writing skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, and other basic design software. He/she should be a highly motivated independent thinker who can handle a fast-paced work environment with poise and maturity. The ideal candidate will be interested in growing with the company. Excellent attention to detail and organization skills are essential.

SALARY | Competitive, based on qualifications and experience. HR&A provides a comprehensive benefits package including a full range of health benefits, retirement plan, and paid holidays.

SUBMISSION | Please send cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on the HR&A website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.MARKETING.” Applications are due by July 31, 2014. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

HR&A Advisors | New York office
All applications are due by July 31, 2014

POSITION DESCRIPTION | HR&A seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant for HR&A’s New York Office. Hours will be approximately 20–30 hours per week. Responsibilities will include: meeting scheduling, travel booking, production assistance of deliverables and marketing materials, answering and directing phone calls, various research tasks, and general administrative support for business operations, marketing and accounting. Candidate will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.

While the Assistant’s most important responsibility will be to support general business operations, he or she will also have exposure to the firm’s business development, marketing, and project efforts, including all staff trainings and office presentations.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in business administration and marketing. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a young professional to gain experience in working in a fast-paced professional office environment and has potential growth opportunities within HR&A.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Candidates should have at minimum a high school degree or GED. The ideal candidate would be a student in pursuit of a business administration degree. Excellent attention to detail and organization skills are essential. Strong communication and computer skills (including MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) are required. He/she should be a highly-motivated, independent thinker with sufficient poise and maturity for interaction with internal teams, clients and industry leaders.

SALARY | Hourly rate of $20 per hour based on 20–30 hours per week.

SUBMISSION | Please submit cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on the HR&A website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.” Applications are due by July 31, 2014. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

Please do not call regarding this position.