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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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Office Manager

HR&A Advisors | New York City Office
All applications are due by September 2, 2014

FIRM OVERVIEW | HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) is an industry-leading real estate, economic development and energy efficiency consulting firm. We have provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex mixed-use, neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Whether we are exploring the hidden potential of an abandoned industrial waterfront, developing a financing strategy for energy efficient retrofits for a commercial building owner, or illustrating the economic benefits of parks and open space redevelopment, HR&A creates value by providing innovative and creative solutions to the complex challenges of economic development and real estate in urban environments.

POSITION DESCRIPTION | HR&A seeks an Office Manager to support business operations for a 50 person office based in New York City. Key responsibility is to provide office management support and maintain, manage, and improve on business operations efficiency for HR&A’s New York Office. Office Manager will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and also work closely with senior management on various business management initiatives.

Responsibilities include:
• Assist in management of administrative support staff, while also providing general administrative support as needed.
• Day to day office management, including maintenance of office space and equipment, general IT support, maintenance of internal databases, and management of supplies and vendors.
• Manage and assist with staffing, recruiting, and human resources.
• Maintain and improve office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems and procedures.
• Manage or support office improvement initiatives, e.g. knowledge management, office remodeling, internal staff surveys, etc.
• Support Chief Administrative Officer on internal management reports and budgets.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in business administration, experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic office environment, demonstrated capacity to manage and multi-task, excellent analytical skills, and resourceful problem solving skills. This position can offer excellent growth opportunities within HR&A.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Candidates should have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration or related field. Excellent attention to detail, management, 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. HR&A is seeking candidates with minimum of 2 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 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 September 2, 2014. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com.

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Fall Analyst Fellow

HR&A Advisors | New York City Office
All applications are due by September 8, 2014

FIRM OVERVIEW | HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) is an industry-leading real estate, economic development and energy efficiency consulting firm. We have provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex mixed-use, neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Whether we are exploring the hidden potential an abandoned industrial waterfront, developing a financing strategy for energy efficient retrofits for a commercial building owner, or illustrating the economic benefits of parks and open space redevelopment, HR&A creates value by providing innovative and creative solutions to the complex challenges of economic development and real estate in urban environments.

POSITION DESCRIPTION | HR&A seeks part-time (approximately 20 hours) Analyst Fellows for the fall semester with potential for expansion over the academic year in our New York City office. Fellows are asked to take on responsibilities in line with those of the core analytical staff at HR&A. Tasks may include market research, case study research, economic and financial analyses, and public policy analysis, as well as preparation of marketing materials, proposals and client deliverables in the form of written reports and memos, PowerPoint presentations and Excel models.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Successful Analyst Fellows will be bright, independently-motivated critical thinkers and have a passion for urban development and policy. HR&A is seeking candidates who have completed their bachelor’s degree and are working towards completion of an advanced degree, preferably with a concentration in economic development, urban planning, real estate finance, public policy, and/or housing finance. Additional relevant work experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates able to commit to a fixed work schedule over the course of the semester. The candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, and other Office programs; and the ability to manage multiple assignments at once. Furthermore, the candidate should be a highly motivated independent thinker who is extremely detail-oriented and sufficiently poised for client interaction.

SALARY | Fellows will be paid a stipend based on experience and qualifications.

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 September 8, 2014. Your file must be named in the following format “LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE.”

First round interviews are anticipated to be conducted in September. 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.

Please do not call regarding this position.