Economic Research Analyst Position at The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC

12 Feb

Economic Research Analyst

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC (www.levyforecast.com) is a 60-year-old macroeconomic research and consulting company. It conducts unique, financially-oriented analysis and provides insights to an elite clientele of financial institutions, fund managers, and nonfinancial firms. It also manages money directly.

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center seeks applications for the position of Economic Research Analyst from outstanding individuals pursuing a career in economics or finance.

Job Responsibilities

–  Work as part of a team of economists engaged in collecting and analyzing data and forecasting macroeconomic and financial conditions

–  Contribute to writing, editing, and producing research publications and client presentations

–  Assist with research for the firm’s managed investment portfolio

Minimum requirements:

–  Bachelor’s degree or higher in economics or related field with extensive economics coursework

–  Outstanding academic record from high-ranking institution(s)

–  High degree of competency at mathematics and data analysis

–  Strong communication skills and, especially, excellent writing and editing skills

–  Flexibility in working in rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities and deadlines

–  Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively

–  Computer literacy

Experience with any of the following is a plus (but not required):

–  Working experience in economics, banking, finance, business research, or related areas

–  Tracking and analyzing macroeconomic data

–  Writing for a professional audience

–  Conducting investment research

–  Marketing, sales, or managing client relationships

–  Website development or other computer programming skills

–  Social media and web video creation

–  Interacting with high-level finance professionals

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, capable of deep critical thinking, intellectually curious, and a creative thinker. He or she will be comfortable working in a variety of capacities to help the organization achieve its goals.

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center is an intimate and intellectually challenging work environment. The Economic Research Analyst will work closely with all members of the research staff on a daily basis and will be deeply involved in the forecasting process. The research is not “mindless number crunching” but rather both quantitative and qualitative in nature, covering macroeconomic data, press reports, industry publications, academic research, Wall Street analysis, and financial market data.

Competitive salary and benefits

Growth potential within the firm

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center is located in Mt. Kisco, New York, a suburb of New York City and a reasonable commute from Manhattan via train.

Application procedures:

Applications should be sent via email to levyforecast@levyforecast.com, or by postal mail to:

Marie Campus

Business Manager

The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC

69 South Moger Avenue, Suite 202

Mt. Kisco, New York 10549

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should include:

–  Cover letter describing the applicant’s career goals, interest in the position, and qualifications,      including relevant work experience and/or coursework

–  Resume

–  Undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA, if any

–  A writing sample

–  Contact information for three references

For further information, write to levyforecast@levyforecast.com.

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