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Advisory Associate, FiscalNote Global Intelligence (Application Deadline of July 26th)



London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
About the Position
FiscalNote Global Intelligence (FNGI) is seeking to appoint an Associate to its Advisory Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing the firm’s global client base with rigorous, actionable, market and policy-oriented research on political, geostrategic, economic and business topics. Experience in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest: Environmental, Social and Governance issues (ESG), geopolitics and regional politics, or Quantitative skills applied to politics and the macroeconomy, including knowledge of Python, econometrics, and tools for automation of media, social media and data research.
About the FiscalNote Global Intelligence Team
FiscalNote Global Intelligence Advisory provides bespoke intelligence to clients to help them reduce risk and optimise growth. We work directly with clients in advisory and consultative fashion, answering some of the most critical questions about their business and operations. The team works closely with the Commercial and Editorial/Research teams to engage with clients and deliver highest quality analysis.

What To Expect In This Position

  • Working in the Advisory team, the successful candidate will undertake original, forward-looking analysis and contribute to and manage projects that help clients assess the implications of global developments on their commercial and institutional interests.
  • Some projects may involve applying quantitative methods to tackle political, business or economic questions.
  • The role also involves client interaction on projects and for proposal writing.
  • An ability to present findings clearly is key, including sophisticated use of slides and spreadsheets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills will be required for developing relationships with clients, experts and colleagues

What Sets You Apart

  • Graduate qualifications in political science, international relations, economics, business or a related field.
  • Relevant 2-5 years of work experience in research and/or consulting
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of other languages (including French, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, or Russian) will be considered an advantage.
  • Research, writing and editing skills, creative thinking, strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities, and the ability to work on a wide range of projects are essential.
  • Quantitative research skills are a plus, for example knowledge of Python, or more generally a good understanding of how to automate data searches to speed up data gathering and generate predictive analysis.
  • Attention to detail in both qualitative and quantitative work.
  • A true team player who is always willing to support colleagues.