At Keybridge we are always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team.  If you have a desire to work on issues at the forefront of economics and public policy, we invite you to contact us.

We are currently accepting applications for the Research Assistant position (Spring/Summer 2018 start) and the Economist position (Fall 2017 start).


Start Date: Spring/Summer 2018 (Current Students)

Position Description

The research assistant position provides individuals with the opportunity to work closely with experts in economics and public policy and to develop the fundamental skills needed to succeed in these fields.  In particular, research assistants are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Drafting analytical notes, memos, and reports on current economic and public policy issues.
  • Performing quantitative analysis to identify emerging economic and financial trends.
  • Conducting background research and drafting literature reviews for analytical studies.
  • Collecting and organizing data for surveys and case studies.
  • Preparing charts, data tables, and presentations.

A successful individual will be able to work simultaneously and independently in multiple areas of research, quickly learning new topics, methods, and statistical software packages, as needed.  As a growing company with an entrepreneurial spirit, Keybridge seeks motivated candidates who are interested in opportunities to demonstrate initiative and develop rapidly expanding responsibilities.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or related field.
  • Strong interest in economics and the application of economic tools to public policy issues.
  • Strong interest in writing and an ability to draft analyses with little supervision.
  • Proven quantitative skills, including statistical and econometric analysis.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Familiarity with statistical software (Stata and R Studio), geospatial analysis software (ArcGIS), and data visualization software packages (Tableau).
  • Capacity to simultaneously work on a variety of issues and engage with multiple projects.
  • Ability to independently adjust to changing priorities and meet objectives within agreed upon deadlines.
  • Exceptional work ethic and good sense of humor.

Current areas of interest to our clients include: macroeconomics and global economic risks, energy policy, environmental policy, regulatory policy, international finance, public health, hazard mitigation, and emergency management.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary based on experience, education, and demonstrated skill sets. 
  • 100% employer-paid health, prescription drug, and dental insurance.
  • 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Employer-matched retirement savings accounts.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Ms. Allix Bradecamp at info@keybridgedc.com. Please note that Keybridge does not sponsor employment-based visas.

Start Date:  —

Position Description

The analyst position provides individuals with the opportunity to work collaboratively with experts in economics and public policy, actively participate in project development and management, and develop advanced skills needed to succeed in these fields. In particular, Analysts are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Designing analytical approaches and performing quantitative analysis collaboratively with economists and project leads to identify emerging trends and risks.
  • Conducting research and qualitative analysis.
  • Developing written reports and memos that clearly communicate analytical results for internal and client dissemination, including creating charts, tables, and other visual displays of analytical results.
  • Assisting project leaders with formulating project work plans, including analytical approach, timeline, and resource allocation.
  • Assisting project leaders with project management, project administration, and client communications.
  • Overseeing work performed by research assistants and serving as a resource for junior staff.

A successful individual will be able to work simultaneously and independently in multiple areas of research, quickly learning new topics or methods as needed. As a growing company with an entrepreneurial spirit, Keybridge seeks motivated candidates who are interested in opportunities to demonstrate initiative and develop rapidly expanding responsibilities.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or a related field.
  • Minimum two years work experience in economic research or public policy analysis.
  • Strong interest in economics and the application of economic tools to public policy.
  • Demonstrated quantitative skills, including a working knowledge of statistics and econometrics.
  • Demonstrated professional-level writing experience.
  • Proven capacity to work simultaneously on a variety of issues and advance multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to independently adjust to changing priorities and achieve results within the context of agreed upon objectives and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the proven ability to work effectively within project teams.
  • Exceptional work ethic and good sense of humor.

Current areas of interest to our clients include: macroeconomics and global economic risks, energy policy, environmental policy, regulatory policy, international finance, public health, hazard mitigation, and emergency management.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary based on experience, education, and demonstrated skill sets.
  • 100% employer-paid health, prescription drug, and dental insurance.
  • 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Employer-matched retirement savings accounts.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Ms. Allix Bradecamp at info@keybridgedc.com. Please note that Keybridge does not sponsor employment-based visas.

Start Date:  —

Position Description

The Project Manager will primarily support Keybridge’s Social Responsibility & Accountability (SRA) practice, which works with non-profit institutions and private companies to maximize the effectiveness of voluntary industry agreements that improve social outcomes, especially public health. Consulting services within the SRA practice area include: (1) designing measurable commitments; (2) developing and implementing measurement strategies to independently monitor progress toward commitments over time; and (3) conducting program evaluations to identify opportunities to improve program effectiveness and amplify societal benefits.

The Project Manager will contribute to the entire project development process. In particular, the Project manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Participating in brainstorming sessions to identify clients’ analytical and strategic needs.
  • Formulating comprehensive and realistic project work plans.
  • Coordinating internal work efforts, ensuring that deadlines and objectives are met.
  • Communicating with clients to ensure that they are appropriately updated on project progress and timelines.
  • Working with the SRA team to design and execute analytical approaches to measure the implementation and impact of voluntary industry agreements, including identifying data requirements, limitations, and collection techniques.
  • Conducting analysis using a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Creating, organizing, and maintaining databases and tools to track data, monitor outcomes, and facilitate organizational effectiveness.
  • Translating complex analytical results into clear and compelling presentations and written reports for client dissemination, including dashboards, infographics, and other forms of data visualization.
  • Managing junior staff members, including delegating tasks, providing oversight and feedback, and guiding the implementation of analytical frameworks and methods.

A successful individual will be able to work simultaneously and independently across multiple projects, quickly learning new topics or methods as needed. As a young company with an entrepreneurial spirit, Keybridge seeks motivated candidates that are interested in positions with rapidly expanding responsibilities and long-term career prospects.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in public policy, public administration, public health, economics, or a related field.
  • Minimum three years of post-graduate school work experience, including project and staff management responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated quantitative skills, including statistics.
  • Demonstrated professional-level writing experience and communication skills.
  • Proven capacity to work simultaneously on a variety of issues and coordinate multiple work streams.
  • Ability to independently adjust to changing priorities and achieve results within the context of agreed upon objectives and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the proven ability to work effectively within project teams, interact directly with clients, and manage junior staff members.
  • Exceptional work ethic and good sense of humor.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Base salary commensurate with job responsibilities, education, and experience.
  • Annual bonuses based on individual and company performance.
  • 100% employer-paid health, prescription drug, and dental insurance.
  • 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Employer-matched retirement savings accounts.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Ms. Allix Bradecamp at info@keybridgedc.com. Please note that Keybridge does not sponsor employment-based visas.

Start Date: Immediately

Position Description

The economist will contribute to the entire project development process. In particular, the economist will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Participating in brainstorming sessions to identify clients’ analytical and strategic needs.
  • Performing quantitative economic and public policy analysis using a variety of methods and techniques, including database design and management, statistical analysis, econometric analysis, policy impact analysis, and survey design.
  • Performing qualitative economic and public policy analysis, including content analysis, environmental scans, decision analytics (analytical hierarchy process), logic modeling, and literature reviews.
  • Translating complex analytical results into clear and compelling presentations and written reports for client dissemination, including charts, dashboards, infographics, and other forms of data visualization.
  • Assisting project leaders with formulating comprehensive and realistic project plans, including analytical approach, timeline, and resource allocation.
  • Executing project work plans, including coordinating internal work efforts, ensuring that deadlines and objectives are met, and assisting project leaders with client communications.
  • Managing junior staff, including delegating tasks, providing oversight and feedback, and instructing on analytical frameworks and methods.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff, including setting professional development goals and monitoring skill progression.
  • Participate in business development and business management activities.

More generally, the economist will frequently be required to exercise advanced problem-solving skills and analytical creativity, and to apply economic concepts and models to real-world policy problems. A successful individual will be able to work simultaneously and independently across multiple subject-matter areas, quickly learning new topics or methods as needed. As a young company with an entrepreneurial spirit, Keybridge seeks motivated candidates that are interested in positions with rapidly expanding responsibilities and long-term career prospects.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Advanced degree in economics, public policy, or related field.
  • Minimum two years work experience in economic research or public policy analysis.
  • Strong interest in economics and the application of economic tools to public policy.
  • Demonstrated quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistics and econometrics.
  • Demonstrated professional-level writing experience.
  • Proven capacity to work simultaneously on a variety of issues and coordinate multiple work streams.
  • Ability to independently adjust to changing priorities and achieve results within the context of agreed upon objectives and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the proven ability to work effectively within project teams and interact directly with clients.
  • Exceptional work ethic and good sense of humor.

Current areas of interest to our clients include: macroeconomics and global economic risks, tax and fiscal policy, energy and environmental policy, regulatory policy, public health, hazard mitigation, and emergency management.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Base salary commensurate with job responsibilities, education, and experience.
  • Annual bonuses based on individual and company performance.
  • 100% employer-paid health, prescription drug, and dental insurance.
  • 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Employer-matched retirement savings accounts.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Ms. Allix Bradecamp at info@keybridgedc.com. Please note that Keybridge does not sponsor employment-based visas.