Part Time

Research Analyst at Department of Commerce, Washington State

Fields: economic development, statistics, business, economics, government

Location: Seattle, Washington

About the Organization: The Dept of Commerce is the lead state agency charged with enhancing and promoting sustainable community and economic vitality in Washington. We administer a diverse portfolio of more than 100 programs and several state boards and commissions, all focused on achieving one clear and simple mission: to grow and improve jobs in Washington. Our key customers include businesses, local governments and community-based organizations. We also play the crucial role of convening numerous local, state, regional and federal partners and stakeholders, public and private. The Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness (OEDC) is a team of professionals that collaborate on policies and growth strategies in target sectors. Along with colleagues in Business Development, Marketing, Industry Sector Development and International Trade, the Commerce team is focused on an agenda to drive economic growth for all of Washington State.

About the Position: The Business Development unit within the Department of Commerce’s Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness is recruiting for a part-time, permanent Research Analyst 1. This is an entry-level professional economic development position requiring strong research, writing, documentation preparation, database management, and event and program coordination skills/experience. This position provides professional support for Business Development’s business recruitment, retention, expansion, and proactive outreach activities which in turn support Commerce’s mission to drive job creation and private investment in Washington State. This position plays an integral role in ensuring the Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness meets its key goals and supports Commerce’s mission by providing high level research and administrative support.

Special Requirements/Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree with college-level course work in statistics/one year of work experience in statistics, analysis, or research OR equivalent education/experience.
• Proficient in using SalesForce CRM to manage information and develop reports.
• Preferred: Proficient in using a database and database tools to manage and locate information

Estimated Salary: $16.37 – $21.26 Hourly

Deadline: July 9, 2018

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