Analyst, Higher Education Corporate Strategy and New Ventures

Washington D.C., United States
Aug 01, 2014
What You’ll Do: - Identify and size market opportunities - Define potential product concepts - Conduct rigorous market testing - Assess competitive pressures - Develop pro-forma analyses - Assist in product development or partner due diligence efforts - Play a key role in initial sales and implementation activities Analysts will also support development and refinement of the company’s overall growth strategy: - In partnership with general managers from across the company, lead analyses of growth opportunities for existing lines of business - Conduct strategic analyses to determine new product development and business development terrains - Consistently develop and evaluate new business opportunities/ideas/potential partner companies Must Haves: - Bachelor’s Degree - Minimum three months of internship or work experience - Excellent academic record Even Better: - Proven ability to boil down extensive research findings into relevant insights - Demonstrated problem solving abilities, including experience conducting root-cause analysis - Ability to communicate with an executive level audience - Drive to consistently meet objectives and maintain focus - Resourcefulness--ability to procure detailed data and information - Prior experience in the higher education sector - Proven service orientation with attention to detail and follow-up - Experience working in a team environment, as well as independently and autonomously Perks (A Few Of Many): - Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible - 401(k) retirement plan with company match - 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays - Daytime leave policy for community service (up to 10 hours a month) - Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living - Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy - Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here About Us The Education Advisory Board, a division of the Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a high-growth research, consulting, and technology services group serving a network of college and university members in the U.S., Canada and Europe. The higher education division—launched in 2007—is one of the company’s fastest growing businesses. We provide provosts, deans, chief business officers, and other senior university leaders with best practice insights, data analytics platforms, and consulting services to drive transformational outcomes. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the overall company is a global technology and services firm, with more than 2,000 employees, six regional offices in the United States, as well as offices in the United Kingdom and India, serving our international members. Recent Awards Connect with Us Facebook LinkedIn Careers Twitter Company Twitter Community Impact Twitter The Advisory Board Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.