Analyst, Inner City Capital Connections

Inner City Capital Connections · Boston, Massachusetts
Department Inner City Capital Connections
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 47,500.00

Analyst, Inner City Capital Connections     Location:                Boston, MA                                                              

Start Date:              August/September 2020                        Website:

Salary:                     $47,500                                                   

Contact:                   Jacqueline Rodriguez                                           

Who we are

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter to promote economic development in the nation’s most under-resourced communities. At ICIC, you will work with talented and committed professionals in a collaborative culture dedicated to excellence and innovation.

 Program Overview

Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is an Initiative for a Competitive Inner City program that positions inner-city businesses for long-term success. It is a 40-hour program designed for busy executives of all expertise levels, and its impact is proven to strengthen businesses and the inner-city communities where they operate.  We served over 700 business in 11 cities in 2018, and roughly 1,000 in 14 cities in 2019.

Position Summary

The Program Analyst provides recruitment, event & program management, and data analysis support for the ICCC program.  This role will report to the program director. There is a significant opportunity for increased responsibility given the program has grown considerably in the last few years and is on track to scale further in 2020 and beyond.  This role includes but is not limited to:

Program Recruitment & Management (50%)

  • Recruit nominated business owners via email and phone to apply for the ICCC program
  • Assist eligible business owners through the nomination, application, and registration processes of    the program, maintaining regular contact by e-mail and phone
  • Support and foster relationships with external stakeholders, such as existing and potential nominators
  • Market and promote the program at partners’ events
  • Research new recruitment channels and measure the effectiveness of old ones

Event and program management (20%)

  • Manage communication and logistics related to kick-off breakfasts and seminars (e.g. invitation and RSVP reminder distribution, AV & catering coordination, collateral creation, etc.)
  • Support the execution of webinars, one-on-one coaching, and the annual national conference

Data analysis and cleanup (30%)

  • Design surveys, collect data and analyze results via Excel
  • Manage participant and alumni databases on Salesforce to ensure high levels of data integrity
  • Streamline back-end data-related processes to increase efficiency

Qualifications Desired

  • This is a full-time position based in Boston, MA at our Nubian Square location.  
  • A Bachelor’s degree is desired but may be substituted by an Associate's degree and related work experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate in a patient and mature manner to small business owners and partners of ICIC
  • Flexible with changing priorities and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Experience in sales, marketing or project management is beneficial
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; strong proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in Salesforce, Surveygizmo, MailChimp or ArcGIS is beneficial

 In addition to a passion for the work we do, candidates should have:

  • A demonstrated capacity for teamwork
  • Ability to think beyond the task at hand and take initiative
  • Willingness to challenge and be challenged, regardless of one’s position in the organization

ICIC is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender identity, family status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Application Details

The position will remain open until filled, but we will start considering applications on June 25, 2020. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter answering the below questions through our application page.


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