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The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

Position Overview:

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks an economist who will bring the best quantitative social science techniques and management skills to lead and conduct original research using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. This individual will lead efforts to scope and execute new and existing research projects, coach a team of research professionals, and help build the Institute as an organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and prioritize timely and impactful Institute research questions.
  • Conduct original data analyses using anonymized records of interactions between JP Morgan Chase and its clients; generate key insights quickly, and creatively present those insights for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Plan and execute data asset building workstreams in service of future research projects: scope new data requests, review data request requirements, and conduct user test to validate data.
  • Ground ongoing research in the broader academic and policy literature.
  • Lead efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining processes, and identifying strategic partnerships.
  • Provide regular direction for team members, including the best sequence and allocation of work across workstreams.
  • Represent and communicate Institute findings to internal and external audiences; prepare and lead executive-level presentations within the firm as well as to other research organizations and thought leaders.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Strong background in economics and econometrics.
  • Prior experience analyzing big data (e.g., 1,000,000+ data points) using R, Stata, or Python, and wrangling big data using database tools like SQL. Familiarity with machine learning and other non-parametric statistical approaches would be a significant plus.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the state of the science in consumer finance.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to synthesize key messages for lay audiences.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills and ability to visualize data.
  • Demonstrates creativity, excellent problem-solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a high-performance, professional environment, with quick turn-around times and changing priorities.
  • Project management experience preferred, ideally within a research setting.
  • Ability to build relationships across an organization in order to achieve team objectives.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to develop workplans, set and meet deadlines, and effectively prioritize and delegate work.
  • PhD or Master’s degree required.
  • 3+ years of related job experience preferred.

Application Requirements:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Statistical Coding Sample

Optional:

  • Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities
  • Academic Transcripts

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is seeking candidates for the position of Outreach & Engagement Manager, located in Washington, D.C.. The Outreach Manager will be responsible for development and management of strategic outreach campaigns that both raise the profile of the Institute and amplify its releases. S/he will work closely with the President/CEO, Chief of Staff, and internal communications and outreach partners to increase internal and external engagement with Institute research.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Institute outreach and impact activities, including
    • Development of topical campaigns to drive engagement with target audiences, widespread recognition of the Institute as a thought leader, and achievement of strategic outreach goals
    • Relationship management across internal and external stakeholder networks
    • Large- and small-scale Institute events and programming
  • Build targeted relationships with key stakeholders and influencers in academia, think tanks, and other research-oriented organizations to develop Institute presence and engagement with top-tier research institutions
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues in the Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility departments, as well as internal line of business partners, to manage a robust stakeholder outreach program with targeted internal and external audiences of our research
  • Serve as a key partner to Institute operations and JPMC communications teams to deliver research publications and insights to targeted stakeholders in a timely and strategic manner
  • Support President and CEO in public-facing membership and engagements (e.g., Davos) to present a consistent and broad Institute message to target influencers and audiences
  • Be an evangelist for the Institute mission and research when engaging with internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years relevant experience in external affairs, outreach and event planning, communications, and/or marketing required; graduate degree preferred
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships with internal and external partners and work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Track record of developing and executing compelling outreach campaigns with measurable results
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; sound judgment and strong collaborative decision-making skills
  • Advanced proficiency required with Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Ability to manage and influence team members to deliver results
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at same time
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience interacting with executive management and senior leadership
  • Flexibility to manage constantly changing priorities and timelines
  • Passion for Institute mission a must

Application requirements:

  1. Current resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity.

Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

Position Overview:

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Analyst with a strong quantitative social science background to conduct research that explores the economic interactions between consumers and merchants over time and in space. Using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase, the Analyst will use this connection as a lens into micro-level decision making that provides insight into the broader economy. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quantitative social science, statistics/data science, and computer programming. Furthermore, s/he will have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct original or directed data analysis using anonymized records of consumer and business transactions from multiple lines of business.
  • Work with fellow research staff to create cutting-edge analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data.
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda.
  • Contribute to efforts that strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, generating analytic tools with Institute-wide application, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Quantitative social science research experience is strongly preferred, especially those with experience in R, Stata, Python, Java and/or SQL;
  • Strong background in statistics/econometrics/data science, or other related fields oriented around formalization of uncertainty;
  • Experience working with data sets too large to be reviewed one record at a time or edited by hand (e.g. greater than 100,000 observations);
  • Expertise with big data tools is a plus;
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn new techniques, approaches, and tools;
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a high-performance professional environment, with quick turn-around and changing priorities;
  • Comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context; flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves;
  • Creativity, strict observance of compliance and data privacy controls, and a commitment to intellectual rigor;
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly;
  • Capacity to be a team-player and be able to work in small, collaborative environment;

Application Requirements:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Statistical Coding Sample (R, Python, SAS, Matlab, Stata, Java, or another language used for statistical computing)

Optional:

  • Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities
  • Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate, if applicable)

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.