Research Analyst

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/15/2021 5:37 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
The Public Finance Initiative


The Public Finance Initiative (PFI), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE, works with communities and their stakeholders to develop research, education, and technical assistance programs that center the values of equity, sustainability, and inclusive growth in the domain of public finance.


TSNE (formerly Third Sector New England) ( is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of TSNE’s work is to create a more just and democratic society.


The Research Analyst will be responsible for providing support to the Executive Director of PFI in managing and administering the data collection for cities who have participated in a program focused on city budgeting for equitable recovery.


This position is part-time, temporary through October 31, 2022.

  • Identify, collect, and analyze data from government officials, including Mayoral staff, budget and finance directors, and chief equity officers.
  • Prepare summary reports/PowerPoints analyzing data collected from key audiences.
  • Attend meetings to gather qualitative data to support the executive director with the administration of the impact framework, and meetings with program partners where impact reporting findings are presented.
  • Coordinate meetings with government officials needed to administer the impact framework, and provide post-meeting follow-up.
  • Attend meetings to gather qualitative data to support the executive director with the administration of the impact framework.
  • Manage a virtual calendar of office hours to engage government officials in impact reporting steps.

Complete other tasks and projects related to the job, as needed.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.


  • Pursuing an undergraduate or advanced graduate degree in the liberal arts
  • Experience conducting data analysis in excel
  • Strong attention to detail and strong analysis skills;
  • Comfortable working with both qualitative and quantitative data;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while working remotely and independently;
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, team player, and professional demeanor with strong communication skills and a positive attitude;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed remotely from your home office.

Compensation: The pay for this position is $20.00 per hour.

Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.


TSNE/PFIenvisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE/PFI actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/PFI will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed