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Firm description: Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC is an international economic policy consulting firm based in Washington, DC. We advise clients, primarily global companies from various sectors, on a broad range of regulatory and economic policy issues. We are nonpartisan and do not lobby. Our principals are former senior-level government officials from the White House, National Security Council, Congress, Office of the US Trade Representative, and Securities and Exchange Commission.
Job position: Policy Analyst
Job description: The Policy Analyst will be required to study and become familiar with a broad range of international economic, financial regulatory, and geopolitical issues. The position requires significant research and writing, monitoring and analyzing a wide array of global policy trends and news, and helping the principals respond to client questions and draft client memos. The small size of the firm allows the Policy Analyst to interact daily with the firm’s principals. While the firm has an office manager responsible for administrative and office support duties, the Policy Analyst also will assist occasionally with such tasks. 
Salary and benefits: base salary of $70,000, with an additional $5,000 performance bonus, and $2,000 transition allowance; 401k contribution (5 percent of total pay); and health insurance.
Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and two to three years of work experience, or Master’s degree and one to two years of work experience.
  • Strong researcher and writer with the ability to distill and synthesize complex information on short deadlines; dependable; energetic; and entrepreneurial.
  • Demonstrated background and interest in international public policy and economic policy issues.
Preferred qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of or demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas and experience in preparing written analyses of legislation or policy proposals related to these topics:
  • Current geopolitical issues, including US-China relationship, transatlantic trade and economic relations, US sanctions policy, and the intersection of national security and economic policy;
  • Digital assets policy, including the role of digital money and emerging regulatory frameworks applicable to cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs); and
  • Sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, governance) policy issues, including climate disclosure frameworks and taxonomies, climate policy in bank regulation, and climate-related trade issues, such as carbon border adjustment mechanisms.
Application instructions: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, school transcripts, writing sample (maximum 5 pages), and two references to Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and should be submitted no later than May 15.