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PostPosted: June 6th, 2005, 8:54 am 
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Contract Business Research Consultants needed. These are telecommunting positions but "we're looking for people in the New England area who will be able to come into the office some of the time."

About Eduventures, Inc.
Eduventures, the leading information services company for the education market, provides research and analysis that enables organizations to develop strategy, increase sales, and improve operational performance. Our offerings include targeted research programs, advisory services, and conferences. As a worldwide authority on the education market, we serve a blue-chip client base of executives and senior managers at hundreds of leading educational organizations and technology companies. Our clientele includes education industry vendors from Fortune 500 companies like Dell and IBM to entrepreneurial start-ups that specialize in transforming education. Our research and expert analysts are cited regularly in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, the New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Education Week. Founded in 1993, Eduventures is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Job Description
Our primary function is research and publishing, focused on education business topics (not public policy or pedagogy). We are seeking individuals with strong business analysis skills to work off site supporting our research projects. The ideal candidates are critical thinkers with exceptional skills in research, analytical business writing, and written and oral communication.

Key Responsibilities
The key responsibility of this role is to independently complete research reports and/or consulting PowerPoint presentations.

To produce these written pieces, the contract business consultant will :

· Conduct telephone interviews with education industry managers and executives and K-12 and higher education administrators

· Conduct secondary-source research (i.e. Internet, database, and periodicals searches) on business topics in the for-profit education sectors of pre-K-12, postsecondary, and/or corporate learning

· Estimate market sizes and growth rates

· Analyze company strengths, weaknesses, market trends, and future business opportunities

Requirements
Candidates MUST possess an expertise in business writing and be able to balance multiple priorities with defined deadlines.

a.. Past experience in research and/or consulting
b.. A critical thinker
c.. Proven ability to communicate effectively
d.. Attention to detail and accountability for results
e.. Exceptional skills in research and analytical business writing
f.. References for contract work

Application Process
Please visit our web site at http://www.eduventures.com to learn more about our company. Qualified candidates should forward their resume (as a MS Word doc attachment) and cover letter to:

Human Resources
edu (at) hire-calling.com
Fax: 978-246-8445
Subject: Contract Business Research Consultant - Applicant

Please no phone calls or third parties. Thank you.

Submitted by email to WritersWeekly.com by
Pamela Romanow, Human Resources, Eduventures, Inc.


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