EAB Analyst, New Product Development in Washington, United States
EAB is an education best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and services to improve the performance of 1,200+ educational institutions. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., EAB forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hard-wires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value.
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The Role in Brief
Analyst, New Product Development
New Product Development (NPD) is responsible for defining the firm’s growth strategy and developing new products and services—organically or via partnerships and acquisitions. In helping to fuel the growth engine of a high-growth company, the department enjoys close partnership with EAB’s executive team as well as key division leaders across the firm. Unparalleled access to the executives of leading higher education institutions and industry-leading marketing capabilities offers motivated, entrepreneurial candidates a unique opportunity to quickly effect systemic change across the higher education industry.
EAB and the NPD group seek an entrepreneurial and forward-thinking Analyst to help support its growth.
This role is based in Washington, D.C.
Identify and size potential market opportunities
Conduct rigorous testing
Assess competitive pressures
Develop pro forma financial analyses
Support product scoping and development, including building wireframes and concepts
Maintain project documentation, including interview notes and bibliographies
Develop internal and market-facing PowerPoint presentations
Support initial sales and implementation activities
Analysts will also support development and refinement of the company’s overall growth strategy:
Support strategic analyses to determine attractive product development and business development terrains
Expand the firm’s knowledge base in emerging terrains
Evaluate new business opportunities/ideas/potential partner companies
Minimum three months of internship or work experience
Excellent academic record
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience using PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel in a professional setting
Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines consistently
Ability to take initiative
Proven ability to boil down extensive research findings into relevant insights
1-2 years of work experience
Experience communicating with an executive level audience
Experience creating a business plan, starting a business, or working in a start-up environment
Software development or wireframe development experience
Prior experience in the education sector
Experience in digital product planning or product management
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
401(k) retirement plan with company match
Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
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