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WestExec Position Opening: Associate

WestExec Advisors, a boutique strategic advisory firm, is looking for an Associate to support the firm’s goal of providing unparalleled geopolitical risk analysis and other advisory services to our clients. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with impeccable judgment, excellent writing and research skills, and strong communication skills. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and flexible work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. This position will report to Nitin Chadda, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, LLC.

  • What you’ll do:
    • Provide daily support to Managing Partners and Vice President, including drafting research and analytic papers, slide decks, proposals, strategies, and other products as needed
    • Provide support, as needed, to Principals and Senior Advisors of WestExec, including drafting talking points and read aheads and conducting desktop research
    • Manage and track projects, processes, and workflow to ensure client work is delivered on time and to clients’ precise specifications
    • Closely track geopolitical and technology issues key to clients’ interests
    • Proactively generate ideas and content, as appropriate, to best support clients, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the firm, and identify new opportunities
    • Engage in organization-wide efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Other duties as assigned
  • What you’ll need:
    • Knowledge of international relations, the U.S. policymaking process, and the intersection of emerging technology and national security
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Impeccable judgment and discretion
    • Strong ability to self-manage; ability to ask for help when needed and proactively find solutions
    • Familiarity with the national security and foreign policy space
    • Ability to read between the lines and anticipate needs of clients and teammates
    • Attention to quality and detail
    • Flexibility and responsiveness to changing needs and priorities
    • A “quick learner” mentality, eager to thrive in a high-tempo environment
    • Enthusiasm and commitment to the success of the firm
    • Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred experience:
    • Master’s Degree or 2 – 4 years’ relevant work experience
    • Previous experience staffing a principal
    • Previous experience on Capitol Hill, in the executive branch, and/or at a strategic advisory firm
  • How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to careers@westexec.com by April 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

WestExec Advisors , LLC is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment and supporting a diverse national security and foreign policy talent pipeline. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]