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Associate, Strategy Consulting Practice

Company: Tyton Partners
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about making an impact on the education sector? Interested in working with companies, non-profits, institutions, and investors across the K-12, postsecondary, and corporate learning markets?
With an exclusive focus on the education sector, Tyton Partners works at the intersection of market and mission, helping a diverse group of organizations achieve their growth, strategy, and investment objectives. Selected recent client engagements include:

  • Developing an organizational strategy for a national non-profit to increase access to postsecondary education for students of color, first-generation students, and poverty-affected students
  • Building a go-to-market strategy for an innovative digital curriculum provider serving K-12 districts and postsecondary faculty and institutions
  • Assisting a national foundation to understand the evolution of, and key gaps within, priority market segments to support the development of their grant-making strategies
  • Partnering with a community college to design a purely online campus to expand reach and support local learners. The recommended model included financial, operational, and curricular considerations
  • Developing an investment strategy for a national foundation to enhance the digital learning ecosystem and improve postsecondary outcomes for students of color, first-generation students, and poverty-affected students
  • Conducting commercial diligence for financial and strategic investors acquiring K-12, postsecondary, and corporate training businesses
    Tyton Partners offers a unique opportunity for early-career professionals seeking growth and impact through its:

    • Dedicated focus on the global education sector, where our work and insights impact both organizational missions and the broader market
    • Exposure to market-leading companies, investors, and non-profit organizations as well as high-potential emerging businesses
    • Entrepreneurial, growth-oriented environment that will enable you to have a meaningful impact on firm culture, work on collaborative project teams, and benefit from a mentorship program that accelerates your learning and development

      The Strategy AssociateOpportunity
      Associates in Tyton Partners' strategy consulting practice work as core members of case teams to support our clients in solving their most pressing growth challenges. As an Associate, you will be actively involved in all key phases of a consulting project, from brainstorming and hypothesis creation to research and strategy development, through the final delivery of recommendations to our clients. As part of a 3-4 person project team, you will take ownership of discrete research and analytical tasks and collaborate with colleagues to produce market-based insights and strategy recommendations.
      In addition to client projects, Associates also take an active role in supporting firm development through activities like recruiting, supporting operating processes, knowledge sharing and attendance at industry events. As an Associate, you will have a mentor within the firm who will offer support and be a resource for your ongoing professional development. This is an ideal position for someone who is eager to build a career in consulting and gain education sector knowledge while working in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment.
      An Associate's primary responsibilities include:
      • Identifying key data sources and gathering data through primary and secondary research;
      • Maintaining ownership of specific project work streams to build expertise on critical questions in the client's strategy development process;
      • Building hypotheses and performing quantitative and qualitative analyses to test hypotheses, including market and competitor landscaping, market sizing, financial analysis, large-scale survey creation and analysis;
      • Synthesizing research and analysis and building clear and compelling PowerPoint presentations and research briefs;
      • Delivering findings and recommendations in informal and formal settings;
      • Contributing to the development of the firm by leveraging internal and external networks, building deep knowledge of sector trends, and developing best practices.
        This position is based in Boston, MA.
        Desired Skills
        • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and desire to drive to the best recommendations for clients
        • Superior analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
        • Ability to take ownership of multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, with a commitment to excellence and accuracy
        • Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience working in teams
        • Strong project management and organizational skills
        • Ability to communicate and influence effectively, both verbally and by presenting data and information in a compelling way
        • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint)
        • Professional attitude, with a high-degree of flexibility, a client-service orientation and a sense of humor
          • Prior experience in consulting, investment banking, market research, or other analytical role preferred
          • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance
          • Interest in the education sector strongly preferred
            About Tyton Partners

            Tyton Partners is the leading provider of strategy consulting and investment banking services to the global knowledge sector. With years of experience across the education sector, including evaluation of PreK12, postsecondary, corporate training, and lifelong learning markets, our team leverages its expertise to offer a spectrum of services to our clients:

            • Tyton Partners' consulting practice delivers strategic planning, growth strategy development, portfolio assessment, go-to-market strategy, business partnership strategy and execution, strategic due diligence, and acquisition support
            • With an exclusive focus on the most dynamic global sectors, Tyton Partners works at the intersection of market and mission, helping diverse types of organizations make the best decisions to catalyze their growth and investment objectives
            • Consulting clients range from for-profit companies and investors operating across the education and workforce sectors, to operating non-profits and foundations

              Learn more about Tyton Partners at

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