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Associate Consultant (Management Consulting)

Role: Full-time

Location: Austin, TX (preferred); remote considered with some occasional travel required as needed (~2-3 days a month)

Timing: Position starting Sep-Oct 2023


Position Overview:

In this Associate Consulting (AC) role, you will be responsible for a combination of research, analysis, synthesis, presentation creation, project management, client engagement (e.g., interviews, workshops), targeted business development (e.g., webinars), and administrative tasks and will work with every member of our team (other ACs, Sr. ACs, Founding Partner, EA). This is a high-performance management consulting role that combines daily team problem solving sessions, client interactions and read-outs, and significant time to independently drive your own workstreams (e.g., analysis, presentation creation).

Successful ACs define hypotheses quickly, thoroughly and thoughtfully gather and analyze data to confirm hypotheses, enjoy interacting with (and learning from) other team members and clients, and love a challenge. ACs strive to live out Redwood’s three core values: doing great work, promoting individual growth, and living an awesome life.


Company Overview:

Redwood Advisors (RWA) delivers best-in-class growth strategies, transformational programs, organizational redesigns, and sales & marketing excellence efforts for high-growth companies largely between $100M to $2.5B in revenue with a focus on B2B SaaS, outpatient healthcare, and distribution. Founded by a former McKinsey & Company consultant, RWA delivers top consulting firm quality with deep expertise, insightful problem solving, hard work, and a client-first approach. We are driven, hardworking problem solvers and passionate learners with curiosity about the world and how it works. Former clients include Atlassian, DocuSign, NASA Education, Sidewalk Labs, Lyft Inc., Ares Private Equity, Unified Women’s Care, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Why people love working at Redwood:

– Hands-on collaboration and mentorship from senior staff (e.g., Founding Partner, Sr. ACs) 
– Highly visible and engaged role in client projects (e.g., on calls with C-suite leaders, own key work streams, interviewing key client stakeholders)
– Significant focus on creative problem-solving and driving impact with targeted, results-focused research
– Truly committed to all three core values with quarterly awesome life goals, weekly check-ins on those goals, and flexibility to work remotely given high performance
– Demonstrated investment in professional and personal growth for all team members (e.g., quarterly career visioning sessions)

Within your first two years at Redwood, you will:

– Significantly deepen your understanding of various industries and key business skills (e.g., strategic planning, project management)
– Tackle and solve a number of challenging problems for important clients
– Make an important presentation to C-suite executives
– Interact with clients on a daily basis, with limited to no supervision
– Be trusted to drive and complete key project workstreams (e.g., market sizing, PPT decks, interviews)
– Consistently identify the highest value, most relevant insights and takeaways from targeted research, interviews, and analysis
– Develop skills for best-practice decision-making on high-stakes initiatives and projects
– Take the lead on key deliverables and manage your own workstreams and potentially project 

Key responsibilities include:
– Compiling key data (e.g., desk research, interviews) on a market or topic and synthesizing into key insights (e.g., market size, growth prospects, key segments)
– Managing core projects and workstreams (e.g., identifying key next steps, conducting key analyses, reviewing and sharpening analyses) & stakeholder engagement (e.g., scheduling interviews, etc.)
– Independently generating rigorous, well-researched insights, recommendations, and next steps
–  Gathering and analyzing basic financial information (e.g., annual reports, internal statements, 10-Ks) and identifying trends and insights (e.g., margin growth)
– Creating executive level presentation materials (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, Excel models)
– Identifying and executing on key business development opportunities (e.g., industry partner scans, webinars, reports, LinkedIn articles)


We are excited to hire talented, highly motivated candidates with the following qualifications:
– Effective, dedicated problem solver who gets things done on time and with high quality, learns quickly, plays well on a team, and enjoys working independently
– Willing and eager to step into new areas, tasks, and industries
– A strong academic and/or professional record; an active, engaged learner curious about the world and how it works
– Able to consistently drive progress on key responsibilities on a daily basis
– Able to accept and adapt to feedback quickly
– Previous work experience valued but not required


Additional Details:
– All candidates with substantial degree programs (e.g., Economics, Engineering, History, Biology) and a strong academic record given equal consideration; business majors not required
– All candidates should include their GPA and graduation year on their resume
– PowerPoint and Excel skills valued but not required (training will be provided)
– Willing to work 8-10+ hour days depending on project needs
– Only US citizens or those eligible to work in the US without restrictions are eligible to apply

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