Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
When you join the Federal Reserve—the nation’s central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with a dynamic and diverse team of mission-driven professionals to strengthen and protect our economy and our communities.
Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.
About the Opportunity
The Research Department has an immediate opening for a Senior Outreach Analyst, reporting to the Vice President and Richmond Regional Executive. This role will support the Bank’s strategic plans and high priority objectives by coordinating, advising, and assisting Regional Executive outreach to businesses, community leaders, and other contacts with a perspective on regional economic trends. Specifically, this role will support the Charlotte-based Regional Executive and outreach team whose outreach covers North and South Carolina. The role also ensures these efforts are well coordinated with the Office of the President. Additionally, the role requires research, analysis and synthetization of information in order to provide written briefing documents for the Regional Executives and President.
What you will do:
Curate an extensive set of external business, banking, and community contacts in the Carolinas that serves as a foundation for the Department’s information gathering and community outreach efforts
Use company databases, knowledge of industry and the region, and strong knowledge of existing and potential contacts to advise the Regional Executives on outreach strategy that helps sense economic and community issues and strengthen the Bank’s presence in the Fifth District.
Provide project coordination for regional outreach events in the Fifth District, such as the Community Conversations program.
Coordinate and prepare briefing materials for Regional Executives’ outreach and events conducted with the Office of the President.
Support the Regional and Community Analysis unit by taking notes at business roundtables, distilling economic themes, and contributing writing to the Beige Book report on economic conditions
Perform other duties as assigned
5 to 9+ years of relevant work experience
A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or a related field required.
Experience with Salesforce customer relationship management tool preferred.
Knowledge of economic and business trends and demonstrated experience working with financial statements
Strong relationship management skills
Exceptional problem-solving skills and analytical ability with a willingness to take ownership of process, including continuous improvement
Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to concisely convey critical information in briefing documents, reports and summaries
Exceptional computer skills including Microsoft Office suite along with various other online applications.
Strong engagement skills sufficient to interact with all levels of external constituents and with people at all levels of the organization.
May require occasional extended work hours, travel, and schedule flexibility.
Other Requirements and Considerations:
Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict-of-interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify email@example.com.
Employees who work at and/or visit another Federal Reserve entity or outside business as part of their job duties are required to comply with any onsite safety and health protocols of those organizations (including, but not limited to, requirements to vaccinate or test, mask, social distance, etc.).
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements.
In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.
Please review Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure there are no major issues related to your previous employment and current financial interests (relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III). FRB ethics rules generally prohibit employees and their immediate families from owning investments in banks, savings associations, or their holding companies (Section 5.3).
The hiring range of the Senior Outreach Analyst is $74,900 – $99,200 annually.
Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.
Full Time / Part Time
Regular / Temporary
Job Exempt (Yes / No)
First (United States of America)
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Why Our People Choose Us:
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You’ll find the right balance
Your responsibilities will be meaningful
We hope that you will be our future colleague.