Careers at the BRA & EDIC

Career and Internship Opportunities

Résumés are being accepted for the following BRA/EDIC employment opportunities. Positions remain posted on our website until they are filled. Please submit your résumé for the job that best meets your current qualifications.

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919 Planning Intern (Community Planning) (Unpaid) Summer 2015

Under the direction of Senior Planners, support public outreach and its internal coordination.  Assist with public process, workshops, as well as planning, zoning and land use regulation initiatives.  Prepare meeting minutes and conduct research.

918 Assistant Director, Instructional Programming & Professional Development

Under the direction of the WriteBoston Director, carry out the mission and vision of WriteBoston, an organization focused on promoting deep learning through writing.  WriteBoston offers training and coaching for teachers, along with writing opportunities for students, built on the premise that powerful writing and thinking are inseparable.

917 Research Assistant

Under the direction of the Director of Research, provide research and consultation for BRA/EDIC, the City of Boston, and related

916 Deputy Director for Planning & Policy Development

Under direction of the Director of Jobs and Community Services, research, write and submit grants, manage and coordinate annual planning process, including development of  Requests for Proposal (RFP’s), performance standards and evaluation methods; manage policy analysis and grant development activities; and manage department staff.

915 Senior Counsel


914 Special Assistant for Regulatory Reform

Under the direction of the Senior Advisor for Regulatory Reform (the “Advisor”), assist in researching potential conflicts between the Boston Zoning Code (the “Code”) and other regulations; coordinate between the Advisor and other regulatory agencies to resolve conflicts, promote greater transparency, and improve efficiency.  Assist in assembling a catalogue of all city permits and licenses, reviewing the Code, and making recommendations for improving internal consistency and accessibility for small businesses and constituents.

910 Junior Accountant

Under the direction of the Senior Accountant, the Agency is seeking a Junior Accountant, responsible for various general accounting functions which include:  developing and running financial reports, preparing general ledger entries, balancing and reconciling accounts, monthly accounts receivable, budgeting and closing activities as well as administration & finance division projects.

909 Human Resources Director

Reporting to the Director of Administration & Finance, plan, control, administer, and direct all human resources functions for the BRA/EDIC (Agency) including recruitment/employment, training, compensation, benefits, labor relations, and employee relations; monitor and enforce compliance with all applicable city, state and federal regulations and statutes; manage Human Resources department staff; serve as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for BRA/EDIC.

908 Deputy Director for Financial Services

Under direction of the Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (BRA/EDIC), direct and administer programs providing financial assistance to the Boston business community.  This includes, but is not limited to, direction of the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC) small business loan fund; and the Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA), the City of Boston’s conduit bond issuer.  The Deputy Director will also manage the staff and all of the other functions of the BRA/EDIC Financial Services Department.  The department’s functions include lease analysis, performing financial analysis for responses to RFP’s for development on BRA/EDIC land, assessing requests by developers for exemptions to the City’s IDP process.  Analyze and negotiate Tax Incentivve financing (TIF,DIF,etc.).  Perform other financial anaaysis for both BRA/EDIC and other City Departments.  Represent the BRA/EDIC on the Mass. Housing Investment Corporation’s New Market Tax Credit Advisory Committee.  

907 Archives & Records Management Intern: Summer 2015 (Unpaid)

Under the oversight of the Archives staff, evaluate submitted records in accordance with the Agency’s Records Management and Archival Policy, Agency’s Procedures and Departmental Records Management Guidelines.  Identify the records metadata and classification and process and index the material for storage and disposition. The intern will collaborate with the archive staff, gain and understanding of the Agency’s past and current projects and activities.   The intern will gain exposure to the complexities of contemporary archives and records management within municipal government. The intern shall maintain confidentiality and integrity of all information.

906 Finance Intern (Unpaid) Winter/Spring 2015

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director for Financial Services and the Senior Finance Manager, provide analytic and programmatic support to the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC) and the Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA) as well as to other Economic Development programs and projects as assigned.

904 Planning Intern (Unpaid or Federal Work Study) (Winter/Spring 2015)

Unique opportunity to help develop the first citywide comprehensive plan for Boston since 1964! Under the direction of the Senior Planners, you will support the development of the General Plan 2030.

903 Deputy Director , Office of Financial Empowerment

Under the supervision of the Director of JCS and the Economic Development Cabinet, draft and implement policies and programs relating to asset development and financial capabilities.  Establish and execute goals and objectives in collaboration with city-wide partners; oversee the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) and its programs. Responsible for mission development, policy and planning; management and administration; resource development and fundraising; partnership development and relations; program development, execution and evaluation, research and data oversight; policy development; governance and staff development of the Office of Financial Empowerment.  Perform special projects such as consumer protection, asset development and other initiatives on behalf of the Director and Economic Development Cabinet as needed.

900 Sr. Researcher-Demographer

 Under the direction of the Research Director, create, manage, execute and analyze demographic research projects. Provide technical direction and expertise related to current demographic conditions and develop demographic projections for the City of Boston. Oversee and participate in major research projects on Boston’s population; prepare research reports, maintain databases and perform statistical analysis. Initiate, and manage the development of demographic models.

892 OneIn3 Boston, Digital Media & Strategic Planning Intern (Unpaid) (Winter/Spring 2015)

With more than one-third of Boston’s population between the ages of 20-34 years old, Boston is home to the highest proportion of young adults in the country.  As a result, the City of Boston launched the ONEin3 initiative.  ONEin3 is focused on creating an optimal live and work environment for 20-34 year olds. The ONEin3 Intern works directly with the ONEin3 manager, the Boston Redevelopment Authority staff, and a variety of City of Boston departments to enhance Boston for the young adult population.