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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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.

902 Outreach Coordinator , Roxbury Center

Under the direction of the JCS Director and the Director of the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment, the coordinator will be responsible for outreach and administrative efforts related to the center.  Build partnerships and maintain relationships with community stakeholders and residents; draft outreach and marketing materials, etc.  Attend community and city-wide meetings as needed; and follow up with the center’s administrative tasks 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.

899 General Ledger Accountant

Under the direction of the Controller, the Agency is seeking a General Ledger Accountant, responsible for General Ledger accounting functions including maintaining the Financial Edge G/L system, preparing journal entries, producing financial statements, balancing accounts and reconciling of G/L accounts and Bank accounts.  Will have additional responsibility for monthly closings and reporting, account analysis and ad hoc projects.  Ensures accuracy of all transactions, general ledger activity and reports.

897 Sr. Planner I

Under direction of the Deputy Director for Community Planning/Planning, manage, conduct and participate in planning initiatives for specific neighborhoods throughout the City of Boston and on citywide planning as assigned; research and prepare recommendations for the Zoning Board of Appeal; and provide input to the BRA Development Review Department on projects undergoing the Article 80 process.  Engage the community, other constituencies, and public agency departments to solicit input and feedback for recommendations on above referenced tasks.   

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. 

880 Finance Intern (Unpaid) Fall 2014

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

861 Research Intern – Fall 2014 (Unpaid)

Full or Part-time internship, days and hours to be determined, (20 hours per week minimum)

856 WriteBoston Webmaster Intern (Unpaid)

The Webmaster supports WriteBoston and the Teens in Print program in efforts to update and maintain accurate and current content on and The Webmaster will update the TiP website based on the production schedule of the Teens in Print youth newspaper, develop the site's archive, and improve the site's multimedia and interactivity to increase its reach to Boston teens. The Webmaster will also maintain the organization's main webpage, and may assist in other web communications efforts.  The Webmaster will work 10 hours per week (negotiable) on site at WriteBoston's offices, located at 7 Palmer Street in Roxbury.

877 Community Economic Development Intern - Fall 2014 (Unpaid)

This Intern will report to the Deputy Director for Community Economic Development and provide

855 IT Intern (Unpaid)

The Management and Information Services Department is seeking an independent, smart, and hardworking Intern who enjoys helping others.  As part of the MIS Support Team, you will take on the responsibility of serving the Boston Redevelopment Authority staff and associated departments/divisions.  You’ll be working directly with city officials and employees and will have an opportunity to better the Agency both administratively and technically.