The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC), Atlantic Canada’s foremost independent economic research organization, is looking to strengthen and diversify its team of researchers. This entry-level position is ideal for recent economics graduates with no or minimal relevant work experiencec.
From demographics to labour shortages, digitalization to global value chains, the environment to inclusive growth, APEC is on the forefront of analyzing the most important issues for Atlantic Canada’s economy. Check out our recent publications, webinars and presentations on our website.
The APEC Advantage
Working at APEC provides several unique benefits. These characteristics of the role will help you decide if APEC is the right fit for you.
APEC provides an excellent training ground for early-career economists. Previous students and employees have moved on to work for a variety of organizations across Canada including federal and provincial governments and economic think tanks.
Required Skills and Qualifications
We think economics and rely on quantitative and qualitative data for our insights. Your capacity to analyze data as an economist is foundational for everything we do.
Almost everything we do is published, presented or posted on social media. Your ability to identify the story the data are telling us, communicate that story clearly and succinctly, and to explain what it means for businesses and governments, is essential for our mission.
We are a small, highly interdependent team. What you do counts. So does our reputation as a trusted source of insights.
This position is open to anyone able to live and work within a short commute of any of the Atlantic cities in which we hold events (Halifax, Charlottetown, St. John’s, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton). Remote employees are required to videoconference on a weekly basis. They must also meet periodically with APEC’s team in Halifax. Currently, all APEC staff are located near its Halifax office but work remotely four days a week.
Term and Salary
This is a 12-month term position, beginning September 2023, with the potential for a subsequent extension or a permanent position.
The annual starting salary is $57,000.
APEC offers a health benefits package and a matched contribution group RRSP plan to permanent employees only. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated in accordance with APEC’s employee policies.
Applicants should send a merged a cover letter and resume, clearly indicating how you meet the above requirements, by noon, March 13, 2023,to: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Economist-Entry Level.
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit https://www.apec-econ.ca/about-us/ to learn more about APEC, our research and events. We would like to thank all those who apply for this position but only those under consideration will be contacted.