The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) provides funding, resources and connections that early-stage technology and life sciences companies in Maryland need in order to grow and thrive. TEDCO is currently seeking a creative, dynamic Independent Contractor to provide data analysis, exceptional writing and program management in support of our programs. We anticipate a contract of 50 hours a month, with a possibility of increasing hours over time.
We are seeking an independent contractor who will be responsible for collecting and analyzing key data from TEDCO’s databases and CRM system to respond to compliance reporting requirements. Additionally, key responsibilities include uncovering of trends in technology and life sciences fields as well as developing enhanced data sets that will help the organization better understand the emerging trends and associated economic impacts. Using this data and information, it is necessary for this position to be able to author reflections that helps to tell the TEDCO story and create engaging content which provides insights and stories. This position works effectively across departments and enjoys collaborating with others and helps to ensure accuracy of data by working with the other departments who are reporting on their program’s outcomes.
Position expectations and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Compile relevant data and respond to quarterly and annual compliance reporting requirements
Help create and report descriptive statistics, metrics, and trend data on TEDCO programs, services, and priorities
Conduct literature searches to help support TEDCO’s mission and objectives
Conduct research and quantitative analysis for relevant audiences, including policy makers and ecosystem stakeholders
Write and edit engaging content for a wide variety of audience types to include project reports, memos, presentations, proposals, bids, white papers, and articles. This work is done in collaboration with the Marketing and Communication team.
Reviews, proofreads, and edits content from TEDCO including Government Relations, Marketing and Communications team, etc.
Creates and maintains a database of documents relevant to various programs that may be quickly and easily accessed.
Helps to design new ways of looking at the data that elicits new insights and helps to better tell the TEDCO story
Effectively maximize the current data as well as better understand what additional data needed to be collected from TEDCO’s CRM system or from other sources
Support the development and execution of TEDCO special projects including submittal of regulations, customized research and data reports supporting TEDCO policy work group and study efforts, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative, public policy, technology, life sciences or relevant experience
Strong writing skills
Research experience and quantitative analytical skills with a forward-looking perspective
Database Management Skills
Have extensive CRM system experience with an understanding of ways to extract key data
Proficient in MS Office Suite and web navigation
Possess exceptional organizational skills
Possess strong attention to detail
Strong relationship management skills
Works effectively across departments and enjoys collaborating with others
Helps to ensure accuracy of data by working with the other departments who are reporting on their program’s outcomes
Familiar with one or more of the following technical competencies: statistics programming, policy writing, research methods documentation, or project management
Able to demonstrate initiative, critical thinking, and problem-solving
Able to work in a team-oriented environment
Able to prioritize tasks, work independently, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for learning
Demonstrates an interest in life sciences and technology.