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The Cloudburst Group offers a wide range of rewarding career opportunities for talented technical, managerial, and support professionals in the United States and Internationally. We encourage staff growth and advancement, including training and professional skills building to increase knowledge and competence and to enable us to stay abreast of new developments, especially in science, research, and technology.

We do most of our work in teams, giving all staff the opportunity to explore new ideas, inform product development, and participate in discussions on the strategic direction of our company.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our workforce reflects a cultural diversity that gives us a broad and valuable spectrum of backgrounds and perspectives. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international creating impact, empowering communities, building resilience — where and when it matters. We have an exciting opportunity in our communications department for a copy editor.

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Communications Specialist and will be responsible for reviewing, updating, and reorganizing content on federal government websites; proofreading and copy editing technical reports, PowerPoint® presentations, proposals, and other documents; and branding and formatting technical reports, PowerPoint® presentations, proposals, and other documents. The candidate should have a high attention to detail as well as excellent reading and writing comprehension, a thorough knowledge of English grammar and spelling, the ability to meet tight deadlines, work well in a team environment, and be adaptable to change.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review, reorganize, update, and rewrite website content for two federal government websites to ensure that content is consistent, in plain language, grammatically correct, non-duplicative, and fits within a content strategy.
  • Review and update technical reports and proposals. QA/QC for grammar and language, offer constructive critiques, and verify proposals meet technical requirements.
  • Validate detailed technical information and applicable acronyms.
  • Ensure accuracy in spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as smoothly composed syntax.
  • Track changes effectively and maintain accurate versioning records.
  • Conduct a final review of documents.
  • Format reports, PowerPoints and other documents as needed ensuring that all documents meet branding requirements of various federal agencies.
  • Ensure 508 compliance of finalized documents and publications.
  • Make updates to the Cloudburst website, blog, and social media as needed and maintain internal style guide.
  • Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to pass Federal Agency security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, political science, history, or a related field and 1-3 years of experience.
  • Excellent written communications and copy editing and proofreading skills with a strong command of the English Language, attention to grammar, spelling and detail.
  • Strong project, organizational, and process management skills, capable of managing multiple tasks and shifting priorities and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Google Docs.
  • Understanding of basic design styles and layout standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and communicate status to peers and leadership.
  • Self-starter able to work in a highly collaborative team and adapt to an ever-changing environment.
  • Interpersonal skills and flexibility are essential.

DESIRED

  • Prior experience in government consulting or working with a federal government agency.
  • Experience working with strategic communications.
  • Proven experience in a digitally focused role, including HTML and basic principles of web design.
  • Experience working with the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of 508 compliance requirements for websites and/or publications.
  • Knowledge of HTML.
  •  Familiar with WordPress and Drupal websites.
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COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Are you passionate about making a difference in communities – nationally, in terms of housing and community development – and globally, in terms of building open, inclusive, and economically productive societies? Are you interested in helping make smart and targeted strategic planning investment decisions? Are you interested in helping understand the effectiveness of programs meant to help promote democracy, human rights, and governance around the world?

The Cloudburst Group, a mission driven organization, striving to create impact, empower communities and build resilience, is looking to attract passionate and self-motivated leaders to help design, implement, manage, and analyze data in two areas. One covers housing, community and economic development and disaster resilience and recovery programs while the other covers global political and electoral assessments and programs on secure property rights, natural resource management, and climate resilience.

Our teams are highly collaborative and move fast on executing new projects and ideas. We try out new ideas constantly, learn from them, and execute again.

As a national leader in providing technical assistance, planning and evaluation of both domestic housing/community development and international development programs, Cloudburst is looking for a full-time Data Analyst to join a dynamic team to develop needs assessments, market analyses, and support analysis, as well as data cleaning and data management on rigorous research (impact evaluations and other similar studies).

The ideal candidate would have comfort in working with gathering and analyzing large data sets through ArcGIS, Excel, and one or more statistical packages, such as Stata or R. The candidate should have a strong attention to detail and ability to produce visually telling and appealing graphics and information.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather demographic, housing and socio-economic data and analyze it to produce compelling and informative housing needs and market studies
  • Produce visuals including charts, tables, infographics and maps to convey data in an approachable manner
  • Present findings to internal project teams and clients
  • Support drafting of housing and economic development strategies
  • Analyze survey data related to housing and community development and land tenure programs
  • Create, manage and clean large datasets
  • Can generate descriptive statistics and is comfortable looking at descriptive trends in the data
  • Comfortable reading regression output with support
  • Provide project management support, as required, for project team
  • Produce and/or edit quality written documents and communications in adherence with policies and protocols

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in working with data sets to support market studies and/or mixed methods evaluation research
  • Willingness to collaborate and work in in-person and remote team settings
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple projects and teams at one time
  • At least 3 years of relevant data analyst experience
  • Experience in ArcGIS, Excel, and a statistical package such as Stata or R required
  • Master’s degree in City Planning, Economics, Public Policy, Applied Statistics or another relevant program preferred

Work in either Oakland, CA or metro Washington, DC.

Apply Now

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic and environmental resilience.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

  • Holiday
  • Bereavement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Jury Duty

INSURANCE

  • Medical Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Accident/Hospital
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Dental Insurance
  • Worker’s Comp
  • Vision Insurance
  • DBA/Med Evacuation

RETIREMENT

  • 401k Safe Harbor Plan

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

  • Medical
  • HRA
  • Dependent
  • Transit/Parking

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

EMPLOYEE WELFARE

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Discount

Request for Qualifications: Housing and Community Development

The Cloudburst Group is seeking qualified consultants and subcontractors to join our growing team in our Housing and Community Development (HCD) practice area.

To respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), please:

  1. Complete and return the Cloudburst HCD Matrix; and,
  2. Using the examples in the Cloudburst HCD RFQ, submit a brief biography. The biography should include fully loaded hourly rates for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Note: Organizations responding to this RFQ must include a brief biography of the organization as well as biographies of each individual providing services under this RFQ.

Responses should be remitted to [email protected].

Please email Denise Lomuntad if you have any questions.

We endeavor to make www.cloudburstgroup.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 240-582-3312 or [email protected]. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.