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ILLUME places a high value on creating an equitable environment that allows individuals to pursue their professional interests and have a balanced work-home life. At the same time, we are bullish about our growth and as a small company, we need team members who can pull together and support project needs collaboratively.


Analyst (Qualitative Focus)


ILLUME Advising is seeking a creative and experienced ethnographer or human-centered researcher to join our team. The successful candidate will conduct innovative and rigorous research and analysis to support client deliverables. The candidate will be adept at telling a thoughtful and meaningful story that responds to the client’s research questions and is supported by robust analysis. The analyst will have experience designing and conducting qualitative fieldwork including ethnographic observation; in-depth interviews; groups interviews; message and concept testing; participatory design and co-creative research; and immersions. The analyst will identify and clearly communicate research insights and findings in the data to inform program messaging, processes, behaviors, and improvement opportunities. The candidate will be able to translate complex social science and behavioral research concepts and findings into specific and actionable recommendations on program strategy, design, and communication.

Energy Data Analyst

ILLUME offers forward-thinking consulting to help our clients build successful, cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable programs. We offer research-driven, tactical advising to ensure our clients meet their business, regulatory and ‘public good’ goals. The Energy Data Scientist will support our most data intensive work – cleaning, writing code, structuring databases, analyzing, and managing very large data sets with thoughtful and rigorous methods. The Energy Data Scientist will contribute to client deliverables by actively considering clients’ research questions and developing and implementing appropriate methodologies while maintaining a critical eye to ensure data integrity. The Energy Data Scientist must bring a balance of analytical and consulting savvy to this role. You are a great fit for data analytics at ILLUME if you are highly analytical AND possess a consulting (entrepreneurial) mindset.

Analyst (Quantitative Focus)

The Analyst will conduct thoughtful and rigorous research and analysis to support client deliverables. By actively considering clients’ research questions, the Analyst will tell the story with analysis to convey information thoughtfully and meaningfully. The Analyst will apply sound and appropriate methods to data collection and analysis while maintaining a critical eye to ensure data integrity. The analyst will identify findings and relationships in data to inform program messaging, processes, behaviors, and improvement opportunities.

Project Manager

Project Managers are a senior level position, responsible for leading the execution of project deliverables within the agreed timeline and budget. Drawing upon the work and expertise of colleagues, the Project Manager will complete deliverables that provide clients a cohesive story that both inform and present realistic paths forward. Project Managers have at minimum of 4 years of experience conducting research or evaluation projects that include qualitative and quantitative research techniques. In addition to managing budgets, time, and reporting, Project Managers are responsible for managing positive and productive relationships with clients. Successful Project Managers are able to participate in company growth by identifying project expansion opportunities for the client, securing continued or renewals in work and supporting the executive team in the development of proposals as needed. Our Project Managers come from diverse and interdisciplinary backgrounds such as statistics, mathematics, sociology, economics, environmental science, psychology, public health and planning policy.

Directing Advisor

ILLUME Advising, LLC is looking for a Directing Advisor with expertise in the Social Science research methods and theory. The Directing Advisor will be responsible for leading large and complex formative and evaluative research projects on behalf of ILLUME Advising. The Director will draw upon the work and expertise of colleagues including ILLUME’s analytical teams to successfully deliver thoughtful work and expert consulting services to our clients. Projects will be in ILLUME’s core programmatic areas of expertise including marketing, behavioral energy efficiency, demand response, rate reform, and integrated demand side management. Given this high responsibility, the project manager is considered a senior position.