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Associate, Strategy Consulting Practice

Tyton Partners

Tyton Partners

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Are you passionate about making an impact on the education sector? Interested in working with companies, non-profits, institutions, investors, and foundations across the PreK-12, postsecondary, and professional learning markets?

At Tyton Partners, we are striving to enable education systems to evolve for everyone, everywhere. We do this in our consulting practice by advising organizational leaders and their teams on their best path to meet learners’ needs, foster equitable communities, and build a self-sustaining enterprise.

In our work, we pair a rigorous market orientation with clients’ specific mission and goals to derive impactful and actionable solutions that can be implemented.

What You Will Do

Associates in Tyton Partners’ strategy consulting practice work as core members of case teams to support our clients in solving their most pressing growth challenges. As an Associate, you will be actively involved in all key phases of a consulting project, from brainstorming and hypothesis creation to research and strategy development, through the final delivery of recommendations to our clients. As part of a 3-4 person project team, you will take ownership of discrete research and analytical tasks and collaborate with colleagues to produce market-based insights and strategy recommendations.

In addition to client projects, Associates also take an active role in supporting firm development through activities like recruiting, supporting operating processes, knowledge sharing and attendance at industry events. As an Associate, you will have a mentor within the firm who will offer support and be a resource for your ongoing professional development. This is an ideal position for someone who is eager to build a career in consulting and gain education sector knowledge while working in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment.

An Associate’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Identifying key data sources and gathering data through primary and secondary research;
  • Maintaining ownership of specific project work streams to build expertise on critical questions in the client’s strategy development process;
  • Building hypotheses and performing quantitative and qualitative analyses to test hypotheses, including market and competitor landscaping, market sizing, financial analysis, large-scale survey creation and analysis;
  • Synthesizing research and analysis and building clear and compelling PowerPoint presentations and research briefs;
  • Delivering findings and recommendations in informal and formal settings;
  • Contributing to the development of the firm by leveraging internal and external networks, building deep knowledge of sector trends, and developing best practices.

This position is based in Boston, MA and requires team members to work out of the office at least three days a week.

What We Hope You Will Bring

You will bring an approach that is aligned with Tyton’s values:

  • A drive to learn constantly by being humble, curious and open to diverse perspectives
  • A spirit of generosity by seeing the best in others, engaging honestly/authentically, and being a team player
  • A mindset for impact by having a genuine interest in the education sector and being focused on improving learner outcomes

In addition, you will have prior experience in consulting, investment banking, market research, or other analytical role and bring:

  • A creative problem-solver mindset
  • An ability to synthesize data to develop insights
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A proactive mindset to take ownership of multiple tasks with a commitment to excellence
  • An ability to work with diverse teams and foster an inclusive environment
  • High-level of adaptability in an entrepreneurial and fast-changing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

What We Offer

Extensive knowledge of the global education sector

  • Our consultants have exposure to market-leading companies, investors, and non-profit organizations as well as high-potential emerging businesses

Mentorship and training opportunities

  • Each consulting team member is paired with a mentor within the firm who provides support and resources for ongoing professional development. In addition, our consultants have a support system from project leaders and team members
  • Our consultants participate in onboarding training and ongoing learning opportunities to help accelerate their career growth

An entrepreneurial and collaborative environment

  • Our culture empowers team members to make contributions at the firm level. In addition to client projects, our consultants take an active role in supporting firm development through activities such as supporting operating processes, knowledge sharing and attendance at industry events

About Tyton Partners

Tyton Partners is a mission-oriented strategy consulting and investment banking firm focused exclusively on the market of education. Tyton Partners works at the intersection of market and mission, helping a diverse group of organizations achieve their growth, strategy, and investment objectives. We are positioned to create impact at scale in the education sector as a result of working with an unparalleled diversity of clients; for example, major foundations, institutions, EdTech companies and investors. Tyton strives to be the advisor of choice for leaders throughout the global education sector, enabling them to achieve transformative outcomes and drive systemic change. The firm’s work aims to increase equity and access to high-quality educational opportunities throughout the education ecosystem from pre-K all the way through to higher education and workforce development.