Strategy Associate

Tyton Partners - Boston, MA - Full time

Tyton Partners - Boston, MA - Full time

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Do you believe in the transformative power of education, but don’t necessarily see yourself making your impact in the classroom? Are you eager to apply your analytical skills to solve tough business and organizational challenges for a diversity of organizations across the education sector? Would you like to find a professional opportunity in a dynamic firm where you can make an impact?

About Tyton Partners

Tyton Partners is the leading provider of strategy consulting and investment banking services to the global knowledge sector. With years of experience across the education sector, including evaluation of preK–12, postsecondary, corporate training, and lifelong learning markets, our team leverages its expertise to offer a spectrum of services to our clients:

  • Tyton Partners’ consulting practice delivers strategic planning, growth strategy development, portfolio assessment, go-to-market strategy, business partnership strategy and execution, strategic due diligence, and acquisition support to emerging and established education businesses, non-profit organizations, higher education institutions, foundations and other investors
  • Tyton Partners’ investment banking practice offers services that include sell- and buy-side advisory, corporate divestures, valuation and fairness opinions, strategic partnerships and joint ventures, capital access, fund formation, and executive team and board advisement to private and public companies and leading investors.

Tyton Partners offers a unique opportunity for early-career professionals seeking growth and impact through its:

  • Complementary investment banking and strategy consulting practices, which provide exposure to market-leading companies, investors, and organizations as well as high-potential emerging businesses and their investors
  • Dedicated focus on the global knowledge sector, where our work and insights impact both the mission and market of education
  • Entrepreneurial environment, with professional growth trajectory that yields opportunity for meaningful contribution to firm growth and culture


Strategy 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 a Strategy 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 with two to three years of professional experience in an analytical role, 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.

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and unrelenting desire to drive to the best recommendations for clients
  • Superior analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take ownership of multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, with a commitment to excellence and accuracy
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience working in teams
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively, both verbally and by presenting data and information in a compelling way
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Professional attitude, with a high-degree of flexibility, a client-service orientation and a sense of humor
  • Willingness to travel up to ~20%


  • At least two years of professional experience
  • Prior experience in consulting, investment banking, market research, or other analytical role required
  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance
  • Interest and knowledge of the education sector is preferred

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Experience Level

Mid Level

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