Analyst, Impact

New Markets Support Company

Location Anywhere in the United States; slight preference for Chicago and San Francisco
Team Impact
  • Closing: 5:41pm, 23rd Mar 2022 CDT

Job Description

Reports to: Vice President, Impact

Who We Are

New Markets Support Company (NMSC) provides collaborative financing solutions that bridge the gap between investors and underinvested communities.  We offer fund management and administration services across the entire investment lifecycle – from fund idea to exit – boosting the capacity of both investors and fund managers in the community investing market. Our investment strategies focus on increasing access to healthcare, quality jobs, and wealth-building opportunities – especially those that help address racial inequities in the US. 

With over $500 million in AUM and $1 billion advised, NMSC is uniquely positioned to drive capital at scale to solutions creating more equitable, just, healthy, and prosperous communities. We are a part of LISC, the nation’s preeminent community development finance institution.

The Role

NMSC’s Impact team works to measure, manage and enhance the societal impact of our company, with the aim of strengthening the community investing field’s capacity to eliminate barriers to opportunity. The Impact team works collaboratively across NMSC’s lending and investing, fund management, client service and marketing teams to help us deliver on our mission. 

The analyst will play a key role in implementing and improving our impact management (IM) systems, with a focus on data integrity and analytics. They will also contribute to research, evaluation, and impact advisory projects aimed at strengthening our and our client’s IM capacity and launching new impact funds.

What You’ll Do

  • Own impact data collection, analysis, and visualization for all of NMSC’s and clients’ funds, collaborating closely across teams to improve the efficiency and rigor of our IM approach.

  • Develop customized impact rating tools to assess and compare investments’ expected and actual impact

  • Prepare actionable presentations and reports for the NMSC leadership team, investors, clients, and partner community development organizations  

  • Contribute to research, evaluation, and advisory projects aimed at increasing the scale and effectiveness of the impact and community investing markets.

  • Grow industry and sector knowledge by attending industry events and developing strong working relationships with partners and clients 

Who We’re Looking For

You should have a strong interest in and dedication to closing health, wealth, and opportunity gaps in the US through impact investing. You should demonstrate strong analytical and communications skills that you are eager to apply to complex social problems. You should be enthusiastic, flexible, and willing to join a small and passionate team working on a myriad of projects across the community development sector. 

  • At least one year of experience in an analytical role. Please note that this could include substantial internship experience. Prior consulting, impact investing, measurement or evaluation experience is preferred. 

  • Proven excellence in quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Outstanding written, verbal, and visual communication skills

  • Highly organized with the ability to effectively prioritize work across multiple projects 

  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity 

  • Highly motivated and results-driven; ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively


While our office is in Chicago, the analyst can be based anywhere in the United States. The role will involve travel to Chicago and around the country at least once a quarter.


As an organization committed to creating good jobs, we walk the talk. We offer competitive salaries based on candidates' experiences and skills, plus a sizeable performance bonus. We provide excellent benefits including full health, dental and vision insurance, a vesting pension plan with a generous match (not kidding!), ample paid time off and holidays, and more.

To Apply

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to our values and mission, so we partnered with Applied, the leading platform for de-biased recruiting. Please click on the application link in the sidebar to submit your resume and answer a few questions about your experience, skills, and interests. 

NMSC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. For more information on NMSC, please visit


Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Wed 23rd Mar 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Wed 23rd Mar 2022