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Associate Consultant


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After all, the worst that happens is we go in a different direction. The best that happens is you end up with a new job that you love! ❤️

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Associate Consultants assist partners in preparing and organizing various technical and business documents for upcoming projects. Their main duties include preparing contracts, reports and correspondence, discussing project details with partners and clients, and organizing projects for different clients. At Ten Forward, part of our vision is to ensure the inevitable success of our clients, and our consultants must take that responsibility to heart.

Expected experience (self-taught, educational or professional): One to three years in a tech environment

Expected education experience: High school diploma / GED and above

Position: Full-time salaried

Salary range: $60,000 plus profit-sharing up to $20,000 per year and referral compensation 

Additional benefits: 

  • Paid mental health and physical health days
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation (2 weeks+)
  • Monthly paid volunteer hours
  • Health, dental and vision insurance (company pays 75% of premiums)
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance (company pays 100% of premiums)
  • 6 weeks' paid leave for birth, adoption and medical caregiving
  • 401k with company match
  • Friendly, relaxed work environment with emphasis on work / life balance
  • Community-oriented

Our team is fully vaccinated and boosted against Covid-19, and for everyone's health, it's a requirement to work at our company. We're looking for folks living in Madison, WI or willing to relocate.

Ideal Candidate

Responsibilities will include:

  • Shadow partners during day-to-day work, taking meeting minutes, action items, and other follow-ups
  • Track changes in requirements and provide timely updates on these changes
  • Prepare reports on sales, market research, and project status.
  • Conduct research, investigate problems and develop technical & business solutions
  • Perform product demonstrations for potential clients
  • Produce client-facing consulting deliverables, including but not limited to :

    • Product roadmaps
    • Statements of Work
    • Product analytics reports
    • Market research presentations
    • Advice and recommendations

This list is not exhaustive, as consultants and all Ten Forward employees are expected to be flexible and understanding of our clients’ needs, as well as to work together toward making success inevitable. That being said, these responsibilities are the primary duties of this role.

Some other attributes

  • You're open-minded and accepting, and enjoy working with a diverse group of professionals from varied backgrounds.
  • You pay attention to details, and rarely need to be told anything twice. 
  • You love learning new things but you don't automatically assume new == better.
  • You have strong prioritization skills, and rarely miss the forest because you're too focused on the trees. 
  • You focus on solutions, not problems, and approach problem-solving from a creative, detail-focused position.
  • You're motivated to help create the best software you can.