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JBA employees benefit from the advantages of working in a friendly small business environment while contributing their skills and experience to a challenging and diverse array of nationally significant health and human service projects. An equal opportunity employer, James Bell Associates has a comprehensive and generous employment benefits package that includes top-flight health care coverage, a 401(k) plan with an above-average company match, and reliable profit sharing. In addition, bonuses are awarded annually for exceptional performance.

​Established firm specializing in evaluations of national health and human services programs seeks a full-time Communications Associate to support product development and dissemination. The Communications Associate will report to the Communications Director. The position is located in Arlington, VA.​ The Communications Associate​ will provide design and format documents, including briefs, fact sheets, and presentations; create data visualizations for documents, web sites, and social media; maintain web site and social media content (Facebook, Twitter,  LinkedIn); provide quality control for publications and web sites; track and report analytics; maintain e-newsletter subscriber database; serve as communication liaison as needed; and perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree in communications, English, journalism, or related field; 3 to 5 years of relevant experience; proficiency in design software such as InDesign and Illustrator; ability to write clearly and concisely; experience with social media; experience with content management systems, such as WordPress; proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and knowledge of or interest in health and human services topics, such as child and family development, child welfare, health care, and behavioral health. Candidates are preferred to have experience creating data visualizations; experience with federal contracting; and familiarity with 508 compliance. 

EXCELLENT SALARY AND BENEFITS. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Doreen Major Ryan at​. For more about James Bell Associates, see EOE​​


​Well-established firm specializing in evaluations of national health and human services programs seeks a full-time finance/accounting associate. The Finance Accounting Associate will report to the Vice President of Finance and Administration. The position is located in Arlington, VA.​ Areas of responsibilities will include working on projects on financial analysis, financial forecasting, and financial reporting as required. This position will also include some accounting functions, such as bank reconciliation, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable. Candidates must have experience in accounting, bookkeeping and developing and monitoring budgets.

​Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics, math, business administration, or a related field and 5+ years of experience; advanced Excel skills; ability to create tables, graphs and detailed spreadsheets; excellent organizational and communication skills; and ability to work independently and as a team member. 

EXCELLENT SALARY AND BENEFITS. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Rowena Gear at For more about James Bell Associates, see EOE


​​James Bell Associates (JBA) is a leading evaluation and research services firm based in the Washington, D.C., area and has an immediate position available for an experienced Business Development Associate. The Business Development Associate will provide strategic vision and support for marketing and business development; support the production of key sections of proposals; build, maintain, and manage the firm's extensive collection of corporate qualifications, project descriptions, resumes, bios, proposals, and collateral marketing materials.​

​Candidates must have a BA or BS degree in liberal arts, marketing, business, communications, or journalism; minimum of 3 years previous experience (research and evaluation preferred); and prior experience with proposals for federal and state government agencies and foundations preferred.​​

EXCELLENT SALARY AND BENEFITS. Email resume, relevant work samples (5MB max)​, and cover letter with salary requirements​ to​. For more about James Bell Associates, see EOE ​​​


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