Research Associate - OLD / CLOSED

Apex leaders is looking for a dynamic professional to join the team as a Research Associate.  We are a group of talented and motivated, yet light-hearted colleagues living and working in beautiful Boise, Idaho.

Apex Leaders is a growing services company that provides private equity firms with expert advisors to enhance their deal conviction and investment returns.  We are committed to our core values and to providing a challenging work environment with opportunity for growth and development.


The Research Associate is part of our operations team. The mission of a Research Associate is to identify industry leaders through in-depth and creative research. This role is responsible for understanding Apex Leader’s Research Process including managing the start of a client engagement and working closely with the project lead to ensure success. The Research Associate will also have responsibility for: 1) creating and implementing quarterly goals (ROCKS), 2) training new colleagues, 3) living the Apex Leaders Core Values, and 4) helping to drive customer satisfaction

Key Criteria/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred
  • Currently resides in Boise, Idaho or willing to relocate
  • Experience starting and managing  different projects at the same time
  • Ability to work well independently, but also collaborate with broader team  
  • Prior experience with in-depth and creative research and analysis is a bonus
  • Experience in M&A (Private Equity) a bonus

Key Competencies:

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Team Player
  • Cultural Fit
  • Integrity
  • Strategic Skills
  • Resourcefulness/Initiative
  • Listening
  • Enthusiasm/Passion
  • Excellence
  • Performance Management
  • Successful Track Record

Live Apex Leaders Core Values which are:

  • Care for your team
  • Communicate openly
  • Partnership approach
  • Driven to excel
  • Create change

Apex Leaders offers full-time employees competitive compensation and a benefits package, which includes:

  • 100% premium paid for employee's medical and dental benefits
  • 401k matching
  • Immediate eligibility for paid time off and holiday time
  • Fitness stipend
  • Bicycle commuter program
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