Expertise for Communities

JM Goldson LLC Seeks FT Community Planning Analyst for Housing & Equity, Boston

Tuesday, November 08, 2022 12:14 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

JM Goldson LLC, a small private planning firm based in Boston, is accepting applications for a full-time community planning analyst.

The ideal candidate excels at leveraging data and spatial analysis to craft a compelling story detailing the trends and opportunities within a community. Superior interpersonal communication is a must. In particular, the candidate should be able to clearly communicate and justify quantitative and spatial information to non-planners. The community planning analyst should also be able to effectively and patiently manage multiple projects to keep them on track and work well in a collaborative team environment.


  • A Master’s Degree in community or urban planning or a related field is required
  • At least four year’s planning experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in data and spatial analysis
  • Strong knowledge of ArcGIS required
  • Strong skills in project management, research, and writing
  • Other important qualifications include the ability to think critically (not rotely accepting the status quo), be self-directed and resourceful, and have a demonstrated ability to work professionally
  • The ability to attend evening meetings is required and a valid driver’s license preferred

Our small, busy team values collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. If you are looking for a challenging position, like to work in teams, and want to be exposed quickly to lots of communities and planning issues, then we hope you will submit your resume and cover letter to Avery Wolfe at with the subject line: “Community Planning Analyst Position.”

Expected salary range $55,000-$60,000 plus benefit package.

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