The Winthrop Group is Hiring: Consulting Historian





About Winthrop


Founded in 1982, the Winthrop Group provides professional history and archival consulting services to leading organizations, families, executives, and entrepreneurs around the world. We help our clients capture and capitalize on the lessons from their past, yielding a fresh approach to complex challenges rooted in their own experience.


Winthrop’s History Division crafts a range of business, institutional and family histories, documentary films, oral history programs and digital content tailored to virtually any audience or purpose. We also offer an extensive set of consulting services—from case studies, culture audits, and white papers to brand and product histories, family advisory services, and compact “master narratives”™—designed to help our clients draw critical insights from their unique experience and lay the foundation for distinctive strategies and solutions that competitors find hard to match.


Winthrop has some 20 employees and a core group of contractors worldwide, along with a network of trusted partners with a broad range of technical, subject matter, and language expertise and an advisory board of distinguished academics, business leaders, and professionals. We maintain a culture of collegiality, trust, and mutual respect among partners and consultants, and place a premium on intellectual curiosity and camaraderie.


For more information about Winthrop, visit our website:


Job Description


Winthrop’s History division invites applications for a full-time consulting historian. Reporting to the History division’s lead partner and working with other Winthrop partners and consultants in the United States and abroad, this person will:









Qualifications and Experience












This role will be based in Winthrop’s main business office in New York. An exception may be made for superior candidates elsewhere, especially in the Boston/Cambridge area, although it is expected that you would visit New York on a regular basis.




Winthrop offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including vacation, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, and professional development allowance.


Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample (max. 15 pages) and/or links to published work online, and three references to The deadline for all applications is November 6, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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