Careers

EGC employees are passionate about Advancing Science through embodying our Core Principles of Excellence, Service, Collaboration, and Value. We support each other and work with our clients to create shared success that benefits all of society.   Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, EGC offers a world-class working environment with outstanding benefits and a culture of collaboration that is critical to attracting and retaining exceptional talent.  Current open positions are listed below.

Scientific Consultant, Grant Writing Specialist

The Scientific Consultant will assist clients in securing grants from federal and private funding agencies to advance their research & development. The Scientific Consultant will serve as a Project Manager to coordinate all aspects of the proposal preparation process, including interfacing with clients and collaborators, writing research and commercialization plans, and submitting applications to the cognizant agency. As such, a successful candidate will exhibit strong scientific writing and communication skills and display a passion to assist scientists and entrepreneurs in advancing their innovative ideas from concept through research & development and commercialization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide strategic guidance to assist scientists and entrepreneurs in understanding the non-dilutive funding landscape
  • Write competitive grant applications to be submitted to multiple federal agencies (Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, etc.)
  • Serve as a Project Manager and coordinate all aspects of the proposal preparation process, including research plan development, budget preparation, and submission
  • Work cooperatively with collaborators in the start-up space, at contract research organizations, in academia, and various other organizations with a focus on scientific development
  • Collaborate with other Scientific Consultants and EGC team members to achieve our mission of Advancing Science

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Outstanding scientific writing skills 
  • Able to convey information and ideas clearly and concisely
  • Proficient at planning, organizing & managing projects
  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Able to perform under tight deadlines
  • Open to continuous learning and feedback 
  • Work well independently and cooperatively with others
  • Collaborate effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, and backgrounds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a scientific (STEM) field
  • Postdoctoral or other professional experience (1 yr. required, 2+ yrs. preferred)
  • Experience in writing scientific grant applications for federal agencies

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 1-page writing sample to careers@evagarland.com

About Eva Garland Consulting (EGC): EGC (www.evagarland.com) is an INC 5000 fastest-growing company, headquartered in Raleigh, NC. The firm specializes in helping clients secure and manage grant funding to advance their scientific innovations. The company has 50+ full-time employees, is located in a desirable North Hills office tower, and provides an award-winning workplace environment. EGC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that reflects our commitment to fostering a diverse and supportive workplace.

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.


Director of Sales and Marketing

The purpose of this position is to lead the Sales, Customer Service and Marketing personnel to achieve EGC’s annual growth and business improvement objectives.   The Director is responsible to collaborate with senior management to develop, implement and achieve strategic and operating plans for the business. The Director is also responsible for analyzing industry trends, identifying unmet customer needs and assessing new product and service opportunities for the business. The Director will lead the development, implementation and execution of individual team member plans that achieve annual customer acquisition, retention, and expansion objectives for the business. The Director will unify the Sales, Customer Service and Marketing personnel into an effective and cohesive customer facing team that not only exceeds annual growth performance goals but does so with extremely high customer satisfaction scores.  

Scope:

This position reports to the President, CEO and Founder.  In executing position responsibilities, the Director will work closely with the following internal positions/departments:

  • Direct Reports/Indirect reports (Sales, Marketing, Client Relations) – The Director will initially supervise the Client Relations Manager (1) and Sales Manager (1) positions, along with a team of 4 Sales Associates who report to the Sales Manager. The Director will develop and implement annual staffing plans that achieve growth, retention, expansion, and customer satisfaction objectives for the business.
  • Collaboration- The Director will join EGC’s Senior Leadership team and will collaborate frequently with the Professional Team of Scientific Consultants and Accounting & Compliance Specialists, as well as the HR, Finance, and Legal Teams.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Establish, implement, and achieve annual revenue and profit plans for each Sales Associate.  Coordinate all planning activities within the overall EGC strategic plan to achieve growth plans by product and by market.  Establish and implement pricing strategies that effectively meet margin goals as well as growth objectives.
  • Lead the development, training, and execution of a consistent sales process to achieve business plans with high levels of customer satisfaction. Direct the marketing team to assure that promotional material and marketing messaging drives customer awareness and adoption.
  • Direct staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and manage the sales and marketing efforts to achieve the planned objectives.
  • Deliver sales presentations to key prospects/KOLs to assist in building relationships and closing sales.
  • Create the expense budgets for the sales, marketing and customer facing efforts; and manage expenditures achieve planned growth within the budgetary requirements.
  • Direct marketing personnel to assure that competitive intelligence is up to date and used by the sales teams and other relevant company employees. Create all product positioning and value proposition initiatives and programs.
  • Develop, implement, and direct all SEO/Social/Digital/Direct awareness programs to adequately populate the sales funnel for revenue plan achievement.
  • Develop sales pipeline management processes that will ensure attainment of the sales objectives.
  • Leverage CRM tool to prepare periodic sales reports demonstrating that the pipeline of opportunities is sufficient to achieve planned growth, and that dollar value of closed business is leading to expected performance. Report on weekly metrics.
  • Provide Event Management, including strategy, planning logistics, invitations, registration, conference materials and on-site assistance to create a positive experience.  Develop and oversee client satisfaction metrics. 
  • Develop and oversee the entire client experience to ensure outstanding client satisfaction. 
  • Coordinate and supervise media/press initiatives, events, on/offline internal and external campaigns. Draft written content spanning client success stories, video scripts/story boards, services descriptions.
  • Provide Event Management, including strategy, planning logistics, invitations, registration, conference materials and on-site assistance to create a positive experience.

Job Requirements:

  • MBA or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of sales, marketing, and communications experience in increasingly progressive roles, including 5+ years of managerial experience
  • Exceptional track record in sales and marketing at a professional services organization
  • Experience developing marketing materials to target audiences ranging from government agencies, universities, small and large companies
  • Able to implement strategic direction to advance brand position in the market
  • Record of building high performance teams
  • Outstanding customer relationship skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to drive growth
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong team player with the ability to work within a diverse professional team
  • Brings an energetic, positive attitude that is motivating and encouraging to others
  • Creative mindset with passion and drive to foster innovation in marketing and sales

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@evagarland.com

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.


Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will provide accounting and grants management services to a portfolio of companies who have engaged EGC for accounting and grant compliance services. The successful candidate may supervise Staff Accountants and will report to the Director of Accounting & Compliance. EGC currently provides accounting and compliance services to 200+ early-stage companies and has established a national reputation in supporting small businesses who have received government grant funding.

Specific Job Duties:

  Serve as Client Lead for Accounting and Compliance engagements

  • Provide expertise in both GAAP accounting and grant accounting standards
  • Provide full-service accounting support for small and medium-sized businesses
  • Oversee Staff Accountants’ entries into Quickbooks
  • Review and provide guidance on depreciation schedules, accrued revenue, journal entries, and other schedules
  • Ensure client timesheets are entered properly into accounting system
  • Sign off on monthly financial reports for clients
  • Support Clients’ government reporting needs
  • Lead setup packages for new clients to assist them with establishing a corporate infrastructure and protocols that are in compliance with federal granting agency regulations
  • Prepare invoices and drawdown funds from funding agencies
  • Write, update and review Accounting Policies & Procedures Manuals for Clients
  • Support clients in audits
  • Lead indirect rate negotiations and incurred cost submissions
  • Provide gap analyses to identify areas in which clients are non-compliant with general accounting and government granting agency regulations
  • Contribute to EGC’s accounting and compliance team success
  • Contribute to development of internal policies to ensure highest level of work quality and client service
  • Contribute to educational resources and professional development opportunities to facilitate continual professional growth
  • Provide highest level of customer service and client satisfaction

Job Requirements:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in accounting
  • Experience with government grant accounting, strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting
  • Familiarity with accounting needs for small businesses (LLCs, S Corps, C Corps)
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks desktop and online
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive at a dynamic company: must be a quick learner and able to balance multiple tasks

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@evagarland.com

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.


Talent Acquisition Specialist

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for sourcing and qualifying candidates and acting as the custodian for candidate experience. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience working in sourcing, interviewing, and evaluating candidates for a scientific and/or professional services firm.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Provide sourcing support for professional roles throughout our firm, including Scientific Consulting, Accounting & Grants Management & Administrative roles
  • Provide sourcing support for professional roles throughout our firm, including Scientific Consulting, Accounting & Grants Management & Administrative roles
  • Participate in briefing and debriefing meetings to develop a better understanding of the business requirements, the required skills and expertise as well as the role contribution to the wider team.
  • Manage and track all candidate activity from identification through to onboarding.
  • Contribute to candidate engagement and overall experience.
  • Ensure accurate communication with candidates.
  • Prepare regular pipeline reports gathering relevant data to do so.
  • Develop strategies for sourcing candidates
  • Screen resumes and applications and update candidates on hiring processes
  • Interview candidates during various hiring stages, including phone and first-round interviews.
  • Report to hiring managers and HR manager on the status of open positions
  • Evaluate candidates based on their interview and assignment performance
  • Participate in job fairs

Job Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as an Internal Recruiter, Recruiter or similar role
  • Solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting
  • Experience using various interview formats (e.g. phone, video, in-person)
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Must be highly motivated and driven with the ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn
  • Open for a challenge in a fast-paced environment

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@evagarland.com

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.


Sales Associate

The successful candidate will assist EGC’s Business Development Team in all aspects of sales for EGC’s Scientific Consulting, Accounting, and Grants Management services. The Sales Associate will train under experienced Business Development professionals and will gain experience in inside and outside sales; Salesforce; and other sales activities.

The Sales Associate is an entry-level position.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Manage leads from multiple sources.
  • Execute Targeting campaigns to support directed lead generation.
  • Maintain Salesforce CRM.
  • Schedule introductory calls and meetings for all leads.
  • Act as EGC’s first point of contact to prospective customers, identifying their needs and aligning with internal capabilities.
  • Take cold calls as well as pre-scheduled calls with prospective clients.
  • Represent company at conferences.
  • Prepare follow-up emails and other correspondence for prospective clients.
  • Coordinate closely with all departments at EGC to support their sales & marketing needs.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of overall company capabilities.
  • Stay abreast of competitors and sales trends.
  • Provide excellent sales service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Achieve department’s sales goals on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree science preferred. Bachelor’s degree in sales or marketing with science concentration will also be considered.
  • Understanding of basic sales and marketing principles.
  • Ability to create sales and marketing materials.
  • Passion for helping companies and entrepreneurs advance their scientific discoveries.
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and adapt accordingly.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a dynamic, growing entrepreneurial environment.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well independently and in teams.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@evagarland.com

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.


Accounting & Compliance Manager

The Accounting & Compliance Manager will assist Eva Garland Consulting (EGC) small business client with establishing and maintaining a federally compliant corporate infrastructure. Conducts gap analyses and assists Senior Accountants with specialized tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Take leadership of client projects
  • Manage Staff Accountants
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Demonstrate expertise in all grant accounting principles

Specific Job Duties:

  • Lead client engagements
  • Lead setup packages for new clients to assist them with establishing a corporate infrastructure and protocols that are in compliance with federal granting agency regulations
  • Write, update, and review Accounting Policies and Procedures Manuals for clients
  • Complete agency closeout and other agency reports for clients
  • Represent client in audits (CAP reviews for NSF, NIH, and DoD audits, etc.)
  • Oversee Staff Accountants to ensure client monthly financial packages are on track
  • Assist Staff with complex accounting, such as preparing and managing depreciation schedules
  • Prepare invoices and drawdown funds from funding agencies
  • Conduct gap analysis of client books and grant management policies
  • Facilitate communication between EGC and Tax Preparer
  • Prepare GAAP financials and grant financials
  • Lead multiple specialized engagements, per areas of expertise. This may include indirect rate negotiations and incurred cost submissions or complex audit support engagements

Job Requirements:

  • CPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or comparable field
  • 10+ years of Accounting expereince
  • Deep understanding of government grant requirements for SBIR/STTR and similar award mechanisms

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Eva Garland Consulting requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons will be able to request an accommodation form, which will be evaluated consistent with EGC policy and applicable law.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume.