Careers

Careers at Artisan

Artisan looks for smart candidates who will excel in an entrepreneurial environment. At Artisan we work hard and always put our clients first. We do outstanding work and expect our candidates to be the best at what they do. We seek candidates who have expertise in both consulting and in healthcare markets or who have proven themselves at the most competitive undergraduate or graduate schools.

Because of our reliance on quantitative methods, facility and experience with financial modeling and advanced analytical techniques are strongly preferred. If you are looking to work on cutting-edge projects and grow your career while working with the best, you may be right for Artisan.

What We’re Looking For

Working at Artisan

At Artisan, we pride ourselves on our collaborative , supportive work environment. All of our people are bright, talented, and motivated, but success requires working as a team to answer our clients’ most challenging business questions.

Artisan Culture

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How Many Projects Will I Work On?
A: Associates and Consultants work on multiple projects at any given time. Project management and prioritization will vary.

Q: What Training Will I Receive?
A: New Associate and Consultant hires complete a two-week training program designed to orient them in the healthcare industry and teach specific technical skills they will use on the job.  There are opportunities for training year-round.  Of course, the diversity and depth of on-the-job experience is the best training.

Q: How Much Will I Travel?
A: Travel to clients is an integral part of the work we do. Kickoff meetings, brainstorming sessions, and final presentations often require being onsite at a client. However, we don’t travel for the sake of travel.  Much of the work is done from our own offices instead of an on-site staffing model.

Q: Are There Opportunities for Continuing Education?
A: Artisan is committed to the continuing education and professional development of all staff members. Opportunities include weekly presentations, staff-led seminars, conference attendance, and academic courses.

Artisan Career Progression

Working at most consulting companies is about building your resume. Working at Artisan is about building yourself as an asset.- - Bob Delise, President

Artisan is currently looking for qualified applicants to join our team at the Associate, Consultant, and Senior Consultant positions. Click on the links below to learn more about each position.

Associate

Our Associates come to Artisan from top-tier undergraduate institutions, or with 1-2 years of relevant work experience. Majors in economics, biology/biochemistry, hard sciences, or engineering are preferred. Artisan is looking for individuals who have strong quantitative and analytic skills, who can communicate confidently and clearly, and who have the potential to thrive in an entrepreneurial, growth environment.

Associates will be involved in a wide range of activities during each consulting engagement. Their role may include the following responsibilities:

  • Perform secondary research on markets, products, treatment patterns, product pipelines, and worldwide variations in treatment
  • Perform quantitative analysis, including sophisticated financial modeling and data analysis of large pharmaceutical third party data sets
  • With guidance, form conclusions, strategies and recommendations that help our clients make informed decisions
  • Contribute to the presentation of findings to client management
  • Build professional expertise in multiple therapeutic and functional areas
As an Associate at Artisan, you are able to really contribute and take ownership of your work. I also appreciate Artisan's young congenial culture and its commitment to work-life balance.Artisan Associate

Consultant

Applicants with an MBA, other advanced degree, or 2-5 years of relevant work experience are encouraged to apply for the Consultant position.

Consultants will be involved in a wide range of activities during each consulting engagement. Their role may include the following responsibilities:

  • Perform independent analysis of client situations and challenges, without requiring detailed direction
  • Perform quantitative analysis, including sophisticated financial modeling and data analysis of large pharmaceutical third party data sets
  • Form conclusions, strategies and recommendations that help our clients make informed decisions
  • Participate in the presentation of findings to client management
  • Provide direction to junior team members on projects
  • Assist management in defining the overall project tasks and workplan
  • Build professional expertise in multiple therapeutic and functional areas
  • Participate in the identification, hiring and training of new employees
  • With guidance of firm leadership, identify and pitch new business development opportunities
Over the past two and a half years at Artisan, I have gained expertise and experience equal to that of five years at another firm. Challenging tasks, constant client interactions, a large variety of project types, and continuously increasing responsibility keep me engaged and provide me with daily intellectual and professional growth.Artisan Consultant

Senior Consultant

The Senior Consultant position presents a unique opportunity for a person with at least five years of healthcare consulting experience to join our growing organization.

Senior Consultants will serve as project leads and as project managers for multiple healthcare strategy projects at once. A Senior Consultant will be asked to leverage their existing skills and become an expert in one or more areas of the biopharmaceutical industry. Their role may include the following responsibilities:

  • With minimal guidance, form conclusions, strategies and recommendations that help our clients make informed decisions
  • Simultaneously manage several project teams of Associates and Consultants
  • Lead client interactions and build rapport and credibility with client professionals
  • Independently develop scope, tasks and workplans for consulting projects
  • Participate in presentations to client senior executives
  • Provide direction to junior team members on projects
  • Demonstrate existing professional expertise in multiple therapeutic and functional areas
  • Demonstrate leadership in finding solutions to client problems
  • Participate in the identification, hiring and training of new employees
  • Mentor Consultants and Associates, and participate in the employee review process
  • With guidance of firm leadership, identify and pitch new business development opportunities

The successful applicant will have graduated from a top-tier MBA program 2+ years of relevant work experience post-degree, or will have 5+ years of relevant work experience without a graduate degree. Work experience as a consultant to biotech, pharmaceutical, or device companies is strongly preferred; other relevant experience includes industry positions with a significant financial analysis component such as business development, management consulting, and/or investment banking. Artisan is looking for individuals who have strong quantitative and analytic skills, who have outstanding presentation skills and can communicate confidently and clearly, and who have the potential to thrive in an entrepreneurial, growth environment.

Over the past two and a half years at Artisan, I have gained expertise and experience equal to that of five years at another firm. Challenging tasks, constant client interactions, a large variety of project types, and continuously increasing responsibility keep me engaged and provide me with daily intellectual and professional growth.Artisan Consultant

How to Apply

Artisan participates in on-campus recruiting at many of the top undergraduate and MBA programs around the Northeast. We also consider off-cycle applicants.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript to careers@artisan-consulting.com.