Position: Associate Director, Investigations, Remote Position

This position is an Associate Director role focusing on Investigations within Guidepost’s Emerging Issues + Technology practice. The position offers front-line, meaningful responsibility to advise clients on a range of emerging issues and technologies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Conduct investigations and present findings in an organized, concise, and timely fashion
  • Experience with emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and automation tools
  • Background identifying anonymous actors and conspiratorial networks on social media and digital platforms
  • Preparing drafts of written analyses and reports for third parties on the project scope and/or results of activities
  • Oversee and review primary research tasks
  • Support and engage in business development initiatives
  • Ensure that client objectives are satisfied in a timely manner


  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Ethical Practice

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Relevant experience in an Investigative role
  • Demonstrated experience with social media investigations
  • Desire to manage your own caseload and experience communicating directly with clients
  • Ability to work independently in a highly effective and productive manner
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to continue professional development
  • Acclimates well to a fast moving and multi-faceted, team-centric project environment; able to manage tight deadlines with a high volume of casework
  • Values perfection with consistent attention to detail in all work products
  • Quick learner of process-centric and repetitive methodologies to weave-in with the current team

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This position may require long hours and weekend work.


Travel out-of-area to other regional offices and overnight travel is expected.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.