Market Intelligence Research Analyst

Market Intelligence Research Analyst

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

ShiftCentral is a leading provider of outsourced market intelligence services for major organizations across the globe. Founded in 2000, the agency provides actionable insight in key sectors including health, financial services, investment attraction, and legal.

The agency’s on-staff team of researchers and analysts deliver a wide range of customized content to clients, ranging from specialized monitoring of target markets to curated intelligence reporting on emerging issues and trends, including reporting on competitors, clients, and prospects.

Responsibilities

ShiftCentral is seeking an inquisitive and analytical Research Analyst to uncover and collect online information, analyze and curate findings, and produce various types of research reports to support our clients’ strategic needs. The role includes, but is not limited to, developing competitor and market profiles, business analysis and research (financial, strategic, competitive), synthesizing and contextualizing data, developing competitor and market profiles, collaboration and client relations.

Qualifications

The Research Analyst position requires an individual who enjoys tracking down information online, can ask the right questions to determine which information is relevant to the client and their business needs, and can present the information in a concise, digestible format.

Our growing research team is a smart, highly talented group with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. We place a high value on teamwork, editorial mindsets, intellectual curiosity and a desire to make a difference.

The successful candidate must be proficient in a variety of information products and tools. A strong interest in business strategy is essential. Experience and/or education in business, journalism, professional services, government (policy), or research is an asset. Candidates should have a sharp eye for detail; a good sense of relevance; and the ability to juggle multiple tasks.

Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary degree in business, journalism, marketing or research
  • Three to five years of demonstrable research experience
  • Essential technology skills: Use of Internet, online tools, Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with sector-specific source/tools capabilities (e.g., Westlaw, Pitchbook, etc.)
  • Possess a strong knowledge in aspects of web-based content
  • Demonstrate strong reading, writing and editing skills
  • Aptitude to translate information requests into research plans
  • Ability to produce written reports, including ability to quickly summarize information and format reports for aesthetic purposes
  • Attention to detail
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Comfort level with a deadline driven environment (efficiency, prioritizing requests, etc.)
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
  • Strong initiative, innovative and creative skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer-service skills
  • Sector-specific source/tools capabilities (e.g., Westlaw, Pitchbook, etc.)
  • Basic collaboration and delegation
  • Basic business analysis – financial, strategic, competitive etc.
  • Extraction of key findings from synthesized, data synthesis
  • Ability to create a presentation
  • Basic client communication skills
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Language requirements: High level of proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.

If this sounds like you:

Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@ShiftCentral.com. If we think you’re a good match, we’ll get in touch with you to let you know next steps. In the meantime, check out www.shiftcentral.com.

Other:

ShiftCentral is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive pay and benefits package commensurate with education and employment background.