This role sits in the Market Trends area of their business, contributing to the production of our suite of reports on the professional services industry, particularly management consulting. Specialising in particular regions and sectors, you will also be asked to present your work to the leaders of professional services firms around the world.
Your responsibilities will include:
Make sense of large amounts of data (both qualitative and quantitative) and tease out the stories and trends hidden within it. It is crucial to have a good understanding of the
professional services market, including sector-wide trends and what’s going on in specific firms.
Write reports in Word that conform to the client's house style and uphold the integrity of our research using qualitative and/or quantitative data, but which also shimmer with personality and brilliance.
Create presentations for clients and answer their questions. You need to be comfortable using PowerPoint to create engaging and informative presentations and delivering these to audiences of all shapes and sizes.
Write blogs that entertain and entice our readership.
Conduct research interviews, typically with either consulting firms or their clients, over the telephone or face to face. You’ll be expected to take notes, write them up and process them according to whatever system we have in place for doing so at the time.
Occasionally we might need you to review, sense-check, or edit other people’s reports.
This is the sort of person they need:
You are a highly analytical person capable of finding stories within large amounts of data, and with an ability to translate them into insightful and compelling reports. You excel at putting arguments together in a written form and you like anticipating and answering your reader’s questions. You have the resilience to be involved in an intense area of their business--they publish around 25 Market Trends reports a year-- and you also relish the opportunity to present your work to clients. You will have experience doing analysis or writing, including some time in the professional services industry.
Please note that as part of the selection process, they will ask for writing samples such as report extracts or thought leadership pieces. Our client wants their organisation to consist of people who:
To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link: firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference number: TopConsenior market trends
● Are generous with their time in order to help each other (and our customers) succeed
● Take the wheel when needed
● Have a positive attitude
● Can always be objective and honest
● Keep an eye on the future
● Are always professional
● Have a sense of fairness
Please send your CV to email@example.com