Research & Marketing Assistant
This is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours/week to support Cignal AI’s research products and the firm’s marketing activities. The ideal candidate for this position has both excellent written and visual communication skills and a strong aptitude to learn and use technology tools and platforms. We seek proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint, Email Marketing; experience with a WordPress CMS, Google Analytics, HTML, and data visualization tools is preferred.
The Research & Marketing Assistant will:
- Update content and deliverables during each quarterly report cycle with new data and formats.
- Work with clients to gather and record shipment data from vendors and ensure format consistency in report database files.
- Review and edit research content before publication.
- Develop and publish Cignal AI press releases and newsletters.
- Continually update interesting news links and mentions section on the website.
- Maintain subscription database and generate periodic reports.
- Oversee email lists for subscribers, review new additions and maintain the accuracy of the database.
- Execute periodic PR activity including email notifications, Twitter, LinkedIn.
- Maintain the firm’s publishing calendar and monitor project schedules.
- Schedule travel and client meetings for analysts.
Location is downtown Boston.
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We are seeking experienced senior level analysts to initiate research and lead coverage in several areas. They must:
- Possess and communicate a comprehensive understanding of end markets on both the commercial and technical side. This understanding should have been obtained through an accomplished work history of building, architecting, or selling the products in a particular area of coverage.
- Design, maintain and deliver insightful qualitative and quantitative research for clients by drawing on a variety of information sources and perspectives to present a complete and unique understanding of the market.
- Identify and build relationships with a wide range of industry participants at the component, equipment, and end-user levels.
- Communicate and connect effectively with people from engineering and executive management backgrounds both in person and in writing. This requires clear written communication skills as well as a natural affinity for quantitative analysis.
- Above all, enjoy the building process of putting various components of information together to form a comprehensive bigger picture, and have a bias for action.
Primary experience and knowledge of the area of coverage are required. Direct experience as an industry analyst is not required if the candidate has developed proficiency in the core skills in previous work experience. An intrinsic component of Cignal AI’s success is that our research draws on both traditional and non-traditional backgrounds.
Lead Analyst Job Requirements:
- Identify, cultivate, and develop working relationships with existing and emerging industry participants. Work with them to assemble, review and confirm data. Test educated hypothesizes and analysis when primary sources are not available.
- Construct and maintain quantitative market sizing and forecasts; provide qualitative data to defend these opinions.
- Compose research notes in the area of coverage. Provide active insight into issues of importance to the industry. Communicate with a unique perspective and voice that is valued by clients.
- Inspire confidence among clients as a well-respected source of facts and opinions in areas of coverage. Speak directly with clients and end-usrs to present opinions as well as at public industry events.
- Actively collaborate with other analysts at Cignal AI to ensure coherence across coverage areas.
- Continuously refine and update areas of coverage based on market trends and client requirements.
In addition to the above, our Lead Analysts need to be comfortable working independently, be able to travel regularly without restriction, and have US citizenship or Permanent Residency. Preferred location is downtown Boston.
Submissions from recruiters are not welcome.