Research Analyst Job Description

Research Analyst Job Description

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Research analyst provides insights, including but not limited to Nielsen Nitro, Answers on Demand, 8451, InfoScout, Advanced Excel (Pivot Tables, Filters, Functions, Macros), SAS, PowerPoint, Microsoft Access.

Research Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Excellent economics and statistics skills
Planning and leading focus groups
Managing and analyzing large quantities of data
Building best-in-class deliverables, including research reports, presentations, and articles
Maintaining and fostering strong relationships with federal contractor client base
Prepare a variety of documents for internal and external audiences
Researches market conditions specific to area of focus to determine
Role is positioned to handle day-to-day report generation cater to the highest priorities in the department at the time, enabling the Research team to produce results more quickly for key clients
By analyzing audience trends and the competitive landscape, Analyst will become an expert on Telemundo scripted programming
Produces Minute-by-Minute Ratings analyses for Warner Bros

Research Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Research Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DAWIA, DISA, CITI, FERPA, III, CFA, MRIA, SAS, CFE, COMPTIA

Education for Research Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the research analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Economics, Business, Finance, Statistics, Real Estate, Mathematics, Communication, Graduate, Marketing

Skills for Research Analyst

Desired skills for research analyst include:

Excel
SAS
SPSS
R
Microsoft Excel
Practices
SQL
Statistics
PowerPoint
Accountancy

Desired experience for research analyst includes:

Experience with Star Media, MRI, Simmons preferred
Ability to translate research findings into cohesive e-mails, one sheets and presentations
Excellent analytical and mathematical abilities and knowledge of basic statistics required
Top communication skills both oral and written a must
Candidate will also possess high level of maturity and professionalism and must demonstrate ability to function in a team environment
Will be required to travel as required by business needs

Research Analyst Examples

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Research Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research analyst
  • Experience with linear ratings systems (Nielsen TV Toolbox, Star Media, Lake 5, ) or digital measurement systems (Omniture, comScore, @Plan)
  • A mature, enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to balance commercial considerations with high standards of editorial integrity and analytical capability
  • Confidence and the ability to communicate with diplomatic skills to handle unfamiliar topics and difficult clients
  • Conduct above analyses for clients and internal stakeholders in key international regions, including N
  • Document and share opportunities for efficiency via automation
  • Build financial models, analyse returns on capital and valuation
  • Designing and executing research surveys to federal, state, and local government employees
  • Participate in design and development of new, enhanced products and services such as Vantage, GTT, and CompCenter
  • Assist in identifying new market trends to target for branding
  • Assists in training/orientating new Research hires with use of standard local orientation materials
Qualifications for research analyst
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel features such as pivot tables, complex formulas, macro knowledge
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and complete work accurately within tight deadlines
  • Detail- and deadline-oriented, and able to complete projects accurately and timely
  • Able to handle and prioritize multiple requests
  • Tech and numbers “savvy” with the ability to learn and handle multiple software and databases
  • Passionate about TV and entertainment industry
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research analyst
  • Meet with company management, attend investor conferences, quantitatively screen for new ideas, and obtain information through publications, brokerage firm analysts and research reports, the internet, and independent research organizations as part of the day-to-day research function
  • Active participant in investment discussions in a collaborative, team-oriented manner while displaying the confidence to advocate for the stocks which appear to have the most risk-adjusted upside
  • Research, identify, and recruit appropriate Industry Experts for customized client requests in the sector space
  • Screen and create the bio profiles of prospective industry experts for client review
  • Build and maintain relationships with Industry Experts in our Network of Advisors
  • Arrange phone consultations and meetings between Network Advisors and clients
  • Identify market trends (sectors covered- Technology, Hi-Tech, Media &Telecom
  • Review market area periodically to ensure comprehensive market knowledge
  • Updates proprietary database and ensures quality and integrity of data
  • Responsible for development and analysis of investment strategies for defined contribution sponsors, participants and advisors including target date glide paths, guaranteed income products and adaptive strategies
Qualifications for research analyst
  • An appropriate undergraduate degree
  • Incumbent will be either a top performing graduate or an individual with up to 2 years’ research experience
  • A passion for (strong interest in) the television industry
  • Proven ability to communicate project results in a clear and concise manner
  • An active interest in participating in the international aspect of the television business
  • Undergraduate or Master's Degree in a Quantitative field (science, engineering, mathematics, statistics)
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for research analyst
  • Update and maintain database of historical market statistics for the Orlando and Jacksonville markets
  • Lead quarterly market statistics process, involving collection, verification and finalization of data for the office and industrial market reports for Orlando and industrial market reports for Jacksonville
  • Create, write, analyze and edit quarterly office and industrial reports for Orlando and industrial reports for Jacksonville and the various submarkets that comprise the markets (including but not limited to Statistics and Insights reports, and various contributions to national office and industrial research reports)
  • Identify and anticipate managers’ needs for research and information on the radiobroadcasting market in order to orient the decision making process
  • Contribute to special research reports and white papers relating to the Sacramento and Stockton industrial markets
  • Contribute to special research reports and white papers relating to Northern California industrial markets
  • You will be required to produce creative material for multiple media such as web, video, and mapping under your own creative direction
  • Respond to all internal and external client requests for data and information on the Salt Lake City market in a timely and accurate manner
  • Respond to internal and external clients’ requests for data and insight
  • Track, maintain, and disseminate proprietary data for critical market indicators including lease and sales comparables, development pipelines, and active tenants in the market
Qualifications for research analyst
  • Television network experience in off network/re-runs preferred
  • Knowledge of TV development and sales required
  • Must be able to develop and write an effective presentation
  • Must be able to operate an IBM personal computer (PC)
  • Proficiency with Nielsen software strongly desired, including WRAP Overnights, WRAP Sweeps, Galaxy Explorer (NNTV), AdViews, NPower/National TV Toolbox, NBI
  • Knowledge of broadcasting, research and marketing techniques utilizing Nielsen rating services and other market research tools preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research analyst
  • Interface with national research resources to produce standardized market reports and customized client research
  • Maintain a proprietary commercial real estate database to ensure consistently accurate and current data
  • Create, write, analyze and edit quarterly reports for the metropolitan areas within the state of Michigan
  • Financial modeling of companies and REITs
  • Researching macroeconomic and real estate trends
  • Participation in investment team discussion relating to portfolio construction
  • Meeting with and evaluating businesses with other analysts
  • Participate and help shape market strategy for new business pitches and market presentations
  • Learn, support and improve market statistical methodology for the Orlando and Jacksonville markets
  • Retrieve daily Nielsen NSI data across multiple local markets
Qualifications for research analyst
  • Experience with Nielsen MediaView or Galaxy Explorer, NPower, EMS or similar TV ratings software systems
  • Strong international knowledge and interest
  • Knowledge or experience in municipal fixed income or stable value products is an asset
  • Experience with making investment decisions preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of the workings of the fixed income market with a strong technical level of understanding
  • A passion to develop a deep and technical level of understand as to how markets work and why
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Research Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a research analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research analyst
  • Lead customization efforts of high priority Marketing materials, packages and products for local markets and regions
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base of relevant local market intelligence and trends, including research methodologies, evolving technologies, consumer behaviors, client expectations, shifting competitive landscape
  • Provide research analysis on relevant energy sector topics like energy security, resiliency and survivability of critical energy assets and energy infrastructure during or after an energy event
  • Manage discrete research projects and tasks through completion according to established budgets and level of effort, schedule, and deliverable specifications
  • Conduct research for federal personnel during emergency energy operations, declared emergencies to help minimize the consequences of an emergency
  • Assist federal personnel with strategic, operational, and emergency planning initiatives
  • Provide input based on assigned research and support the drafting and coordination of documents and information with the assistance of client leadership, as appropriate
  • Manage local database including historical (sub)market data
  • Collect, maintain and review articles relevant from all real estate sources for database implementation and market knowledge
  • Contribute to the coordination and production locally of internal and external client requests
Qualifications for research analyst
  • BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing, Economics or a related field required
  • A thorough knowledge of and passion for primetime broadcast, cable, SVOD & syndicated television programming
  • A thorough knowledge of and passion for theatrical motion pictures
  • Must be able to thrive under pressure and meet demanding deadlines
  • Knowledge or working experience with data mining/BI tools a plus
  • 6 months - 4 years of work experience or a relevant internship preferred

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