Research Analyst Job Description

Research analysts are people employed to investigate, study, or monitor financial and other information for the purpose of helping investment managers to make decisions.

A research analyst typically has a college degree and is trained in financial analysis and research methods.

Stock analysts research individual companies and compile reports containing their analysis of the company and its stock.

Some analysts work on a specific sector of the economy or a particular product.

Others deal specifically with financial matters.

Many analysts are employed by investment firms, but there are also many who work for corporations, banks, or government agencies.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a research analyst who is passionate about data and is able to take complex problems and turn them into actionable insights. The research analyst will be responsible for conducting analysis on a variety of topics, including customer behavior, market trends, and competitive landscape. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently.

Research Analyst Duties:

  • Provide strategic guidance by conducting market and competitor analysis, analyzing industry trends, and forecasting market potential
  • Create and implement a communications plan to increase brand awareness
  • Provide strategic advice on marketing, advertising campaigns, and promotions
  • Advise on pricing strategies, sales approaches, and sales incentive plans
  • Research competitors’ products, pricing, and advertising
  • Assist in forecasting projections, and supply/demand trends to support current and future business requirements

Research Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Performs research and generates presentation-quality reports, manages customer contacts, and coordinates marketing activities
  • Provides required research data and collateral to leadership
  • Creates and maintains spreadsheet files, databases, and reports for leadership
  • Presents research findings to leadership
  • Manages internal customers through email and phone
  • Provides marketing support and conducts market research
  • Performs administrative tasks

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social science, or related field
  • 3+ years in data analysis, research, or epidemiology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a variety of professionals
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of public health

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We also value the unique perspectives and experiences of veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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