Researcher/Reporter-US Network Communications

OTR Global

Remote-US Based, United States

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Date Posted September 15, 2021
Industry Technology Sector
Specialty Business/Technology
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Part-time
Salary This can be an hourly, part-time position or a full-time position
Website http://www.otrglobal.com

Description:

Seeking full-time, salaried, telecommuting Associate Editor/Project Leader to join OTR Global's Enterprise Technology team.

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@otrglobal.com.

The right candidate will be:

Comfortable engaging with existing industry sources and persistent in cold-calling channel partners and distributors for phone interviews; familiar with trends and product in the enterprise technology sales markets; fluent in the language of enterprise technology.

Organized: You will direct and coordinate project teams operating concurrently in multiple geographies.

Analytical: You will evaluate findings, identify inflections, and compile clear, concise summary reports.

Personable: Maintaining relationships with sources, colleagues and clients is key to this role.

Curious: You will follow threads of information to uncover details and identify trends; you will keep current on topics under your coverage.

Adaptable: You will need to change direction if the research indicates a new approach is needed.

Self-starting: Missing deadlines is not an option.

This is a salaried telecommuting position, and a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Minimum of 3 years’ experience in journalism and research of enterprise tech topics, tech industry analysis, IT consulting, or inside sales at enterprise networking, storage, security, or cloud hardware or security companies, or IT consulting, knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.

-Ability to network persistently and develop new industry sources across various enterprise tech topics, and engage contacts in recurring in-depth dialogue over time. An established network of high-level implementation partners, distributors and resellers a plus.

-Understanding of the key trends shaping the enterprise tech landscape, and ability to identify inflections in those trends; experience with financial writing a plus.

-Well developed, positive communication and analytical skills, as well as excellent interviewing skills; ability to connect the dots and clearly articulate research conclusions.

-Exceptional organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, take ownership and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.

-Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a plus.

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

OTR Global (OTR®), founded in 1995, is an investment research firm with offices in North America, Europe and Asia.  OTR is a leading platform for primary research and one of the largest channel research firms servicing the institutional investment community.  OTR was a leader in pioneering interview-based methodology; its research method is utilized by more than 120 research personnel located in more than 15 countries. The unique approach unites quantitative measures and qualitative responses to uncover inflection points and produce predictive results. OTR has developed a comprehensive base of industry sources and a deep understanding of complex, global product supply chains and distribution channels.

OUR PRODUCTS

OTR aggregates, compares and contrasts extensive marketplace data and prepares research reports for institutional investors. Sources are interviewed via telephone, typically on a quarterly basis, which subsequently provides the basis for OTR reports. OTR's mission is to aggregate information from sources, compare it with expectations and look for dislocations or inflection points that provide investment opportunities for our clients.

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@otrglobal.com

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