Research Associate - Fintech, London
Business Insider Intelligence | London, United Kingdom | Full Time
We're hiring a hardworking Research Associate with strong research, writing, and analytical skills to help launch our London-based Fintech team, as part of our growing team at Business Insider Intelligence. Candidates will have 1 year of relevant work experience.
The ideal Research Associate will have a deep interest in tech news, have a combination of solid writing skills and analytical capabilities, and feel comfortable writing about and analyzing a wide range of fintech-related topics.
This is a unique opportunity to help launch and define a new division of a fast-growing international research company and an excellent way to begin a research/data-oriented writing career in the rapidly growing fintech industry.
BI Intelligence is a fast-growing research service from Business Insider. BI Intelligence offers insights essential to companies making strategic decisions across the mobile, digital media, e-commerce, Internet of Things, payments, and digital financial services industries. Our clients are Fortune 1000 companies, startups, advertising agencies, investment firms, and media conglomerates that have come to rely on our timely, forward-looking insights to keep atop of trends shaping the digital landscape.
The Research Associate will be responsible for writing a daily newsletter, focusing on the most important new tech trends, stories, and research reports and adding in their own analysis on what developments mean for the industry. In addition, the Research Associate will speak to industry executives to gain a deeper understanding of the industry.
Those with a degree in social science — including psychology, sociology, and politics — and those with a strong background distilling data, research, and technical topics into compelling writing and persuasive analysis are encouraged to apply.
If this role is for you, here are some of the other traits you possess:
Ability to quickly sort through masses of data and understand what really matters to professionals and why
Ability to write clearly about data-driven trends, consumer and business-to-business markets, and the larger tech industry
Diligence and persistence in researching
Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and fast-changing environment
Attention to detail
Proficiency in MS Excel required
Solid grounding in business analysis fundamentals
Strong communication and writing skills
An interest in data-driven visual storytelling
Internships in market/consumer research, consulting, tech research, or relevant experience in a similar position is helpful but not required
If this is the right opportunity for you, please apply online and tell us why you're a good fit for the role. Thanks in advance.