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Publication or Company The Intelligence Group
Job Title Consumer Insights and Trends Writer
Industry Corporate/Institutional/Technical Writing, Entertainment, Magazine Publishing, Marketing
Salary Competitive
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements The Intelligence Group, a youth-focused consumer insights and consulting firm, seeks a talented, creative and motivated writer with a passion for youth culture and trends. We are seeking a writer who is curious, detail-oriented and skilled at regularly recognizing and developing complex new sociological observations at both the macro and micro level. This person will work closely, and collaboratively, with a small editorial team. This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about modern cultural anthropology, particularly for those with previous experience in youth consumer insights, advertising, marketing, and/or generational studies (Generation Y, in particular).

The Intelligence Group is a subsidiary of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the leading entertainment and sports agency, and has offices in New York and Los Angeles.

Responsibilities will include:
• Significant writing and editing of our quarterly research and trend reports focused on the attitudes, lifestyles and trends surrounding Generations X, Y & Z
• Regular participation in company brainstorms and ideation sessions
• Collaboration with our team in identifying and analyzing micro and macro trends

They may also include:
• Writing and editing of our daily trend newsletter, trendcentral®
• Editing of various proprietary projects, including research reports, consulting assignments and client presentations
• Writing and editing of marketing materials and press releases

Required Skills:
• 3-5 years of experience in writing and editing on a professional level; Journalism degree is a plus
• Strong, active interest in Generation Y, marketing, pop culture, and behavioral and cultural trends across all categories
• Self-motivated, collaborative, creative and enthusiastic
• New media-savvy
• Writing/editing experience for a consumer insights company, magazine, or website is a plus

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