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Publication or Company Investment News
Job Title Research Analyst
Industry B2B Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Research Analyst, InvestmentNews

InvestmentNews is seeking an analyst to support its growing research and adviser benchmarking business, as well as its editorial data offerings. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong analytical skills and a passion for finding headline-worthy news in data and research.

Specifically, the Research Analyst will:

• Support the internal development of InvestmentNews’ annual benchmarking reports on 2-3 projects per year. Specific responsibilities on these projects will include:
o Review and construction of survey questions, logic and programming
o Work as part of a team that will analyze and identify survey results for trends and developments that would drive editorial content surrounding the study. The content could include print and online stories, as well as presentations for InvestmentNews events and webcasts
o Manage the underlying databases that will support the development of InvestmentNews Research’s digital tools and dashboard
o Generate and deliver custom data requests and cut reports to InvestmentNews Research clients
• Maintain, update and improve InvestmentNews’ primary digital data center offerings
• Develop survey questionnaires for both InvestmentNews’ cross-sectional surveys (readership surveys) and longitudinal surveys (those collecting historical data – IBD, employee brokerage, custodian and clearing firm surveys).
• Conduct analysis of findings gathered through both cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys, as well as InvestmentNews’ six primary databases
• Work with the Data Editor and editorial staff to develop new charts, rankings and databases that further improve InvestmentNews’ positioning as the leading provider of information to financial advisers.


• Three to five years of experience as a research analyst in a financial services environment
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• The ability to learn quickly and the desire to multi-task
• BA/BS Degree (Journalism, Finance or related field preferred)

Publication Overview:
InvestmentNews is the premier provider of news, data, research and events to the financial advisory industry. Through our weekly newspaper, website, data centers, benchmarking reports and conferences, we provide industry-leading tools and resources that allow financial advisers to learn more about their businesses, clients and competition.

About Crain Communications Inc - An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. The company’s 850 employees in 11 locations produce exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed. The company’s website is www.crain.com.
About Our Company Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business publishers in the U.S. with over 30 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe. As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company's newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader.

To apply for this position please visit our website at www.crain.com and search under the employment section.

We thank you for your interest in Crain Communications and invite you to visit our website as positions are updated regularly. Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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