Research Analyst – REDI Cincinnati

Apr 26, 2019 | Jobs

Job Description

Summary

The research analyst is responsible for supporting the business development team with both day-to-day research needs and ad hoc research projects. The research analyst is at the intersection of analyzing and understand economic data and relating it to the client need. At its core, this position is about making what the data says clear and digestible to businesses looking to locate or grow in Greater Cincinnati. This position is ideal for a naturally curious problem solver who likes variation in his or her work and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform analysis of available data to guide REDI Cincinnati’s business development and project management initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of responses to consultant- and company-generated requests for information (RFIs).
  • Support the research needs of investors, community partners, and stakeholders.
  • Analyze established research resources to produce reports to REDI Cincinnati stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update statistics for the website, marketing material, and RFI response template
  • Willingness and ability to learn, understand, and articulate verbally and in writing a variety of benefits and features of the region.
  • Serve as a professional ambassador and representative of REDI Cincinnati, JobsOhio, and the 16-county region.
  • Interact with REDI Cincinnati team, investors, and JobsOhio staff in a professional and timely manner.
  • Attend all REDI Cincinnati events.

 

Competencies

  • Action and results-oriented
  • Customer-focused
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Naturally curious
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to manage projects and organize priorities
  • Professional behavior and attire

 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communication, marketing, economics, or similar required.
  • Basic understanding of data analysis and statistics required.
  • Experience using labor market data, Power BI, Adobe, or presentation software preferred, but not required.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment

The environment is typical of an office environment

 

Interested candidates may send resume and cover letter to HTaphorn@REDICincinnati.com. No phone calls.

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