• Strategic Research Analyst

    ID
    2019-2827
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Research
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network is seeking a Strategic Research Analyst to work with a team that develops and executes research and analysis of relevant operational landscapes to inform organizational strategies and investments. This role supports a robust platform that unites social entrepreneurs to accomplish far more than they otherwise could. We help them transform their effectiveness, increase their efficiency and lower their costs, and dramatically scale their operations.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and analysis including landscape analysis, market analysis, due diligence, and competitive analysis
    • Develop reports and materials that enable situational awareness and drive organizational impact
    • Perform internet research, monitor social media, and conduct searches through subscription and open source tools and databases
    • Establish research systems to keep abreast of updates and media related to a designated business unit or focus area
    • Collaborate with network partners to help in development of operational strategies
    • Consistently reevaluate and improve existing processes and knowledge systems to best support partners
    • Enter and manage data

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years' experience in one or a combination of the following areas: research and analysis, public policy, legislative analysis, or philanthropy
    • Understanding of how to interpret financial data
    • Strong ability to write succinct products synthesizing large amounts of information into meaningful insights
    • Ability to take initiative, collaborate, and work independently
    • Demonstrated success managing stakeholders or customer relationships
    • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a high sense of urgency
    • Understanding and excitement for the organization’s vision

     

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Familiarity with competitor, market, and/or investment analysis

     

    About Us

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

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