Current Openings


HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Manager is a leader who facilitates human resources services and recruiting efforts for the firm’s global operations from its Purchase, NY office. The manager will coordinate staff recruiting, including new talent search and screening, supporting vetting and selection process, as well as managing post-hire onboarding process. The Human Resources Manager will also be responsible for managing the personnel record-keeping, benefits enrollment and communication on company policies, as well as various ad hoc human resource issues. The individual in this role will work closely with multiple senior managers in the firm, and will participate in policy review and performance review process. The Human Resources Manager will promote healthy organizational culture and help nurture and develop talent. Excellent communication skills, including positive and clear writing, attention to detail, as well as strong verbal presentation skills are important aspects of this role.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: 

  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly organized and energetic individual who is comfortable working with virtual teams, as well as able to effectively support both domestic and internationally-based personnel.
  • 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources, including 3+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience; SHRM certification preferred.
  • Understanding of the current trends pertaining to managing human resources, familiarity with benefits management and proven track record of successful talent acquisition and integration into organizations.
  • Excellent interviewing skills, resourcefulness and creativity in finding strong candidates for a vacant position. 
  • Strong technology skills, experience with applicant tracking systems, online recruitment communities and resources. Strong internet research skills, high proficiency with MS Office.
  • Well developed, positive communication skills and attention to detail; ability to interpret and clearly articulate benefit systems, human resources policies, coordinate planning for internal events.
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, excellent communicator, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic are other key attributes of the ideal candidate.
  • Unwavering ability to maintain confidentiality while honoring and leveraging multiple perspectives


RESEARCHER - CYLICALS TOPICS

THE POSITION

The Cyclicals Researcher should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the industry. This may include transportation services, industrial supply chains, construction equipment, agribusiness and other market segments. Most importantly, the ideal candidate will be comfortable pivoting from topic to topic – regardless of prior experience – and gaining enough understanding to hold intelligent conversations. The individual in this role will work closely with multiple senior researchers in the group to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The ability to efficiently develop new relationships with industry professionals is a must, as the primary responsibility of this position is conducting in depth phone interviews with a variety of contacts in industrial and transportation markets.  Excellent communication skills, including concise and clear writing, as well as strong verbal presentation skills are other important aspects of this role. Organizational and analytical skills, an ability to “connect the dots” and generate new research ideas are other key attributes of the role.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position, so the ideal candidate will be a self-starter and quick learner comfortable working remotely.
  • Strong background researching, analyzing and writing related to the Cyclical markets, potentially including heavy equipment, transportation services, agribusiness and other related market segments.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the industry today, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends.
  • Ability to efficiently develop and maintain relationships with new sources across various industrial and transportation markets.
  • Well developed, positive communication skills; ability to clearly articulate research findings to institutional investors.
  • Excellent interviewing skills with a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story. Experience with the financial industry a plus.
  • The ability to analyze and identify essential findings and draw a defendable conclusion is critical; strategize and think broadly forward.
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: Resumes@otrglobal.com


 

CONSUMER RETAIL LATIN AMERICA REPORTER – PART TIME

THE POSITION

Consumer Retail Latin America Reporter provides relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to develop new industry sources and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews spanning retail, restaurants and consumer products topics in Latin American countries. Effective source development, interviewing skills and ability to succinctly write up key findings are key aspects of the role. Effective communication skills and schedule flexibility are other key aspects of the role. Projects are based on client demand with projects typically requiring 2-3 weeks. The Reporter reports to Consumer Retail Custom Editor.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Thorough understanding of the Mexican, Central and South American markets with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: apparel and footwear, retail wholesale, consumer products and/or restaurants industry.
  • Network of industry contacts in Mexico, Spain, Central and/or South America; ability to network and successfully develop new sources is key
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in retail, restaurants and/or consumer products market research firm experience or investigative journalism experience
  • Ability to cold call, obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes.
  • Excellent writing and interviewing skills with the ability to analyze and identify key findings; spot trends
  • The ability to speak Spanish is required, along with strong verbal and written English skills; ability to speak Portuguese a plus
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible with schedule a must
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask
  • Strong and positive communication skills
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position 

Send resume to:  resumes@otrglobal.com 


REPORTER - SOFTWARE TOPICS - PART-TIME - MEXICO, LATIN AMERICA OR SOUTH AMERICA

THE POSITION

The Software Reporter should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the software industry. The individual in this role will work closely with the Director of Software Research to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop new relationships with industry professionals who can speak to strategic trends in software and technology. Excellent communication skills, including concise and clear writing, as well as strong verbal presentation skills are important aspects of this role. Organizational and analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key attributes of the role. The individual in this role reports to the Director of Software Research. 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES  

  • Multi-lingual with Portuguese and Spanish and English
  • Residing in Mexico, LA or SA required
  • Strong background working in or writing about the software industry, or in journalism
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in software sales, telemarketing or software research; investigative journalism experience a plus
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping software and technology, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends
  • Ability to develop and maintain new source relationships
  • Well developed, positive communication skills; ability to clearly articulate research findings to institutional investors
  • Excellent interviewing skills with a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story. Experience with financial writing a plus
  • The ability to analyze and identify essential findings and draw a defendable conclusion is critical; strategize and think broadly forward
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team and independently, and be comfortable working remotely; self-starter and a quick learner
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position.

Please send cover letter,resume and clips to: resumes@otrglobal.com


 

Mexico, Latin America or South America