Current Openings

  • INTERN - WINTER 2018
  • FULL-TIME CONSUMER RETAIL CHINA RESEARCHER
  • REPORTER - MEDIA TOPICS

 

INTERN - WINTER 2018

THE POSITION
The winter 2018 undergraduate interns will work on a variety of business related and marketing projects with the CEO and other senior management.  This role allows for great autonomy, flexibility, and hands on learning.  The intern will have exposure to the financial services industry and the entrepreneurship of a high growth business within a highly competitive market.  Paid internship and interns must be able to prove they are able to be legally employed. The internship is in Purchase, NY. $11/hour.

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • History of success and hard work exemplified in previous work experience, academics, athletics, or other activities

  • Strong MS Office skills with emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong Internet research ability

  • Strong writing and verbal skills

  • Applicant must be enrolled, full time in college and must have finished freshman year.

  • Applicants must be able work for 10-12 consecutive weeks for 40 hours per week

  • Students will be responsible for their own housing and transportation during the internship

Apply only if able to legally work in the US. Applicant will supply written statement saying they are able to work and a copy of their I-94 form.

Please send Cover letter,resume and writing sample to:
Joann Steck-Bayat, Recruitment Operations Manager
Resumes@otrglobal.com
 


 

FULL-TIME CONSUMER RETAIL CHINA RESEARCHER

THE POSITION

The Consumer Retail Researcher will work closely with Editor, China Consumer, to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will develop and maintain relationships with industry sources to generate timely in-depth interviews spanning retail, restaurants and consumer products topics in China. Effective source development and interviewing skills are key aspects of the role. The individual in this role will also support the Editor, China Consumer, to prepare and coordinate projects in the field, work closely with other members of the Consumer Retail China team and OTR's global Consumer Retail team in other regions, as appropriate. Effective communication skills is another key aspect of the role. The Consumer Retail Researcher, China reports to Editor, China Consumer.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Thorough understanding of the China market with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: ecommerce, apparel and footwear, retail wholesale, consumer products and/or restaurants industry.
  • Extensive industry network of contacts in China, beyond public relations and investor relations; ability to network and successfully develop new sources is key
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in ecommerce, retail, restaurants and/or consumer products; consulting or market research firm experience, investigative journalism experience a plus
  • Ability to obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes.
  • Ability to analyze and identify essential findings; spot trends, strategize and think broadly forward;
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask
  • Strong and positive communication skills
  • The ability to speak/read and write native Chinese is required; strong verbal and written English skills preferred.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible with schedule a must due to working with reporters and editors in different world time zones.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.
  • A native Chinese born speaker and citizen. If not, the proper credentials and work permits to be employed in China is a must.

Please send Cover letter,resume and writing sample to:
Joann Steck-Bayat, Recruitment Operations Manager
Resumes@otrglobal.com


REPORTER - MEDIA TOPICS

THE POSITION

OTR is seeking a Media Research Reporter/Associate to join its global team of Media researchers to help develop relationships with industry professionals at large advertising agencies, who can speak to strategic trends in media. Exceptional communication and analytical skills, and a passion for the media and technology industry are among key attributes for prospective candidates. Strong verbal presentation skills, as well as concise and clear writing are also important aspects to this role. This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to develop and maintain new industry source relationships at advertising agencies, gather detailed intelligence by engaging in ongoing dialogue with sources

  • Analysis of key trends shaping media and technology industry, and ability to identify inflections in those trends

  • Ability to present research findings in a concise, articulate and clear manner

  • Collaborate with other members of the Media team as well as broader TMT teams to generate new coverage ideas

  • Monitor public company financial data, news and other information to compare research findings and shape coverage

  • This is a  remote, hourly position 

DESIRED BACKGROUND AND REQUIREMENTS

  • An undergraduate degree in a related area of study

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in media and/or advertising industry or technology research

  • Strong background researching, analyzing and writing related to the media and technology industry

  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills. As part of the interview process candidates may be asked to provide a writing sample

  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to:
Joann Steck-Bayat |Recruitment & Operations Manager | Resumes@otrglobal.com