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Employer: Bespoke Partners

Expires: 06/01/2021

Position Title: Research Analyst / Senior Research AnalystLocation: San Diego, CA or Austin, TXPosition Summary:The Research Analyst leads strategy and execution for talent identification throughout the executive search process and supports Principals and Partners in the completion of search assignments. The Research Analyst is responsible for conducting market analysis, developing research and candidate sourcing strategy, reviewing and analyzing search data, and assessing target candidatesResponsibilities:Conducts ongoing analysis and monitoring of trade publications for trends in software, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, and growth equity investmentsDevelops and executes research strategy for search engagements and communicates with principals/partners on progressManages research projects associated with search assignments, including monitoring candidate progress, creating and implementing communication plans, and harvesting relevant dataIdentifies appropriate target organizations and candidates using existing internal and external resourcesPerforms queries of the Bespoke Partners (BP) database to discover candidate information such as compensation data, location data, and proprietary assessment dataAdds newly identified individuals to the database and updates existing database recordsActively participates in bi-weekly research staff meetings. Serves as an industry or field subject matter expert to teammates and business partnersServe as a partner to senior-level members in business development activitiesIdeal Qualifications:1 – 3 years of experience in research within a professional services environmentStrong project management skills, ability to employ critical thinking and analysis, and proven success in creative problem solvingMetrics-driven working style with a knack for compiling, interpreting, and articulating dataAble to present and communicate information clearly and concisely to diverse audiencesMust be comfortable with using reference materials, databases, online services, and internet searching toolsExcellent organizational and time management skillsBoolean search logic experience preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with senior-level leadersResults-oriented mindset with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced consulting environmentAbility to work independently, as well as on a teamSelf-disciplined and organized; will be able to efficiently manage multiple projects with minimal oversight