Current Openings 


 

MEDIA & ADVERTISING RESEARCHER - PART TIME - CHINA BASED

The position

The Media & Advertising Researcher will work closely with other China-based Researchers to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. The ideal candidate will possess extensive network of media and advertising industry contacts such as media buyers, and develop new industry contacts, and maintain relationships with sources to generate in-depth interviews in China on trends in the industry.  Effective source development and interviewing skills are key aspects of the role. Attention to detail, analytical thinking and timely communication are other important elements.  The individual in this role will be part of a global team of researchers based in different regions. 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Thorough understanding of the China market with a strong background in media, social media, or advertising industry.
  • Extensive network of relevant media contacts in China, beyond public relations and investor relations; ability to network and develop new sources is key.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in the media/advertising, or researcher who covers these topics; consulting or market research firm experience, technical background experience a plus.
  • Ability to obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes. Ability to analyze and identify essential findings; spot trends, understand and articulate changes and underlying factors driving change
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask and meet deadlines, communicates and responds in a timely fashion.
  • The ability to speak/read and write native Chinese is required; verbal and written English skills preferred.
  • 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.

This is a part time and project-based remote/ telecommuting position. Candidates based in Shanghai may get priority consideration. Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com.


 

HEALTHCARE & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCHER - PART TIME - CHINA BASED

The Position

The Researcher will work alongside other China-based contributors to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to tap into their existing network of contacts and develop new industry sources and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews spanning healthcare and other topics in China. Effective source development and interviewing skills are key aspects of the role. Attention to detail, analytical thinking and timely communication are other key aspect of the role. The individual in this role will also work closely with global team leaders based in different regions. This is a remote/telecommuting position. Candidates based in tier-1 cities may get priority consideration.

Professional and Personal Attributes:

  • Thorough understanding of the China market with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: medical services and medical equipment, technology.
  • 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 the healthcare/medical services or technology, or researcher who covers these topics; consulting or market research firm experience, technical background, 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, understand and articulate changes and underlying factors driving change.
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask and meet deadlines, communicates and responds in a timely fashion. 
  • The ability to speak/read and write native Chinese is required; verbal and written English skills preferred.
  • 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.

This is a telecommuting position.  Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com.


RESEARCHER/ REPORTER – AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN

THE POSITION

OTR Global's Cyclicals group has an established reputation for identifying agriculture market inflections, and is looking for an agriculture supply chain researcher to join its global team. This individual should have a firm grasp of how various subsets of the agriculture market operate, including familiarity with the protein, dairy, seeds, crop protection, fertilizer, farm equipment and precision ag markets. Candidates with previous experience in agriculture and an established network of industry contacts are preferred, as the key responsibilities of this role will include conducting in-depth phone interviews with industry participants. The individual in this role will work closely with senior researchers in the group to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for both the global investment and agriculture communities.  This is a telecommuting, hourly position - preference to candidates living in or originating from communities with significant agriculture presence.

Professional and Personal Attributes:

  • Strong background researching, analyzing and/or writing related to agricultural markets; prior industry experience or related educational background preferred but not required (agronomy, ag economics, ag journalism, etc.).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the agriculture industry or experience in journalism or research on ag topics.
  • Ability to leverage candidate’s existing network of appropriate industry contacts, as well as develop new sources across various agricultural markets.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the agriculture industry today, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends.
  • Well developed, positive communication and interviewing skills; ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate research findings to an audience that thrives on simplicity.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.

This is a telecommuting position.  Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com.


INDUSTRIALS & AGRICULTURE RESEARCHER - PART TIME - CHINA BASED

THE POSITION

The Industrial/Agriculture Researcher will work with other Senior China-based Researchers to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to tap into their existing network of industrial and/or agriculture industry contacts, develop new industry sources, and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews in China spanning many of the following markets: industrial machinery, automotive manufacturing, agriculture, and other Cyclicals/Industrial topics. Effective source development and interviewing skills are key aspects of the role. Attention to detail, analytical thinking and timely communication are other important elements. The individual in this role will be part of a global team of researchers based in different regions. This is a remote/ telecommuting position. Candidates based in Beijing, Shenzhen, or Guangzhou may get priority consideration.

professional and personal attributes

  • Thorough understanding of the China market with a strong background in one or more of the following sectors: industrial machinery, auto manufacturing, agriculture.
  • Extensive network of relevant industry 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 the industrial/heavy/agriculture sectors, or researcher who covers these topics; consulting or market research firm experience, technical background experience a plus.
  • Ability to obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes. Ability to analyze and identify essential findings; spot trends, understand and articulate changes and underlying factors driving change
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask and meet deadlines, communicates and responds in a timely fashion.
  • The ability to speak/read and write native Chinese is required; verbal and written English skills preferred.
  • 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.

This is a telecommuting position.  Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com.