Researcher/Reporter - Network Communications - US Based

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

OTR Global's Network Communications group is looking for a Researcher in the U.S. to join its global team. The individual in this role will work closely with senior researchers in the group to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience by conducting primary research. The Network Communications Researcher should be able to efficiently develop new relationships with industry professionals - typically senior managers of North American wireless carriers and network operators, service partners for public cloud providers, wholesalers, and other high-level individuals - and maintain those relationships over time.
The Researcher needs to be creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach. The Reporter’s primary responsibility will be conducting in-depth interviews and contributing source feedback to research reports. Regular writing opportunities may be assigned after showing ability to deliver high quality source interviews, so clear, concise writing and communication skills are other important aspects of this role. This is a telecommuting position, and a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in investigative reporting, research and/or network engineering and network infrastructure for wireless service providers; knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in telecommunications or experience in journalism and research of network communications topics.
  • Ability to develop new sources across various network communications, infrastructure and cloud services topics, and maintain relationships over time in a virtual setting; existing high-level wireless carrier, components OEMs and service partners sources a plus.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the telecommunications carrier and supplier landscape and LTE/5G technologies development, and ability to identify inflections in those trends; knowledge of network components industry, data center and cloud technologies a plus.
  • Well developed, positive communication and excellent interviewing skills; ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate research conclusions.
  • Must be available for occasional travel to key industry events in North America for in-person networking/source development opportunities.
  • Strong 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, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com 


Research Associate - Santa Fe, NM - Part Time

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The job of an OTR Global Research Associate is to gather unbiased information on companies and industries through telephone interviews with a variety of sources in numerous sectors, including Professional Contractor, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts, Retail and Restaurants, and record the information cultivated from those source interactions into an online information system. This position pays $20 per hour. There are 1-5 shifts per week, 5-25 hours per week, for 5- 6 hours per shift in our Santa Fe office. This is a part time position so there are no benefits.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be computer literate, know Excel well. Be able to utilize and toggle between multiple windows at once and multi task.
  • Prior experience or solid understanding of Home Improvement, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts and Retail and/or Restaurant sectors a plus
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivated and confidence
  • Tenacious and resilient and able to handle rejection with cold calls
  • The ability to quickly assimilate information on new subjects
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for fact-finding
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including good listening skills
  • Ability to work well within a team, but will also be a motivated, independent worker
  • Schedule flexibility; must be able to work M-F, 9-5 pm
  • Only residents of Santa Fe need apply

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com


 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR/ PROJECT LEADER – TMT- Enterprise Technology

Roles and Responsibilities

OTR Global's Enterprise Technology group is looking for an Associate Editor to join its global team. The individual in this role should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the tech industry, and will lead ongoing coverage of several research topics, including quarterly reports and topical interim notes. Key research coverage responsibilities for each topic include directly engaging with industry sources via in-depth phone interviews, coordinating research process and project teams of researchers in different geographies, analyzing findings and compiling clear and concise research reports, as well as communicating with various internal and external stakeholders throughout the process.

The Associate Editor needs to be creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach - typically enterprise tech companies’ implementation partners, resellers and distributors, and other high-level individuals - and maintain those relationships over time. Analytical thinking, ability to connect the dots and think strategically about market trends implications are critical skills for this role. Clear and concise communication skills are also important aspects of this role. Associate Editor will work closely with researchers in the Global Enterprise Technology Team including the Managing Editor, Director of Enterprise Technology, and other researchers to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence. This is a salaried telecommuting position, and a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in journalism and research of enterprise tech topics, tech industry analysis, IT consulting, or inside sales at enterprise networking, storage, security, or cloud hardware or security companies, or IT consulting, knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Ability to network persistently and develop new industry sources across various enterprise tech topics, and engage contacts in recurring in-depth dialogue over time. An established network of high-level implementation partners, distributors and resellers a plus.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the enterprise tech landscape, and ability to identify inflections in those trends; experience with financial writing a plus.
  • Well developed, positive communication and analytical skills, as well as excellent interviewing skills; ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate research conclusions.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, take ownership and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a plus.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com 

 


 

Researcher/Reporter - Enterprise Technology - France Based - Part-Time

Roles and Responsibilities

OTR Global's Enterprise Technology group is looking for a Researcher in Europe to join its global team and conduct primary research in France. The individual in this role should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the tech industry in France. They will work closely with Director of Enterprise Technology Research and other researchers in the team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience by conducting primary research. The Technology Researcher should be able to efficiently develop new relationships with industry professionals in France - typically enterprise hardware and network security companies’ implementation partners, resellers and distributors, and other high-level individuals - and maintain those relationships over time.

The Researcher needs to be creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach. The Researcher’s primary responsibility will be conducting in-depth interviews by phone and contributing source feedback to research reports. Clear and concise communication skills are also important aspects of this role. This is an hourly telecommuting position, and a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Background in the technology industry, IT consulting, or in reporting and/or research; knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in inside sales at enterprise hardware or security companies, IT consulting, or experience in journalism and research of enterprise technology topics.
  • Ability to network in remote setting and develop new sources across various enterprise technology topics, and maintain relationships over time; existing high-level implementation partner, distributor and reseller sources a plus.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the enterprise technology landscape, and ability to identify inflections in those trends.
  • Well developed, positive communication and excellent interviewing skills; ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate research conclusions.
  • Strong 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, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com