Research and Business Engagement Associate - Data Services & Strategy Research and Business Engagement Associate - Data  …

Evercore Partners Inc.
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 19
Evercore Partners Inc.
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 19
Research and Business Engagement Associate - Data Services & Strategy
GROUP DESCRIPTION: The Data Services & Strategy group ("DSS") at Evercore manages over 250 information resource vendors on behalf of the firm and handles over 1,500 monthly research inquires to its Advisory Research team.

POSITION: Evercore seeks to hire a Research and Business Engagement Associate for its DSS group located in New York, NY. This is an immediate hire opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This new role has both business research and communications duties. The role requires an energetic and highly curious professional who is able to work effectively with investment bankers, vendors, and fellow researchers. The successful candidate will be a proven self-starter with a creative mind who can tackle complex business problems and follow through on delivering solutions. The successful candidate needs to be highly organized and able to balance multiple, often competing, demands with tight turnaround times.

We are interested in candidates with extensive experience as professional librarians, journalists, or public relations experts. Experience working in corporate environments and familiarity with business, finance and capital markets are critical to success in this role.

Business Research (50%)
  • Conduct high-quality business research as part of the DSS Advisory Research team
  • Respond to both ad-hoc research requests and complete recurring research deliverables using resources such as FactSet, Factiva, S&P Capital IQ, Bloomberg, Pitchbook and Refinitiv Eikon
  • Participate in evaluating new and existing resources for banking and equity research groups

Client Engagement & Communications (30%)

  • Primary point of interface with Evercore stakeholders and our market research vendors:
  • Organize vendor training sessions
  • Conduct user needs assessments
  • Audit stakeholder use of information resources to ensure maximum ROI and optimal deployment of resources
  • Host "vendor days" for existing and prospective vendors to showcase their services

Content Publishing (20%)

  • Own the marketing and communications program for DSS, which includes:
  • Maintaining and growing DSS Corporate Intranet presence
  • DSS newsletters for a variety of internal stakeholders
  • Identify additional opportunities to market DSS products and services to our stakeholders in investment banking equity research, sales and trading and wealth management

You have a background as a business librarian with a minimum of 5 years of experience in law, financial services or management consulting. You may also have experience as a business and finance journalist and have written extensively on business, economics or capital markets. Alternatively, you have worked as a PR professional supporting Fortune 500 or investment banking clients.

Core Competencies include:
  • Superb written and oral communication skills; extensive experience presenting to large groups
  • Extensive experience using a variety of information resources common in business libraries
  • Curious, engaged and a people person
  • Highly organized; excellent time management skills
  • Engaging personality and strong people person with a can-do all hands on deck attitude
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint or similar content management systems (WordPress ok)

  • Master of Library and Information Science or Master of Journalism or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a business librarian, journalist or public relations professional
  • Successful candidate must be fluent in MS Office products
  • US employment authorized (no relo)