San Francisco, Boston, New York, London or wherever the best candidate lives
Outsell, Inc. the only advisory firm entirely focused in the information industry is looking for a Business Information Specialist to manage its company database.
As the Business Information Specialist and owner of Outsell's company database you are responsible for:
Understanding, maintaining and implementing our information industry segmentation in collaboration with our senior research team
Ensure the database is maintained, updated and accurate at all times.
Be a strong researcher that LEADS estimating revenue for all companies based on a variety of models and Outsell's methodology and Outsell's segmentation
Enhance the breadth, depth and accuracy of the database to create new offerings and offer enhanced differentiated value to our clients and analysts
Be responsible for the sizing of diversified companies and ensuring the portion of their revenue allocated to particular segments and analysts is accurate
Handle requests for data pulls and be responsible for inquiries that plan multiple segments.
Work with market analysts to derive annual industry sizing
Be conversant in other data solutions functions to support editorial process to support our headline service to the industry and create value added newsletters
We are looking for a self-driven individual who has a passion for accurate data and databases and how it can offer value through analytics, modeling and creative UX
In your career, you have already created data assets using relational database in Access or other BI tools
For example you have worked on customer databases and / or help build market sizing tools
You were responsible to find and enter the data accurately
You do not need an IT background but you are no stranger to running queries across multiple data
tables! You are a power user!
You do not need to program queries but you know how to write specifications for developing them
You are an Excel power users who knows how to use pivot tables, filter, vlookups and more
You are also passionate about understanding the qualitative trend of markets
You are broadly able to speak about the market your current company belongs to
You are also aware of where and why your current company customers find value
You do not know everything but you are eager to learn, contribute and make a strong contribution in a collaborative environment
You realize that finding and entering accurate data is crucial
You know how to meet deadlines
You work hard and independently but you do reach out for guidance and advice
You are dedicated to your responsibilities but also willing to learn others to help your team
You have strong opinions but realize that you are working for an organization that has collective priorities
2 to 5 years work experience with a proven track records in working with data and databases
College degree required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, or national origin.