Business Operations Associate
Stratfor - Austin, TX

Stratfor’s Custom Intelligence Services (CIS) group works with fund managers and senior executives of global multinational corporations, financial institutions, as well as government agencies and premier universities around the world. We support our clients with four primary offerings: advisory services, research products, enterprise content, and keynote speeches.

The Business Operations Associate is an organizational support role that works to help streamline business practices, organize resources, and provide administrative support to Stratfor's senior business leadership. This Business Operations Associate will work directly with Stratfor's Custom Intelligence Services department leadership but also liaison with the wider business development, client services, intelligence, and finance teams in support of general CIS departmental efforts.


  • Assist in coordinating Custom Intelligence Services sales activities, including marketing and campaign support to the business development team, margin target reporting, and sales management tracking.
  • Provide support to the Business Operations Manager to determine Stratfor's capabilities and resources required to perform client initiatives, draft proposals, along with instructions for project fulfillment.
  • Manage Stratfor's speaking engagement line of revenue, involving oversight of speaking engagement contracts and coordination with Stratfor's Operations Department to organize analyst resources.
  • Organize calendar for business development initiatives and delivery of client projects.
  • Provide administrative support where required.

Desired Experience:

  • 3-5 years of sales or business development, organizational management and executive administrative support experience preferred.
  • Experience selling research products and consulting services preferred.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Must be a self-starter who can manage their own time and work as a member of a local and virtual team.
  • Must have experience working with custom relationship management platforms, preferably SalesForce.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel.
  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • This role is located in Austin, TX.

About Us:
Stratfor is a geopolitical intelligence firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the world. By placing global events in a geopolitical framework, we help clients anticipate opportunities, manage risk, make decisions, and better understand international developments.

To Apply:
Please send a brief cover letter of no more than 400 words and your resume/CV.

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Strategic Forecasting, which does business as Stratfor, publishes global intelligence information through its subscription-based Web site,...