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Market & Competitive Analysis Research Associate

Company: Gartner
Location: Irving
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

About Gartner Digital Markets:Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three leading brands - Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability, and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.About the role:We are looking for an experienced business associate with a strong research and analytical background, to help analyze key business performance indicators and market competitiveness to communicate actionable insights that support business performance reporting and enable business leaders to make informed data driven decisions to support the Digital Markets growth strategy. The role will also involve driving prioritized strategic initiatives that support our growth and create operational efficiencies across the business.Locations: Stamford CT, Austin TX, Irving TX, Arlington VA, or Barcelona SpainWhat You Will do:

  • Report and monitor business performance on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to the Digital Markets leadership team providing root cause analysis and insights to understand changes in performance
  • Drive internal data analysis (e.g., segment growth rates), conduct internal and external interviews and create reports
  • Analyze and summarize results, identify trends, assumptions, and drivers, and communicate actionable insights and recommendations to key business stakeholders including the Gartner Digital Markets leadership team.
  • Cultivate strong and mutually respectful relationships across the organization and partner with Digital Markets leadership to solve problems and identify business improvement opportunities
  • Apply competitive analysis tools (e.g., SWOT analysis) to highlight differentiation and identify strategic opportunities against several individual competitors.
  • Address data quality issues, such as data gaps or biases in underlying data sets, as well as their impact on reporting capabilities.
  • Employ interviews to develop a nuanced qualitative understanding of quantitative findingsWhat You Will Need:
    • 2+ years of research/analytic work experience in competitive analysis, go-to-market strategy, or product marketing in high data volume environments (preferably in internet, software, or technology industries).
    • Excellent critical thinking and analytic skills including proficiency in using excel, web analytics and business intelligence tools
    • Proficiency in analyzing data and metrics and summarizing results into actionable insights and recommendations
    • Ability to do primary and secondary research independentlyWho You Are:
      • A good combination of technical and interpersonal skills with strong communication skills and an effective collaboration style for both technical and business teams
      • Demonstrated ability to positively influence and develop consensus with teams not in a direct report alignment
      • Highly motivated, ambitious, able to work independently, in a fast-paced environment.
      • Demonstrated attention to detail with a clear focus on work quality and ownershipWhat we offer:In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:
        • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.
        • A collaborative and positive culture - Your team will be as smart and driven as you.
        • Outstanding compensation - Plus competitive benefits and generous time off.
        • A chance to make an impact - Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.Our awards and accolades:
          • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
          • Forbes America's Best Employers 2018, 2019; Best Management Consulting Firms 2017, 2018, 2019
          • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
          • Careers & the disABLED Magazine Top 50 Employers 2021#digitalmarkets#LI-DA2#LI-HybridWho are we?Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization's most critical priorities. We've grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.What makes Gartner a great place to work?Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger-as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That's why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index.Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner What we offer:Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you'll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company's career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email Requisition ID:62474By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.Gartner Applicant Privacy Link: efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.

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