Current Openings:

  • RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (TMT)
  • PART TIME RESEARCHER: CHINA ONLINE MEDIA & ONLINE ADVERTISING
  • INTERN - INVESTMENT RESEARCH
  • QUANTITATIVE FINANCIAL RESEARCH UNDERGRADUATE INTERN

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (TMT)

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Research Associate is a full-time position located at OTR’s headquarters in Purchase, NY. This person will work closely with our research leaders in the TMT sector, supporting OTR’s research products. The Research Associate will facilitate competitive analysis and other research support to the team, including new research coverage development. This individual will take part in research project planning and design, and will be involved in interpreting research findings in one or more of the TMT industry verticals. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional analytical skills and communications skills, and will bring a strong desire to become an expert resource by tracking and interpreting industry information flow. The Research Associate will have the opportunity to work on our premier products alongside senior members of our team. This individual will report directly to OTR’s Director of Research Operations.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Bachelor degree.
  • History of success and hard work exemplified in previous work experience, academics, athletics, or other activities
  • Prior research experience; knowledge about financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail, creative problem solving.
  • The candidate must be a fast learner; ability to multi-task is critical.
  • Able to meet deadlines and maintain a flexible schedule in order to work with teams in different world time zones.
  • Must have strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills; Power Point skills a plus.
  • Positive communication skills are a must. Must be comfortable working in a virtual, multicultural company; many interactions will be with staff outside the office.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.
  • Embrace flexibility and constant change.
  • Value hard work; display conscientious diligence in action and work.

 

PART TIME RESEARCHER: CHINA ONLINE MEDIA & ONLINE ADVERTISING

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Media Researcher (based in Shanghai, Guangzhou, or Chengdu) will work closely with the China Media Senior Researcher to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The ideal candidate will possess extensive industry contacts and demonstrate the ability to develop new relationships with key industry contacts who can speak to strategic trends in the media advertising industry with an emphasis on online advertising, media strategy, and mobile internet. Applicants must be able to speak, interview, write and read Chinese with a high level of fluency. The Media Researcher reports to the China Media Senior Researcher.

 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

 

  • Bachelor degree.
  • Experience working in or reporting on the media advertising with an emphasis on online advertising; prior experience at large local media advertising agencies in China a plus
  • Strong media background and deep knowledge of internet and mobile internet
  • Ideal candidate has an extensive established network of media buyers contacts
  • Ability to network and successfully develop new sources; ability to reengage previously developed sources on a recurring basis
  • Ability to obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes
  • Ability to analyze and identify essential findings; spot trends and provide context
  • Ability to meet project deadlines, and proactively communicate with project manager is critical; English writing skills are preferable

  • Ability to handle workload of 2+ projects per month (3-4 source interviews per project)

  • A native Chinese born speaker and citizen who is based in Shanghai, Guangzhou, or Chengdu.

  • Understanding of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook

  • This is a telecommuting (work remotely) part time position

INTERN - INVESTMENT RESEARCH 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Spring 2018 undergraduate intern will work on a variety of business related and marketing projects with the CEO and other senior management.  This role allows for great autonomy, flexibility, and hands on learning.  The intern will have exposure to the financial services industry and the entrepreneurship of a high growth business within a highly competitive market.  Paid internship and interns must be able to prove they are able to be legally employed. The internship is in Purchase, NY. $11/hour.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Bachelor degree.
  • History of success and hard work exemplified in previous work experience, academics, athletics, or other activities
  • Strong MS Office skills with emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Internet research ability
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Applicant must be enrolled, full time in college and must have finished freshman year.
  • Applicants must be able work for 10-12 consecutive weeks for 40 hours per week
  • Students will be responsible for their own housing and transportation during the internship

Apply only if able to legally work in the US. Applicant will supply written statement saying they are able to work and a copy of their I-94 form.

QUANTITATIVE FINANCIAL RESEARCH UNDERGRADUATE INTERN  

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Spring 2018 undergraduate intern will work on a variety of business related projects including a data based project with the CEO and other senior management.  This role allows for great autonomy, flexibility, and hands on learning.  The intern will have exposure to the financial services industry and the entrepreneurship of a high growth business within a highly competitive market.  Paid internship and interns must be able to prove they are able to be legally employed. The internship is in Purchase, NY. $11/hour.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  •    Strong analytics background required
  •    Experience with data modeling, quantitative analysis, investment data, alternative data
  •    Familiarity with a statistical program, such as R or Stata, a plus.
  •    Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  •    Strong writing and verbal skills
  •    Applicant must be a full time undergraduate college student
  •    Applicants must be able work fulltime in our Purchase office
  •    Students will be responsible for their own housing and transportation during the internship

Apply only if able to legally work in the US. Applicant will supply written statement saying they are able to work and a copy of their I-94 form.

Please send Cover letter,resume and writing sample to:
Joann Steck-Bayat, Recruitment Operations Manager
Resumes@otrglobal.com

* These are general overviews of employment opportunities and do not constitute a guarantee of employment or benefits.