Current Openings

 


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - PART TIME - SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO

THE POSITION

The job of an OTR Global Research Associate is to gather unbiased information on companies and industries through telephone interviews with a variety of sources in numerous sectors, including Professional Contractor, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts, Retail and Restaurants, and record the information cultivated from those source interactions into an online information system. $20 per hour. 1-5 shifts per week, 5-25 hours per week, for 5- 6 hours per shift in our Santa Fe office. No benefits.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Must be computer literate, know Excel well. Be able to utilize and toggle between multiple windows at once and multi task.
  • Prior experience or solid understanding of Professional Contracting, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts and Retail and/or Restaurant sectors a plus
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivated and confidence
  • Tenacious and resilient and able to handle rejection with cold calls
  • The ability to quickly assimilate information on new subjects
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for fact-finding
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including good listening skills
  • Ability to work well within a team, but will also be a motivated, independent worker
  • Schedule flexibility; must be able to work M-F, 8-5 pm
  • Only residents of Santa Fe need apply

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com


RESEARCHER - CYCLICALS TOPICS

THE POSITION

The Cyclicals Researcher should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the industry. This may include transportation services, industrial supply chains, construction equipment, agribusiness and other market segments. Most importantly, the ideal candidate will be comfortable pivoting from topic to topic – regardless of prior experience – and gaining enough understanding to hold intelligent conversations. The individual in this role will work closely with multiple senior researchers in the group to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The ability to efficiently develop new relationships with industry professionals is a must, as the primary responsibility of this position is conducting in depth phone interviews with a variety of contacts in industrial and transportation markets.  Excellent communication skills, including concise and clear writing, as well as strong verbal presentation skills are other important aspects of this role. Organizational and analytical skills, an ability to “connect the dots” and generate new research ideas are other key attributes of the role.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position, so the ideal candidate will be a self-starter and quick learner comfortable working remotely.
  • Strong background researching, analyzing and writing related to the Cyclical markets, potentially including heavy equipment, transportation services, agribusiness and other related market segments.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the industry today, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends.
  • Ability to efficiently develop and maintain relationships with new sources across various industrial and transportation markets.
  • Well developed, positive communication skills; ability to clearly articulate research findings to institutional investors.
  • Excellent interviewing skills with a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story.
  • Experience with the financial industry a plus.
  • The ability to analyze and identify essential findings and draw a defendable conclusion is critical; strategize and think broadly forward.
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com


REPORTER – RETAIL - US BASED

THE POSITION

The Retail Reporter should be skilled in developing and maintaining active dialogue with 20+ sources comprised of buyers, suppliers and other high-level individuals. The reporter needs to be creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach. While the end-product is finance related, having Wall Street expertise is less important than a passion for uncovering news and breaking stories. Initially the Reporter will mainly be contributing source feedback to reports. Once the individual in this role has established ability to deliver high quality source interviews, more regular writing opportunities may be assigned. The Retail Reporter will work closely with the Director of Retail and rest of the retail team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Background working in or writing about the retail/footwear/apparel industry, or in journalism; existing high-level retail, brand or manufacturing sources a big plus
  • The ideal candidate is persistent, friendly and has the multiple skills it takes to build and maintain a base of high-level industry sources
  • Understanding of key trends shaping the retail industry and its leading operators, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, but also independently and be comfortable working remotely; schedule flexibility is a must.
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence.
  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position.

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com


 

CONSUMER RETAIL LATIN AMERICA REPORTER – PART TIME

THE POSITION

Consumer Retail Latin America Reporter provides relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to develop new industry sources and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews spanning retail, restaurants and consumer products topics in Latin American countries. Effective source development, interviewing skills and ability to succinctly write up key findings are key aspects of the role. Effective communication skills and schedule flexibility are other key aspects of the role. Projects are based on client demand with projects typically requiring 2-3 weeks. The Reporter reports to Consumer Retail Custom Editor.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Thorough understanding of the Mexican, Central and South American markets with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: apparel and footwear, retail wholesale, consumer products and/or restaurants industry.
  • Network of industry contacts in Mexico, Spain, Central and/or South America; ability to network and successfully develop new sources is key
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in retail, restaurants and/or consumer products market research firm experience or investigative journalism experience
  • Ability to cold call, obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes.
  • Excellent writing and interviewing skills with the ability to analyze and identify key findings; spot trends
  • The ability to speak Spanish is required, along with strong verbal and written English skills; ability to speak Portuguese a plus
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible with schedule a must
  • Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask
  • Strong and positive communication skills
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position 

Please send your cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com


REPORTER - SOFTWARE TOPICS - PART-TIME - MEXICO, LATIN AMERICA OR SOUTH AMERICA

THE POSITION

The Software Reporter should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the software industry. The individual in this role will work closely with the Director of Software Research to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop new relationships with industry professionals who can speak to strategic trends in software and technology. Excellent communication skills, including concise and clear writing, as well as strong verbal presentation skills are important aspects of this role. Organizational and analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key attributes of the role. The individual in this role reports to the Director of Software Research.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES  

  • Multi-lingual with Portuguese and Spanish and English
  • Residing in Mexico, LA or SA required
  • Strong background working in or writing about the software industry, or in journalism
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in software sales, telemarketing or software research; investigative journalism experience a plus
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping software and technology, and an ability to identify inflections in those trends
  • Ability to develop and maintain new source relationships
  • Well developed, positive communication skills; ability to clearly articulate research findings to institutional investors
  • Excellent interviewing skills with a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story. Experience with financial writing a plus
  • The ability to analyze and identify essential findings and draw a defendable conclusion is critical; strategize and think broadly forward
  • Stellar organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team and independently, and be comfortable working remotely; self-starter and a quick learner
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
  • This is a telecommuting, hourly position.

Please send cover letter, resume and clips to: jobs@otrglobal.com