Industry Analyst/Service Director: Connected Devices
Based in North America or UK/Europe
Strategy Analytics has an exciting position available in its world-leading Devices research team for an experienced Industry Analyst in the connected device and connected home market. SA seeks an entrepreneurial, client-focused analyst to join our team as Director of Connected Home Devices. The successful candidate will be chartered with expanding our existing service which serves leading global tv, video, audio and entertainment device manufacturers as well as service providers, key enabling technology vendors and media players.
The position requires at least 5 years' professional experience and a Bachelors degree. Relevant experience may include an analyst/research capacity with background in consumer technology and device markets, related components or software, or related service provider, broadcast or media markets; research support for strategic marketing or business development in television, communications and related technology markets; investment research; a relevant marketing or product development role.
On joining SA, we would want the successful candidate to be our lead advocate for global connected home issues and would expect him/her to:
- Develop, refine and validate a syndicated service in the connected home area, expand our coverage in smart TV and other digital home technologies, and leverage skills, contacts and experience and marrying those with SA's unique strengths
- Contribute high class written and quantitative research to support our consumer device efforts as well as supporting client inquiry activities and building press/media coverage
- Collaboratively develop new primary research surveys and analysis to support growth in the connected home space
- Evangelise SA to the candidate's network and expand on SA's presence in major corporate accounts
We see this position as a senior one with a hybrid of responsibilities and opportunities spanning both syndicated, consulting and analysis as well as business development within the area of expertise.
Qualified candidates must have excellent communication skills, understanding of technology vendor performance and business metrics, strong familiarity with Excel, proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint, and excellent English-language writing and communication skills. Ability in additional languages will be viewed favourably. An organised approach to a pressurised environment and the ability and initiative to work independently as well as part of a global team are also important. International travel will be a requirement.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent career opportunities are offered to outstanding candidates.
Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction and résumé to David Mercer, VP, Digital Consumer Practice, Strategy Analytics at firstname.lastname@example.org