Research Analyst - Industry
The Economist
Gurugram, India
6d ago

Introduction

As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions.

The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.

As a Research Analyst in the Industry team you will be responsible for liaising with analysts, freelancers, economics, subedit and production teams to create forward-looking reports and articles to keep clients abreast of trends that will impact their businesses.

You will also be expected to check the quality of our data and forecasts for key industries.

Accountabilities

How you will contribute :

Produce high-quality forecasts, reports and articles for assigned industries

  • Produce and monitor forecasts for your assigned industry reports, under supervision from the Principal Analyst. Work with the economics team to maintain and correct the workbooks for your assigned reports.
  • Work with the Industry Manager and Principal Analyst to create, commission and process industry reports from first edit to production, ensuring that the schedule is maintained.
  • Answer sub-edit queries on the industry as and when required.

  • Write, edit and check assigned industry reports, ensuring that you are aware of major events and trends affecting the markets covered.
  • Write articles and updaters for your industry, focusing on how events will affect future developments and meeting targets set by your manager.
  • Use your expertise externally and internally

  • Support the Principal Analyst and other team members in producing white papers and other special content as needed.
  • Support the consulting team to deliver client briefings and bespoke research projects as and when required
  • Support other members of the team as necessary
  • Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this job are :

  • Some familiarity with business, economics, finance or international affairs.
  • A relevant degree (economics, business or a related subject is preferred)
  • Strong numeracy and an interest in forecasting.
  • Strong writing and editing skills in English, and an ability to write well under time pressure.
  • The ability to juggle different tasks effectively and to work as part of a team.
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