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Research Director Financial Services

New York City, NY, USA | SurveyMonkey

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
    General Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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What we're looking for


You have a sense for what's moving markets today, and are excited to identify the trends that will define our collective lives in the years ahead. You are motivated to gauge, probe, and explain public attitudes and behaviors across multiple sectors. You have experience synthesizing complex information and are gifted at communicating in writing and "on air," whether on TV, on the radio, or other platforms. We're looking for an entrepreneurial self-starter with exceptional organization, planning, and execution capabilities. You also have a proven ability to build productive cross-functional relationships and work with senior management and external parties. A background in research and financial services is helpful.


You will


Set and execute a diverse research program on consumer trends, with a focus financial services

Emulate a top-tier investment analyst covering the big trends driving the future performance of top companies

Evaluate potential research and data partnerships for both feasibility and impact on business outcomes

Identify and prioritize potential partners and represent SurveyMonkey externally in those discussions

Represent SurveyMonkey data publicly in the media and at conferences

Establish success KPIs, report on key partner metrics regularly, and help launch new initiatives to scale partnership outcomes


You have


Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in economics, management, finance, or other business related fields

8+ years of work experience

Experience in media and communications

Success at managing cross-functional projects

Data modeling, critical thinking, and presentation skills

MBA and 2+ years in top-tier management consulting, investment banking, or private equity strongly preferred


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