Research Manager – Media Entertainment

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 months ago



About IDC Retail Insights

IDC Retail Insights is seeking a Research Manager for its European Retail business unit. The analyst will be joining a team of well recognized analysts providing research-based advisory and consulting services to information technology vendors and tech buyer executives. The focus of this position is to advise on the use of information technology to support business innovation and transformation in the Media and Entertainment sector, which is part, together with Travel and Hospitality of IDC Retail Business unit remit.

Type of contract: Full-time, unlimited

Location : Milan, Prague, London, Paris


Responsibility and opportunities

The role of the research manager is truly multi-faceted and offers the possibility to demonstrate genuine thought-leadership at the intersection of retail/media entertainment and technology innovation . Beyond developing independent syndicated research, the successful candidate will also play an active role in custom research and consultancy engagements performed for a variety of clients including technology vendors and media and entertainment companies.

The role’s main responsibilities include:

  • Producing regular insightful content for Retail Insights subscription services
  • Responding to client inquiries
  • Delivering consulting projects as subject matter expert
  • Collaborating with colleagues in other business units on shared research publications
  • Supporting Sales & Marketing campaigns in pursuit of new business opportunities
  • Delivering public speaking engagements
  • Traveling in Europe and potentially other regions
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for someone who:

  • Has approximately 4 – 7 years of experience in a similar role concentrating on the applied use of technology in the media & entertainment industry (or more broadly in retail)
  • Has outstanding writing, presentation and client interaction skills
  • Is fluent in English (written & oral), any additional European language is a plus
  • Able to provide actionable advice to executive level management
  • Business development, collaboration and creative problem solving skills
  • Applicants with previous work experience with IT vendors, consultancies, or media and entertainment organizations will also be considered.
  • What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits (ticket restaurant, mobile phone, extra days of holidays and others)
  • Flexible working hours and home office (if you’d like, or you can come to the office, up to you)
  • International clients and working environment
  • Stable and well established company that is the industry’s foremost provider of technology market intelligence
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