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Research Associate (Immediate Start)

Company: Third Bridge
Location: Dallas
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Third Bridge is a market-leading investment research firm. We provide integrated solutions for the world's top investors and business leaders to help them make smarter and faster decisions. No other company in the world provides the same holistic investment offering: our superpower is the combination of human insights and unique investor-led content with a global expert network. We serve over 1,000 investment firms, offering clients 24/7 coverage through our team of 1,300+ employees located across eight offices.

Job Description

Forum is a content product that helps investors make better investment decisions faster. We conduct in depth Interviews with senior executives and industry specialists to unearth critical insights and generate unfiltered transcripts. Our 100+strong industry aligned team covers over 3,000 public and private companies, applying data-driven factor models to identify where capital is most likely to be deployed. Our library of over 50,000 Forum Interview transcripts is continually strengthened by the generation of approximately 900 transcripts per month.

Dive into our comprehensive training program and as you progress from a new hire to a seasoned analyst, you will learn:

  • About our business, our team and our clients
  • How to use our proprietary tools and public databases to prospect and recruit specialists who are the most pertinent for each topic
  • How to manage a project and develop relationships with experts and internal stakeholders
  • About various sectors and companies globally and help develop strategies to increase the adoption of our products and services
  • Leadership and networking skills to use throughout your career
    • Collaborate with in-house analysts to identify key catalysts driving the performance of companies and industries that comprise a specific sector
    • Research and identify the most relevant individuals (C-level executives and practitioners working at the heart of their industries) to take part in conference calls, private meetings and roundtables on key investment catalysts
    • Manage the relationship with specialists ensuring they are prepared for their consultation
    • Encouraging these individuals to participate in discussions with our clients, while ensuring that their insights are relevant and their fees are within budget
    • Developing relationships with existing Third Bridge industry contacts and build new ones with experts you have identified
    • Working to tight deadlines alongside other members of the Forum team

      The successful candidate will have:
      • Proven experience in communicating effectively and building relationships quickly over the phone
      • Demonstrable skill in carrying out research with a logical and focused approach
      • A solid understanding of the wider business world, and an interest in financial markets would be beneficial
      • A resourceful nature, with a diligent and proactive approach to their work
      • The ability to work well within a team, under pressure and with a positive attitude

        • Hold a 4-year college degree with strong academic record
        • Ideally the candidate must have 0-2 years of work experience. The level of experience may vary, but what matters is your curiosity, drive and ambition

          Additional Information
          • Salary: A competitive base salary of $57,000 plus access to our bonus scheme after just 1 month
          • Vacation: 15 days (which increases to 20 days after 2 years of service) plus US Holidays
          • Learning: personal development allowance of $1,150 per year
          • Sponsored learning: reimbursement of up to $2,000 of expenses associated with the CFA
          • Health and wellbeing: a variety of insurance plans, including health coverage by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medical Insurance, Dental insurance and Vision plan, plus a personal HSA (Health Saving Account) and Medical FSA (Flexible Spending Account). And also a variety of health and wellbeing events to focus on mental health.
          • Future and family: 401K matching up to 5% of your base salary, life insurance, a longterm disability policy dependent care FSA and pet insurance
          • Flexibility: work from anywhere for one month per year, 2 annual volunteer days, 2 personal days when life throws you a curveball and 'Summer Fridays'
          • Rewards: get points through our colleague-to-colleague recognition programme to spend on hotels, gift cards, donations to charity and more
          • Social: weekly optional social gatherings, daily breakfast and snacks, social events
          • ESG: CSR, Environment and Diversity & Inclusion (including Women at Third Bridge, Pride and Blkbridge)
          • Frontline Innovation: your chance to share your ideas for improvement through Hackathons and other events

            The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying.

            We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.

Keywords: Third Bridge, Dallas , Research Associate (Immediate Start), Other , Dallas, Texas

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