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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Research Associate ? Technology Company Research
451 Research, an analyst firm focused on emerging and disruptive technologies, seeks a detail-oriented and highly curious researcher to gather and process financial data and insight related to private technology companies.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual who wishes to deepen his or her experience in finance/M&A and gain exposure to a broad range of technology companies while working in a rapidly growing entrepreneurial firm that offers numerous opportunities for advancement. 451 Research provides a strong benefits plan and offers a stimulating work environment.
The position would involve using a range of research tools ? including in-person and telephone interviews, online research, social networking and attendance at industry events ? to gather information about private technology-company financing, M&A and strategy.
The single most important requirement for this position is meticulous and relentless attention to detail and accuracy. The applicant must be highly organized, self-directed and able to juggle multiple concurrent projects.
The ideal candidate would have excellent interpersonal and online research skills, along with good knowledge of ? and a high level of curiosity about ? technology companies and finance. The researcher must be skilled at engaging with senior executives, industry experts or financial professionals to elicit information about companies and transactions. The ideal candidate would enjoy attending numerous industry events and interacting in person or via social media, email or phone with a network of contacts.
The candidate should also have good writing skills and have broad-enough knowledge of the information technology marketplace to be able to write an original, plain-English description of what a specific technology company does.
The position would be based in The 451 Group's office near Union Square in San Francisco.
-Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
-High level of organization and self-direction
-At least two years of experience related to technology and finance research
-Superior telephone and in-person interviewing skills
-Excellent online research capabilities
-Strong writing skills
-An existing network of contacts in technology or finance
-Deep and broad knowledge of multiple segments of the technology industry
-Experience in researching company venture financing or M&A
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED