BUSINESS ASSOCIATE – ENTRY LEVEL
We are a well-established financial research & data provider and have been in business for nearly 40 years. We pride ourselves on our relaxed, collaborative corporate culture, and our excellent work-life balance. We are located in a bright, open office space in downtown Bethesda, within walking distance of the Bethesda Metro station.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, all interviews and assessments for this position will be conducted remotely. Our office has resumed limited on-site operations, but many of our staff members are working from home most days. We plan to ramp up our on-site staffing over the next six months and resume full-time on-site work. Our resumption of normal operations is dependent on state and local public health guidance. Some in-person training will be required, which will be conducted with appropriate safeguards. This position will transition to a full-time on-site role in Bethesda, MD in the future. Preference given to fully vaccinated applicants.
The Business Associate position provides a chance to participate in a small business that provides research to the major financial news services and over 200 financial institutions worldwide. This job provides a unique work experience in a cooperative environment. Researchers get the opportunity to participate in virtually every aspect of a small business. The duties for this position are varied, and include handling ad-hoc client research requests, analyzing and validating data for clients, writing financial news and analysis, conducting marketing and client outreach, and assisting with product development and research projects.
Our ideal candidate is responsible, intelligent, eager to learn, and available to start immediately.
-Minimum GPA of 3.5, demonstrated history of academic excellence
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office
-Proficiency in quantitative analysis a plus
-Understanding of financial markets a plus
-Research experience preferred
Competitive salary with the opportunity for performance bonuses. Benefits package includes: medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, sick leave, vacation, paid company holidays, and SIMPLE-IRA plan.
Candidates must possess immediate right to work in the USA without need for visa transfer or sponsorship. We are not offering relocation assistance.
Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.