Senior Analyst, Research & Competitive Intelligence

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Venable LLP has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Marketing Department.

The Senior Analyst, Research and Competitive Intelligence will be responsible for managing research projects, conducting and analyzing primary and secondary research on industries, practice groups, specific clients, prospective clients and competitors to support the firm’s business development goals and initiatives.

 We welcome candidates for this position who seek to work in either our Washington, DC headquarters or our Midtown Manhattan offices.

 The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Managing in-depth background research projects on specific companies or organizations, including statistical models to quantify research findings, in preparation for business development activities.
  • Analyzing and evaluating data to provide actionable insights and recommendations to attorneys and business development teams.
  • Developing presentations, memoranda or briefings for partners and participate in preparatory sessions for client pitches, proposals and other similar presentations.
  • Managing assigned programs for collecting competitive intelligence for the firm's major competitors in its primary geographic and legal markets with a focus on secondary sources.
  • Extracting data by industry sectors, geography, attorneys, office, and practice groups for use in Requests for Proposal (RFPs) by Business Development staff, Practice Group Leaders and Division Managers.

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Demonstrated success in professional services or consulting environment with a minimum of five years market research/analysis experience.
  • Intermediate level database research skills; working knowledge of a variety of external research databases, including Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Hoovers, Capital IQ, and West Monitor Suite.
  • Advanced knowledge of Web and PC applications, including MS-Windows, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to make persuasive presentations on research results.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify business trends to formulate recommendations for firm business development opportunities.
  • Experience developing reports for tracking and reporting on marketing research activities and outcomes.

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!

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Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at www.Venable.com.

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.