Brand Analyst

Vivaldi Partners Group - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $95,000 a year
Choose a career at Vivaldi and enjoy an innovative, entrepreneurial environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Vivaldi is one of the largest independent growth strategy and digital innovation firms. Our strategic approach helps build strong brands, create brand architecture, drive disruptive innovation and establish platform businesses that operate at the speed of business today.

Our collaborative team works at the intersection of brand strategy, analytics, experience design and technology to help clients build capabilities, organizations, products and experiences that scale exponentially and deliver new growth in rapidly changing markets.

Job Description:
Provide research and analytic support for project teams, including financial data & company performance, market research & sizing, field audits, best practices and benchmarking
Provide primary and secondary research for clients or our publishing efforts
Perform basic marketing/brand analyses (competitive analysis, product analysis, ConsumerFIRST research, etc.)
Analyze certain research streams and synthesize into clear, relevant results
Support new business development efforts through company research, article searches, outbound marketing campaigns
Help improve growth within the firm through participation in internal firm-building activities (e.g., recruiting, securing speaking engagements, public relations, website enhancement, etc.)

Candidate Profile:
Self starter, pioneering spirit, resourceful and ability to take ownership quickly and reliably
Comfortable with innovation and change: we pride ourselves on creating new content and on working on cutting-edge projects that require new thinking
Ability to apply creative thinking to client issues
Interested in working at a fast-paced, intellectually challenging, growing company that is content driven
Strong problem solving and client/executive relationship management skills
Excellent presentation skills; strong written and verbal communication skills
Team player, fun to work with and has a sincere interest in strategy, marketing and brands

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Business from a leading university
1 year of post-undergraduate work experience is a plus, preferably at a top-tier consulting or professional services firm or within a marketing/branding department of a large company
Proficient in computer skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access and Internet research tools
Ability to structure and build Excel-based models for business cases, brand and business analyses
Knowledge of macros, pivot tables and statistical tools a strong plus
Ability to speak foreign languages also a plus
Located in New York City – some travel will be required
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