• Research Consultant for the US and Canada

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    • Report to Latam Research Director  
    • Prepare multi-client annual & quarterly market reports on Soft Drinks, Beer, Packaging, Wines & Spirits, Dairy & Hot Beverages
    • Research and deliver customized single client reports 
    • Monitor industry trends & developments through desk & field research
    • Carry out industry meetings (with beverage companies, supplier companies and other industry organizations) 
    • Collect, analyze and report consumption and production data on brands, companies, flavors, packaging, distribution and pricing 
    • Provide written insight into industry trends & developments (in English) 
    • Work closely with our Research, Edit, Project & Sales Teams 

    What you will do

    • Monitor company, industry & general information sources (including web sites) to keep up to date with latest developments in the beverage industry and its related value chain
    • Regularly monitor beverage products sale, packaging & pricing in a variety of relevant retail and on-premise (“away from home” ) channels 
    • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with contacts in the beverage & other industries to obtain accurate market data and insights 
    • Maintain a list of industry contacts & data sources and submit this to GlobalData HQ personnel as and when required 
    • Carry out regular in-depth face to face & telephone interviews (with key manufacturers, industry suppliers & other industry organizations) to obtain company data and market insights 
    • Collect, analyze and submit fully reconciled and up-to-date data (including forecasts) on beverage production, sales & consumption trends in pre-defined data templates 
    • Provide written insights (in English) into category, company & channel trends & developments 
    • Maintain & update profiles (in English) of leading beverage companies at regular intervals 
    • Submit complete reports to specification on or before delivery dates specified
    • Liaise with Edit & Projects teams to promptly answer queries & update current & historical data or commentary where needed to complete a report or project on time 
    • Prepare and make industry presentations and attend meetings with GlobalData clients as/when required by GlobalData 
    • Respond to queries or enquiries from GlobalData clients or GlobalData Sales & Marketing throughout the year as promptly and thoroughly as possible 
    • Submit sales leads & enquiries for potential report or project sales to GlobalData´s Sales & Marketing team 
    • Provide assistance & guidance to GlobalData´s Sales & Marketing staff and other senior executives when they are visiting the country /countries for which the Research Consultant is responsible 
    • Maintain and protect at all times the confidentiality of GlobalData's data and reports

    What you will bring to the table

    • Market research skills, specifically: gathering, management & analysis of data, structured interviewing techniques, competitive analysis and business-to-business research expertise
    • Ability to build a strong network and good working relationships with senior executives in the beverage industry & its associated value chain 
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaborating as required with members of GlobalData´s head office, local and regional Research & Sales teams 
    • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as the native language spoken in the country of research 
    • Good research, analytical, presentation and writing skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Email & Internet 
    • Ability to explain numbers & research methodology 
    • Ability to plan & maintain schedules and work to strict deadlines
    • Beverage industry experience a must
    • The successful candidate will ideally be based in Boston, Atlanta or New York


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