Writer/ Editor

(Morgan Hill, CA or San Francisco, CA)

***To apply, please send a resume & cover letter to psweeney@aragonresearch.com

At Aragon Research, you’ll be a part of the innovative team working with business and IT leaders to help them make better technology and strategy decisions. Our distinguished, objective, action-orientated, and now visual research and advisory offers professionals the immediate insights they need to address their executive challenges delivered through a personalized approach.

You will work closely with Aragon analysts to write, edit and publish market evaluation reports of various types. You will also co-edit and publishing research notes authored by our Analysts. Exceptional writing, editing, research, and organizational skills are mandatory. Employees are required to work at an Aragon Office in Morgan Hill or San Francisco. This is not a remote position. Training in Morgan Hill office.

Experience:

  • writing: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data collection and analysis efforts for various types research writing: market evaluation reports, RFPs, technology reports, and trends and predictions
  • Support the creation of Research Notes, including methodologies such as Technology Arcs and Aragon Globes through independent writing and editing
  • Edit research notes authored by our analysts, including edits for grammar, style, and formatting to enhance the research note
  • Publish research notes inside the client community and on the Aragon Research website
  • Maintain the Research Agenda Dashboard
  • Support the creation of Visual Research video scripts

 

Skills, Experiences, and Traits:

  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting
  • Strong analytical skills (proficient in Excel)—able to distill data in a coherent narrative
  • Highly disciplined with self-starter mentality; experience in startups and small organizations a plus
  • Strong academic background
  • Ability to thrive and grow in a high-growth, fast-paced startup environment
  • Ability to interact with clients in a highly professional way
  • Experience in: Writing, Presenting, Market research, Analytics, Qualitative and Quantitative research, Strategy, Data analysis, Customer insight, Advertising research, Competitive analysis, Digital strategy, Digital marketing, Microsoft PowerPoint

Core Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills; ability to write and edit under rigorous deadlines
  • Analytical—understands the quantitative process for research and analysis and is passionate about the examination of how data in digital is disrupting marketing
  • Strong Communicator—distilling data down to understandable and consumable bites, using the data to craft a narrative in speech, writing, or analysis
  • Strong interest in Technology
  • Secondary online Research Skills
  • Innovative—We are constantly looking to make Aragon Research better and more successful and need people who are always seeking to find the new and better way
  • Quick Learner —Things move quickly at Aragon Research

Aragon offers great benefits including full health care, 401K, profit sharing, PTO, employee stock program, reverse commute (Morgan Hill), and free parking (Morgan Hill)