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Data Research Analyst

Data Research Analyst

Dakota is a fast-growing, dynamic leader in the investment management industry. Dakota Marketplace is a data enrichment and content provider of qualified leads to investment managers. The platform helps solve the critical challenge for asset management sales professionals- knowing who the buyers are for their products.  Dakota is looking to add to its dedicated team located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  We have a unique culture and we are passionate about our Core Values.  We expect our team members to “live” by our core values in everything they do at Dakota and we will only consider hiring new team members that are willing to do the same. 

Our Core Values are: 

  • Know Who to Call On
  • Be a Master Messenger
  • Have a KILLER Follow up System
  • Focus on What Matters Most
  • Walk the 8 Feet
  • Don’t Go Cowboy
  • ASK

If these Core Values speak to you, then you will be a great fit with the Dakota team!

We are looking to hire a Data Research Analyst to add to our team who will help to guide all aspects of the data platform for industry data collected and analyzed. You will execute and continue to elevate a best-in-class research program that differentiates Dakota and drives a competitive advantage in the marketplace through market expertise, analysis and insight. Our Analyst will be responsible for achieving data excellence and to enhance our offerings in the area of business intelligence.

You will have primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing data of interest to our customers and communicating relevant information to them. Our Analyst will assist in tracking and analyzing certain aspects of the investment industry and synthesizing findings into our proprietary database.

We are looking for a candidate that is an expert at researching data, a candidate to join the Dakota team who will live Dakota’s core values and exhibits the following qualities:

  • A Team Player – loves being part of a team and working collaboratively
  • Wants to be in an environment that is innovative, fast-growing and sometimes intense
  • Has a passion for their work and life
  • Has goals for personal growth and career development at Dakota
  • Excels at communicating in all avenues

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the collection, aggregation and input of data into our proprietary database
  • Set up processes to ensure data excellence within our proprietary database
  • Expand and improve the research platform, program and output that demonstrates the firm’s market expertise through data excellence
  • Present as needed to internal teams and clients to demonstrate our tools and abilities
  • Create compelling visual communications for the purposes of business development, external distribution and client requests

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong organizational, data collection and validation skills
  • High level analytical skills and problem-solving ability and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Ability to professionally meet client expectations and positively represent the firm
  • Ability to multi-task, succeed under pressure and effectively manage time and workload
  • Proactive and strategic thinker with ability to align research with the business needs
  • Command of requisite technology including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and database systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or related field
  • 1+ years experience in Data Research Analyst role
  • Investment industry experience preferred
  • Motivated self-starter with a desire to succeed and contribute to the success of a team

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