Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking an experienced, service-oriented individual to join our Research and Information Center to work as part of a larger team serving lawyers and administrative staff in offices located throughout the U.S. Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Research Systems, the Business & Competitive Intelligence Analyst will work as part of a team to provide in-depth research and high-level analysis of companies, industries, technologies, markets, and competitors using a comprehensive variety of tools and resources. The team is responsible for researching and monitoring a wide variety of resources for the purpose of identifying potential business opportunities with clients and prospective clients.
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Ballard Spahr LLP offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit our career page http://www.ballardspahr.com/Careers.aspx and submit your cover letter, resume and writing samples online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
The selected individual will research, analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources and prepare executive summaries, analytical reports and other correspondence necessary to communicate results. The individual will also present results with expert analysis, using visual presentation (graphs, charts) or other technology (spreadsheets, databases) as needed. Experience in advanced analytics such as dashboards, visualizations, predictive analysis and data mining a plus.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited school or equivalent degree and experience; three plus years providing competitor, market and industry research in a corporate or law firm environment, with law firm experience strongly preferred; and advanced Microsoft Office skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also a must.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173296-105
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national firm with more than 500 lawyers in 14 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.