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International Data Group Research Manager, Financial Insights in Framingham, Massachusetts

IDC is searching for a Research Manager for IDC’s Financial Insights team.

As Research Manager with IDC's Financial Insights team, you will be responsible for gathering and analyzing data to form the basis of publication of timely thought leadership content intended to support financial institutions and technology providers worldwide. Individually contributing to the team, this role will require supporting the publication of a significant volume of research reports.

Come join IDC, the most respected global technology market research firm, recognized by the Institute of Analyst Industry Relations (IIAR) as the 2020 Analyst Firm of the Year for delivering critical, timely insights in coordinated efforts around the world, during a time when our customers faced unprecedented challenges. We are changing the way the world thinks about the impact of technology on business and society. Our people, data, and analytics create global technology insights that accelerate customer success.

Our collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture is the perfect place for you to discover your future.

As an Individual Contributor, the Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting a high-impact research agenda to help assure that the research requirements of the program are met.

  • Gathering applicable research from within the IDC organizations as well as desktop research from external resources

  • Drafting research reports based on the agenda and appropriate research.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with technology providers in the financial services industry and curating lists of products and services offered by those firms.

  • Acting as a trusted advisor for end users

  • Assisting with marketing activities to drive increased program visibility.

  • Supporting business development efforts and providing sales support to IDC’s end user business


  • A Bachelor's Degree is required, advanced degrees are preferable

  • 5-8 years prior work experience and with specific knowledge of the financial services industry, preferably in retail banking.

  • Work experience in and knowledge of datacenter technologies (e.g. cloud, core systems, data/analytics, automation) preferred

  • Global experience in financial services & technology is a plus

  • Experience in self-guided research

  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft suite of products is a must

  • Self-starter mindset with a passion for working in an entrepreneurial environment

  • Proven record of multi-tasking, with a demonstrated ability of working under pressure with competing deadlines.

  • Location is flexible for Needham MA or remote US for qualified candidate.

About IDC: International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.

ID: 2021-1902

External Company Name: International Data Group, Inc.

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