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Spotlight Analyst Relations

Analyst Partner

Analyst Desk – Kansas City, Missouri
Department Analyst Desk
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

At Spotlight, it’s our mission to create and sustain successful analyst relations (AR) programs for our clients. And it’s the role of the Analyst Partner to discover the analysts and opportunities that enable this success. The Analyst Partner works as part of Spotlight's "Analyst Desk" team to research and interview industry analysts (such as Gartner, Forrester, etc.) and help maintain the firm's unparalleled information resources. This position has a variety of research, interviewing, editing, and analysis duties related to industry analysts and the digital trends they define. 


  • Become a trusted resource for industry analysts
  • Build rapport with analysts via phone calls and other interactions
  • Create and maintain biographical documents and files
  • Regularly deliver planned and on-demand information to clients
  • Create summaries and analysis of analyst content
  • Research the viability of and market respect for analyst firms 
  • Maintain various tracking tools and create action tasks 
  • Execute on-demand research requests
  • Monitor and engage via social media
  • Able to receive and deliver constructive feedback
  • Develop topical areas of expertise (examples could include security, cloud computing, digital marketing, data and insights, etc.)

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Comfortable conducting short turnaround research in preparation for interview phone calls
  • Agile in asking a variety of thoughtful questions
  • Able to build rapport and trust with strangers
  • Poised in a variety of interactions, personalities, and communication styles
  • Collaborative with variety of direct and indirect co-workers
  • Able to quickly but accurately disseminate information
  • Writes and communicates with polished precision
  • Curious and fun
  • Diligent and self-motivated
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Concise and polished in written communication
  • Voracious interest in all things digital, technology

Education and Experience

  • College degree. Preference (but not required) for journalism, communications, English, or marketing.
  • 5-8 years professional experience.
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  • Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Department
    Analyst Desk
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