• Research Associate

    Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
  • Overview

    Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.


    About This Role:

    B2B marketing and sales analysts help clients become more successful with the research they write, the inquiries they conduct, and the consulting projects they deliver. Reporting to a VP, the B2B Research Associate (RA) will help the analysts be more successful by working as their “right hand” throughout the research, delivery, and launch processes.


    To succeed in this role, an RA needs to have both intellectual curiosity and operational enthusiasm. Not all of the job is glamorous, but it’s an amazing opportunity if you are intrigued by the possibilities of working for a world leader in marketing and sales advisory.


    More specifically, you will:

    • Shepherd research through the planning, writing, and production process.
    • Help drive awareness of the team’s thought leadership within and outside of Forrester.
    • Work with our experts to collect, leverage, and represent insightful data.

    As you mature in this role and develop your expertise, you’ll have a chance to take it in a number of directions and start to test your writing and sales chops!


    • A B.A./B.S., with a strong academic record. All undergraduate majors are welcome to apply; any quantitative or statistics interest is a major plus.
    • One to two years of varied undergraduate or postgraduate work experience.
    • Program management and administration experience.
    • A working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.
    • Graphic design and presentation creation experience.
    • Strong writing skills.

    To differentiate your candidacy, you’ll also have skills in:

    • Social media for business.
    • Marketing program execution.



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    Forrester Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.


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