Social Media Data Analyst

Portland, OR


TickerTags, an M Science company is adding a research associate to our Portland office. Using our proprietary platform, the associate, both individually and as part of a larger team, will be responsible for identifying and analyzing social media trends to detect early investment signals and present their findings in a written report format over a number of sectors. In addition, the associate will maintain and enhance an extensive ontology of social media terms that are related to both public and private companies. The ideal candidate will have an interest in business, be entrepreneurial, and be social media savvy while possessing the ability to identify emerging trends across diverse markets where social media plays an integral role.

Skills and Qualifications
    • Interest in social media and digital marketing with an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Being a self-starter, motivated, flexible and self-learner
    • Ability to analyze data and reach reliable conclusions
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Possess exceptional Excel skills
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge in SQL, Python, and R is preferred
    • Maintenance and enhancement of the TickerTags ontology
    • Aggregate and analyze social media analytics across various channels and generate research reports
    • Ability to surface innovative ideas that leverage pop culture, new technologies, and market events
    • Monitor the competitive landscape, emerging trends, new product introductions/feature updates and serve as a social media expert
    • Help integrate the use of social media data as a channel into research projects within the firm
    • Perform ad hoc analyses in response to client requests
    • Support the sales process by developing analyses for sales pitches and press releases

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