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Bluefield Research is an independent insight and advisory firm providing analysis of water markets and strategies, enabling executives to make more informed business decisions. Learn more about us and our team.

If you have a graduate or undergraduate degree and an interest in water– policy, treatment solutions, infrastructure, company strategies– Bluefield’s dedicated water research insight business is a great place to expand your skills. We are actively seeking candidates for the following positions.

SALES MANAGER – Boston, Massachusetts

Summary: The Sales Manager’s primary responsibility is to develop sales leads (with the support of marketing), generate revenues, and maintain customer relationships backed by a core set of research products: annual Insight Services, Insight Reports, and Consulting Services.

The Sales Manager is charged with initiating relationships with C-level and other senior executives within prospect organizations. A critical component to one’s success will be demonstrating an ability to understanding Bluefield’s increasing archive of research and matching parts of it to customer needs and interest.

The ideal person is a curious, highly motivated, and excellent listener with:

  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to present monthly and quarterly sales forecast and results to company management team.
  • Confidence in selling to large, complex organizations, and building relationships from managers to executives in these companies.
  • Ability to call prospects at all levels, including C-Level executives.
  • Experience in working with coordinated marketing and sales strategies.
  • Out-of-the-box thinking on ways to identify new clients and new budgets within existing and potential client-base.
  • The ability to sell ideas internally and generate consensus and collaboration across a variety of areas.

Previous experience should include:

  • Demonstrated success in inside and outside sales strategies; Start-up or small company experience a plus
  • Experience selling information products, such as analytical reports, market research, preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of achieving and exceeding target objectives.
  • Proven ability to prospect and network in person and by telephone.
  • Success in working the sales cycle from contact to deal closure.
  • Organized and able to document and report on all activities on a regular basis.

Preferences:

  • University degree required
  • 2 to 5 years experience in sales, business development function,
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be flexible to travel (10% to 25%)
  • Fluent English
  • The position will be located in Boston and relocation expenses will not be included. Candidates in the Boston area will be given priority.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance reimbursement
  • Vacation and sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Upward mobility in a start-up culture that allows for potential a role in management with demonstrated success

Please forward your resume and cover letter to this linked address for consideration.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.


Internship- Water Industry Analyst, Fall 2017

Summary: The intern position will support the Bluefield’s insight services by collecting and analyzing data trends, drafting reports and presentations. This entry-level opportunity is ideal for candidates seeking to build their knowledge and experience in the global water markets. It is also a valuable entry-point into full-time employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Build-out and maintain project and company databases
  • Interact with industry players and government agencies to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations
  • Demonstrate to research team members a growing knowledge and expertise of the water sector, water technology, and market opportunities
  • Build an understanding of the regulatory, technology and competitive landscape of the water industry and the development market

Requirements:

  • Required Education – Working towards Undergraduate or Graduate degree
  • Experience: Preferred 1-2 years experience in written research and analysis in the water, energy, or other infrastructure sector
  • The position will be located in our Boston office. We do not transfer candidates and have a strong preference for those already located in the Boston area.
  • Valid work visa
  • Fluent English. Other major language a plus

Please forward your resume and cover letter to this linked address for consideration.

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Boston office.


Internship- Marketing, Fall 2017

Summary: Bluefield is seeking a candidates to provide ongoing marketing support to the company’s sales and research teams. The internship supports the planning and execution of email marketing campaigns, website management, social media, list management and conference attendance.

The candidate must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, with a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple and competing priorities.  Bluefield’s collaborative and entrepreneurial environment is an excellent opportunity to develop one’s marketing skills in a growing business

Responsibilities:

  • Tactical support of on- and off-line marketing initiatives including: email campaigns and list management
  • Maintain and update web assets associated with online marketing efforts and events
  • Develop email and marketing campaigns
  • Social media content management
  • Press and media outreach
  • Support logistics and attendance at select conferences and trade fairs

Requirements:

  • Required Education – Undergraduate or graduate degree, or candidate
  • Strong verbal and written skills; strong attention to detail and process
  • Two years experience with communications, content development, and social media
  • Proficient MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • WordPress web platform experience preferred
  • Salesforce and Exact Target skills highly preferred
  • 40-50 hours per week

Please forward your resume and cover letter to this linked address for consideration.

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Boston office.


Project Consultant (US), Water Industry Research

Summary: The Project Consultant position supports Bluefield’s consulting practice by collecting, analyzing, and presenting data trends and market shifts across the water industry for a specific project scope. This opportunity, which is project-based, is ideal for those seeking to build their knowledge and experience in analyzing global water and business strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain project and company databases, policies, and technology deployment to support client project
  • Develop and maintain a strong level of understanding of the regulatory, technology and competitive landscape of the water industry and the development market
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise of the water sector, water technology, and market opportunities
  • Interact with industry players to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree (related subjects i.e. sciences); a Graduate Degree is preferred
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, within the water, infrastructure, or market research sectors is preferred
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Requires demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Fluent English and at least one other language is preferred

The position is located in our Boston office.

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to this linked address for consideration.


Project Consultant (Spain), Water Industry Research

Summary: The Project Consultant position supports Bluefield’s consulting practice by collecting, analyzing, and presenting data trends and market shifts across the water industry for a specific project scope. This opportunity, which is project-based, is ideal for those seeking to build their knowledge and experience in analyzing global water and business strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain project and company databases, policies, and technology deployment to support client project
  • Develop and maintain a strong level of understanding of the regulatory, technology and competitive landscape of the water industry and the development market
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise of the water sector, water technology, and market opportunities
  • Interact with industry players to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree (related subjects i.e. sciences); a Graduate Degree is preferred
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, within the water, infrastructure, or market research sectors is preferred
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Requires demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Fluent Spanish and English other language is required

The position is located in our Barcelona office.

Only qualified candidates in Spain will receive consideration and follow-up.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to this linked address for consideration.




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