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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.


Data Analyst – Boston, Massachusetts

Summary: The Data Analyst’s primary responsibility is to support the efforts of development of new databases and dashboards for our growing suite of products: annual Insight Services, Insight Reports, and Consulting Services

The Data Analyst is charged with organizing and presenting Bluefield’s expansive list of project, company, country, and industry data through online visualization platforms.

The Data Analyst is a detail-focused, incredibly organized, and motivated with:

  • Strong communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to build, organize and streamline data for client-facing  visualization.
  • Confidence in presenting data to large, complex organizations, and building relationships from managers to executives in these companies.
  • Create and maintaining automated processes involving: databases, spreadsheets programming languages, version control systems, and website visualization.
  • Establish best practices approach to data management across research teams
  • Guiding analysts in proper data transformation for incorporation into new and existing databases, models and services.

The Data Analyst can show the world:

  • Demonstrated success in data organization for companies.
  • Experience with database design, development, and security.
  • Experience with cloud-based visualization tools – Tableau, Qlik, Sisense, Domo…etc.
  • Experience in automating processes using combined solutions including databases, spreadsheets, workflows, programming languages and version control systems.
  • Experience in ownership of a process, taking responsibility for a task or group of tasks and improvement on an ongoing basis.
  • Excellent problem solving, documentation, communication and organization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Interest in and knowledge of water markets, clean tech, sustainability…

Preferences:

  • University degree required; Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research
  • 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 consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Boston office.


Inside Sales Manager – Boston, Massachusetts

Summary: The Inside 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 Inside 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 Inside Sales Manager 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.

The Inside Sales Manager’s 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) and salesforce experience preferred.
  • 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 consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Boston office.


Analyst, Market Research – Water Industry

Summary: The Analyst will play a leading role in Bluefield’s water insight practices with responsibilities for driving research and analysis of private and municipal water infratructure market drivers, policies, and the emerging investment trends in the U.S. & Canada landscape.

Become a thought leader in water:

  • Lead a steady level of deliverable output to clients, including written reports, presentations, forecast models, and client workshops.
  • Initiate, write and produce regular executive briefings, PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts, while becoming an expert in this growing field.
  • Build and maintain project databases, ownership profiles, incentive policies, financing deals, and technology deployment, including development of online dashboards.
  • Analyze the water supply chain and trends impacting market development- M&A, partnerships, project announcements, technology adoption.
  • Support the research demands of Bluefield’s other research groups.
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise in the analysis of the water sector, water technology, and overall market opportunities.
  • Interact with clients on a continuous basis to provide market research, competitive analysis, and strategy support.
  • Support Sales and Marketing teams in client and prospect meetings.
  • Maintain industry profile through speaking opportunities and other participation in industry forums

Leverage your education, skills, and experience:

    • Undergraduate degree, required.
    • 1-5 years relevant experience, within the water, energy, infrastructure, or market research fields.
    • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful.
    • Experience with Tableau, Qlik, Sisense…etc. preferred
    • 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.
    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
    • Must be flexible to travel

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 consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Boston office.


Internship- Water Industry Analyst, Spring 2018

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.

Get a head start on your career with real experience:

  • 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

Build on your experience:

  • 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, Spring 2018

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

Gain skills in b2b marketing:

  • 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

Marketing is serious business:

  • 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
  • 15-40 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 for project consultants in a fast-paced project environment:

  • Get up to speed on client-focused scope to support Bluefield team with data collection, analysis, and presentations.
  • 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 within project framework
  • Interact with industry players to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts
  • Think outside the box to deliver thought provoking insights

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.

Project Consultants navigate European and global water landscapes:

  • Get up to speed on client-focused scope to support Bluefield team with data collection, analysis, and presentations.
  • 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 within project framework
  • Interact with industry players to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts
  • Think outside the box to deliver thought provoking insights

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 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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