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Water supply and water crises– for the seventh year running– have landed in the Top 5 Global Risks in Terms of Impact, as laid out by the World Economic Forum’s, The Global Risks Report 2018. 

“More than any other single step, modernizing water data would unleash an era of water innovation unlike anything in a century.” – Charles Fishman in the New York Times.

What are you going to do when your government says, Sorry folks, we are out of water?” – Reese Tisdale, putting Cape Town, South Africa’s Day Zero announcement into perspective and the realities of poor water infrastructure planning and management.


Bluefield Research is an independent insight and advisory firm providing global analysis of water markets and strategies to enable executives and key decision-makers to make more informed business decisions. Learn more about us and our team, and our clients.

If you have a graduate or undergraduate degree and an interest in water– policy, treatment solutions, infrastructure, company strategies– Bluefield’s dedicated water insight business is a great place to expand your skills and become a thought leader in a rapidly changing environment shaped by climate change, new business models, and technology innovation.

We are actively seeking candidates for the following positions:

  • Summer Intern 2019, Water Industry
  • Copy Editor (Part Time)
  • Digital Content Intern (Boston)
  • Analyst, Market Research (Boston)
  • Project Consultant (Boston)
  • Project Consultant (Barcelona)
  • Digital Strategies Analyst (Barcelona)

Summer Intern 2019, Water Industry

Summary: The Intern will play a key role in supporting Bluefield’s water insight practices with responsibilities for collecting data and analyzing municipal and industrial water infrastructure market drivers, policies, and the investment trends in the U.S. & Canada landscape.

Most importantly, if you want to learn about water, interface with decision-makers at leading water companies, and better understand how the world of water is changing, firsthand, Bluefield is a perfect landing spot for you.

Become a thought leader in water:

  • Participate in a steady level of deliverable output to clients, including written reports, presentations, forecast models, and client workshops.
  • 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 teams and clients.
  • 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 to provide market research, competitive analysis, and strategy support.
  • Build an industry profile that will prove valuable in your career going forward.

Leverage your education, skills, and experience:

    • Undergraduate degree, or candidate.
    • Demonstrated interest, or experience, within the water, energy, infrastructure, or market research fields.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.

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

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up. Those will MassCEC Internship Program status are preferred.  

The positions are located in our Boston office.


Copy Editor (Part-Time) – Boston, Massachusetts

Summary: We are seeking an experienced editor to copy edit, fact check, and proofread deliverables for  clients on an ongoing basis. Our water market analysis, includes Research Notes, Market, Data and Company Insights. The ideal candidate brings strong attention to detail, eye for consistency, and project management skills that can help shape editorial processes. Basic powerpoint design skills a plus but not required. This position is based out of Bluefield’s Boston office (10-20 hours a week, based on need). Great opportunity to contribute to a growing company in an exciting water industry.

The copy editor is responsible for: 

  • Reviewing and editing all content– primarily Word and PPT– before release goes out to clients
  • Working with team of analysts on necessary corrections
  • Formatting deliverables and adjusting design as needed (reports, market insights, research notes, analyst presentations)
  • Editing marketing materials and website as needed
  • Managing ongoing calendar of deliverables to ensure deadlines are met
  • See the production process through from start to finish. (PDF and post deliverable to the website and find images, as needed)

Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English or a related field
  • 2-3 years of editing experience
  • Excellent write, copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PPT
  • Working knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style and AP Style
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet key deadlines and ensure consistency across deliverables and brand
  • Good communicator who works well on a team
  • Proven ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of attention to detail

The position is located in our Boston office.

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


Digital Content Intern

Summary: Bluefield is seeking a motivated, team-player with strong web and communications skills, to help drive our digital strategy. This position, which reports to the Director of Marketing, will support Bluefield’s marketing, sales and research teams in driving commercial activities. The water industry’s need for market intelligence is increasingly critical, and this role is a perfect stepping stone to leading change in a growing business environment.

The Digital Content Intern is responsible for:

  • Website Content and Updates:Regularly updating website content, using best digital practices. Post and edit all digital assets to website.
  • Marketing Metrics: Analyze and identify opportunities for improved SEO. Manage and report usage on website analytics, and keep regular updates on marketing metrics
  • Web Usage: Support research and sales teams with client usage and user stats, to support renewals and client engagement
  • Expanding digital marketing lists:Continue to expand digital marketing list based on conferences, news items, and target accounts.
  • Supporting social media initiatives: Support social media strategy with tweets, assets, messaging, etc (Primary channels: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook)
  • Driving podcast and Video Strategy: Help drive plan for managing podcast series. Seek opportunities to expand video presence on website.
  • Tracking the latest digital market trends, identify opportunities to use digital technology to enhance Bluefield’s marketing strategy

Required Education, Skills and Experience: 

  • Familiarity with marketing systems and channels (e.g. WordPress, Exact Target, Salesforce, Memberpress, Shopify, Hubspot, Google Analytics)
  • Experience with SEO a plus
  • Experience with Podcasts, a plus
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • 2-3 years of experience in digital technologies, marketing or related field
  • Interest in clean-tech, environmental, or water issues
  • Good knowledge of digital marketing channels
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a supportive, but fast-paced environment.

This position is based out of 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.


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  water infrastructure market drivers, policies, and the emerging investment trends, globally. Impress your friends, family, and colleagues as expert in water, business strategies, and market analysis. Bluefield is your perfect platform.

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.
  • Build an profile as a thought leader through speaking engagements and participation in industry forums

Leverage your education, skills, and experience:

    • Undergraduate degree, required.
    • 1-5 years relevant experience, within the water, energy, environment infrastructure, or market research fields.
    • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases necessary.
    • Experience with Tableau, Qlik, Sisense…etc. is a benefit
    • 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.
    • Flexibility to travel

Benefits:

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

The position is located in our Boston office.

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


Project Consultant (Boston), 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.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase one’s skills, ambition, and curiosity about the water industry in a growing business environment.

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 (Barcelona), 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, or Europe, will receive consideration and follow-up.

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


Digital Strategies Analyst (Barcelona), Water Industry Research

Summary: The Analyst will play a leading role in Bluefield’s Digital Water Insight Service – a core component of our offering that leverages our understanding of conventional water infrastructure, combined with our tracking of ongoing digitalization initiatives.  The analyst will be responsible for driving research and analysis of market environments, growth trends, and company strategies related to digital transformation within the water sector – with a focus on Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America municipal water infrastructure markets.

Become a digital transformation 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, company profiles, financing deals, and technology deployment, including development of online dashboards.
  • Understand the key building blocks of digital strategies – including underlying infrastructure, software integration, and business cases related to specific technologies.
  • 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 IT, telecoms, 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.
    • Ability to conduct desk-based primary research, including interviews with key industry stakeholders unfamiliar with Bluefield Research
    • Must be flexible to travel
    • Near-native English, other languages a plus
    • Legal to reside and work in Spain (EU citizenship or valid work visa)

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus package
  • 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: careers@bluefieldresearch.com

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up

The position is located in our Barcelona office.


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