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Information Research Associate


The role of the Research Associate is to provide our company with information essential to completion of the research phase of the search effort and, ultimately, to the satisfaction of the clients. Though research projects are assigned or approved by the Associate (in conjunction with the Consultant), the Research Consultant should offer insights, interpretations, and direction based on knowledge gained through her/his evolving experience.


  • Use the Ropella proprietary database to retrieve information on prospects, sources, target companies, and prior relevant search work
  • Code candidates identified in the research phase
  • Input, into the contact management system, candidates identified in the research phase, when the Executive Assistant for the search team is unable to do so
  • Obtain appropriate industry specific resources, e.g. directories, magazine articles, accesses external databases, etc. to “get us smart”
  • Use corporate library and outside databases, as requested
  • Special projects, as needed
  • Assist in the development of target lists, as needed
  • Organize and make available to others (Associates, Consultants, and other Research Associates) original research and company breakouts


  • Excellent computer skills including strong internet search skills
  • Capable of conceptualizing industry, functions, product/services, modes/methods of operations, organizational structure, and their interrelationships within and outside the organization
  • Entrepreneurial mindset – self-directed with proven time management skills
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Capable of becoming familiar with the Research Strategy and using n to develop a target Assignment list
  • Able to synthesize information from one project to the next
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage workload in a fast-paced environment

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If you are interested in the Information Research Associate opportunity, please download and complete the Skill Survey and the Standards of Behavior. Send these along with your resumé to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
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