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Research Analyst

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Seattle - United States
S: Competitive

The Research Analyst position will help to guide all aspects of the local office and economic market research program and output. This position will build and continue to elevate a best-in-class research program that differentiates JLL and drives a competitive advantage in the marketplace through market expertise, analysis and insight. This team member will enhance our offerings in the areas of business intelligence, data visualization, and graphical output.

The analyst will have primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing data, creating client-facing content and presenting it in a compelling way. They will work with the research manager to interpret client needs, find the information that addresses the needs, and present the information in the best format possible. They will assist in tracking and analyzing all aspects of the local commercial real estate office and economic market and will leverage that knowledge proactively for research products, client projects and business development efforts.

This position will have direct responsibility for the Seattle-Bellevue office market and will work closely with JLL research leadership in the Seattle office, as well as colleagues throughout the Americas research group.

Key responsibilities:

Implement the overall office research plan for the Seattle market that aligns with local business objectives and the Americas research platform
Create compelling visual communications, integrating JLL's proprietary research data, for the purposes of business development, external distribution, and client requests
Produce interactive maps, reports, and presentations that bring research content and real estate data to life
Collaborate at a high level with local market leadership and sales force to execute the research plan
Maintain intimate and extensive knowledge of the macro and micro factors affecting the marketplace and proactively position research to leverage this knowledge for the business and for clients
Expand and improve the research platform, program, output that demonstrates the firm's market expertise
Contribute to and execute the production of all local office research reports and collateral
Develop and share best practice standards for the region and the Americas Research Group
Develop strong relationships with internal and external clients and facilitate the use of research as a differentiator including being personally client-facing and externally focused on new business efforts
Work with marketing teams and business leaders to position research to contribute to all business development efforts

Specific responsibilities:

Manage the statistical and analytical program for the Seattle-Bellevue office market
Write, edit and organize production of all local market office research reports and contributions to national reports
Develop and implement a plan and timeline for covering specific, current geographic and analytical gaps in office and economic research coverage
Develop white paper reports on key trends, issues affecting the markets, economy, region and key industry sectors
Present regularly to internal teams and clients and present compelling trend and analysis
Analyze and report on the local and regional economy with respect to employment statistics, major company activity, industry trends and demographics that affect the local real estate market
Contribute to special research reports and white papers on unique market economic or industry trends

Experience and qualifications:

Up to two years in commercial real estate research, economic and demographic analysis or closely related field
Command of local markets and business, with good understanding of macro trends and historical perspective
High level analytical skills and problem solving ability and written and oral communication skills
Experience managing workload, report productions and programs
Ability to effectively and professionally meet client expectations and positively represent the firm
Ability to multi-task, succeed under pressure and effectively manage time and workload
Proactive and strategic thinking and ability to align research with the business and innovate research output
Command of requisite technology including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and database systems
Comfort with visualization tools (such as Tableau, Power View) and basic presentation and mapping skills
Bachelor's degree in business, economics or related field required
Motivated and self-starting with a desire to succeed and contribute to the success of a team
A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

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Seattle, United States


Bachelor's Degree





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6th November 2017

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6th December 2017

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