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Research Intern

Location: Reston, VA Department: BH - Product Management Type: Internship Min. Experience: Entry Level Status: Open

The Position

The company is looking for a Market Research Intern. As a member of a fast growing team, our ideal candidate will bring more than research skills to work; he or she will bring new ideas, approaches, and solutions to serious business questions.

The successful candidate will be able to balance both short- and long-term projects in order to develop deeper insights into our competition and broad market trends, and support the day-to-day needs of our sales team with ad hoc research.

  • What therapeutic categories represent highest ad spending in the near-term?
  • What new drugs has the FDA approved and when will marketing begin?
  • Who are the right agency and client contacts to approach in connection with new product launches?
  • How does our ad pricing in a variety of categories compare to our competition?
  • What new categories offer the most upside for the company?

The internship provides an opportunity to develop and implement research plans in support of questions like these.

This position reports directly to our Director of Data Insights & Analytics and Marketing Director.

This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities

  • Use industry-leading media intelligence products to monitor and report on advertising spending in a variety of priority therapeutic categories.
  • Organize data and produce clear, actionable summaries for use by sales leadership.
  • Work with the Director of Data Insights & Analytics to refine our current practices; research and recommend new sources of data.
  • Report on FDA drug approvals, recalls, withdrawals, and safety alerts.
  • Work with company leadership and the Marketing Director to identify new market opportunities for the company to pursue.
  • Assist with planning and analysis for multiple client surveys (phone, online, focus group) to be fielded by third-party research firms in the first half of 2017.

In your cover letter, please address the following:

  • Experience conducting research in academic or professional settings.
  • Ability to create and execute research plans to answer broad questions.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, meet deadlines, and deal with competing priorities.
  • Experience performing quantitative analysis
  • Expertise in R, Python, or a similar statistical analysis platform preferred but not required.

The successful candidate will be intellectually curious and motivated to help the company grow. This is a serious positon requiring drive and commitment.

The Companies

Bulletin Healthcare and Bulletin Media (BH/BM), were recently acquired by Cision as it simultaneously announced plans to become a public company traded on Nasdaq in the second quarter of this year. BH/BM operate under the same business model, provide specialized news to 1.5 million physicians, healthcare providers and other professionals each day, have a combined 20% average annual revenue growth for each of the past five years and have enormous potential to increase this rate significantly. BH/BM plan significant new investment over the next 12 months to achieve their fast-growth goals

Bulletin Healthcare digitally delivers, predominantly through mobile devices, specialty-specific daily medical news and information each day to over one million members of over two dozen of the nation’s most prestigious medical associations (American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Clinical Oncology) and the Cleveland Clinic. It currently derives a majority of its revenue through pharmaceutical digital advertising. Bulletin Healthcare is a recently acquired wholly-owned subsidiary of Cision.

Bulletin Media digitally publishes daily news briefings customized to the professional interests of 500,000 members of major non-medical associations such as the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Education Association, and a growing group of additional partners. The division currently generates its revenue through a combination of digital advertising and enterprise subscriptions. Bulletin Media is a recently acquired wholly-owned subsidiary of Cision.

Bulletin Healthcare and Bulletin Media are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and sexual orientation or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at HR@bulletinintelligence.com

Bulletin Healthcare and Bulletin Media invite any applicant to review the Company’s written Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request at HR@bulletinintelligence.com.

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