Competitive Intelligence Analyst
Ballard Spahr, a national law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices across the United States has an exciting opportunity for a Competitive Intelligence Analyst to join the Client Value & Innovation team. The Competitive Intelligence Analyst will work as part of the team to provide expert analysis designed to help the firm’s strategic decision-making. The scope of the work is varied and challenging and includes analysis of markets and sectors, clients and competitors, practice areas, and industries. This position reports to the Director of Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence and the location is flexible, although Philadelphia, PA is preferred.
The selected individual will have proven primary and secondary research skills with the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize large amounts of data and produce practical intelligence. They must; monitor and report on economic, political, legal and regulatory trends; and maintain awareness of current developments and emerging technologies. The candidate must have a clear understanding of the differences between information, research, and actionable intelligence; a thorough knowledge of research methodology and an understanding of the internal business data necessary to conduct analysis that supports strategic decision-making. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage multiple projects simultaneously and within tight deadlines.
Requirements are as follows:
A JD, MLIS, MBA or equivalent degree, and 3+ plus years providing competitor, market and industry analysis in a law firm or other professional services environment; law firm experience strongly preferred
Proficiency with research databases, such as Lexis, Bloomberg, Lex Machina, ALM Legal Compass, Pitchbook, and Capital IQ
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
1735 Market Street, 51st Floor,
This position is located at 1735 Market Street, 51st Floor,
Philadelphia, PA. View the Google Map in full screen.