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Analyst, Wearables

Location: Remote UK, and office in King’s Cross, London

Business

CCS Insight is a specialist market intelligence and research firm that provides its customers with tailored advice that helps them make sense of the connected world and simplify their complex business decisions.

The company has carefully assembled a team of the world’s leading analysts, enabling it to offer unrivalled expertise in mobile devices, wearables, augmented and virtual reality, 5G networks, workplace transformation, artificial intelligence, software development and delivery, the connected home, network operators and the Internet of things, among other areas.

CCS Insight’s products and services span four main areas:

  • Research and analysis — including quantitative research (such as market forecasts and surveys of technology buyers and users) and qualitative research (such as analysis of major industry events, technology suppliers and emerging market trends), delivered as written reports, blog posts and presentations.
  • Consulting services — producing custom research projects for clients, such as bespoke surveys or competitor analysis.
  • Marketing services — helping clients articulate or amplify their marketing messages through market education papers, presentations or blogs, for example.
  • Events — notably our annual Predictions event

We partner with our clients in several ways, helping them to:

  • Predict market trends and identify alternative futures
  • Recognize the potential of emerging technologies
  • Capture and analyse the competitive landscape
  • Understand buyer behaviours and attitudes
  • Develop market-positioning strategies
  • Navigate commercial concerns about bringing technologies to market

CCS Insight is recognized for its analysts’ influence with industry leaders and the media. The most innovative technology companies and global brands rely on us when they need insight into industry complexity to enable their commercial success.

Job Overview

In this role, you will be reporting to the principal analyst for connected devices, and you will be focussed on identifying future trends and themes affecting the wearables market, from technology strategy to adoption. You will produce unique client-focussed content and work on exciting consulting engagements for many of the world’s biggest technology firms.

As CCS Insight’s analyst for wearables, you’ll have the opportunity to grow into a thought leader in the connected consumer device space. Your role will involve delivering syndicated and custom research to clients, building a strong network within the industry and becoming recognized as an authority on the state of the market.

Over time, a successful candidate will be expected to expand into further areas of research, such as the market for virtual reality and augmented reality products.

This opportunity comes up at an extremely exciting time in the connected consumer device industry, and would be ideal for someone who is passionate about the space and wanting to quickly grow their analyst skillset and professional network.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Conducting regular research in the wearables and devices space, working independently in a dispersed team
  • Attending virtual and in-person briefings with technology suppliers, manufacturers and distributors focussed on wearables and other connected consumer devices and services
  • Creating and producing regular research reports covering the strategies of major players and industry trends that are shaping the wearables market, using primary and secondary research to meet publishing schedules
  • Creating and delivering presentations, webinars and strategy sessions to clients, at client events and at external conferences
  • Answering client enquiries and ensuring their needs are met
  • Developing and managing primary end-user research into wearables usage and adoption trends
  • Providing input into other CCS Insight reports as required, including quarterly Instant Insights on financial results announcements, as well as our annual Predictions event
  • Contributing to various consulting projects in CCS Insight’s connected consumer device research streams, such as white papers, client surveys and presentations

Skills and Experience

We are seeking a highly motivated and collaborative individual with:

  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with the ability to produce concise, accurate, factual and informative research
  • The ability to engage confidently with a wide range of colleagues and clients, up to and including C-suite executives
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to describe complex ideas and technology concepts in a straightforward way
  • A passion for technology and the connected consumer device ecosystem, and a desire to become a thought leader in this space
  • At least two years’ work experience in the technology industry, ideally in a role related to consumer technology, or as an industry analyst
  • An undergraduate degree in a subject that demonstrates analytical skills and an ability to learn at pace

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Jo Oldham, VP Human Resources (jo.oldham@ccsinsight.com). No agencies please.

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK and be based within commuting distance of London.


Marketing Manager

Location: Remote UK, and office in King’s Cross, London

Hours: 4 to 5 days a week

Business

CCS Insight is a specialist market intelligence and research firm that provides its customers with tailored advice that helps them make sense of the connected world and simplify their complex business decisions.

The company has carefully assembled a team of the world’s leading analysts, enabling it to offer unrivalled expertise in mobile devices, wearables, augmented and virtual reality, 5G networks, workplace transformation, artificial intelligence, software development and delivery, the connected home, network operators and the Internet of things, among other areas.

CCS Insight is the research partner for the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA)

CCS Insight’s products and services span four main areas:

  • Research and analysis — including quantitative research (such as market forecasts and surveys of technology buyers and users) and qualitative research (such as analysis of major industry events, technology suppliers and emerging market trends), delivered as written reports, blog posts and presentations.
  • Consulting services — producing custom research projects for clients, such as bespoke surveys or competitor analysis.
  • Marketing services — helping clients articulate or amplify their marketing messages through market education papers, presentations or blogs, for example.
  • Events — notably our annual Predictions event

We partner with our clients in several ways, helping them to:

  • Predict market trends and identify alternative futures
  • Capture and analyse the competitive landscape
  • Understand buyer behaviours and attitudes
  • Develop market-positioning strategies
  • Navigate commercial concerns about bringing technologies to market

CCS Insight is recognized for its analysts’ influence with industry leaders and the media. The most innovative technology companies and global brands rely on us when they need insight into industry complexity to enable their commercial success.

Job Overview

The Marketing Manager will develop and manage engaging and effective marketing programmes to promote CCS Insight’s products and services, and contribute to the sales team through lead-creation initiatives.

This role has a varied set of responsibilities spanning:

  • Proposition development
  • Content creation and coordination with external providers
  • Coordination of marketing and PR agencies
  • Go-to-market planning and execution
  • Advertising and PR
  • Event organisation

This role would suit someone ready to step up into a lead position, or someone returning to the workplace looking for a flexible role in a dynamic, fast-growing business.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop campaigns for CCS Insight products and services as part of sales lead generation, coordinating closely with the CCS Insight commercial team
  • Curate and manage social media campaigns
  • Maintain and develop website content
  • Build the CCS Insight research portal membership and social media audience
  • Coordinate and promote CCS Insight webinars and other client marketing activities
  • Provide event support for CCS Insight and client events
  • Develop internal communications for the business
  • Brief and manage external suppliers
  • Develop corporate assets such as sales brochures and marketing materials

Skills and Experience

  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience of using social media, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, for brand marketing and sales lead generation.
  • The ability to write to a high standard and to present confidently is crucial. You will frequently be required to present campaigns and write copy, telling the story of products and CCS Insight for various marketing channels.
  • Understanding of the integration of HubSpot or similar CRM platforms in a marketing and sales process.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with multiple teams, including sales, operations, product and content owners and external suppliers and partners.
  • A results-focussed approach and an understanding of ROI and tracking metrics.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, with professional marketing qualifications an advantage.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Jo Oldham, VP Human Resources (jo.oldham@ccsinsight.com). No agencies please.

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK and be based within commuting distance of London.


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