Market Research Analyst (Cloud)

| Chicago

About G2

G2.com is revolutionizing the way businesses discover, buy and manage software and services. More than three million users per month rely on G2 to help them find and buy the best software for their businesses. The platform has 650,000 reviews, and $100M in total funding through our investment partners: IVP, Accel Partners, LinkedIn, Emergence Capital, Pritzker Group, Chicago Ventures, Hyde Park Ventures, industry leaders and founders.

About the Role

G2 is seeking a Market Research Analyst focused on IT and/or Development technology to share in maintaining and growing the quality of our Cloud Computing market. Our market specialists work to put buyers first by developing unbiased categories and content.

At a fast paced hyper growth company like G2, responsibilities, tasks, and projects can evolve rapidly and the need to adapt is critical. Some of the core responsibilities of the role are detailed below.

Category Maintenance and Development

The person in this role will be responsible for maintaining category integrity in the Cloud Computing space. This includes conducting research to ensure software products and associated services are properly categorized, as well as staying on top of trends to proactively add emerging categories to the site. 

Advisory Influence

G2’s Market Research Analysts are authorities in their given markets. They are the primary internal resource for their categories and work directly with software buyers and vendors in their field. In this role, individuals are responsible for educating buyers about how to best select, implement, utilize, and benefit from business solutions via the categories and content they manage.

Thought Leadership & Analysis

Market Research Analysts are tasked with understanding our unique data and information through both intentional research and direct engagement with software and service buyers. 

We’re looking for someone who understands the importance of data and has the writing chops to convert that data into compelling articles, narratives, and reports. We remain 100% unbiased in our analyses, combining our industry knowledge with the data/experiences of real software users.

Someone who excels in this role is a self-motivated individual with strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail and methodologies, and an analytical eye to help us tell meaningful, data-driven stories and share insights and trends in interesting ways.

Responsibilities

  • Research software products, service providers, and industries
  • Maintain category integrity within the Cloud Computing market
  • Engage and assist software and service buyers through the decision making process
  • Write in-depth articles, SEO-driven web copy and compelling blog posts
  • Maintain product and category data
  • Assist with answering questions from visitors to the site
  • Collaborate with the rest of the G2 team to develop and deliver new reports, insights and offerings

Requirements

  • Experience in Cloud Computing, IT and/or Development as a practitioner, researcher or analyst
  • Strong research and writing skills, with the ability to produce data-driven stories
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related discipline
  • Fast learner who can work independently
  • Flexible and adaptable, willing to take on new challenges
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • 1-2 years of professional experience

Why we love G2

G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. G2 is a place where people can be authentic and grow, find meaning and passion in work, and be motivated to succeed by a supportive group of coworkers. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where people can enjoy coming to work every day, by supporting our employees in their professional and personal lives.

Our Process

We encourage all candidates to review our interview process to best prepare themselves on what to expect as a candidate of G2.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

100 S. Upper Wacker Dr. Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606

What are G2 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Extensive medical insurance and dental insurance; Free vision, long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Frequent team and family events. Companywide hack-a-thons and team trips. Beer Fridays. Flexible schedule. Stock options. Macbook and latest technology.

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