Industry Analyst


Mar 10th, 2023

Industry Analyst

  • An excellent opportunity for a recent graduate looking to enter a corporate workplace
  • Develop and hone your analytical skills as part of a fun and supportive team
  • Enjoy employee benefits such as flexible working hours and free breakfast
  • Work for an established market leader with an innovative product used by the world’s elite businesses

IBISWorld is looking for an Industry Analyst who has a passion for their work and a desire to accelerate their professional development in a fast-growing global business. We are a client-driven organisation that conducts industry and company research across thousands of global and domestic markets. Our offices in Melbourne, London, Frankfurt and New York employ talented people who work hard to give our clients the information they need to excel.

At IBISWorld, we are proud of our company culture and values, and we strive to create an environment where people look forward to coming to work every day. We actively promote a supportive and collaborative workplace, where everyone has the opportunity to influence how we think about our products and grow our business.

What we offer;

  • Flexible working hours and remote working arrangements
  • Internal career progression opportunities
  • Professional development and training
  • A relaxed dress code
  • Friday afternoon company-wide meet ups
  • Employee benefits and rewards via free breakfast, fruit, and the Perkbox app
  • Subsidised gym membership at the Grand Hyatt City Club

The Role

As an Industry Analyst, you will contribute to our company’s mission of helping clients make better business decisions. IBISWorld’s analysts research across Australian industries, gathering and thinking critically about data to write industry-specific reports.

At IBISWorld, we believe in investing in our team and supporting our colleagues in our pursuit of excellence. We will work with you to develop and hone your skills as you progress in your role, building a skill set that will benefit you throughout your career. You may also have opportunities for media exposure while you build a portfolio of industry reports.

You will be provided with on-the-job training when you first join IBISWorld, and be supported by your colleagues to help you learn about our product and your role.

Reporting to the Industry Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Collecting, interpreting and analysing macroeconomic, demographic and industry-specific data to identify and clearly communicate key business trends
  • Long-term forecasting based on existing industry data
  • Updating high-quality industry reports within specified deadlines and in accordance with in-house editorial and quality standards
  • Qualitative research, keeping up-to-date with key macroeconomic and industry trends
  • Performing client presentations
  • Contributing to product development initiatives
  • Giving interviews to journalists about your assigned industries as required
  • Any other duties as assigned by Industry Manager or Team Leaders

As a successful candidate, you will have:

  • An undergraduate degree in economics, commerce, business or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to analyse and forecast economic data, demonstrated through either previous work experience or university studies
  • Familiarity with online research techniques
  • A solid grasp of economics, financial terms and business concepts
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience writing business research articles, reports or other key documents for a business audience is a strong advantage
  • A strong interest in keeping up-to-date with economic news and current events
  • Confidence to liaise with the media regarding current industry trends
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel and Word

If you think you are the ideal candidate for this position, please apply online by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter explaining how your skills and experience align with this role. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted, and only applications with a cover letter will be considered.

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IBISWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants must be authorised for employment in Australia and be able to provide a copy of a valid visa upon request.

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