• Research Analyst

    Job Locations India-Gurgaon
  • Introduction

    CQ Roll Call, a strategic acquisition of FiscalNote, the leading technology innovator that provides advanced, data-driven issues management solutions to global businesses and governments, and a strategic investment of The Economist Group is currently seeking a Research Analyst in our Gurgaon office.  


    The Research Analyst compiles information on policymaking, including legislation and regulations, attaining an expert level of knowledge of how governments function in the U.S. This individual needs to be able to work well with a team to ensure the comprehensiveness and accuracy of content across a suite of products.  The position requires accuracy, advanced English grammar knowledge, superior communication skills and the ability to work under firm deadlines.


    The role will be based on local hours with some flexibility required to cover day-to-day contact with individuals in the United States. 



    In this role you would be expected to:


    • Manage, process and code data and documents, including bill data, amendments, schedules, transcripts and other items as assigned by a manager
    • Respond to and act upon client questions or requests for documents, transcripts or other data in a timely manner
    • Oversee workflow for the group across multiple requests
    • Prioritize work as needed based on deadlines
    • Demonstrate an understanding of operational tools, procedures and troubleshooting
    • Contribute to news gathering efforts and other duties as assigned
    • Provide subscribers with complete, timely and error-free, quality legislative information
    • Develop an understanding of The Economist's databases and the procedures for updating that content
    • Conduct secondary industry and client research
    • Successful balancing of long hours and a capricious congressional schedule while juggling multiple assignments
    • Work closely with the U.S. based Economist research team

    Experience, skills and professional attributes


    To succeed in this role you must have: 


    • One year of research experience
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • Top-notch researching skills plus a strong attention to detail and good organizational abilities
    • Ability to work on multiple projects while meeting strict deadlines
    • Understanding of a federal government system
    • Basic knowledge of HTML, the Internet, Microsoft Office and electronic media
    • A willingness to work long hours when needed
    • Efficient management of data requests across group
    • Strong team collaboration
    • Quick, effective, accurate execution of data quality
    • Seamless workflow with Economist branch in the U.S. 


    To succeed in the role you must demonstrate:


    • Ability to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Proven expertise in data processing, evaluation and reporting
    • Experience with varied data sources
    • Highly proficient with Excel and Word
    • Strong understanding of how a governmental system works
    • Ability to analyse large volumes of data
    • Ability to manage and turn around a project quickly and successfully
    • Superior communications skills
    • Being able to meet deadlines and prioritise work effectively
    • Skills in managing relationships, inside and outside of the team
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well in a team
    • Self-motivated, proactive mind-set
    • Excellent written English
    • Research-literate
    • Very detail-oriented
    • Commercially minded
    • A keen analytical mind




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