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Careers – Industry Analyst

Job Description: Industry Analyst
Location: Washington DC
Job Type: Full Time
Relocation Provided: No
New Frontier Data provides risk management solutions to investors, operators and policymakers in the cannabis industry via comprehensive data collection, rigorous analysis, and real time targeted business intelligence.
Founded in 2014, New Frontier Data is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
This DC-based cutting edge startup is currently looking to hire an Industry Analyst to support its analytics and data management initiatives. The position reports directly to the Director of Industry Analytics and has the potential to grow into a senior level analytics role.
The Industry Analyst will support all aspects of New Frontier’s analytics and reporting including data collection, analysis and proprietary content generation. Working under the guidance of the Director of Industry Analytics, the industry Analyst will:
  • Update New Frontier’s existing datasets on a regular schedule or as new information becomes available
  • Identify and vet new data sources relevant to New Frontier’s analytics and reporting requirements
  • Clean, format, and aggregate new data in preparation for analysis and ingestion into New Frontier’s online data platform, Equio
  • Develop analysis and reporting plans to achieve off-the-shelf and custom research project objectives
  • Support analysis and report creation across New Frontier’s portfolio including, but not limited to: Overall industry and sector-specific growth, evolution of consumer product demand, state-specific factors influencing each market’s performance, growth and performance of marijuana stocks, and emerging opportunities in ancillary markets
  • Support all aspects of New Frontier’s custom research engagements, including but not limited to background research and feasibility analysis, scope refinement, data collection and synthesis, analysis, reporting and deliverable creation
  • Conduct analysis and create visualizations in support of New Frontier’s marketing and sales objectives, including the weekly newsletter CannaBits, video CannaClips, monthly investor updates, SWOT analysis, investor pitch decks and executive speaking engagements
  • Provide research and analysis in support of ad hoc data inquiries, including data requests from investors, the media, paying clients and strategic partners
  • B.A. in business administration, economics, statistics engineering, physics, or a related quantitative discipline. (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • 3+ years of experience in business analytics, financial analysis and modeling, market research, management consulting or related field
  • Deep understanding of business and financials principals
  • Passion for using data to answer complex business problems, and unveil evolving industry trends
  • Ability to devise creative solutions when working in environments with limited access to data and variable data
  • High proficiency working in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word, as well as advanced familiarity with advanced analytics tools such as R, MATLAB, SAS or SPSS
  • Experience with BI tools such as Tableau, Cognos or MicroStrategy a plus
  • Understanding of and experience managing relational databases NoSQL/JSON data formats a plus
  • Familiarity with SQL, Python, Java, JavaScript, PHP/HTML, and C/C++ preferred plus
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask when facing numerous competing priorities
  • Self-reliant, extremely detailed, and results oriented
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team player
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Stock Incentive Plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • No relocation package
Immediate opening
Please email resume to careers@newfrontierdata.com with the Subject Line: Industry Analysis