Edge by Ascential
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We're looking for an Analyst to join our team in the United States as part of our Consultancy function.

The Analyst is to join the team at Edge, the Data, Insights and Advisory solution you need to win in an eCommerce-driven world. The role will be within our Advisory team with the ideal candidate to be based out of our Boston offices or homebased within the US. You will be responsible for partnering with our clients to win in digital retail. This role will be responsible for supporting customer engagements, conducting actionable research & analysis and delivering solutions to address our clients' top opportunities & challenges.


Key Responsibilities

  • Research & Analysis - Analyze markets, the industry (i.e. digital retail) and strategies, identifying best practices; conduct qualitative research and data analysis to support advisory programs
  • Forecasting / Modelling - Forecast and/or model growth for a market, retailer, category, etc. using Edge and/or 3rd party tools for inclusion in projects
  • Content Development - Builds presentations, best practice case studies and other support materials to assist in client engagements
  • Delivers Actionable Insight - on future retail strategies, and implications tied to client's core business objectives, roles, responsibilities, structure and measurements, and identifies potential growth opportunities and necessary capabilities for growth
  • Present Research - to clients virtually (through webinars & videoconferences) and in-person (e.g. speeches, workshops and company-led events)
  • Collaboration - Partners with other Advisory team members to execute projects on a right-first-time basis 


This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.


Your Experience

  • 4-year college degree
  • 2+ years analytics, consulting or research experience
  • Experience working with / for manufacturers and / or retailers
  • Knowledge of the digital retail industry, retailers' strategies and manufacturer/retailer ways of working
  • Effective communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Edge    

Edge by Ascential™ delivers some of the industry’s most accurate and actionable sales-driving data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers looking to win in today’s ecommerce-driven world.   

Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential was launched in October of 2018, bringing four brands under one roof. Our market leading products are a product of our people and we are always in the market for top talent.   

If you are interested in progressing your career, this position represents a great opportunity to join our team at an exciting stage in its development and expansion. Edge is headquartered in London, with offices in the USA, UK, China, Germany and France. Find out more at 


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