Innovation & Data Analyst

Company: Runway Innovation Hub
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.APR.2021


ABOUT RUNWAYRunway is an innovation company accelerating the success of global innovators and entrepreneurs.Since 2013, we've helped 337 sta...


ABOUT RUNWAYRunway is an innovation company accelerating the success of global innovators and entrepreneurs.Since 2013, we've helped 337 startups across 20+ industries raise over $3.1B, and18+ Fortune 500 companies innovate and drive real business results.WHO YOU'LL WORK WITHInnovation Analysts join our teams and work directly with our clients to accomplish their innovation goals.When you join Runway, you are joining a fast-paced culture that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. In this role you will work on teams to help the largest organizations in the world ensure their longevity and business viability. You will also work with many entrepreneurs across industries and technologies, from consumer electronics and retail to blockchain and artificial intelligence.If you are interested in a particular technology or industry, please indicate this in your cover letter.ABOUT THIS ROLEYou'll work in teams of typically 2 - 3 team members, playing an active role in all aspects of the client engagement. This includes gathering and analyzing startup information, formulating and testing new business hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You'll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members. Activities include but not limited to: Scouting and screening emerging startups based on corporate clients' specific parameters, innovation objectives, and investment criteria Creating weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly startup and industry trend reports for Runway's clients Analyzing technology, industry, and market trends and synthesizing this information for client teams Supporting the Runway team in presentations to senior client leadership Organizing and managing Runway's internal database of startups Attending startup pitches, industry conferences, and networking events for primary startup research and ecosystem building THE RIGHT FIT Passion for research and creating clear and compelling presentation decks Comfortable with extreme amounts of ambiguity Fast and agile learner - constantly reading and absorbing new information Strives for excellence and puts in the extra effort to achieve it Understands that having fun and being professional are not mutually exclusive Entrepreneurial drive and spirit Team player Naturally strategic - can see both the big picture and small detail CAREER GROWTHYou'll gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the company. Analysts learn quickly on the job and are mentored by our team and community of entrepreneurs.We view the Analyst position as the start of a rewarding, challenging, and highly flexible career with Runway. As an Analyst you will be assigned to multiple client engagements and work with a number of colleagues and clients in a range of industries and technology areas. For all Analysts, you will likely intersect with many elements of our company's work including Startup Ecosystem, Program Services, and new ventures - either by collaborating on teams or working with colleagues from these groups.Following your Analyst tenure, assuming good performance, you will move into an Associate role focusing either on technical startup research or innovation consulting path.RequirementsEXPERIENCE, SKILLS & STRENGTHSCandidates for this position should have many or all of the following skills, knowledge, experience and strengths: Undergraduate degree in business, data science, or computer science Passion for cutting edge technology, entrepreneurship, and startups Significant internship experience or 1-2 years of work experience (consulting, business analyst, strategy, research-related, etc.) after completing your undergraduate degree Ability to perform a variety of research (primary and secondary methods) and synthesize a clear point of view An understanding of investment trends, business principles, and macroeconomic factors that affect a broad range of verticals and industries Knowledge and experience in data science, data analysis and data visualization (Python, R, etc) Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively - both verbally and in writing - in English. Plus if you are also fluent in Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, etc. Proven record of leadership Exceptional analytical and structured problem-solving skills Ability to work both collaboratively and independently Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization - both internally and externally Proven experience prioritizing multiple project timelines and delivering consistent results Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Runway (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).Benefits Competitive Compensation Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Life and Disability Insurance 401(k) with Employer Matching Professional Development Stipend Flexible Working Hours Remote Work Possibility and more..

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