Associate Research Analyst – Internet & Advertising

Cleveland, Ohio
Competitive compensation & benefits
Aug 23, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

What You'll Do:

  • Develop into a sector expert within the internet, digital advertising, and social media industries.
  • Relentlessly prospect & curate your own network of industry experts in the field, leveraging Edgewater’s established reputation.
  • Regularly network with these experts to collaboratively share knowledge & identify industry themes and inflections.
  • Author research reports, summarizing the key themes and changes.
  • Interpret research for companies/stocks under coverage; collaborate with research team on financial modeling.
  • Grow knowledge base by following news flow from the relevant companies: Facebook, Google, Amazon, Snap, Pinterest, TikTok, Twitter.
  • Present research themes to institutional investor partners, both remotely and in person.

Requirements to Apply:

  • Intellectually curious & capable of an investigative mentality in conducting research.
  • Capable of critical thinking and intellectual humility, given the nuance and complexity of this space.
  • Exceptional communication skills for networking; prior sales/prospecting experience a significant plus.
  • Exceptional project management skills & work ethic; manage a fixed quarterly calendar.
  • A track record of success in prior roles.
  • Ability to work remotely and independently in addition to a collaborative team environment.
  • Data oriented with strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft products.
  • Willingness to wear multiple hats as our dynamic & growing firm continues to develop.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior sales, prospecting, or consulting experience a significant plus.
  • Prior research & analysis experience a significant plus.
  • Prior experience in – and/or knowledge of – the digital advertising, internet, & eCommerce sectors a significant plus.
  • Bachelor's degree – a business major is not required, though must be balanced by sales/analysis/investment experience.
  • An interest in the stock market, comfortable making company-specific investment calls.


  • Substantial opportunity for upside in a dynamic & growing firm.
  • Ability to work from brand new offices in downtown Cleveland, on the Flats East Bank.
  • Competitive compensation including salary and bonus.
  • Company-paid insurance premiums including health, dental, vision, life.
  • 401(k) with breadth of investing options.


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