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Investigative Market Research Specialist (f/m/d)

Karrierestufe:  Berufserfahren

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Verfügbar bis:  To be filled asap
Fachgebiet:  Vermögens- & Anlageverwaltung
Einheit:  Allianz Global Investors
Einstellende Einheit:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Vollzeit/Teilzeit:  Vollzeit
Homeoffice:  Hybrides Arbeiten
Beschäftigungsverhältnis:  Dauerhaft
ID:  12163

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At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.

We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Investigative Market Research Specialist (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.


Within this exciting role you will play an important role in supporting the company’s equity research efforts, on multiple fronts. This position is responsible for editing Grassroots Research® reports and publications efficiently and accurately. Such reports are written by Grassroots® freelance reporters and cover a broad range of topics and industries. You will also work closely with Equity Analyst and Portfolio Managers across Europe and Asia Pacific and act as the interface of the external Grassroots reporters/ researchers network, along with other administrative duties.


About Grassroots Research®: The Grassroots Research® division of Allianz Global Investors uses a global network of journalists, Field Force investigators and industry contacts to help us identify important stock and sector trends before our competitors do. Grassroots® analysts use innovative market research and investigative journalism, to gather information on under-researched marketplace trends, the competitive environment and global business developments that affect our investments today and tomorrow. An innovative complement to Allianz Global Investors’ team of global industry analysts, the Grassroots Research® division exemplifies our commitment to going beyond traditional fundamental research. By going directly to the source, Grassroots Research® reports give our investment professionals timely access to solid, research-based insights that help them make informed investment decisions.


Key responsibilities


  • Act as Grassroots Report Coordinator – work closely with our investment professionals to set up requests for targeted market survey studies to help gain insights on companies, products or broader trends
  • Assign reports commissioned by Europe/ Asia, taking into consideration due dates, budgets and freelance network; liaise with freelance network as needed
  • Act as Grassroots Report Editor – responsible for providing paragraph guides, editing/ publishing final reports, source copies, marketing materials and producing the quarterly market monitor for clients/ corporate website
  • Manage the invoices - process and liaise with brokers regarding payments/ troubleshoot late payments
  • Conduct administrative duties - process sources, send out report routings to sources and general administrative record keeping


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • Academic degree in Business Administration, Economics or related field of study
  • Previous experience in a research related function, and/or editing and proofreading experience preferred
  • Passionate about equity investing and research
  • Interest in market research, marketing, psychology and statistics
  • Proficiency as well as strong written and verbal communication skills in English are required, further languages are beneficial
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, InDesign and Acrobat is essential, experience with Photoshop and Excel is preferred
  • Ability to work well independently and as well collaboratively with others across various departments and all seniority levels
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with accuracy as well as strong coordination skills
  • Responsible and self-motivated with strong attention to detail




About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as of 31 December 2021


We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.


Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled, and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com