About the jobCircle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 53+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.9+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle’s SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.
What you’ll be part of:
With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.
What you’ll be responsible for:
Circle is looking for a senior research analyst to help answer some of the most challenging and strategic questions about the digital currency landscape. The person in this role will collaborate with internal stakeholders through custom research initiatives leveraging industry insights/syndicated data, quantitative and qualitative methods to support the key marketing pillars that will drive revenue growth.
The ideal candidate will have a true passion for cryptocurrency, seeing this role as an opportunity to merge their research and insights skills set with their passion for crypto.
What you'll work on:
- Driving impact by playing a leading role in delivering on the strategic goals for Circle and USDC using data analysis and marketplace information.
- Supporting projects in partnership with other researchers on behalf of the Marketing Research and Insights team to develop insights and learnings on key audience segments, such as Business Decision Makers, Crypto Curious and Crypto Natives.
- Maintain a user panel across Circle, including the vetting of vendors, creating research briefs, and designing roadmaps.
- Developing and maintain a global audience segmentation study, responsible for analyzing data, identifying white space opportunities and present results to internal stakeholders.
- Mange the cadence and continuous reporting of the global brand tracker study, responsible for writing insights, identify marketplace changes that can impact results and survey designs, including competitive analysis.
- Help manage and implement global ad effectiveness studies measuring the impact of ad exposure across media channels, creating ROI analysis, leverage social analytics and sentiment analysis to provide a holistic view of measurement.
- Identifying marketplace opportunities for Circle and USDC globally using market research data.
- Compliment the research expertise you have begun to build, by exploring and introducing new solutions to the organization.
- Working on thought leadership /white paper research projects on consumers understanding of crypto, stablecoins and Web3.0.
- Collaborating across the marketing, product, revenue and strategy teams to ensure the voice to the customer is integrated into the development of our products and marketing materials.
- Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
- Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
- Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
- High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.
- 5+ years of experience in a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and design and knowing when to apply them.
- Experience with using social media listening tools for research / analysis purposes.
- Your passion and curiosity for crypto, stablecoin, Web3.0 and the evolving marketplace.
- Previous experience working with financial service industry/category is a plus.
- Understanding of the B2B consumer marketplace or business decision maker consumer segments is a plus.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Strong writing and communication skills.
- Ability to cultivate strong working relationships.
- Ability to be agile, decisive, and flexible, and operate in a fast-paced and collaborative environment while following process.
- Proficiency with Google Analytics, ComScore Media Metrix, Qualtrics and/or Tableau is a plus.
- Expert with Excel, Powerpoint and GSuite equivalents.