Industry Analyst

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Full-time

  • Become part of a global, Australian-owned company that follows world's best practice.
  • Enjoy a unique company culture that offers opportunity and a career path.
  • An excellent opportunity for a recent graduate looking to enter the corporate workplace.

The Company
IBISWorld is a trusted independent source of Australian industry and economic research. We publish over 750 industry titles, producing the largest collection of reports and analysis on the Australian economy.

IBISWorld serves banking, financial and professional service firms and ASX200 companies from five locations worldwide. Our global headquarters are located in Melbourne’s CBD, close to public transport. We have a casual work environment and a great corporate culture where people enjoy their work and are rewarded for personal and team success.

The Role

We are looking for friendly and driven business research analysts to work in our Melbourne office. This is a great opportunity to apply your economic knowledge, analytical abilities and writing skills, while building a career with a fast-growing organisation. You will conduct ongoing research about various industries, gather and think critically about data, and write industry-specific thematic reports. You may also gain public recognition and media exposure for your work while building a portfolio of industry reports.

Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Researching and updating high-quality industry reports within specified deadlines and in accordance with in-house editorial and quality standards
  • Collecting and interpreting diverse data related to multiple industries 
  • Gaining expertise through industry contacts and keeping current with industry events 
  • Analysing macroeconomic, demographic and industry-specific financial data to identify and clearly communicate key business trends
  • Giving interviews to journalists about your assigned industries as required 
  • Building basic spreadsheet models 
  • Forecasts and projections based on existing industry data 
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Industry Team Leader or Industry Manager

As a successful candidate, you will have:

  • An undergraduate degree in economics, commerce, business or other related fields
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience writing business research articles, reports or other key documents for a business audience is an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and forecast economic data
  • Experience researching and writing to meet short deadlines 
  • Familiarity with online research techniques
  • Solid grasp of economics, financial terms and business concepts
  • A strong work ethic and openness to constructive feedback
  • Confidence to liaise with media regarding current industry trends
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong interest in keeping up-to-date with economic news and current events 

All applicants must be authorised for employment in Australia and be available to work full-time in our Melbourne office.

If you think you are the ideal candidate for this position, please apply online by submitting your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please briefly explain how your skills and experience align with this position. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted and only applications with a cover letter will be considered.

If you would like to learn more about IBISWorld, please visit our Careers Page

IBISWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants must be authorised for employment in Australia and be able to provide a copy of a valid visa upon request. 

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