Posted On03/14/2017Research ManagerSalary Range :Worker Category :Job ClassAs a Research Manager for RainKing, you will be at the heart of providing the richest and most up-to-date IT sales intelligence on the companies and people that need our products and services. You will lead a Team of Research Analysts as we identify and verify actionable sales intelligence for our Clients. Every day our research is helping our clients better understand and connect with the decision makers that impact their business.Core Responsibilities: . Lead a team of up to 8 Research Analysts dedicated to delivering comprehensive and accurate data to RainKing clients. . Coordinate and manage the workload and activity of team members to ensure delivery of the highest level of data quality . Coach, mentor and develop team members through development plans tailored to individual skills, competency and career development. . Investigate information resources to ensure all possible data sources are researched and information is captured and input in a timely manner and to the highest quality standards. . Respond to client feedback, ensuring the timely resolution of any issues resulting in minimal brand impact and the highest standard of customer service. . Identify opportunities to work with sales colleagues in revenue generation and/or protection, and ensure a coordinated approach is consistently taken, including meeting presentation content. . Establish and communicate an excellent understanding of RainKing products. . Assist in the development of next generation research processes and applications. . Act as a role model by maintaining the highest professional standards and upholding the company code of conduct. . Assist in recruitment, training and on-boarding of Research Associates.Requirements: . Bachelorsa€ (TM) degree or higher required . Proven leadership ability and experience of leading a team of 5 or more . Experience leading teams conducting primary research . Experience with creating and maintaining effective KPIa€ (TM) s and being results-oriented . Leadership and management skills, including the ability to prioritize and control workload of a team, coaching and mentoring on professional development . Demonstrated success of building strong, cohesive teams by leading and motivating towards action/execution through influence and collaboration . Excellent communication and problem solving skills, attention to detail, objectivity and the ability to think strategically . Confident personality with the ability to interact at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders . Proficiency in MS Office, including strong Excel skillsWhy else you should work here?a€ cents Located in the heart of Downtown Bethesda, we are minutes from Metro.a€ cents Our employees love our fast paced and competitive culture.a€ cents We have a comprehensive benefits package, 15 days accrued PTO in your first year, and RainKing has a generous match on our 401(k) plan.a€ cents Monthly team building events and happy hoursa€ cents Snacks and drinks everydayRainKing provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status protected by Federal, state, or local law.Requisition ID1011EXTERNAL POSTING FOR.