Research Director

Location: Remote
Employment Type: Full Time
Date posted: 03/17/2021

Job Details:

The Research team helps produce our award-winning breaking news, long-form investigative stories and industry rankings and is responsible for the content in our forthcoming subscription data product.

As the Research Director, you will lead a deputy manager and a team of researchers and data engineers responsible for the success of many of our editorial and new product initiatives.

We’re looking for an innovative leader with an entrepreneurial mindset who can take an idea and make it a reality, whether it’s a complicated new ranking or a brand new subscription product. We want someone who enjoys thinking big and then breaking down that thinking into actionable, iterative steps to get us from Point A to Z. A “team player” mindset is a must.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with managing and/or launching data platforms; extensive general database research experience; theoretical knowledge of how programming languages (e.g. SQL, R and Python) can be used to extract, combine, automate and clean data; and exceptional organizational abilities both in terms of people and product management.


Who We Are:

The Real Deal is the largest real-estate news outlet in the US, reaching millions of professionals daily through our media channels. We have received 60+ awards for editorial excellence over the past six years, including the General Excellence award from the Society of Business Writers and Editors.

Quantcast rates us among the 300-most visited sites in the US and the website with the wealthiest audience and one of the most educated.

As a publication, The Real Deal is to real estate what Variety is to entertainment or what Politico is to Beltway politics – a plugged-in news outlet that is read by the entire industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We partner with our employees to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace and through higher education programs supporting rising journalists.

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