Branded Is Hiring!

Research Assistant

About

The traditional way of building and distributing retail brands is being disrupted with the digital revolution and the rise of digital native brands catering to the lifestyle and aspirations of the digital native consumers.
At Branded, we want to shape this transformation and become a global operator of leading brands.
Branded is a technology-driven e-commerce company that acquires, operates, and scales brands with category-winning products on global marketplaces.
Built by a team with a proven track record in e-commerce (Lazada, Amazon, Walmart, Goldman Sachs, SoftBank...), we have the right experience to build and grow outstanding brands on Amazon and beyond.
Branded has raised 150M€ from global investors Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures. Our team includes e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Lazada,Amazon, Alibaba, SoftBank, and Goldman Sachs.
Since inception in the second half of 2020, Branded has amassed a portfolio of 20 best-selling and profitable brands with over 700,000 reviews on Amazon’s marketplace collectively generating $150 million in gross revenue.

We’re growing and expanding rapidly. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global high-growth start-up within our biggest seller’s team!

Job Description

About the role **
We are looking for an analytical and commercially aware
Research Assistant** to support our Product Development team by researching and presenting comprehensive data on consumer trends, product analysis, patent information, supplier information and any other such information as directed in the research requirements.

You will work on: (1) Market analysis, (2) Opportunity finding, (3) Sourcing

You will have excellent organisational skills and be a great team player, communicator, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and self-motivate. You will play an integral role in supporting the overall growth of the company as we embark on new product opportunities, and focus on expanding our existing portfolio.

What you will do

  • Assist Product Development team with a variety of data collection reports (abstracting Amazon data, researching trends, taking notes, etc.)
  • Understand market dynamics, identifying potential products after comprehensive market research, creation of wish list
  • Research new leads and find new key accounts/contacts specifically related to key product channels
  • Analysing past product sales to identify upgrading possibilities
  • Gathering, collating and analysing data
  • Prepare reports as and when required on key findings
  • Maintains collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group's achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment
  • Attends meetings and performs other ad-hoc duties as assigned

Preferred Experience

Who you are

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, are articulate and can make key points clearly and succinctly using a variety of communication methods (reports, presentations, workshops)
  • You are commercially aware with an entrepreneurial mindset and "can do" attitude
  • You have robust qualitative research skills using a range of methodologies suited to the research objectives
  • You have experience in a similar role within the consumer good industry (preferred)
  • You can design and manage research across all stages from planning and prep to analysis and reporting

Recruitment Process

If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! I will personally review your application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, I will invite you for a first phone call.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Makati, Philippines (1219)
  • Possible full remote

Sounds like something made for you?