CONSUMER RETAIL LATIN AMERICA REPORTER PART TIME
Consumer Retail Latin America Reporter provides relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community by interviewing industry sources. This person will be expected to develop new industry sources and maintain relationships to generate timely, in-depth interviews spanning retail, restaurants and consumer products topics in Latin American countries. Effective source development, interviewing skills and ability to succinctly write up key findings are key aspects of the role. Effective communication skills and schedule flexibility are other key aspects of the role. Projects are based on client demand with projects typically requiring 2-3 weeks. The Reporter reports to Consumer Retail Custom Editor.
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Thorough understanding of the Mexican, Central and South American markets with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: apparel and footwear, retail wholesale, consumer products and/or restaurants industry.
Network of industry contacts in Mexico, Spain, Central and/or South America; ability to network and successfully develop new sources is key
Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in retail, restaurants and/or consumer products market research firm experience or investigative journalism experience
Ability to cold call, obtain in-depth interviews and accurately capture detailed notes.
Excellent writing and interviewing skills with the ability to analyze and identify key findings; spot trends
The ability to speak Spanish is required, along with strong verbal and written English skills; ability to speak Portuguese a plus
Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible with schedule a must
Strong organizational skills; an ideal candidate is a quick learner and able to multitask
Strong and positive communication skills
The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
This is a telecommuting, hourly position
Portuguese , Spanish , Food & Beverage , Research , Retail , Writing