The Market Research Associate role is housed within the Financial Institutions Business and Relationship Management (BRM) group based in Bogota or San Jose.
The candidate will be a key member of the issuer marketing team. This team’s principal objective is to generate new rating mandates through consistent and targeted marketing and maintaining relationships with issuers currently rated by Fitch.
Over time, will take an active role in marketing meetings, conferences and interacting with external relationships.
The candidate must have strong analytical capabilities coupled with aspirations to develop marketing acumen longer term.
The candidate will be responsible for tracking deals in the market, monitoring competitors’ ratings, maintaining internal reports and internal databases with company / target and contacts information.
He / she will need to mon+itor news, debt issuances, refinancing and M&A activities daily, and to look out for Fitch rating opportunities.
The candidate will be responsible for research, development, marketing materials and email campaigns under guidance from senior members of the team.
Individual must be self-sufficient and adept at putting together PowerPoint presentations and working with Excel spreadsheets.
The candidate will be responsible to follow-up deals from preparing quotations to activating agreements, and making sure invoicing iscorrectly instructed to the administrative area.