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Posted: 11/16/2022

At Spotlight, it’s our mission to create and sustain successful analyst relations (AR) programs for our clients — and the Researcher plays a key role in synthesizing the information we need to fuel that success. The Researcher works as part of Spotlight's "Analyst Desk” team to follow technology markets and to create contextual analysis of trends therein. The Researcher will learn from industry analysts (such as those at Gartner, Forrester, and IDC) as well as technology vendors. This position has a variety of research, writing, summarizing, analysis, and information design duties.  



  • Regularly deliver planned and on-demand information to clients
  • Create summaries and analysis of thought leadership content
  • Read insights to identify key trends, patterns, and themes
  • Create and maintain information resources
  • Read and summarize industry analyst blogs
  • Create slides and other forms of visual information
  • Execute a variety of short-term, long-term, and on-demand research projects

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Curious and fun
  • Diligent and self-motivated
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Research skills and investigation instincts
  • Concise and polished business writing abilities
  • Ability to spot patterns and describe trends
  • Confidence to ask questions of experts
  • Voracious interest in technology and the application of technology for business

Education and Experience:

  • College degree
  • Preference for Journalism, Strategic Communications, Marketing Research, or Business degree.
  • Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply. 
  • At least three years experience in research, analysis, and/or writing.  


We are a fun, smart, rapidly growing firm based in the Crossroads who has been named KC Business Journal’s Best Place to Work five years in a row. Learn more about Spotlight at

Expected start date is Q3 2022.


Spotlight is an equal opportunity employer.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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