Senior Research Analyst

Simba Information - Remote - Full time

Senior Analyst/Managing Editor, Simba Information Education Group (a business)

The Opportunity

Simba Information Education Group, a business of is seeking a Senior Analyst/Managing Editor to lead the group’s research and publishing enterprise. Simba’s Education Group provides strategic business intelligence and market forecasts to meet the research needs of the PreK-12, Higher Education and Workforce Education technology and instructional resource industry with a focus on the U.S. market.

The Job

The Senior Analyst/Managing editor is the lead analyst for coverage of the PreK-12, Higher Education and Workforce Education industry and manages the news flow, supervising in-house analysts and free-lance authors. Responsibilities include:

  • Plotting coverage areas for the newsletters and reports (topics and structure)
  • Is the lead writer on several reports and/or writes reports; edits other reports ion the group
  • Reports and writes Educational Marketer, one of the two bi-weekly newsletters
  • Consults on story ideas with analyst who writes Electronic Education Report, the other biweekly newsletter
  • Editors proof each other’s newsletters
  • Editors create marketing materials for reports to turn into the marketing department


Reports and two newsletters that provide strategic business intelligence.

  • Bi-weekly newsletters (24 issues each per year):
  • Educational Marketer: on executive suite desks or online for 50+ years--takes the pulse of the school and college markets
  • Electronic Education Report: zeroes in on K-12 technology developments--pushing a quarter of a century of engaged readership

Methodology/Strategies: Market size, demand drivers, segment forecasts, ongoing monitoring of market policies and trends, tracking of instructional materials adoptions by states and school districts, coverage of quarterly financial analysis of public companies. Methodologies include: news tracking, personal interviews, and survey research.

Required Skills:

Analyst must be:

  • Knowledgeable about education as a topic
  • Comfortable interviewing C-suite publishing/ed-tech and investment executives
  • Ability to spot trends, gather news and collect and interpret data
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Deadline oriented and ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Ability to understand company financial reports and government reports
  • Ability to work independently as well as interacting/coordinating with other departments
  • Reporting or editing experience at a newspaper or magazine, particularly one that covers education and/or business, is preferred

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Simba Information is a growing company with a high standard of excellence. All employees are now working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, 401(k) Plan, and more. Competitive salaries will be commensurate with experience.
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