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Intelligence Analyst Job Description


Decipher (decipherglobal.com) is a competitive intelligence firm serving global law firms, and soon expanding into the broader professional services market to serve, corporations, and the financial services industry. Our data-powered approach allows our clients to grow safely and more efficiently by ensuring they hire only the best. Given our sophisticated clientele and the complex work we perform, we seek only the most skilled candidates who are looking to build their careers in competitive intelligence. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Decipher’s founders and management team are all veterans of the legal, professional services, and technology industries.

Decipher is seeking motivated Intelligence Analysts to join our growing team.  As an Intelligence Analyst (IA), you will be responsible for the strategy and execution of investigations concerning senior executives within a given timeframe (typically two weeks).  There are three important aspects to an IA’s role: (1) Source Research. Includes gathering secondary source market data, identifying primary sources, and compiling background information for each project. (2) Primary Source Interviews. A critical aspect of an IA’s role involves conducting source interviews (cold-call telephone interviews) using refined interviewing techniques, advanced communication skills and persuasion to maximize results. (3) Client Report Drafting. At the conclusion of each project, an IA drafts a client report emphasizing the relevant intelligence.  

Qualifying Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree
3-5 years of professional experience with a background in any of the following intelligence gathering, investigations, cold-calling, legal industry knowledge, or professional writing.
You must be comfortable making cold calls.


Desired Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Law degree
Agency experience
Corporate intelligence experience


Project Breakdown:
Brief Morning Meeting Daily
Background Research:                1-2 Days
Source Telephone Interviews:     4-6 Days
Analysis & Report Drafting:         1-2 Days


If interested, please send resumes to Lara Glauber, lglauber@decipherglobal.com.