Equity Research - Thematic Content Associate


New York, NY

Job Overview

Cowen, an investment bank with a presence on Wall Street since 1918 and known for its focus on disruptive innovation, is looking for an Equity Research, Thematic Content Associate to join its Thematic Content Research team. The position is located in New York at Cowen’s headquarters. Full-time availability is required of applicants.

The successful candidate will work with the head of thematic content, a member of Cowen’s Research Management team, on thematic updates, presentations, data analysis, reports, and marketing materials related to the big trends that cut horizontally across industries, with a particular focus on emerging areas of disruption and innovation. Some of the themes we work on include ESG, robotics & automation, cannabis, energy transition, mobility, health care innovation, and cryptocurrencies & digital assets, to name a few.

We leverage the insights from 61 analysts and numerous Cowen proprietary survey products to provide reports and presentations on the pivotal trends that we believe will drive the market. As part of our management responsibilities, we provide valuable input to analyst teams on content strategy, including insights gleaned from readership data across the firm. Work will include collecting and analyzing data, uncovering insights, creating charts/graphics, crafting written summaries, curating our best reports and events, and creating PowerPoint presentations.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

The following are the minimum requirements for the position:

  • Well-organized
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • High level of focus on work quality
  • Comfort with excel data analysis tools or other data analysis software suites
  • Good analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate material from multiple sources
  • Solid working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Collaborative mindset, consistent with Cowen’s culture of tenacious teamwork
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Self-starter who can understand objectives, take initiative, and get the job done
  • Interest in and ability to leverage all available resources to create differentiated content
  • Resourceful and hard-working
  • Ability to work well with others across the firm

The Associate will gain broad exposure to Cowen’s management team, research products, analysts & associates, and thought-leadership events. The Associate will develop a strong working knowledge of many sectors and stock drivers. The Associate will advance their knowledge of how great research is created and marketed and how to drive differentiation.

Who We Are

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.

At Cowen, inclusion and diversity are catalysts for success and innovation in everything we do. We pride ourselves on our empathetic and collaborative culture, where the power of diversity is harnessed to transform the status quo. Our focus on inclusion expands our thinking in order to generate better outcomes for clients, while striving to increase fairness and equity for our colleagues. Cowen’s vision of creating a more inclusive and equitable future is supported by our core values and is essential to our ability to outperform.

Learn more: https://www.cowen.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/cowen-inc/

Our Values

Vision: We consistently deliver differentiated and disruptive insights that help our clients outperform

Empathy: We proactively consider and account for the priorities and concerns of our colleagues and clients

Sustainability: We endeavor to produce ideas and solutions that are ethically grounded and aim to pass the test of time

Tenacious Teamwork: We elevate collaboration to new levels, empowering our ability to provide the best solutions for our clients



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