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Data Strategy Lead

Data Strategy Lead

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What it is: As the Content Strategy and Tactics Lead, you’ll get to work as a senior member of the eVestment Data team to implement, monitor and deliver strategic initiatives across Public, Private Markets, Hedge Fund and other workstreams. Leverage your institutional investment industry knowledge and experience analyzing data, running projects and launching new programs with internal and external stakeholders.    Lead the creation of the department strategic plan and interact with asset manager, consultant and investor clients to gain the insights that will drive future initiatives. 



  • Act as Strategy lead for a portfolio of current initiatives across the Long-Only and alternative asset classes
  • Develop strategies for sourcing unique institutional data and insights to drive revenue growth via contributory models, derived click-exhaust, public sources, partnerships, 3rd-party relationships, and data sciences
  • Work closely with stakeholders to create, validate and execute initiatives that will impact data depth, breadth, quality and completeness of product coverage
  • Assist with the creation of new metrics and data insights that will be consumed by eVestment products
  • Conduct market sizing, competitive analysis, financial modeling, revenue, and cost forecasting analyses to support business case development
  • Liaise with colleagues in Product, Sales, Support and other functions to provide updates on critical initiatives and drive strategic alignment
  • Act as a subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders
  • Partner with global, cross-functional teams in the execution of critical tasks
  • Maintain reporting for the Content team’s progress across various key performance indicators and work closely with operations leads to hit important milestones

Communicate consistently with key stakeholders within asset management firms during the planning and execution phases of projects, sharing progress and gathering feedback to facilitate participation

Preferred Qualifications:


  • You are skilled at managing projects and people, reporting on progress, and responding to roadblocks
  • You enjoy coaching and working closely with data operations teams, both internally and externally
  • You have a demonstrated track record of success working on large, cross-department initiates and maintaining strong communication with affected stakeholders on the status
  • You have considerable knowledge of Traditional and Hedge Fund strategies, products, and the way data is provided by managers and consumed by investors and consultants
  • You are a master of strong, concise communication and someone who appreciates the importance of building strong working relationships throughout the stakeholder universe
  • You willingly describe yourself as a ‘data person’.



What we need: The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of industry experience within institutional investment, consulting, asset management, and/or a financial market data firm. 2+ years of directly managing business or strategic projects.  Having a track record of achievement in strategic, analytical and diverse project management is a huge plus, as is a strong appreciation of servant leadership and lean/agile principles. 




We are eVestment, a Nasdaq company and we make smart money smarter. We are about giving institutional investors as much big data as they need to make smart investment decisions. BlackRock, UBS, Towers-Watson, Putnam and AON Hewitt are just a few of the clients who trust our cloud-based technology platforms. Recently we’ve been named top workplace, ranking #1 in the 2015 Atlanta Journal & Constitution “Top Atlanta Workplaces” list and ranking #15 nationally in the Fortune 2015 “Best Workplaces” list. Our environment is fun, smart, and collaborative. Casual dress, catered weekly lunches, unlimited PTO (because we trust our people), and regular teambuilding activities are part of what makes our environment awesome. We provide exceptional opportunities for development with a dedicated training budget, tuition reimbursement, and time off for training and certification preparation. We’ve also ranked consistently on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing firms list every year since 2007, and we have over 300 amazing team members around the globe.