Website AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology

About the team:

AMT’s strategic analytics team is responsible for planning, producing, and delivering market research and industry benchmarking surveys to customers ranging from high-growth startups to multinational corporations. With a foundation in economics as well as traditional metal cutting and forming technologies, the team is expanding coverage to include emerging technologies such as additive manufacturing, robotics, automation, and industrial software. You’ll be surrounded by a growing strategic analytics team based in McLean, VA with backgrounds as diverse as hard tech, investment banking, economics, aerospace engineering, consulting, and political science. The strategic analytics team collaborates with DevOps, audience development, content, marketing, membership and sales, exhibitions, and global services teams to grow AMT’s customer base, industry engagement, and thought leadership.

About the role:

Associates are immersed in AMT’s proprietary market research products alongside independent sources to support hundreds of the top companies in the industry. The associate role has the opportunity to create compelling research and deliver insights to industry leaders looking to make strategic decisions with confidence. As part of expanding subject matter expertise and building a personal brand, associates regularly attend and participate in trade shows and conferences. Associates are expected to become interdisciplinary experts and thought leaders across a combination of technology, business, finance, and entrepreneurship topics. That expertise enables associates to spend a significant portion of the role interacting with customers and supporting their research needs over time. Additionally, associates will help onboard new analysts as needed and have the option to select and manage interns.


  • Conduct research using a wide range of sources including business and trade press, market reports, interviews, conference presentations, surveys, academic publications and patent filings
  • Build relationships with AMT’s market research subscribers and the broader industry; develop a thorough understanding and informed opinions of relevant topics in the manufacturing technology industry
  • Produce and present market research to subscribers
  • Attend and often participate in trade shows and other industry events as an AMT representative; visibility through hosting, moderating, or participating in conference programs is expected
  • Collaborate internally to prioritize market research tasks, subscriber needs, and team development; develop insights into improving market research offerings and/or operational improvements in delivering those offerings


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or economics discipline; relevant graduate degrees preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in product development, business development, consulting, technical or market research, or similar function requiring critical thinking and problem-solving skills; experience gained while enrolled in a full-time relevant graduate degree considered.
  • Strong listening, writing, and speaking abilities as well as attention to detail and organization; writing ability includes coverage of business and technical topics; demonstrated writing or speaking examples in the public domain preferred
  • The role requires a collaborative approach within the research team where success is defined by meeting client needs as a group
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; familiarity with business analytics and data visualization packages helpful but not expected (PowerBI, SQL, Tableau, etc…)

Highlighted Benefits:

  • Medical | Dental | Vision coverage – 100% of premiums covered for employees and eligible dependents
  • Optional Work From Home Wednesdays
  • 5 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Winter Break and select holidays
  • 401k Plan (100% company match up to 6%, no vesting period)
  • Free drinks/snacks/lunch catered monthly

Equal Opportunity Employer

AMT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

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