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Date added: 09 November 2016

Organisation: European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC)

Location: Brussels, Belgium

EARSC seek a market analyst who will help them to understand the market for the organisation's services. The market analyst will work in a small team of people, responsible to the EARSC secretary general. The job will involve conducting case analyses and market studies to understand the economic benefits of the technology and the potential size of specific market sectors. It will require interaction with representatives of other commercial sectors and to establish a good understanding and working relationship.

It will be a key role at a key moment where the large increase in availability of EO satellite data as well as technology developments are transforming the way the sector works. The task is very open and will demand initiative and innovative thinking from the candidate as well as tenacity and willingness to adapt. Good interpersonal skills will be an essential to gain the trust of those working with EARSC and in other sectors.

Working in a small team in an office in Brussels, the job will include a certain amount of travel mainly inside Europe with much activity being focused around Brussels and the European institutions which are strong influencers for our technology and its markets.

EARSC is seeking to help the sector develop new business both inside Europe and globally and, for the right candidate, the role could be extended to include developing export opportunities for the sector.

The position will offer a variety of work and represents an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience of working with EU bodies from an industry perspective. There is significant possibility to shape the job to suit the skills of the person recruited.


  • Economic research and analysis linked to the EO services industry and technology
  • Developing links with other commercial sectorial groups relevant to the market for EO services
  • Analysis of EU policy for its implications for the EO services industry especially linked to export markets and Copernicus
  • Additional responsibilities may be conferred ie towards export market opportunities


  • A relevant university degree plus several years of experience
  • A background in market development or communications
  • Knowledge of EO services especially from a user perspective
  • Some economics knowledge would be an advantage
  • Excellent level of English both spoken and written. Other languages are an advantage.

Read more about the market analyst position.

Candidates are invited to submit their CV together with a letter of motivation to EARSC at, cc with the subject line [EARSC Job] Market Analyst position (Candidate Name).

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