Bank Research Director

Updated on 6/7/2024

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

501-1,000 employees

Provides transparent credit ratings and analysis

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$150k - $200kAnnually

+ Hybrid work schedule + Competitive benefits + Paid time off + Educational and professional development assistance + Employee referral bonus program + Cell phone reimbursement


New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or 5-10 years in related field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to turn complex financial concepts into easily understandable content
  • Understanding of SEO principles and best practices
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Background knowledge of banking and credit unions
  • Knowledge of financial markets and macroeconomic trends
  • Experience with data-driven journalism
  • Collaborate with internal and external sources to deliver breaking news and in-depth reporting on banking trends
  • Create topical and recurring research pieces for subscribers of the platform
  • Coordinate with KBRA’s communications and marketing team to drive brand awareness and monitor engagements
  • Build relationships with key media contacts and identify opportunities to proactively pitch published reports and product offerings
  • Develop written materials including press releases and other internal and external communication announcements as required
  • Work with Marketing team to promote product content and offerings for press features via social media and email marketing
  • Write sophisticated content for an expert audience of banking and credit union professionals
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with industry experts to deliver unique market insights

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Kroll Bond Rating Agency


KBRA offers a positive work environment that thrives on transparency, in-depth research, and cutting-edge risk assessment methodologies. As a leader in providing accurate and reliable credit ratings, the company supports the investment community with critical insights, making it a critical player in the finance industry. Employees are empowered through the use of advanced technologies and a commitment to delivering timely research, fostering a culture of innovation and thoroughness in financial assessment.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth