Quantitative Market Research Assistant (CA0902)

DESCRIPTION:

  • Participate in early-stage project meetings with clients to collect, condense, and summarize key research objectives
  • Conduct analysis of secondary data sources from government and private information sources relevant to the development of research projects
  • Assist with the development and programming of online surveys using specialized software programs
  • Test the functionality of online surveys and update programming requirements when needed
  • Assist in the collection of cross-country respondent data and conduct statistical analysis of survey research results
  • Generate charts and reports under guidance of Research Analyst and/or Quantitative Market Research Director
  • Analyze survey respondent data files using a variety of software data applications
  • Work closely with colleagues on research projects to fulfill other ad hoc research activities
  • Report to Research Analyst and/or Quantitative Market Research Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3rd year student, working towards a BA (or an individual with a BA) in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Sociology, Geography or BCOM in Marketing, MIS, Management
  • 1 year related experience in marketing and / or market research a strong plus

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Power Point a must-have
  • Knowledge of MS Access/SQL and quantitative research software application (SAS, SPSS, Systat, CATI) a bonus
  • Experience with HTML programming and authoring (MS Front Page, Cold Fusion) an asset
  • Possess strong quantitative and problem solving skills, organizational ability, excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to be proactive, apply judgment, exercise initiative and work in a fast paced environment
  • Multi-lingual candidate preferred
  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed
  • Out-of-town travel not expected to exceed 10%

LOCATION:

  • San Francisco / Alameda, CA (USA)
  • Strasbourg (France)
  • Vancouver, BC (Canada)

To join our team, please forward your cover letter and resume (indicating the position you are applying for) by clicking on the link below.


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