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  • 16 Nov 2018 1:21 PM | Anais Anderson

    JOB TITLE:                                          Research Project Coordinator

    JOB LOCATION:                                 Seattle, WA

    EXEMPTION STATUS:                        Non- Exempt

    REPORTS TO:                                     Associate Research Director

                                                                 Project Manager or Research Lead on      individual projects

     

    Summary of job description : This position is responsible for supporting the management of research projects, working closely with department seniors and directors to assist them in meeting client needs, and assisting with:

    • Implementing research
    • Analyzing data
    • Writing reports

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Project Management

    • Assist with analyzing data (charts and descriptive statistics) and writing reports that communicate findings to clients
    • Manage focus group and interview recruitment and hosting
    • Coordinate research implementation (working with vendors, scheduling facilities, program online surveys, monitor responses, answer participant inquiries, and provide participant reminders)
    • Manage assigned tasks under the direction of senior associates and directors

     

    Client Relations

    • Establish effective communication with clients, vendors and communities
    • Assist with managing client expectations
    • Anticipate client needs
    • Provide best possible solutions to client, as directed by supervisor, project managers, and research leads
    • Maintain confidentiality of client information

     

    Productivity/Efficiency

    • Assist with acquiring estimated project costs (working/coordinating with vendors)
    • Work efficiently to stay within project budgets
    • Maintain or exceed billability goals

     

    Quality Assurance

    • Set and maintain high, “error free” standards for all communications to clients and project staff
    • Meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner

     

    Administrative

    • Provide accurate and timely billing information to accounting department

     

    Business Development

    • Assist senior staff and directors to solicit and win new projects
    • As directed, represent firm and work with prospective and current clients

     

    Knowledge/Skills required:

    • Interest in public opinion, behavior, and communications research (surveys, focus groups, and usability)
    • Ability to summarize and analyze research results in a meaningful way
    • Introduction and familiarity with statistics and social science research methodology
    • Know and are resourceful with different ways to find information
    • Ability to work with data in Excel, particularly organizing and charting data (Preferred but not required: Stata, SPSS, Tableau, Access, SQL, SAS, R, Python, etc.)
    • Can apply critical thinking skills to understand and question data and information
    • Ability to coordinate events, and work with people of diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to multi task: cope with distractions, and handle numerous functions simultaneously
    • Ability to write concisely and quickly in a variety of styles, appropriate to the communications objectives of a project
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work on a team
    • At minimum, intermediate knowledge MS Word and PowerPoint
    • Excellent telephone skills
    • Ability to stay on task and meet deadlines
    • Confidentiality/dependability/mature judgment
    • Ability to handle stressful situations
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
    • Ability to travel up to once or twice per month
    • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English

     

    Experience/Education:

    • Undergraduate degree in a social science with courses in research methodology and statistics (or commensurate experience)
    • Two or more years related experience

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to:

    • work extended hours as projects require
    • speak and hear
    • sit for extended periods
    • operate office equipment

     

     

    PRR, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

     


  • 18 Oct 2018 6:34 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    UW - MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST

    Req #:

    160892

    Department:

    UW CONTINUUM COLLEGE (UWC²)

    Job Location:

    Other Location

    Job Location Detail:

    UW TOWER 

    Posting Date:

    10/03/2018 

    Closing Info:

    Open Until Filled 

    Salary:

    Salary is commensurate with experience and education 

    Shift:

    First Shift 

     

    As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. 

    UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years. 

    UW Continuum College (UWC²) expands the reach of the University of Washington with programs like UW Professional & Continuing Education, International & English Language Programs, Summer Youth and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW that meet the needs of various learners at all phases of their lives. We’re focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. As a diverse community that values inclusivity and collaboration, we foster a respectful, supportive workplace where innovation comes to life. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we’re creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change. 

    UWC² has an outstanding opportunity for an entry level Market Research Analyst to join their Market Research team.  

    Continuum College's Market Research unit is the University’s only full-service market research functionality. It provides decision support for the University effort to develop professional training and learning programs such as fee-based degree programs, UW Summer Quarter, certificate programs, UW Online Learning, UW International Outreach Program, and single classes serving 55,000 students in a single year. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 
    • Independently design, implement and complete market research projects that meet professional market research standards. In particular, this job requires candidate independently use online survey tool to collect recurring survey data, conduct analysis, generate reports, and communicate both internally and with others outside the organization to distribute reports and answer questions. 
    • Independently work with research vendor to collect secondary data (government data sources, UWC² contracted vendors, other sources), compile, analyze, and prepare project-based research reports to address business requests pertaining to the use of secondary data, communicate both internally and with others outside the organization to distribute summary statistics, reports, analytics, and answer questions. 
    • Supervise student research assistants who support primary and secondary research data collection, information preparation, and reporting. 
    • Support research unit for report archiving, research procedures development,  research WIKI update. 

    REQUIREMENTS: 
    • At least one full-year paid professional experience with primary and secondary data collection, evidence-based report development to provide analytical insights to clients. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Political Science, Public Health, Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Education, or other academic areas preparing candidate a solid training background in quantitative research methods. 
    • Professional experience with both primary and secondary research projects. 
    • Professional knowledge and experience using online survey tools, programming languages, data analytics and visualization tools, and related applications. 

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. 

    DESIRED: 
    • Ability to effectively work on multiple research projects, project management experience. 
    • Ability to independently distill complex research requirements from a variety of requestors, define tasks, discuss with research director and make actionable research execution plan, and follow through. 
    • Excellent analytical, communication, writing and documentation skills. 
    • Professional experience using online survey tools such as Qualtrics. 
    • Professional experience using SPSS, R or similar statistical applications. 
    • 1+ year experience working full-time in paid position in professional research firm or similar setting. 
    • Knowledge of educational institution business rules. 

    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, 
    click here. 

    Application Process: 
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.


  • 19 Sep 2018 6:16 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Job Title – Strategist   

    Location – Seattle, WA

    Role Headline- Coaches a team to deliver strategic work to clients that will surprise and delight.

     

    Who we are

    We help our clients build brand relationships that matter, that are commercially and emotionally rewarding. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    Our positioning is as a strategic brand consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies shaping their brand relationships for them.

    We do this through disciplined strategic thinking. This then acts as a driving force to extract hidden insights from further research investigation and data analytics.

     

    Role
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Strategist to join our team. Strategists have executive support on each account and have line management responsibility for our talented Senior Analysts. Alongside day to day management of your accounts, you’ll play an active role in developing new business for your existing clients. You will also be expected to be actively involved in pitch teams, managing the creation of proposals and pitch presentations.

    We love to experiment in our approach and delivery, and we’re looking for someone who is energized by this. We are looking for someone who embraces change and is hungry to grow their skills in line with the business strategy. Experience (or at least a keen interest) in blended research approaches (e.g. qual, quant, mobile, social) is a must.

    You’ll be working across a portfolio of accounts so you’ll need to be proactive and have excellent organizational skills to respond to a wide range of client needs.

    Core responsibilities
    Manage positive client relationships day to day and contribute to strategic problem solving against client’s business challenges, powered by research and data.

    Embrace our digital transformation in a local office or business area driving our new way of working through the Hub.

    Identify new business opportunities, particularly with current client accounts and proactively builds client relationships.

    Line manage and coach team members in their day to day work, helping them to grow their skills and ensure high quality, on time work.  

    Incorporate new ways of working, technologies and methodologies across client accounts including the Hub, Adapt, Social Reading and Annalect, Tempo, Rapid, Living Lens.

    Lead the design and planning of presentations and pitches, identifying the insight story and telling it in clear and inspiring way.

    Demonstrate expert key research skills and ensure the quality of the work being done by the team.

    Show a passion for the digital media landscape and integrate digital in solutions proposed to clients. Oversee analysis of social listening and other digital data sources; understand use and role of cultural tools including semiotics, cultural reads.

    Stay up to date and can talk knowledgably about developments in our industry and beyond, identifying and sharing new ways of doing things.

    Work collaboratively with the PM to implement efficiencies and increase automation on accounts.

    Key attributes

    5+ years of experience in blended research approaches (with a focus on quantitative brand research) is a must.

    Courageous. Proactive, gets involved and makes decisions when needed.

    Creative. Demonstrates a love of people and brands, steps outside the ordinary to surprise and delight clients. A problem solver, thinking pragmatically to make the complex simple.

    Curious. Shows a hunger to learn, innovating and experimenting at work. Embraces new ideas and ways of working.

    Collaborative. Great at working within team environments and getting stuff done together.  Actively participates in company initiatives.

    Knowledge of blended research methods. Strong expertise in more than one research area.

    Shows a strong understanding of the evolving media and consumer landscape (e.g. digital channels), knowledgeable about how to use various types of data to answer business questions.

    Strong management skills. Able to lead and prioritise to deliver outstanding quality on time and coach team members to do so.

    Strong presentation and storytelling skills.

    Highly motivated and driven, with a hunger to win and grow our business.

    Able to travel occasionally as the job requires.

     

    What we offer you

    We believe we have a unique culture. It’s a difficult thing to put into words but it’s all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren’t afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!

    We are passionate about helping our people to learn, stretch and grow. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported.

    We have a Learn calendar packed with opportunities to attend interactive training sessions. From “OutsideIn” sessions with industry experts to “15 minutes of Fame” sessions with colleagues to share the amazing work we do, there are lots of ways to build your skills for the future.

    Benefits

    We want our people to feel rewarded for the great work they do. Here are some of the benefits we offer:

    Comprehensive benefits program (including medical, dental and vision coverage)

    401k program

    Group life insurance

    Generous vacation policy

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

     

    To find out more about Hall & Partners click here to check us out online.


  • 19 Sep 2018 6:14 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Job Title – Senior Analyst  

    Location – Seattle, WA

    Role Headline- Embraces new products, technologies, methodologies and ways of working to deliver great client work.

     

    Who we are

    We help our clients build brand relationships that matter, that are commercially and emotionally rewarding. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    Our positioning is as a strategic brand consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies shaping their brand relationships for them.

    We do this through disciplined strategic thinking. This then acts as a driving force to extract hidden insights from further research investigation and data analytics.


    Role

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Analyst to join our team. You’ll be responsible for controlling a range of projects and client accounts by managing suppliers, analyzing and interpreting data and providing engaging, actionable insights for our clients.

    We love to experiment in our approach and delivery, and we’re looking for someone who is energized by this. A keen interest in blended research approaches (e.g. qual, quant, mobile, social) is a must.

    You’ll need to be proactive and have excellent organizational skills to respond to a wide range of client requests and challenges. This role will be perfect for someone who loves getting under the skin of brands to passionately and confidently deliver the latest insight stories for our clients.

    We are open to a variety of backgrounds including people with a passion for marketing, digital, analytics, social media, mobile, semiotics, human behaviour and psychology.

    Core responsibilities:

    Manage positive day to day client relationships.

    Develop a strong awareness of the client’s business, including press coverage, their media laydown and digital strategy and previous projects, research and campaigns.

    Identify new business opportunities with existing clients.

    Support and coach junior members of the team, helping them to learn, stretch and grow.

    Understand our strategy and embraces new products, technologies and methodologies in client work.  

    Assist in the preparation of pitches, contributing charts, research or other information. Presents sections of a presentation in client meetings.

    Develop a strong understanding of different research methods and which to apply.

    Master key research skills including drafting and managing the execution of complex surveys; presenting data clearly and accurately; planning and undertaking complex analysis; interpreting data and preparing summaries.

    Manage and optimize timelines for research projects, proactively trouble shooting and collaborating with experts as needed.  Ensure accuracy and attention to detail in all phases of a project.

    Write clear and inspiring insight stories for clients using data support.

    Show a passion for the digital media landscape, actively applying our Digital Dos and using tools to analyze social data, developing bespoke reports for clients. Capable of gathering and analyzing data from multiple sources.

    Stay up to date with developments in our industry and beyond with particular attention to trends, social media, consumer behaviour and data/analytics.

    Work collaboratively with the PM to implement efficiencies and increase automation on accounts.

    Key attributes

    Courageous. Proactive, gets involved and makes decisions when needed.

    Creative. Demonstrates a love of people and brands, steps outside the ordinary to surprise and delight clients. A problem solver, thinking pragmatically to make the complex simple.

    Curious. Shows a hunger to learn, innovating and experimenting at work. Embraces new ideas and ways of working. Willing to learn integrated approach to research and expand skills into strategic consultation.

    Collaborative. Great at working within team environments and getting stuff done together. Gets involved in company initiatives.

    Shows a strong understanding of the evolving media and consumer landscape (e.g. digital channels), knowledgeable about how to use various types of data to answer business questions.

    Strong organizational skills. Able to prioritize to deliver outstanding quality on time.

    Good presentation and storytelling skills

    Highly motivated and driven, with a hunger to understand our business and grow.

    What we offer you

    We believe we have a unique culture. It’s a difficult thing to put into words but it’s all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren’t afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!

    We are passionate about helping our people to learn, stretch and grow. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported.

    We have a Learn calendar packed with opportunities to attend interactive training sessions. From “OutsideIn” sessions with industry experts to “15 minutes of Fame” sessions with colleagues to share the amazing work we do, there are lots of ways to build your skills for the future.

    Benefits

    We want our people to feel rewarded for the great work they do. Here are some of the benefits we offer.

    Comprehensive benefits program (including medical, dental and vision coverage)

    401k program

    Group life insurance

    Generous vacation policy

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

     

    To find out more about Hall & Partners click here to check us out online.


  • 19 Sep 2018 6:12 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Job Title – Group Strategy Director

    Location – Seattle, WA

    Role Headline- Inspires a team to deliver strategic advice to clients, growing our business.

    Who we are

    We help our clients build brand relationships that matter, that are commercially and emotionally rewarding. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    Our positioning is as a strategic brand consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies shaping their brand relationships for them.

    We do this through disciplined strategic thinking. This then acts as a driving force to extract hidden insights from further research investigation and data analytics.

    Role
    As a Group Strategy Director, you’ll play a key leadership role in our business. You lead a team and take ownership for several key accounts, reporting into a Partner. You are commercially focused, growing revenue from existing clients and building new revenue streams through new services and products.  

    You recognize the changes in the competitive landscape and the need to digitally transform our business. You drive adoption of the new thinking, new tools and methodologies to stay ahead. You use clear strategic thinking to build strong personal relationships and influence clients’ strategic decision-making. You run a profitable and efficient business.

    You revel in the role of coach and lead your team to think holistically about client problems. You encourage them to experiment and innovate in their work. You provide clear direction to your team, ensuring they are empowered to deliver and have opportunities to learn, stretch and grow in their roles.

    We are looking for proactive, positive strategic leaders who can inspire and lead teams to deliver our business vision. We are open to a variety of backgrounds including strategists, planners, researchers and marketers.

    Core responsibilities

    Lead client relationships. You work as a consultant with clients to provide them with clear, strategic advice.

    Drive organizational transformation within a team. Embrace new thinking, innovation, technologies and methodologies and ensure that they are integrated into client work.  

    Well-networked, identifying and winning new business opportunities. Leading pitches and looking for opportunities to develop existing clients.

    Identify and win new business opportunities with existing and new clients. Accountable for revenue generation and financial management across specific clients and resource management of direct team.

    Lead a team, allocating projects and managing resource across clients and projects. Help the team acquire the skills needed to deliver our strategy through coaching, training and on the job learning.

    Adopt new ways of working, technologies and methodologies across client accounts including the Hub, Adapt, Social Reading and Annalect, Tempo, Rapid, Living Lens.

    Live and breathes our strategy internally and externally. Brings the strategy and business tools to life for all the team in their roles.

    Lead the pitch process on specific clients, overseeing delivery and ensuring only the highest quality work is presented.

    Understand the evolving media landscape, the role of digital and the H&P products. Integrates digital into client strategies.

    Innovate, creating new products or offers and champion them with the business.

    Collaborate with other H&P divisions/specialisms as needed to deliver outstanding and unexpected business solutions on both new pitches and continued client relationships.

    Actively network and stay up to date with developments in our industry and beyond, identifying and actioning new ways of doing things.

    Key attributes
    Courageous. Proactive, gets involved and takes decisions when needed. Can challenge clients and is open to debate.

    Creative. Demonstrates a love of people and brands, steps outside the ordinary to surprise and delight clients. A problem solver, thinking pragmatically to make the complex simple.

    Curious. Shows a hunger to learn, innovating and experimenting at work. Embraces new ideas and ways of working.

    Collaborative. Great at working within team environments and getting stuff done together. Takes a leadership role in company initiatives.

    Experienced with various kinds of research methods. Commercially-focused and able to create and sell broad thinking and innovative solutions.

    Future-focused and digitally savvy, knowledgeable about how to investigate multiple data sources to find answers.

    Strong project and stakeholder management skills. Able to lead and prioritize to deliver outstanding quality on time and coach team members to do so.

    Outstanding presentation and storytelling skills.

    Highly motivated and driven, with a hunger to win and grow our business.

    Able to travel extensively as the job requires.

    What we offer you
    We believe we have a unique culture. It’s a difficult thing to put into words but it’s all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren’t afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!

    We are passionate about helping our people to learn, stretch and grow. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported. They learn a lot from the people around them and taking on new challenges or stretch projects.

    We have a Learn calendar packed with opportunities to attend interactive training sessions. From OutsideIn sessions with industry experts to 15 minutes of Fame sessions with colleagues to share the great work we do- there are lots of ways to build your skills for the future.

    This is key as we pride ourselves on offering strategic thinking and advice to clients that is creative and insightful.

    Benefits
    We want our people to feel rewarded for the great work they do. Here are some of the benefits we offer.

    Comprehensive benefits program (including medical, dental and vision coverage)

    401k program

    Group life insurance

    Generous vacation policy

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

    To find out more about Hall & Partners click here to check us out online.


  • 19 Sep 2018 6:10 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Job Title – Analyst  

    Location – Seattle, WA

    Role Headline- Explores new products, technologies, methodologies and ways of working to deliver great client work.

    Who we are

    We help our clients build brand relationships that matter, that are commercially and emotionally rewarding. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    Our positioning is as a strategic brand consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies shaping their brand relationships for them.

    We do this through disciplined strategic thinking. This then acts as a driving force to extract hidden insights from further research investigation and data analytics. 

    Role

    We have an exciting opportunity for an Analyst to join our team. You’ll work on a range of projects and client accounts, analyzing and interpreting data and providing engaging, actionable insights for our clients.

    We’d love someone with a passion for communications and a keen interest to expand their skills in all types of research techniques and solutions including qual and quant techniques as well as mobile, digital and social media. 

    You’ll need to be proactive and have excellent organizational skills to respond to a wide range of requests and challenges. This role will be perfect for someone who loves getting under the skin of brands to passionately and confidently deliver the latest insight stories for our clients.

    We are open to a variety of backgrounds including people with a passion for marketing, digital, analytics, social media, mobile, semiotics, human behaviour and psychology.

    Core responsibilities

    Supports the team in managing positive day to day client relationships.

    Develops an awareness of the client’s business, including press coverage, their media laydown and digital strategy and previous projects, research and campaigns.

    Understands our strategy and embraces new products, technologies and methodologies in client work.  

    Takes opportunities to present at internal meetings or training sessions to develop skills.

    Develops a strong understanding of different research methods.

    Develops key research skills including drafting and managing the execution of complex surveys; presenting data clearly and accurately; planning and undertaking analysis; interpreting data and preparing summaries.

    Manages and optimizes timelines for research projects, collaborating with experts as needed. Ensures accuracy and attention to detail in all phases of a project.

    Writes clear and inspiring insight stories for clients.

    Shows a passion for the digital media landscape, actively applying our Digital Dos and using tools to analyze social data, developing bespoke reports for clients. Capable of gathering and analyzing data from different sources.

    Stays up to date with developments in our industry and beyond with particular attention to trends, social media, consumer behavior and data/analytics.

    Helps identify ways in which to improve efficiencies on client accounts and develop automated solutions.

    Key attributes

    Courageous. Proactive, gets involved and makes decisions when needed.

    Creative. Demonstrates a love of people and brands, steps outside the ordinary to surprise and delight clients. A problem solver, thinking pragmatically to make the complex simple.

    Curious. Shows a hunger to learn, innovating and experimenting at work. Embraces new ideas and ways of working.  Willing to learn integrated approach to research and expand skills into strategic consultation.

    Collaborative. Great at working within team environments and getting stuff done together.

    Strong organizational skills. Able to prioritize to deliver outstanding quality on time.

    Good presentation and storytelling skills.

    Highly motivated and driven, with a hunger to understand our business and grow.

    What we offer you

    We’ve been told that our culture is unique, it’s a difficult thing to put into words but it’s all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren’t afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!

    We are passionate about helping our people to learn, stretch and grow. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported.

    We have a Learn calendar packed with opportunities to attend interactive training sessions. From “OutsideIn” sessions with industry experts to “15 minutes of Fame” sessions with colleagues to share the amazing work we do, there are lots of ways to build your skills for the future.

    Benefits

     We want our people to feel rewarded for the great work they do. Here are some of the benefits we offer.

    Comprehensive benefits program (including medical, dental and vision coverage)

    401k program

    Group life insurance

    Generous vacation policy

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

     

    To find out more about Hall & Partners click here to check us out online.


  • 20 Jun 2018 10:46 AM | Kristina Knaus

    Northwest Insights, a division of Blink, is looking for a Data Coordinator to join our team. This position will support our Project Management team with qualitative research data collection. This entails helping with market research survey programming, data management, and analysis of survey results. The ideal candidate will be analytical, detailed oriented, and able to handle tight deadlines.

    Responsibilities

    • Program surveys in Survey Gizmo to screen and recruit participants for market research studies.
    • Manage and analyze the data that comes back from survey applicants, helping to strategically determine next steps for a successful recruiting timeline.
    • Help ensure the survey respondents we recruit for research studies are high quality participants. 

    Qualifications

    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Experience with survey questionnaire programming i.e. survey gizmo/survey monkey is ideal.
    • Logic base survey knowledge a plus, as well as knowledge or experience in the market research industry.
    • Knowledge of database software tools (i.e. Access) is a plus.
    • Experience with email blast software (i.e. Constant Contact) is a plus.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to work well independently.
    • Organized with excellent time management skills.
    • Able to type a minimum of 40 wpm with 90% accuracy.
  • 20 Jun 2018 10:45 AM | Kristina Knaus

    Northwest Insights, a division of Blink, is looking for a Project Manager to join our team. This role will work with clients and internal staff to coordinate various types of qualitative market research studies successfully. We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual to ensure our projects run on-time, on-budget, and with the highest level of service to our clients. 

    Responsibilities

    Project Management

    • Work with clients to manage qualitative research projects from start to finish. Manage the day-to-day progress of research projects assigned.
    • Manage project budget and negotiate with client on adjustments if needed.
    • Work with division team regarding recruiting process, including meeting client’s criteria.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal team.
    • Ability to edit documents with a high level of detail and accuracy.
    • Oversee the quality of recruits, ensuring respondents fit into the spirit of the project.
    • Write/review and consult with clients regarding research materials.
    • Manage project billing and related follow through to close out projects.
    • Additional administrative duties, as needed: facility needs, host instructions, project set up (fielding instructions, screener as needed etc).

    Sales and Marketing

    • Provide clients with cost quotations and information regarding services.
    • Assist Director of Division with marketing efforts as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • 1 or more year(s) of experience in Market Research preferred.
    • Social media and marketing experience a plus (Facebook, Constant Contact, Survey Gizmo, etc).
    • Exceptional customer service skills required.
    • Extremely high attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite.
    • Ability to multitask and successfully handle multiple projects and various tight deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and creatively solve problems.
    • Ability to interact with clients in a professional manner over the telephone, email and in person.


  • 20 May 2018 11:19 AM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Apply Here: https://www.prrbiz.com/about-us/careers

    PRR is a full-service communications firm, headquartered in Seattle, with seven satellite offices throughout the United States. If you want to work for a company that makes a positive impact on the environment, human health, and the communities our clients serve, PRR is the place for you

    Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    JOB TITLE:                                                  Research Project Coordinator

    EXEMPTION STATUS:                          Non-Exempt

    REPORTS TO:                                            Associate Research Director

                                                                            Project Manager or Research Lead on individual projects

    Summary of job description: This position is responsible for supporting the management of research projects, working closely with department seniors and directors to assist them in meeting client needs, and assisting with:

    ·       Implementing research

    ·       Analyzing data

    ·       Writing reports

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Project Management

    ·       Assist with analyzing data (charts and descriptive statistics) and writing reports that communicate findings to clients

    ·       Manage focus group and interview recruitment and hosting

    ·       Coordinate research implementation (working with vendors, scheduling facilities, program online surveys, monitor responses, answer participant inquiries, and provide participant reminders)

    ·       Manage assigned tasks under the direction of senior associates and directors

    Client Relations

    ·       Establish effective communication with clients, vendors and communities

    ·       Assist with managing client expectations

    ·       Anticipate client needs

    ·       Provide best possible solutions to client, as directed by supervisor, project managers, and research leads

    ·       Maintain confidentiality of client information

    Productivity/Efficiency

    ·       Assist with acquiring estimated project costs (working/coordinating with vendors)

    ·       Work efficiently to stay within project budgets

    ·       Maintain or exceed billability goals

    Quality Assurance

    ·       Set and maintain high, “error free” standards for all communications to clients and project staff

    ·       Meet deadlines and respond to requests in a timely manner

    Administrative

    • Provide accurate and timely billing information to accounting department

    Business Development

    • Assist senior staff and directors to solicit and win new projects
    • As directed, represent firm and work with prospective and current clients

    Knowledge/Skills required:

    • Interest in public opinion, behavior, and communications research (surveys, focus groups, and usability)
    • Ability to summarize and analyze research results in a meaningful way
    • Introduction and familiarity with statistics and social science research methodology
    • ·       Know and are resourceful with different ways to find information
    • ·       Ability to work with data in Excel, particularly organizing and charting data (Preferred but not required: Stata, SPSS, Tableau, Access, SQL, SAS, R, Python, etc.)
    • ·       Can apply critical thinking skills to understand and question data and information
    • Ability to coordinate events, and work with people of diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to multi task: cope with distractions, and handle numerous functions simultaneously
    • Ability to write concisely and quickly in a variety of styles, appropriate to the communications objectives of a project
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work on a team
    • At minimum, intermediate knowledge MS Word and PowerPoint
    • Excellent telephone skills
    • Ability to stay on task and meet deadlines
    • Confidentiality/dependability/mature judgment
    • Ability to handle stressful situations
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
    • Ability to travel up to once or twice per month
    • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English

    Experience/Education:

    • Undergraduate degree in a social science with courses in research methodology and statistics (or commensurate experience)
    • Two or more years related experience

    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to:

    ·       work extended hours as projects require

    ·       speak and hear

    ·       sit for extended periods

    ·       operate office equipment

    PRR, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.


This is a page is dedicated to job postings. Please submit the job title, description along with other information on how, and to whom the applicant should respond. If you have any questions or would prefer to submit a posting via email, please contact Susan Haussmann-Collins.

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