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  • 31 Mar 2021 8:34 PM | Joanne Vega (Administrator)

    Overview

    At the Hartman Group, you will support our national and international clients and help uncover consumer demand trends and growth opportunities, often impacting the future of the food industry. We are seeking a consumer research professional with strong SPSS and data manipulation skills along with proficiency in statistics and data management. Qualified candidates will be experienced in survey research, analytical and strategic thinking, have client-facing and consultative skills, and an interest in food culture. Strong writing and project management skills and proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-driven work environment are key success factors in this role. Experience working in the CPG industry, insights-based strategic consulting or marketing research is preferred.

    The Hartman Group offers a highly collaborative environment across the organization, with strong emphasis on co-creation, continuous learning and professional growth. We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick time, 401(k) with company matching, medical/dental/vision coverage, volunteer paid time off, professional development funding and more. Candidates based in the Pacific Northwest are preferred for this full-time position.

    Position Summary: 

    In this analysis-driven role you will use your quantitative research experience, strong data management and statistical skills to turn primary and secondary research data into strategic insights and recommendations for clients. Responsibilities include consumer survey development, data analysis and management, project management, vendor management for survey programming and testing, data visualization and report development. In addition to custom survey research, you will leverage Hartman’s proprietary Eating Occasion database, syndicated study data, US Census microdata, sales data, and other data resources as appropriate for project work and consulting engagements. 

    Qualified candidates will have proven ability to thrive in a client-centric, highly collaborative work environment where co-creation, continuous learning and professional growth are prioritized.                                                                      

    Responsibilities:

    Your key responsibilities will include: 

    Insights and Strategy Delivery 

    • Design analysis plans to meet client’s business objectives, timing and budget 

    • Analysis and synthesis of multiple, complex data sets including primary and secondary research (e.g., qualitative and quantitative consumer data, sales data such as IRI, Nielsen, SPINS, Euromonitor, census and other government data) 

    • Participate in creation and delivery of strong client deliverables that demonstrate thoughtful analysis and data interpretation via strong written and visual storytelling including research insights, strategic frameworks, and compelling narratives to bring to life opportunities

    • Become facile with Hartman consulting models and intellectual capital to apply to projects as appropriate 

    Project Management and Execution 

    • Comfortable working both independently and collaborating within a dynamic, cross-disciplinary team and engaging in cross-discipline project activities, managing multiple ongoing concurrent projects

    • Develop research instruments and planning tools (sample design, questionnaire design, data processing and analysis plans, etc.)

    • Manage timelines, project goals and expectations of key internal/external stakeholders to achieve rapid analytical workflow 

    • Perform quality checks throughout the project to ensure accuracy

    Client Management and Satisfaction 

    • Collaborate with colleagues to develop an understanding of business needs

    • Participate in day-to-day client and vendor relations for projects, proactively identifying and addressing needs/risks to drive satisfaction and positive project outcomes

    • Participate in presentation of research findings to clients via conference calls or in-person presentations 

    • Proactively acquire and demonstrate current knowledge of client business, competitive environment and larger food industry 

    Technical/Specialized Skills: 

    • Experience using quantitative analytical techniques such as regression, factor analysis and other advanced data analysis methods a plus 

    • Proficiency in using statistical analysis software, including SPSS (preferred), R and/or Stata

    • Experience with data preparation and management for survey research

    • Proven ability in both speed and accuracy when working with data and analyses

    • Proficiency and savvy in data visualization tools a plus, such as Tableau, ggplot, PowerBI or equivalent a plus 

    • Professional experience with survey research data and weighting procedures strongly desired

    • Professional expertise or personal passion in topic areas of Health & Wellness, Sustainability, Food/Culinary Trends a plus

    Additional Requirements: 

    • Bachelors or graduate degree in analytical or insights-focused fields such as data science, statistics, sociology, economics, mathematics or allied field. Master’s degree a plus

    • 3+ years of data-centric consumer research work experience, preferably within the food industry, consumer research or insights-based marketing consulting firm

    • Persuasive written and verbal communications to inspire confidence and build/strengthen internal and external relationships 

    • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills 

    • Intellectual curiosity; strong interest in consumer behavior and food industry trends

    About the Hartman Group, Inc.

    For over 30 years, The Hartman Group has been a recognized thought leader in the food industry. We focus on culture as the pathway for food and beverage companies to understand the broader contexts that create consumer demand in the marketplace and advise some of the world’s largest food and beverage companies on issues of portfolio management, brand renovation, consumer insights and innovation. The Hartman Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class and will not be discriminated against based on disability.  More information on the company can be viewed online at: www.hartman-group.com  



  • 15 Mar 2021 10:24 AM | Anne Groom

    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.

    This role will focus on projects that have a strong analytics focus, including conjoint/DCM, segmentation, etc. 

    Ideally the role will be based out of Salt Lake City but Seattle is a possibility as well.

    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.  

    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 executing multiple research approaches that involve advanced analytics, such as segmentation, discrete choice or conjoint, and other techniques for product and price optimization.

    Use creative and accurate data visualization to report complex data.

    Ensure accuracy and attention to detail in all phases of a project.

    Analyze and report findings in a clear, concise, and impactful way.

    Derive insights from multiple data sources, potentially including social media sentiment, digital exposure, geo-demographic segmentation, profiling, etc.

    Strong organizational and time-management skills.

    Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time - efficiently.

    Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.  

    Motivated self-starter, good team player.

    Also….

    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.

    Who we are

    Hall & Partners is a strategic consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies, helping them build brand relationships that matter. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    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.

    What we offer you

    We believe we have a unique culture.  We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    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 “Outside-In” 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

    Day off to volunteer

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

    To find out more click here: Culture & Careers | Who We Are | Join Us - Hall & Partners (hallandpartners.com)

  • 15 Mar 2021 10:17 AM | Anne Groom

    Hall & Partners is currently seeking a Project Coordinator who will work closely with the Research function to manage domestic and international projects, drive best practice, implement efficiencies, and support innovation.

    The Project Coordinator will work across multiple clients, projects, and teams, while managing relationships with external suppliers. This role will support projects across both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, with a qualitative-leaning focus.

    Core Responsibilities

    Monitoring fieldwork, schedules, and activities to ensure that the project runs to spec

    Managing project invoices and other financials

    Providing full costs and timings for new business proposals and existing projects

    Driving adherence to H&P Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

    Identifying further areas for efficiency and profitability of projects

    Supporting the wider operations and research teams with any training and implementing of operational initiatives

    Requirements

    Entry level or up to 1 year of project management experience

    Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously

    Ability to adapt and think creatively to find solutions

    Proactive and process-oriented

    Dedicated to quality and responsiveness

    Strong communication skills and attention to detail

    Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word 

    What We Offer You

    We nurture opinions and 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.

    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 “Outside-In” 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

    Day off to volunteer

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

    For more information, click here: Culture & Careers | Who We Are | Join Us - Hall & Partners (hallandpartners.com)


  • 15 Mar 2021 9:25 AM | Anne Groom

    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.  

    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)

    Develop or foster a strong understanding of appropriate research methods, including: new and established methods, statistical tools, data interpretation and reporting.

    Ensure accuracy and attention to detail in all phases of a project.

    Analyze and report findings in a clear, concise, and impactful way.

    Derive insights from multiple data sources, potentially including: social media sentiment, digital exposure, geo-demographic segmentation and profiling, etc.

    Strong organizational and time-management skills.

    Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time - efficiently.

    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.  

    Motivated self-starter, good team player.

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

    Knowledgeable about how to use various types of data to answer business questions.

    Also….

    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.

    Who we are

    Hall & Partners is a strategic consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies, helping them build brand relationships that matter. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people.

    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.

    What we offer you

    We believe we have a unique culture.  We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

    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 “Outside-In” 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

    Day off to volunteer

    Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

    Employee Discount programs

    To find out more click here: Culture & Careers | Who We Are | Join Us - Hall & Partners (hallandpartners.com)


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