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  • 13 Jan 2020 7:50 PM | Kate Gunby (Administrator)
    Summary
    PRR is looking for a Research Associate for our downtown Seattle office. This position will be responsible for managing and supporting research team projects and working closely with clients to meet their research needs. This includes conducting primary research such as designing and implementing surveys, moderating focus groups, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, writing reports, and presenting findings. Having knowledge and experience with the complete research process from start to finish is ideal.

    Duties And Responsibilities

    Research
    • Conduct both qualitative and qualitative research, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and digital ethnographies
    • Collaborate with research and other colleagues to provide strategic, integrated research and communications solutions
    • Conduct and help design research that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a focus on reaching historically underserved populations
    • Write reader-friendly reports, executive summaries, and other deliverables that accurately communicate research approaches, methods, results, and recommendations
    • Edit client deliverables for grammar and context
    • Help create and refine systems, templates, and processes to improve our research and data management practices
    Client Relations
    • Set and maintain high quality control standards for all communications to clients and project partners
    • Establish effective working relationships with clients and project partners
    • Manage client expectations and be receptive to client feedback
    • Meet deadlines and communicate openly about challenges
    • Maintain client confidentiality
    • Recognize opportunities to add value
    Project Management
    • Manage and support multiple projects on time and within budget
    • Track tasks appropriately to meet deadlines and delegate work efficiently
    • Maintain or exceed billable utilization goals
    Experience/Education
    • MA Degree in a social science or commensurate experience
    • Minimum 4 years research experience
    • Experience working in a consulting, client services, and/or government agency setting is highly desirable
    Skills Required
    • Survey research and statistical analysis skills (i.e., cross-tabulations, correlations, regressions, non-hierarchical modeling)
    • Writing and presentation skills, including ability to communicate technical information in an accessible and engaging way
    • Comfortable both working on a collaborative team with shared responsibilities and working independently
    • Comfort with public speaking and participating in client meetings
    • Experience working with historically underserved populations, including people or color, people with disabilities, people who speak languages other than English
    • Familiarity with IRB process, participant confidentiality, and working with sensitive data
    • Problem-solving abilities
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
    • Strong time management skills and ability to cope with distractions and multiple deadlines
    • Proficient with Stata, SPSS, or statistical software equivalent, MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to read, speak and communicate in English
    • Ability to travel up to once per month if needed
    Preferred Experience Or Skills
    • Experience with transcreation and inclusive outreach and/or outreach to diverse communities
    • Experience visualizing spatial data using Google Maps, GIS, Tableau, or related tools
    Salary Range: $68,000 – $79,000 DOE

    Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

    Apply at https://prrbiz.com/about-us/careers/
  • 03 Jan 2020 12:40 PM | Sara Keats

    Title : Moderator

    Location : Seattle  , WA

    Duration : 3+ Months

     

    Job Description :

     

    Experience Level :7 Years

     

    Tata Elxsi is  looking for moderators to assist participants in a consumer electronics  usage study. The participants for the study would be end-users of consumer electronics for daily and non-commercial/professional purposes.   The study does not anticipate any technical skills from the participants. It will be the Moderators responsibility to guide & coach participants individually in the usage of the device as per study guidelines and protocol.

     

    Required Skill set :

    Minimum Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree

    Proficiency in consumer electronics hardware usage.

    Social skills to guide and coach non- technical participants in the usage of  consumer electronics products.

     

    Roles and Responsibilities:

     

    Moderators will be assigned participants after the onboarding process.                                                                       

    Moderators will introduce participants to the consumer electronics product, and  guides them in the usage  study as per the  guidelines & protocol.

     

    Preferred Skillset(s)

     

    Software and/or Hardware QA.

    MacOS, iOS proficiency preferred

     

    Title : Office Coordinator

    Location : Seattle  , WA

    Duration : 3+ Months

     

     Job Description :

     Experience Level :  3-5 Years

     

    Tata Elxsi is  looking for Office Coordinators to manage the  onboaridng  process of participants in a consumer electronics usage study.                                        

    It will be the coordinators responsibility to intake  participants as per study guidelines and protocol.

     

    Required Skill Set :

    Minimum Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree

    Experience in managing the front office function that would entail meet, greet & enable people in completing the necessary documentation as per guideline/ protocols that is relevant to the operation.

     

    Roles and Responsibilities :

     Coordinator will be meet and greet participants scheduled for the User Study.

    Coordinator will  explain the intake process and assist participants  to complete the intake process as per protocol.

    Coordinator will be responsible for the reporting requirements of  daily participant intakes.

     

     Preferred Skills :

     MacOS, iOS proficiency preferred

     

    Title : Office Assistant

    Location : Seattle  , WA

    Duration : 3+ Months

     

    Job Description :

     

    Experience Level :  2-3 years

     Tata Elxsi is  looking for Office assistant to assist in  the intake process of participants in a consumer electronics usage study.

     

    Roles and Responsibilities :

     Office assistant will assist the office coordinator in the intake process of participants.. The Assistant will also coordinate with the participant scheduling team, escort particpants to the assigned study space & process the participants after the study as per guideline.

     

    Required Skill Set :

     Minimum Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree

    Experience in managing the front office function that would entail meet, greet & enable people in completing the necessary documentation as per guideline/ protocols that is relevant to the operation.

     

    Preferred Skills :

     MacOS, iOS proficiency preferred

    Apply

    Please send your resume to Pranaw.t@tataelxsi.co.in

    About Tata Elxsi:

    Tata Elxsi is an Indian technology and design company and a part of the Tata Group. It provides design and technology services for product engineering and solutions.Tata Elxsi creates innovative products, services and experiences intersecting design and technology, to bring new ideas and products to market. For more information visit https://www.tataelxsi.com/


  • 19 Nov 2019 5:19 PM | Joelle Cann

    Nordstrom consumer insights is looking for its newest researcher!   

    This role will be instrumental to the primary research function at Nordstrom. Our research vision employs traditional surveys, marketing research techniques, but also brings a critical in-the-moment, qualitative dimension by embedding ourselves (physically and/or digitally) with customers as they shop.  The result is providing our partners with timely insights that help them make critical business decisions based in customer understanding.

    Please check out the following link for more details & how to apply:

    https://nordstrom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nordstrom_careers/job/Seattle-WA/Consumer-Researcher_R-174546
  • 13 Sep 2019 4:41 PM | Shelley Krasnick
    For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

    Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

    Job Description

    The Research Manager assists in leading and managing multiple quantitative market research projects from the proposal stage through to final report delivery. Specifically, Research Managers are expected to input on design specifications (including sample/weighting construction, questionnaire construction, analysis and reporting plans), manage the project to these specifications, contribute to report findings, and participate in client management.

    Click here to access our LinkedIn Posting


    Essential Duties And Responsibilities
    • Research Instrument Design – Assist in the design survey research that will answer business questions and will meet the research and business objectives as defined in the proposal stage. Strong understanding of question and questionnaire construction is a must.
    • Full Cycle Project Management – Manage the day-to-day aspects for the research program from design and programming through to report analysis and production. Monitor and report out on study performance in terms of schedule, quality, and budgets.
    • Data Analysis Planning/Execution – Design and prepare data analysis plans, oversee data checking/tabulations, ensure quality of data, design report visuals.
    • Data Interpretation and Reporting – Contribute to the integration of large amounts of data into compelling, concise deliverables that meet the client’s needs/expectations. Participate in research insight discussions with clients.
    • Client Management – Work with mid to senior level clients on various aspects of the research (design, timing, reporting, etc.), providing project updates, and delivering above and beyond client expectations. Anticipate clients’ needs/requirements and proactively manage situations to expectations and resolve any issues. Understand and advise on research issues including ad hoc requests as appropriate. Recognize opportunities for new business development.
    • Mentor – Demonstrate capability to lead, train, and mentor junior staff.

    Experience And Skills
    • 4-5 years within the market research industry on either the client or supplier side
    • Outstanding client management skills; outstanding project management skills; excellent understanding of data analysis tools and techniques
    • Experience in the technology industry a plus

    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in economics, marketing, mathematics, or social science.
    • MBA, Master’s Of Market Research, or Advanced Degree in Social Science – preferred

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

    We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to employees) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and GfK (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with this requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of GfK, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

    We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

    Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

    Click here to access our LinkedIn Posting


  • 13 Sep 2019 4:35 PM | Shelley Krasnick

    For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

    Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

    Job Description:

    The Senior Research Associate (SRA) is responsible for project coordination and supporting management through all phases of the research project. The SRA must be detailed-oriented and able to reliably and efficiently run survey data for the purposes of report production. The SRA is responsible for the overall quality assurance of client deliverables that are eventually delivered. The Senior Research Associate will be overseen by a Research Director. The SRA will work with the team in communicating with the client on the progress of research studies and working closely with the client and the research team to implement and complete a survey project with utmost quality in a timely fashion.

    Click here to access our LinkedIn posting.  


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    With general supervision, has independent responsibility for executing assigned projects.
    Take direction from the Research Director and team and then independently investigate the dataset to address specific business questions. Ability to do the following tasks:

    ·         Assist the project team throughout research projects, from design to report analysis and production

    ·         Interrogate survey dataset to address client business questions.

    ·         Ensure quality of data.

    ·         Populate and QC reports/presentations.

    ·         Provide the day-to-day management of research projects

    ·         Monitor study performance in terms of schedule and quality, raising concerns when necessary.

    ·         Communicate study progress to internal teams and external clients.

    ·         Edit questionnaire/survey items.
     

    Experience and Skills:

    ·         2-3 years’ experience at a marketing research provider or consulting organization

    ·         Experience with SPSS, SAS, R, Python or other data analysis software

    ·         Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

    ·         Strong organizational and project management skills

    ·         Strong written and oral communication skills

    ·         Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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

    We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to employees) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and GfK (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with this requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of GfK, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

    We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

    Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

    Click here to access our LinkedIn posting.


  • 16 Aug 2019 3:21 PM | Angela Smith

    Marketing | Preston/Issaquah, Washington | Full Time

    Who we are

    We’re Talking Rain, and we’re so much more than water. We build flavorful brands, like Sparkling Ice and Talking Rain Sparkling Waters, creating connections with every sip!

    Want to get to know us better? Click to learn about us and our careers. You can also follow us on LinkedInInstagramTwitter and Facebook.

    When it comes to success, we know we’re only as strong as our team, so we empower our Rain Makers to forge the way—finding opportunity at the intersection of what they love, what we need, and where they thrive.

    What to Expect

    Data is more than stats to our Consumer Insights and Engagement Team — it’s a story waiting to be told. Innovating new ways of gathering critical insights, they bring the voice of the consumer to help guide strategy across the organization.

    You’ll be a collaborative partner, looking for stories that answer questions across the enterprise. This is the opportunity to grow—learning new research methods, partnering with teams across the organization, and getting exposure to machine learning techniques.

    • Dive deep into existing research, fully utilizing our data platforms to analyze data statistical results, identify trends, and proactively lead exploration into the findings.
    • Field incoming requests, independently completing analysis and returning the data to internal customers (e.g., Marketing, Sales, R&D, Business Transformation, Innovation).
    • Manage ongoing research projects, including those led by vendor partners as well as impromptu DIY research (e.g., focus groups, ethnographic studies, shop alongs, intercept surveys, end use studies, brand trackers, sampling surveys, social listening).
    • Build out data visualization presentations in PowerPoint, telling a story to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Socialize insights across the organization, educating our Rain Maker population on the views and impact of the consumers.
    • Ensure food safety, quality, and SQF practices are followed at all times, notifying immediate manager of any food safety and/or quality issues.
    • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

    Reports to: Insights Manager

    What You Bring

    • Master’s degree in Business, Marketing Research or related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sociology, or related field accepted.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of market research experience, ideally in consumer packaged goods (CPG) or retail.
    • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Integrity is at the core of who you are. You earn people’s trust, with the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information as you field inquiries.
    • You’ve got drive in spades and can easily manage through ambiguous situations, collecting all the facts and forging ahead without the benefit of written procedures.
    • Your curious mindset enables you to interpret complex data, developing and communicating value-add solutions.
    • You’re approachable, actively listening and adapting your style to the audience.
    • You’re flexible. You pivot on a dime and embrace the change.

    To help ensure a safe, positive work environment, this role may be subject to random drug testing (including alcohol, cannabinoids, cocaine, methamphetamine, opiates, phencyclidine).


    Apply Today!

    https://www.talkingrain.com/job/market-research-analyst/

  • 06 Aug 2019 7:35 PM | Susan Haussmann-Collins (Administrator)

    Research Project Manager

    Description:

    Do you want the opportunity to help shape future product investments for some of the largest technology brands in the world? Are you intellectually curious and do you love to explore new ideas? Do you like to foster and manage relationships with clients or with a team of other research professionals? Do you like to find the answer when things just don’t fit and do you find solving complex problems rewarding? As a Research Project Manager, your role is to bring customers and products to life, helping our partners get as close to them as possible and leading research that answers the most challenging marketing and communications challenges.  

     

    PSB is a global team of exceptional people who deliver world class services for our clients, earning their confidence, trust, and loyalty by delivering actionable insights that help large organizations to better understand their customers and build solutions that delight them.

     

    Level: Manager

    Location: Seattle – Bellevue, WA

    Hours: Full Time

    Role:

    Your job will be to:
    The Research Project Manager (PM) is responsible for leading strategic research initiatives and executing that research, while mentoring Analyst-level team members and managing day-to-day activities that meet and exceed client demands.  The PM will not only manage research delivery and execution, drive predictable client experiences with tangible outcomes and ensure high quality results and deliverables. They will have the opportunity to manage programs and projects end-to-end (strategy to execution), as well as gain depth of expertise across products and clients. The PM must apply strong program and project management standards and best practices to ensure successful execution of projects on scope, on schedule and on budget, always staying on top of shifting priorities across clients and projects.

     

    Qualifications:

    You must have:

    ·         A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of demonstrated corporate experience in public relations, market research, political campaigns or a related position in the communications industry

    ·         Experience executing quantitative and qualitative research studies (hands-on from design through reporting)

    ·         1-2 years of direct people management experience with strong desire and ability to lead teams

    You should also bring:

    • Solid communication, writing and presentation skills; commitment to quality and creativity
    • Superior analytical capabilities; detail-oriented and comfort working with numbers
    • Interest and ability to translate numbers into actionable recommendations for clients
    • Demonstrated initiative and ability to manage full life-cycle of projects
    • Ability to identify risks before they occur and to develop mitigation and avoidance strategies
    • Excellent oral and written communication, including strong client facing presence
    • Exceptional team building and mentoring skills        
    • Broad understanding and experience with the Microsoft Office platform or equivalent      
    • Demonstrated self-sufficiency and ability to “walk in the grey” without precise instruction        
    • Passion for leading-edge tools and technologies      
    • Experience with statistical software (specifically SPSS) is preferable but not required

    APPLY

    To find out more about the role click here to apply

     

    About Us:
    PSB is a global custom research and analytics consultancy that merges a deep understanding of PEOPLE x SCIENCE x BUSINESS to create human insights that inspire leaders to make more informed decisions with confidence. We use our customized approach we go beyond the who, the what, the when, the where, and the how, to focus on the why, to create Insights That Count™. For more than 40 years, PSB has been providing strategic guidance for blue-chip corporate, technology, healthcare, financial, entertainment and government/public sector clients across more than 100 countries. PSB is a member of the BCW Group of companies, which is a part of WPP (NYSE:WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit www.psbresearch.com


  • 18 Jul 2019 10:03 AM | Sara Keats

    Insight Space, a division of Blink, is a market research firm that specializes in qualitative research services for variety of clients from technology to consumer package goods. We organize research studies in which participants are recruited to give their feedback on new products/services/advertising and get paid for their time and opinions.

    We are seeking a National Technical Field Manager to collaborate with internal Blink project teams, clients, and external vendors on national recruiting projects, with an emphasis on projects in the technology sector. The Field Manager will be responsible for selecting and managing external vendor partners as they recruit for and provide other services to Blink research studies. In addition, the field manager will manage communications, bids, logistics, and follow-through with external recruiters and research facilities.  

    If you are interested - please submit an application here: https://blinkux.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk036wt/


    Responsibilities:

    • Partner with Blink project teams; serving as an internal consultant regarding participant recruiting and external partner options, prospective challenges, and timely solutions
    • Understand client recruiting needs in the technology sector and the roles of people working in technology such as cloud developers, security operations professionals, and data scientists.
    • Advise project teams and external fieldwork partners regarding recruit feasibility, including proposed fielding schedules, locations, and audiences
    • Assist project teams with new business proposals by requesting, negotiating, and analyzing external partner bids, and using costs to estimate pricing for proposals
    • Select external fieldwork partners based on service level, ability to deliver quality participants, timeline, recruiting approach, and cost.
    • Manage field operations for domestic and international qualitative research projects, including overseeing recruiting, managing logistics, and acting as a liaison between external partners and project teams.
    • Liaise with external fieldwork partners to ensure quality results, including escalating and working to resolve recruiting problems as they occur.
    • Support screener development and maintain a repository of screener templates.
    • Develop and nurture relationships with external fieldwork partners (e.g. facilities, recruiters, moderators, translators); overseeing partner availability and performance.
    • Build personal knowledge of both traditional qualitative recruiters as well as emerging online methods.
    • Proactively seek and identify new potential external partners as needed to meet project needs; build and maintain a network and internal database of domestic and international partners.
    • Seek and track feedback from internal Blink teams on quality of external partner recruits.
    • Managing internal approval processes and reconciling invoices

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a qualitative research field management role for a market research firm or on the external partner side.
    • Experience working in the tech industry.
    • Deep understanding of client-side needs and operations.
    • Experience within event planning and management, is a plus.
    • Interest in and understanding of qualitative market research and logistics management.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Working knowledge of online recruiting platforms/systems.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to build strong relationships with colleagues, clients, and external partners.
    • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to learn quickly and think creatively.
    • Strong work ethic and time management skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, within a fast-paced environment with numerous complex and simultaneous studies.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple requests and projects at a time, delivering accurate, top-quality work with quick turnaround and limited supervision.
    • Willingness and ability to travel periodically.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Power Point.


    If you are interested - please submit an application here: https://blinkux.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk036wt/



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