Quantitative Research Senior Analyst, Bilingual

Human Resources
Chicago, IL

POSITION FUNCTION:

Are you looking for a new role in marketing research that will support your innovative ideas and future focus? C+R Research is looking for a skilled Quantitative Research Senior Analyst in our Chicago, IL office. The Quantitative Research Senior Analyst works on their own or as part of a project team to manage client research projects. This position is involved in all aspects of coordinating and executing survey-based research projects, from research design & proposal through written analysis/reporting.


C+R is not structured by business verticals, and we thrive on variety. This role will provide the opportunity to apply skills across a range of business sectors, from food, beverages and retailers, to media, durable goods and industrial products.  


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties:

  • Respond to simple client Request for Proposal (RFP) through a written proposal that outlines a recommended research design, methodology, timing and costs.
  • Develop and apply simple quantitative research methods to address marketing issues.
  • Develop simple screeners and questionnaires to address research objectives.
  • Work with senior team members to conduct more complex research studies that address strategic client objectives.
  • Manage all aspects of survey projects, including field coordination, survey programming, quality control, data processing, and report publishing.
  • Oversee vendor relationships for tasks or processes that are outsourced.
  • Understand and apply data processing and statistical principles including complex variables to create new banners/filters, manipulate tables/data to explore hypotheses for reporting.
  • Develop final reports for simple projects including presentation set-up, data posting, data analysis and editorial write-up. This will also include writing conclusions and identifying opportunities or recommendations that address clients’ business issues. Assist in the same on more complex projects.
  • Leverage digital project related tools, both internal and external, to enhance efficiencies and data analysis.
  • Manage and develop junior analysts on team.
  • Attend client meetings and presentations as needed.

Other Duties:

  • Keep up-to-date and knowledgeable about your clients’ businesses, industries and/or customers.
  • Contribute to the overall organization by offering ideas and suggestions for improving processes and/or C+R’s products and services.
  • Keep abreast of industry changes.
  • Share knowledge and experience with C+R staff.
  • Special projects as required
  • Regular attendance

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 4+ years of supplier side, hands-on experience conducting custom marketing research projects
  • Experience conducting research studies over the Internet and/or using a pre-recruited panel to conduct surveys.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • A proven record of exemplary client service.
  • Ability to juggle numerous concurrent projects and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Proven history of problem solving and exhibiting leadership on tasks when appropriate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Enthusiastic, engaged, and positive attitude.
  • Significant, hands-on experience using Microsoft Office products.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office environment. May require some travel to client sites. Competitive benefits including medical, dental, life, AD&D, LTD, STD, FSA/HSA, DCA, 401(k) with employer match and excellent PTO.


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants must be authorized to work indefinitely for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements or history to jobs@crresearch.com and include “Quant Senior Analyst, bilingual” in the subject line.

 

No 3rd party applications will be considered.

 

 

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