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If you consider yourself curious about consumer behavior, like to know why people do the things they do, or even dub yourself an avid “people-watcher,” this role could be a great fit for you! C+R Research is looking to hire an inquisitive and creative Quantitative Research Analyst with supplier side experience.

Position Function

Chicago Best Company to work forThe Quantitative Research Analyst works as part of a collaborative team across multiple client communities and uses quantitative research approaches across a range of client requests.  Involved in all aspects of coordinating and executing survey-based research projects, from assistance with research design, developing questionnaires, managing data collection and quality controls, analysis/reporting, as well as contributing and leading weekly client calls/updates.

Position Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Under the supervision of more senior analysts, develop and apply quantitative research methods and tools to address marketing issues.  
  • Contribute to, or assist with, responding to client Request for Proposal (RFP) through a written proposal that outlines a recommended custom research design, methodology, timing and costs.  May develop simple proposals.
  • Develop sampling plans and questionnaires to address research objectives.
  • Coordinate all aspects of research projects from start to finish with internal operations teams, including the scheduling and oversight of field operations, survey programming, quality control, data processing, and report publishing.  
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of all phases of a project.
  • Participate in the creation and development of analysis plans, which will include the development of table and banner plans. 
  • Run and create data cross tabulations in Q and ensure cross-tabulated data is accurate and complete.
  • Understand and apply data processing and basic statistical principles (such as dependent and independent variables, filters, significance testing, etc.)
  • Assistance in the development of final reports including:  data posting, data analysis and editorial write-up.  
  • Oversee vendor relationships for tasks or processes that are outsourced.
  • Expand personal capabilities of digital project related tools, both internal and external, to enhance efficiencies on projects.
  • Assist in the maintenance and building of client relationships by providing excellent client service and timely delivery of results.
  • Attend client meetings and presentations as needed.
  • Work with other analysts/project teams on an as needed basis.
  • Update and track projects against research budgets.

Other Duties:

  • Keep up-to-date and knowledgeable about clients’ businesses, industries and/or customers.
  • Proactively volunteer to provide team support in down time.
  • Learn various quantitative research methods and statistical analyses.
  • Exhibits standards for quality, professionalism and positivity.
  • Special projects as required.
  • Keeping abreast of industry changes.
  • Learn about 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.
  • Regular attendance.
     
Skills & Experience
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience conducting custom marketing research projects.
  • Experience conducting research using a pre-recruited panel to conduct surveys is a plus.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and working with others.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • A proven record of exemplary client service.
  • Ability to juggle projects and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize concurrent tasks in fast-paced team environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Significant, hands-on experience using Microsoft Office products.
  • Enthusiastic, engaged, and positive attitude.
Education
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field.
Working Condition & Benefits

Office environment.  May require some travel to client sites.

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

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

No 3rd party applications will be considered.


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