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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 would be a great fit for you! C+R Research is looking to hire an inquisitive and creative Quantitative Research Associate.

Position Function

Chicago Best Company to work forThe Quantitative Research Associate works primarily with a collaborative quantitative and qualitative project team across a several client communities.  For each client community, this is an opportunity to understand clients’ businesses from multiple angles as the research projects tend to cover all aspects of their short and long-term initiatives.  Projects tend to cover everything from innovation and early stage concept testing to positioning, messaging, and packaging, etc.  The goal of projects is to deeply understand and immerse in our clients’ industries to, ultimately help them understand their core segments/targets to help them make better decisions.  Our communities and panels provide our clients with targeted respondent sources to conduct both quantitative and qualitative studies across tactical and strategic initiatives.  The Quantitative Associate will support the quantitative team and learn all aspects of coordinating and executing survey-based research projects.  This will include assisting with, developing and supporting the team with questionnaire design, data collection, data processing, and analysis, as well as observing client calls/updates.

Position Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Support the execution of quantitative research methods to address issues and objectives specified by client.
  • Learn and assist in the development screeners and questionnaires to address research objectives.
  • Learn and assist in the execution of all aspects of survey projects, including:  field coordination, survey programming, quality control, data processing, and building a report.
  • Learn to work with vendors for tasks or processes that are outsourced.
  • Run and create data cross tabulations in Q.
  • Quality check detailed tabulations for accuracy and completeness.
  • Support in the development of final reports including:  data posting, quality checking, data analysis.  
  • Attend client meetings and presentations.
  • Update and track projects against research budgets.

Other Duties:

  • Work with qualitative analysts in managing and meeting the overall community goals, objectives, and client management.
  • Keep up-to-date and knowledgeable 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.
  • Keep abreast of industry changes.
  • Regular attendance.
Skills & Experience
  • 0-2 years of hands-on experience conducting custom marketing research projects
  • Must have strong analytics skills, leadership, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Enthusiastic, engaged, and positive attitude.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field.
Working Condition & Benefits

Office environment.  

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 and include the job title in the subject line. 
No 3rd party applications will be considered.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship or OPT.

C+R Research provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, C+R Research complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

C+R Research expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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