Research Analyst

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $88.34 per hour
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Research Analyst

job summary:
Position Description

The Retail Marketing team plays a critical role bringing Made by client's products like the phones, search engine to consumers. We are part of the Devices and Services (e.g. consumer hardware) organization, and work internally with teams across the e organization, as well as in close collaboration with outside retailers, carriers, researchers, and many others, to highlight our products in store and on our retail partner sites. The retail marketing team creates and executes the vision of how our products appear in retail (physical stores and online) with our retail partners (e.g. mobile carriers, consumer electronics stores, big box retailers), including designing of in-store displays, building product demos, and training of in-store sales associates.

As a Analytics and Insights Lead, you will be a part of the global Research, Analytics and Insights team ("RAI"). You will be responsible for analyzing and understanding the impact of Retail marketing efforts, and influencing future Retail strategy and design based on fact-based results. You will manage the insights of our product portfolio globally, which includes products such as search engine and more. You will lead our insights and analytics efforts, spanning qualitative research such as UX testing and in-store shop-alongs, consumer surveys, and supplementing with other methodologies where required. You will understand the research goals by working with internal stakeholders, developing project screeners and moderator guides along with vendors, and gathering insights for executive and functional team reporting. You will be responsible for research methodology and design, synthesizing insights to drive actionable recommendations, and building compelling consulting-style analysis and executive review decks. You will both build your own research as well as manage vendors who execute primary research on company's behalf. You will work with other insights teams in company to supplement your insights and share your findings. Your consumer insights will drive critical creative and messaging decisions, helping the team ensure the products resonate best with consumers in the retail environment.

Responsibilities:

-Drive all qualitative and quantitative research for client in retail, including developing research briefs, setting project goals and learning objectives with internal stakeholders, attending sessions, synthesizing insights, and developing final reports with external vendors

-Manage 5-10 research projects concurrently, from design through execution and reporting

-Interface with external vendors' working teams to manage timelines, deliverable due dates and quality check work

-Work closely with insights leads in EMEA and APAC to ensure methodology is applied globally and understand and incorporate local nuances to global studies

-Report on inconsistencies or project risks to internal and external teams to ensure quality work

-Drive agendas, notes, action items and follow ups for internal and external meetings

-Build and track timelines across Research, Analytics, and Insights team; research vendor teams, and Retail -Marketing cross-functional teams, such as creative, production, and go-to-market

-Review all materials from vendor and help shape materials such as screeners, moderator guides, questionnaires, timelines, and final reports

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory- 3-5+ years experience in Market Research or consulting - BA/BS degree with a strong analytical focus (STEM or quantitative social sciences) - Experience managing multiple large-scale projects concurrently ; Highly organized with an extreme attention to detail and rigor for process - Comfort working with and manipulating data, building models, running scenarios or sensitivities, and summarizing key takeaways and insights - Highly attuned communication skills; ability to work cross-functionally and drive action with other teams not directly under your control - Proficient in Google docs, sheets, slides (relevant Microsoft experience will suffice)

Desired

- Experience working in retail/ consumer goods, or consumer electronics / mobile

- Executive presence to actively manage and run cross functional meetings

- Some retail and/or technology/telecom experience

 
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

-Drive all qualitative and quantitative research for client in retail, including developing research briefs, setting project goals and learning objectives with internal stakeholders, attending sessions, synthesizing insights, and developing final reports with external vendors

-Manage 5-10 research projects concurrently, from design through execution and reporting

-Interface with external vendors' working teams to manage timelines, deliverable due dates and quality check work

-Work closely with insights leads in EMEA and APAC to ensure methodology is applied globally and understand and incorporate local nuances to global studies

-Report on inconsistencies or project risks to internal and external teams to ensure quality work

-Drive agendas, notes, action items and follow ups for internal and external meetings

-Build and track timelines across Research, Analytics, and Insights team; research vendor teams, and Retail -Marketing cross-functional teams, such as creative, production, and go-to-market

-Review all materials from vendor and help shape materials such as screeners, moderator guides, questionnaires, timelines, and final reports

 
qualifications:
Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory- 3-5+ years experience in Market Research or consulting - BA/BS degree with a strong analytical focus (STEM or quantitative social sciences) - Experience managing multiple large-scale projects concurrently ; Highly organized with an extreme attention to detail and rigor for process - Comfort working with and manipulating data, building models, running scenarios or sensitivities, and summarizing key takeaways and insights - Highly attuned communication skills; ability to work cross-functionally and drive action with other teams not directly under your control - Proficient in Google docs, sheets, slides (relevant Microsoft experience will suffice)

 
skills: Other
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