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Associate Research Manager, Consumer Research & InSights (CRI)

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Research Manager

Why the Job Exists?

To provide research support for assigned titles and/or TCM functions.

Key Responsibilities

1. To handle project implementation with suppliers, monitoring their performance (e.g. questionnaire development, field, tabulation, costs, quality, timeliness).

2. For research projects: to assist with research project and questionnaire design, implement fieldwork (with suppliers), and (with input from manager) analyze and develop reports/presentations.

3. To present key findings & insights for selected projects.

4. To issue reports, sometimes jointly with the manager.

5. To be a key client contact for research project implementation, follow-up questions and information requests.

6. To leverage existing research conducted for the title, along with broader Time Inc. knowledge and external information.

7. To support CRI departmental initiatives and processes, such as the CRI Completed Projects Summary & Database uploading, and Knowledge Sharing.

8. Participate in the Research Forum.

9. Undertake special projects as directed by manager.

Skills & Experience

Position requires solid research project management, including ability to handle many projects simultaneously; innovative and creative problem-solving ability; excellent analytical capabilities; strong verbal communication skills; good writing skills. Solid computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint are also needed. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team are a must. Also, individual should be motivated and a self-starter.

At least 2-3 years of research experience. Supplier experience is a plus. A four-year degree is required (Social Sciences or Marketing preferred, and including quantitative analysis courses).

If interested please go to our website at http://www.timewarner.com/careers/, Click on Time Warner Job Search, Search Openings and enter Req number 26056BR under the requisition number field.

Brand Research Analyst

At Intel’s Corporate Market Research department we deliver systematic market information and analysis in support of Intel's business and marketing decision-making. We manage strategic partnerships with Brand Strategy and Marketing decision makers by taking on the role of preferred market intelligence consultant. We also proactively work with colleague groups to understand their strategic challenges and prioritize information needs, effectively cooperating with an existing team of researchers, and presenting results and implications for impact on global brand and marketing strategy decisions. We currently have the following opportunity: Brand Research Analyst Intel's Corporate Market Research organization, part of Intel's Sales & Marketing Group, is seeking an experienced market research professional. The focus of this position will be the management of Intel's worldwide Corporate Brand Tracking studies to support Intel's global brand programs and strategies in all phases -- from development to evaluation. In this position, you will be responsible for meeting with internal customers to understand and prioritize their information needs and translating their strategic business questions/concerns into research projects or analysis as appropriate. You will also be charged with recommending research designs for peer review and working with research vendors and market research colleagues worldwide to implement research. Lastly, you will be required to perform analyses leading to internal presentations and disseminate results internally to influence business decisions and outcomes. Qualified candidates must possess at least 8-10 years' experience in conducting and analyzing primary market research, either as a vendor or in a corporate environment. This position requires a demonstrated ability to design and manage primary research as described above, analyze qualitative and quantitative data sets and apply results to business decisions. A tolerance for ambiguity must be complemented by effective meeting management and presentation experience. The ability to manage multiple projects within a team and individual work environment and to present research results effectively is a must. Experience with tracking studies, brand research and or market research for the technology industry is desirable. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to [email protected] Or for more information on Intel visit our website at www.intel.com/jobs. Intel and the Intel logo are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Intel Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. "2004. Intel Corporation. All rights reserved. INTEL

Director Market Research

Priority Health, a mid-size managed care company serving 450,000+ members in Michigan, has been ranked as one of the top 40 health plans in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report. The secret of our success is simple. Priority Health people are dedicated professionals who share the common goal of providing high quality, affordable medical care to our members. Currently we have this opportunity available in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Individual is responsible for the collection, analysis, evaluation and reporting of Market Research data to support our growth in new and existing markets. Additional responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring and training employees; assigning work; appraising performance; counseling employees and resolving complaints/problems.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or market Research/Intelligence, at least 5 years related management experience, in-depth understanding of marketing research techniques in business-to-business and consumer markets, and excellent communication and presentation skills. Seven to ten years market research experience in a Health Care, Financial or Insurance industry preferred.

In an uncertain market, Priority Health has seen tremendous growth over the last number of years; and we are proud of our low employee turnover rates and our strong policies of development and promotion from within. Priority Health invests in the success of its employees, providing a host of benefits designed to enhance both your personal needs and career goals. We offer a 401K plan with matching options; educational assistance; a generous earned time off program; access to discounted child care centers; more than 30 professional growth & development courses on-site; and flexible work schedule options.

For consideration, please forward your resume to: Shannon Grund, Priority Health, 1231 East Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, fax: 616-957-0853 or email: [email protected]

Priority Health. Investing in the success of our people.

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EDUCATION INDUSTRY ANALYSTS

Eduventures, Inc. is seeking individuals to lead, manage and conduct market research projects focused on K-12, post secondary or education technology markets. Write articles and full-length research reports. Research industry trends and market sizes. Analyze market and business issues and create vehicles for sharing with clients. Collaborate to build the research agenda, manage and develop relationships with clients, and present research at conferences and events.

Candidates must have experience in the business side of education and exceptional skills in research and analytical business writing. We are looking for an inquisitive, highly organized, independent thinker who thrives in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and has the ability to balance multiple priorities with minimal administrative support. A Bachelor's degree is essential and M. Ed., MBA or similar is beneficial.

Please visit us at www.eduventures.com. Email your resume to [email protected] or fax: 978-246-8445.

Freelance Programmer Needed

Delta Market Research Inc., a research firm located in Hatboro PA, is in need of a Philadelphia-area freelance programmer proficient in CFMC. Please contact Christian Bonner at 215-674-1180 for more details.

Manager of Quantitative Research

KPMG LLP is the audit, risk advisory services and tax services firm with the strongest growth record over the past decade. We offer our clients industry insights and a multidisciplinary range of services. We currently seek a Manager of Quantitative Research to join us in our Montvale office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Carry out tasks in support of the department strategy in daily projects and assignments

-Select, coordinate and manage team members for specialized projects

-Provide feedback and input to individual team members’ performance managers about experiences during projects

-Act as a mentor and research advisor to Analyst staff

-Help ensure that proper billing procedures are followed in setting up specialized projects and regular research requests

-Review and meet individual goals for recovery and utilization targets

-Supervise and conduct quantitative research and analysis projects from beginning to end

-Supervise external vendors in the execution of quantitative research projects including telephone surveys, Web surveys, in-depth interviews, etc.

-Prepare scope of work documents and develop the appropriate methodology for each project

-Handle interaction and communication with the client

-Prepare all quantitative research instruments (e.g. questionnaire)

-Analyze results of the field work

-Perform quality control checks

-Act as special advisor to other parts of Research when both quantitative and qualitative methodologies are utilized

-Coordinate special research projects and act as an advanced specialized business or industry consultant

-Meet with KPMG business leaders as research advisor

-Prepare and deliver client-ready presentations

REQUIREMENTS:

-Bachelor’s degree is required

-MBA or advanced degree is preferred

-5-7 years of experience

-Supervisory experience is essential

-Maintain composure and professionalism in a fast-paced, busy environment

-Ability to work under pressure

-Excellent communication and presentation skills

-Very high level of attention to detail

-Time management skills in order to respond to deadline sensitive requests

-Supervisory experience in managing direct reports and teams

-Ability to motivate team members and help ensure deadlines and quality deliverables are achieved

-Ability to give clear direction

-Ability to conduct quantitative research projects from start to finish with little or no oversight or supervision

-Ability to use standard statistical package/methodologies (e.g. factor analysis, regression analysis, correlation analysis) to analyze high level research results of large data sets for insights and implications for firm-wide business goals

-Excellent understanding of all standard business research methodologies

-Team player

-Ability to manage and motivate staff in teaming environment

-Proficiency in standard statistical packages such as Wincross, SPSS as well as PC applications such as MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc

Please include salary requirements within resume text.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested? Please send your resume referencing Code 04674103. We strongly encourage you to apply online at www.kpmgcareers.com referencing the Job Code indicated above; resumes received through our Web site are available for consideration as early as the next business day. Alternatively, you may send a scannable resume to: KPMG Centre, Attn: Resume Processing, 717 North Harwood Street, Suite 3100, Dallas, TX 75201-6585. Include the Job Code indicated above in all cases.

No phone calls or agencies please. KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. © 2004 KPMG LLP, the U.S. member firm of KPMG International, a Swiss cooperative. All rights reserved.

Marketing Reps

Los Angeles based Medical Management Company seeks experienced marketing reps with background in managed care and/or marketing to referral sources. Multidisciplinary outpatient surgery centers are our clients. We offer competitive salary, incentive plan and benefits. Interested candidates should fax resume to 310-670-1838 or send via email: [email protected] EEO.

Marketing Research Planner

Nissan understands that the most powerful engine of all is the individual human mind. Running wide open, it has the ingenuity, tenacity and power to keep us in motion and on track. So bring your open mind to Nissan and see how far it can take you. Marketing Research Planner In this role, you'll assume responsibility for managing the direction of Market Contact Audit research projects. This will include overseeing panel recruiting, maintenance, and surveys; analyzing data, presenting results, and making recommendations; and partnering with Marketing Management to make critical decisions. You'll also work in conjunction with staff members in conducting various other research projects. A Bachelor's degree in a related marketing discipline or equivalent related college or technical courses, seminars, and in-house classroom training is required, along with 1 - 2 years of in a work leader role coordinating the work of other employees or contractors and at least 7 years of directly related professional level marketing experience. Thorough knowledge of marketing research methodologies is also essential, as are excellent leadership, analytical, and presentation skills and proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. The ability to independently manage marketing research projects is a must. In addition, an advanced degree is a big plus, as is specific marketing research experience and education. Imaginative new ways of thinking are what Nissan expects of every employee. To see what you can expect of Nissan, visit www.NissanUSA.com We offer an attractive pension plan, a generous 401(k) savings plan with company match, a success sharing bonus plan, 14 holidays including annual holiday closure, fantastic vehicle benefits, and a state-of-the art fitness center. Please email your resume to: [email protected] Fax: (310) 771-2095. Mail: P.O. Box 191, Gardena, CA 90248-0191. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. It's your turn to drive.

Marketing Research Professional

AchieveGlobal, the world's leading provider of performance skills training and consulting, has an opening in its Tampa headquarters for a mid-level market research professional that will be responsible for developing and executing customer and market research studies for the company. This role will be expected to: * Design and execute project plans for market research studies including customer satisfaction and market awareness among others. * Manage vendors, design surveys, analyze results and prepare concise reports that communicate research findings. * Develop techniques for mining research data for a deeper understanding of customer behavior. * Conduct analyses, trending, and interpretation of industry data for use by the sales division. * Develop in-depth profiles of leading prospects. * Work closely with sales force to communicate critical market research findings. The successful candidate must have... * Strong analytical and communications skills * Proficient in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, survey design, statistical analysis, and data collection techniques. * Minimum of 5 years experience in survey and market research * B.A. required, M.A. preferred. Compensation for this role will be in the mid -$50k's, plus bonuses. If you are interested, please visit our website at www.achieveglobal.com/ci to read a complete job description, apply online for this position, and attach your resume as an MS Word or PDF document. You may also fax to AchieveGlobal, Attn. HR Coordinator, mentioning the ad, at (813) 975-9720. No phone calls please. AchieveGlobal is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving for strength through diversity.

On-Site Research Project Coordinator

Directions Research, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is seeking a qualified Project Coordinator to be based in Miami, FL to support our restaurant client. Primary responsibilities would include supervising field tests at restaurants across the country, assisting with coordination and execution of research studies within client organization, and working closely with the client Marketing Research group on a day-to-day basis.

Ideal candidates should have 4-5 years experience as a Field Manager or Supervisor on the market research supplier side. Strong negotiation and communication skills required. Would prefer candidates based in the Miami, FL area, but will consider staffing the position in Cincinnati, OH. Travel required.

Competitive salary and bonus structure. Benefits include medical, dental and life insurance, as well as generous vacation and holiday pay.

Interested candidates should send resume to human resources at the following address: [email protected]

Project Director

Central Jersey MR firm seeks Experienced Full-service Project Directors. FT positions available for senior and mid-level candidates. Qualified applicants must be results oriented with excellent computer, managerial, and client relation skills. 2-5 yrs research exp. required. 3 yrs CPG exp. preferred. Send resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

Quantitative & Qualitative Project Directors Needed!

Market research/consulting firm (near-west suburbs of Chicago) has positions open for a Quantitative Project Director and a Qualitative Project Director/Focus Group Moderator. We are a highly specialized firm focusing on custom, primary research for Fortune 50 clients. Research methodologies range from Idea Generation and Concept Building to Category & Brand positioning. We need skilled research project directors with experience handling primary research methodology. Must have ability to write questionnaires, oversee fieldwork, collect and assess data and write detailed findings. Position reports to Research Manager who oversees processes and final reporting. Position requires: "h BA/BS degree "h 3+ years of primary market research project management "h Literacy with MS Office/PC¡¦s "h Excellent verbal communication and writing skills "h Project management/problem solving skills "h Ability to work independently, with confidence, under timelines "h Working as/experienced as a focus group moderator (Qualitative position) Our company is experiencing a huge growth that has no end in sight! Excellent opportunity to grow with us, and experience various methodologies of research. Competitive health benefits and retirement plan, casual environment and summer hours! Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to [email protected], or fax to (708) 482-4066. KPMG LLP is the audit, risk advisory services and tax services firm with the strongest growth record over the past decade. We offer our clients industry insights and a multidisciplinary range of services. We currently seek a Manager of Quantitative Research to join us in our Montvale office

Research Manager, Consumer Research & InSights (CRI)

CRI 's mission is to help clients make better decisions through delivering objective, actionable consumer insights and implications, working in partnership with senior Consumer Marketing and Editorial management. CRI develops/manages research and knowledge-sharing for several practice areas such as editorial research (ongoing consumer feedback, cover and story development, new section development, redesigns and consumer ideation), new magazine development, dot.com development, subscriber acquisition & retention marketing, brand building and market knowledge.

The Research Manager reports to Director of Research. Seeking candidate to manage research for the Time Inc. Interactive group which creates the web offerings for PEOPLE, InStyle, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Southern Living, Cooking Light and a number of other lifestyle and service magazines at Time Inc. Responsibilities include working with editorial and consumer marketing clients to help them create web content users will find valuable, market it effectively, and measure the impact of this content on customer satisfaction and retention.

The Manager will need to identify the clients research needs, design studies, construct surveys and interviews, manage vendors, analyze results, write reports and present findings. Candidate should have extensive project management experience; excellent analytical capabilities; ability to be a strategic partner with clients; ability for innovative and creative thinking; strong communication and relationship-building skills; excellent presentation skills; good writing and management skills. Candidate must be accomplished in translating research results into implications and recommended actions for Editorial and Marketing clients.

Should have 6+ years working in a market research context. Extensive experience in research on online products and services required. A four-year degree is also required, with a degree in the social sciences or marketing preferred. Expertise in working with Word, Excel and Powerpoint essential.

Candidate must be accomplished in working on multiple projects, setting priorities and innovative thinking. Strong communication skills along with experience in building relationships with key clients and making presentations to top management are required. Candidate must be creative, self-motivated, a good manager, and have the ability to work in a fast paced and highly energized environment.

If interested please go to our website at http://www.timewarner.com/careers/, Click on Time Warner Job Search, Search Openings and enter Req number 25963BR under the requisition number field.

Sales Representative

Responsible for development of new business for seven data collection centers. Centers conduct both quantitative and qualitative research projects. In addition to new business development, the candidate will be responsible for: working as a partner with business unit managers to achieve yearly revenue goals; creating new business development plans and budgets; developing project budgets that meet client expectations and product profitability target. Requirements: - A proven sales record in marketing research - Track record of increased revenues and profit margins - Excellent verbal and written communication - Bachelor's degree Submit resume to Sharon Hettrick-Histand. Fax: (215)361-7542 Email:[email protected]

Senior Survey Supervisor

Field Research Corporation is a nationally respected full-service marketing, social/behavioral, and public opinion research firm. We conduct surveys for government agencies, foundations, and commercial clients on topics such as health status, political preferences, client satisfactions, governmental policies and programs, and lifestyle. Field Research has an immediate opening in our San Francisco office for the following FULL-TIME position:

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting research directors in the conduct, supervision and management of research projects. Responsibilities:

§ Assist with the management of data collection by proofing questionnaires and training materials, gathering/analyzing secondary data, ensuring that there are ample supplies per project needs and reordering when necessary, distribution of survey materials, briefing interviewers (telephone and/or subcontractors). Specific to quantitative studies, testing CATI programs, monitoring telephone interviews as they are being conducted and reviewing sample dispositions to ensure that the samples are performed properly. Specific to qualitative studies, scheduling, daily supervision of subcontractors and check-in/editing of completed interviews;

§ Manage small projects (studies, surveys, etc.) independently. Serve as a client contact or liaison on small projects;

§ Assist with data analysis, report writing and the development of data collection instruments;

§ Assist with processing of survey data, including coding, checking data tables, charts, graphs, and reports for accuracy;

§ Coordination with project staff in the word processing and data processing departments to ensure that they understand project needs and timelines and that theses are met;

§ Other duties, as needed, to complete research projects on time, within budget, and to the client’s satisfaction.

Abilities/skills: Must have outstanding attention to detail and time management skills, strong mathematical/statistical skills, excellent proof-reading skills, skills in secondary data gathering and analysis, data collection instrument development, data analysis and report writing, and good command of the English language. Must be able to work well with others (coworkers and clients), a team player, self-motivated, and able to work some evenings and/or weekends to meet tight project deadlines.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in related field. Course work in statistics and multi-variate techniques. Graduate degree in public health, communications, marketing or social and behavioral sciences is desirable. Masters or Ph.D. highly desirable.

Experience required: 2 – 5 years experience in survey research (quantitative); some focus group (qualitative) experience is desirable; public health and marketing/ communications research is highly desirable. Experience with the following is highly desirable: SPSS, SAS, Oracle, UNIX, Windows, MS Suite, including Word and Excel.

Qualified candidates should forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]

Unfortunately, at this time, we are only accepting resumes from candidates residing in the San Francisco area.

Field Research Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Sr. Analyst, Youth Smoking Prevention

Philip Morris USA, a leading manufacturer and marketer of adult consumer products, seeks a highly qualified Senior Analyst to join our Youth Smoking Prevention department in Richmond, VA. Specific accountabilities include:

·Supporting Youth Smoking Prevention (YSP) and Corporate Responsibility (CR) efforts by designing, implementing and analyzing research studies.

· Planning, designing, executing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative research on YSP and CR efforts (mostly Communications). In many instances, research needs to be conducted within a very small window of time. Results have to be analyzed and presented in a timely manner to assist in strategic decision making. This requires the ability to manage a multitude of tasks simultaneously, including overseeing research vendors, coordinating with advertising agencies and working with internal Legal counsel as well as the other areas within YSP and CR.

·Effectively engaging in vendor management: maintaining/cultivating relationships and collaborating with outside suppliers, consultants and vendors who conduct qualitative and quantitative research for YSP and CR in an effort to ensure timely, cost effective, high quality deliverables.

· Planning and managing multiple projects.

·For qualitative research, designing research specifications, attending research and reporting on the findings/implications. For quantitative research, participating in questionnaire design, overseeing fieldwork, data tabulation, plan development, data analysis, report writing, presentation creation and execution.

Qualifications include:

· College degree required (advance degree desirable), with focus on statistics, applied research design or marketing preferred.

· Strong knowledge of market research methodology and expertise in analysis required. A minimum of 5 years of experience in market/consumer research is required.

· Experience in all phases of applied research project management including research design (qualitative and quantitative), vendor management, questionnaire construction and presentation/report development is preferred.

· Market research supplier experience is helpful.

· Must possess strong PC skills. Knowledge of statistical software (SPSS, SAS) is helpful. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment with shifting deadlines and priorities.

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required. Must use sound, independent reasoning and judgment to establish work priorities, handle questions, and be flexible to respond to constantly changing priorities.

· Must be able to work in a team environment and be willing to work constructively with others to achieve team goals.

In addition to the opportunity to apply your scientific skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.

For immediate consideration, please visit our web site: http://www.philipmorrisusa.com/careers and apply to Requisition Number 4960BR

Philip Morris USA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (M/F/D/V). We support diversity in our work force.

 


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