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The Research Analyst holds an advanced degree or equivalent work experience with KS&R, another market research firm, or has other relevant corporate experience. This position typically works under the direction of a Research Associate, Project Manager, or team leader depending on project size and/or complexity. Tasks and responsibilities may differ from time to time but will generally consist of the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision, assist in drafting business proposals and/or support other team leaders in the development of proposals; basic research design skills, requesting bids from partners/vendors to use in proposals
  • Responsible for testing CATI and Online surveys/screeners for programming accuracy
  • Communicating project requirements to programming and data collection partners/vendors
  • Scheduling and coordinating internal/external resources (e.g., travel, use of other facilities for focus groups, IDIs, international partners, etc.)
  • Developing moderator guides and designing surveys
  • Training data collection partners on project-specific requirements
  • Conducting Qualitative IDIs and moderating focus groups, as appropriate
  • Monitoring data collection progress for qualitative and quantitative research; problem resolution with data collection
  • Assist with coding/recoding open ended questions and/or oversee work of others
  • Checking early findings for data/programming quality
  • Assisting in the creation of reporting formats and selecting methods for displaying data and findings
  • Creating "special runs" or running analysis in SPSS as appropriate
  • Assist in and oversee significance testing and data validity
  • Assist in report preparation, editing and development of final product under direct supervision, including coordinating inputs from Marketing Sciences
  • Interpreting findings and making actionable recommendations
  • Interaction with clients as required to meet project needs -- may be a day to day contact in a relationship, fielding calls, requests, etc.
  • Use of SPSS, SQL and/or Visual Basic for statistical analysis

Requirements:

  • Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with equivalent experience (preferably in business, mathematics, or sciences or social sciences)
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written, oral, and communication skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance on smaller projects
  • Displays team leadership skills by helping to mentor Research Assistants, Interns, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills with particular focus on managing details
  • Academic or practical experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS/SAS preferred
  • Ability and willingness to travel

Please send cover letter and résumé to hr@ksrinc.com with the subject line containing the job title.

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