Market Research Analyst

Portland, OR

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 19868
Id: 19868
Category: Project Management
Location/City: OR - Portland
Job Type: Contract
Region: Pacific

Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Market Research Analyst. 

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In this role, you will work with a team of 7 on multiple ad hoc Market Research and Evaluation Projects, as well as the Maritz Transactional Platform.

Market Research Analyst responsibilities (50% of the time)
  • Work with admin to recruit respondents for interviews or focus groups
  • First draft of focus group screeners, focus group discussion guides and questionnaires for the less complex studies
  • Programming questionnaires and QC of programming
  • Monitoring fieldwork
  • Data cleaning and data processing
  • First draft of findings analysis for the less complex studies
  • Additional data crunching as needed
Project Management Responsibilities (50% of the time)
  • Obtain sample file from Customer Analytics
  • Organize cross-functional meetings to:
    • Understand clients' business needs
    • Review draft documents e.G., the draft questionnaire and especially the draft report
    • Share out findings to core working group
  • Follow up on deliverables and providing progress reports
  • Help manage market research and evaluation vendors to schedule
  • Organize invites to focus groups
  • Organize findings presentation with directors/management
  • Follow up on action items after presentations
  • Loading sample file back into our customer database, flagging customers who have taken part in the survey and those who want to be on a Do Not Contact list
  • For Maritz Transactional Platform:
    • Conduct business analyst work for planned surveys
    • Coordinate meetings between Senior Channel Analyst and clients
    • Follow up on deliverables (in this case, follow up with clients to ensure that they review draft survey instruments in a timely manner)
    • Provide weekly progress reports
    • Assist in change management (more in terms of arranging change management meetings to ensure clients use their dashboards appropriately)
  • BS/BA in marketing, anthropology, market research, statistics, business, social sciences. Master's degree preferred
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in market research and project management
Core competencies:
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to engage quickly with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) skills
  • Experience with programming surveys
  • Ability to follow up and hold stakeholders accountable for deliverables
  • Quick learner
  • Logical, yet creative thinker
Required Skills 3 5 years' experience required:
  • Design and program questionnaires
  • Analysis of findings and initial draft of findings
  • Project management to ensure projects are completed on scope, on time and on budget.
Preferred job skills:
    Market Research and Project Management
Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
    Market Research basics, project management, people engagement
This position is located in Portland, OR. Consultants must reside in the area or indicate they are willing to relocate at their own expense as this position does not offer relocation assistance.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, all applicants should be eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.

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contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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