Research Analyst, Survey Design and Analysisa€"All Practice Areas

Hanover Research
Arlington, VA
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Other, Research
Full Time
Research Analyst Survey Design and Analysisa All Practice Areas Hanover Research The Role The Research Analyst will work closely with a Content Director and individual clients to design surveys that deliver actionable content addressing various market research questions The ideal candidate will draw upon powerful logical thinking skills and advanced proficiency with survey technology to design survey instruments focused towards a target audience with extreme accuracy This position will allow for the swift development and refinement of a comprehensive set of market research skills and provides the opportunity to develop a relationship with a young and rapidly growing enterprise We expect all employees to be intellectually curious ambitious and interested in assuming increasing levels of responsibility This position will report directly to both the Survey Research Manager and the practice area specific Managing Content Director About Hanover Hanover Research is a global research and analytics firm that provides high quality custom research through an annual fixed fee model for clients in the corporate education and healthcare sectors Founded in and headquartered in Arlington Virginia Hanover employs high caliber market researchers analysts and account professionals to deliver a robust service infrastructure that is revolutionary in its combination of flexibility and affordability The core capabilities that drive Hanover s research engine include primary research secondary research data analysis and grant development By enthusiastically fostering an environment of respect encouragement and support we empower our clients and employees to seize opportunities for growth impact and advancement As the second fastest growing market research firm worldwide Hanover has been recognized as a American Marketing Association Gold Top Firm and Gold Global Top Firm and a Washington Business Journal Fastest Growing Company Responsibilities Develop survey instruments that deliver actionable content to address clients research questions Manage tight deadlines to create reports requiring few edits quickly Develop survey samples and administration protocol Create high quality tailored surveys that require little to no editing time Write survey questions that are grammatically correct and logically consistent to generate pertinent information in an efficient manner Program surveys into one of Hanover Research s platforms Coordinate survey launch logistics and troubleshoot as needed Monitor data collection to ensure all surveys are performing at optimum levels Analyze survey data to prepare charts and other data output tools explaining these results Desired Skills and Attributes Strong command of primary secondary and quantitative methodologies and procedures Willingness to tackle complex often unfamiliar research requests Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal guidance or oversight Ability to proofread and edit research projects while providing constructive feedback Ability to work under pressure and multitask in a fast paced environment Experience writing and researching for a business or professional audience Experience in an undergraduate or graduate research role institutional research assessment etc is preferred Willingness and ability to pick up new quantitative skills and market research methodologies as necessary and apply them in new contexts Ability to accept feedback and constructive critique positively Demonstrable problem solving skills Strong command of the English language and demonstrated writing and editing skills Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Extremely strong and demonstrable work ethic Proven academic achievement High comfort level with Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word MS Excel and MS Power Point Education Requirement A Bachelor s degree in Economics Business Psychology Sociology Statistics Mathematics or a related discipline is preferred Experience Requirement Fulll time work experience conducting research survey design analysis or professional writing Professional or academic survey design credentials highly preferred Location Arlington VA Benefits Base salary K employer matching program Comprehensive health and dental benefits package Potential for remote work opportunities Advancement and management opportunities If you are interested in the prospect of working for a dynamic growing company we encourage you to submit your cover letter resume and a relevant professional writing sample consisting of no more than pages on an education or business related topic preferably at http hanoverresearchcareers catsone com careers Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race color religion gender sexual orientation gender identity or expression national origin age genetic information disability veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal state or local law This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting hiring placement compensation training promotion transfer leaves of absence and termination

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