Job Number: 1950

job title: Market Research Analyst

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 7+ Month assignment


Immediate opening for Market Research Analyst to join one of our top Portland client’s to assist with multiple ad hoc Market Research, Evaluation Projects and Maritz Survey Programs.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for design and programming of questionnaires, analysis of findings and initial draft of findings as well as project management to ensure projects are completed on scope, on time and on budget.

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Market Research basics, project management, people engagement

Core Duties

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)

Qualifications/Experience requirements:

  • BS/BA in marketing, anthropology, market research, statistics, business, social sciences. Master’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in market research and project management
  • 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