Market Research Manager - Boston Contract to Hire Marketing

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MarketPro has partnered with an international Boston-based market research company focused on custom research. We are currently seeking an experienced Market Research Manager who will be responsible for the full execution of all aspects of research projects from study design through vendor management, fielding, data analysis and reporting and client presentation. This is a contract to hire marketing job.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with clients to understand and document the business objectives
  • Selecting the most appropriate research methodology and techniques
  • Designing qualitative and quantitative research plans for products in all stages of the Product Life Cycle
  • Designing research questionnaires and moderator guides
  • Working with Project Directors to oversee the fieldwork initiative
  • Interpreting data, writing reports, and making actionable recommendations
  • Designing custom research projects for clients

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years within the custom Market Research industry
  • 1 to 3 years of industry/sector experience
  • Academic and practical experience with a wide array of new product, brand, advertising and customer satisfaction research methodologies
  • Exceptional written and oral communication abilities
  • Strong analytic skills with experience in statistical modeling and analysis
  • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS/SAS
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in business, mathematics, or the sciences
  • Experience with identifying methodological designs that best fit client need
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize and translate data into meaningful, actionable recommendations
  • Ability to work independently with clients to develop research-based solutions to critical questions/issues
  • Basic quantitative research skills mandatory, particularly with brand and communications studies (questionnaire design, field management, analysis and reporting); prefer both online and phone study experience
  • Confidence consulting with and presenting to senior-level clients

This is a contract to hire position.