If you believe in being a team player, love to write, and are passionate about the intersection of business and technology please read on. We would love to speak with you. We are a research and advisory firm focused on manufacturing and technology. We provide advisory and benchmarking services to help executives make critical business and operational decisions. Our research focuses on providing insights into the key business processes, metrics, and technologies adopted in operations.
We are looking for a Research Associate to join our growing company. If you fit the requirements below, please respond to this add.
As a Research Associate Intern you will be responsible 3 main areas of operations: project management, inbound marketing, and writing great research. Your duties will include:
~ Conduct primary research in the manufacturing industry
~ Develop and write blogs and research reports
~ Interview senior-level technology users via telephone and online surveys
~ Data QC, analysis, and consolidation including report writing
~ Proofreading and editing of reports, questionnaires, and other research publications
~ Assist analysts with coordinating and conducting vendor interviews
~ Manage press and vendor community contacts
~ Prepare presentations with well-formatted charts, appropriate call-outs, meaningful titles, and a sequence of slides that tell a story
~ Maintain report production schedule, from inception through publication
~ Learn and be responsible for quantitative work with data sets
~ Coordinate use of social media platforms (blogs, Twitter, online community) in the research and publishing process
~ Handle client inquiries and support consulting projects as needed
~ Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills
~ Ability to work quickly and independently to meet tight deadlines
~ Hands on experience on Microsoft Office -- Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Statistical software is preferred.
~ Strong client service orientation
~ Bachelors degree required, 2 years relevant work experience and/or graduate degree preferred
We are pleased to provide all of our team members with a comprehensive benefits program. This program includes:
~Profit sharing plan
~Salary and commissions will be commensurate with experience.
~Flexible and supportive working environment
Local candidates preferred. Travel as business needs require. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.