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Senior Research Analyst

SimpsonScarborough, a full services marketing firm that works primarily with colleges and universities, seeks a full-time Senior Research Analyst for its Old Town Alexandria, VA headquarters office. We are a small, dynamic team looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic new member. The Senior Research Analyst’s primary responsibility will be analyzing quantitative survey data and preparing quantitative research reports. The Senior Research Analyst will have the opportunity to make a huge impact and work directly with company leadership in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience – preferably in a market research setting
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Expertise in quantitative research, including reporting, analysis, and sampling
  • Experience with SPSS in a professional setting, including the ability to run frequencies/means, crosstabs, t-tests, ANOVAs, weight data, and merge files
  • Strong data visualization and reporting skills
  • Self-motivated, passionate about market research, and team-oriented
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle projects independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be resourceful and problem solve
  • Ability to improve company processes to make them more efficient and effective
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Experience with Qualtrics or Access preferred
  • Survey testing experience preferred
  • Survey design experience preferred
  • Knowledge and application of advanced statistical techniques a bonus (e.g. factor analysis, discriminant analysis, DCM/conjoint, cluster analysis)
  • Higher education industry knowledge a bonus
  • Experience managing and/or mentoring other team members a bonus
  • Experience with qualitative research a bonus
  • Experience working with IPEDS data a bonus

Salary range is $55,000-$65,000, commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

Please submit cover letters and resumes to Ross Jacobson, at rj@simpsonscarborough.com by Friday, March 31st.

 


Research Analyst

SimpsonScarborough, a full services marketing firm that works primarily with colleges and universities, seeks a full-time Analyst for its Old Town Alexandria, VA headquarters office. We are a small, dynamic team looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic new member. The Research Analyst’s primary responsibility will be analyzing quantitative survey data and preparing quantitative research reports. The Research Analyst will have the opportunity to make a huge impact and work directly with company leadership in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional job experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with SPSS in a professional setting, including the ability to run frequencies/means, crosstabs, t-tests, and ANOVAs
  • Self-motivated, passionate about market research, and team-oriented
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle projects independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong data visualization and reporting skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Experience with Qualtrics or Access preferred
  • Survey testing experience preferred
  • Survey design experience preferred
  • Experience pulling samples preferred
  • Higher education industry knowledge a bonus

Salary range is $45,000-$55,000, commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

Please submit cover letters and resumes to Ross Jacobson, at rj@simpsonscarborough.com by Friday, March 31st.

 


Interviewers

SimpsonScarborough,a full services marketing firm that works primarily with colleges and universities, is looking for organized, personable individuals to conduct one-on-one phone interviews for research projects. The ideal candidate must be willing and able to:

  • Email interviewees from a provided contact list
  • Cold call potential respondents from a provided contact list
  • Schedule interviews between 8 am to 8 pm on weekdays and possibly weekends
  • Record interviews for feedback and transcription purposes
  • Provide verbatim written transcriptions from each interview in Microsoft Word or Excel
  • Provide regular updates on interview progress
  • Summarize key themes and takeaways uncovered in the interviews
  • Adhere to the project timeline

This is a remote contract position usually spanning 2-4 weeks per project. Interviewers will be expected to complete and transcribe 20-40 interviews per project.

Interviewers will be paid $70 per interview completed, recorded, and transcribed. Interviewers will be added to SimpsonScarborough’s pool of interviewers and will be assigned when a need arises for a project, which could be frequently or infrequently depending on project scope and demand. The ideal candidates will have interviewing/moderating experience and/or project management experience requiring frequent phone interactions. Candidates must be able to represent themselves in a professional manner over the telephone.

Please email Wanda Hoath at wh@simpsonscarborough.com if interested in learning more about this position or with additional questions.