Research Analyst InContext Solutions
Chicago, IL / Minneapolis, MN
InContext Solutions is looking to hire a select group of motivated and entrepreneurially-minded Research Analysts for its Chicago and Minneapolis offices. Working within the Shopper & Retail Insights team, the Analysts will get unparalleled experience managing client research projects directly, working with top consumer brands (think McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Nestl-?), and turning data into insightful and engaging stories that meaningfully impact the way our clients run their business. They will also have the opportunity to work with new and constantly-evolving virtual experience technology, and to play and active role in shaping this new and growing part of the market research landscape.
InContext is all about people. We are committed to finding, training and growing fun, interesting and ambitious people who demonstrate integrity, intelligence and the ability to make things happen. Candidates must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of research to be a fit for this role. At the same time, however, they must be a strong cultural fit, sharing our commitment to building a world-class company.
Following are specific required qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor Degree in a Marketing or Social Science-related field, ideally with emphasis on statistics or quantitative research methods
1-3 years of market research experience
Keen analytical and interpretative skills, attention to detail, an inquiring mind, creative ideas and plenty of enthusiasm
Good presentation and communication skills
Experience working in Excel and PowerPoint
A track record of success working with cross-functional teams at all levels in a fast-paced setting
Proven project management and organizational skills
Friendly and likeable. We wouldn?t hire someone we wouldn?t like to sit next to on a plane for 12 hours.
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title and location in the subject line of your email.
What is InContext Solutions?
InContext Solutions is a cutting edge provider of 3D virtual simulations and experiences for the consumer and shopper insights industry. We use the latest in video game technology to recreate life-like shopping environments, and use them as a vehicle for testing and visualizing an almost limitless variety in-store concepts and variables ? from signage to new product packing, to interactive displays and completely reimagined retail experiences.
Who Would I Work With? Who Would I Work For?
The Analysts will report to a senior member of the Shopper & Retail Insights Team, which is a close-knit group of just 10 people from a variety of research and non-research backgrounds, all of whom share a passion for delivering strategy-defining insights to our clients. Day to day, they will work cross-functionally with all parts of the organization (Sales, Technology, Creative and Project Operations) to ensure the successful delivery of our research studies. As the key client point of contact for projects, Analysts will communicate personally with our clients, learning about their business, troubleshooting issues, managing timelines and deliverables, and presenting research findings. The opportunities for client exposure that InContext Solutions provides at the entry level and beyond are virtually unmatched in the market research industry.
When will I start? What will I make?
Ideal candidates will be local (based in Chicago or Minneapolis) and have availability to start a new full-time position in the next 3-6 weeks. The interview process should take no more than 2-4 weeks from initial phone interview to offer letter. We are happy to discuss compensation including base salary, bonus targets and equity in the initial phone interview, not to mention our unique and fun-loving company culture, which we all regard as a huge perk of working here.
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