Sr. Market Research Analyst (Research Manager)

Chicago - LOOP, IL

Job ID: 2151 Job Category: Marketing Research & Insights Industry: Supply-side Market Research Firm Annual Salary: $55,000-$70,000

Are you a savvy Chicago-based market researcher with a few years' experience looking for your next challenge?

Our client, an esteemed full-service research supplier in Chicago, is seeking a Sr. Market Research Analyst (Research Manager) to join their team. This position will oversee start-to-finish design and execution of research initiatives for a range of clients and industries.

Qualified candidates will have between 3-7 years of supplier-side experience in quantitative market research. Must be hands-on throughout the research process and capable of multi-tasking to seamlessly handle several projects at once, while consistently nurturing client relationships. Must be experienced with a wide range of quantitative methodologies and skilled at collaborating with a team, as well as managing projects independently.

This role is located in downtown Chicago and salary is commensurate with experience.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Successfully execute every step of a research project from RFP to research plan creation, questionnaire development, analysis, reporting, and presenting
  • Work on a wide array of projects across industries ranging from CPG, food & beverage, entertainment, and kids spanning a range of different types of methodologies (e.g., message and concept testing, awareness & usage, segmentation, new product development, etc.)
  • Manage external research vendors
  • Manage and mentor junior team members
  • Keep a pulse on clients’ businesses, industry trends, and more



Keywords: marketing research, market research, full-service, custom research, primary research, consumer insights, quantitative, survey research, project management, research supplier

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 3-7 years of hands-on custom research experience using a variety of quantitative methodologies
  • Experience with research panels or communities a plus
  • Proven client-management experience
  • Ability to multi-task with a keen eye for details and accuracy
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field

Kit Nordmark
Executive Recruiter

Kit helps lead the Market Research practice here at Burtch Works, and brings deep industry experience from her time as a researcher herself, having lead both quant and qual projects.
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