Sr. Research Project Associate - New York - 10007

  • GfK
  • $103,330.00 - 127,920.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time

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Why GfK?

GfK offers an exciting work environment that encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 100 countries, we know what makes consumers' hearts beat - globally and locally. We work on projects for successful companies in virtually every major industry.

About Us

GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK's long-standing data science experience allowing GfK to deliver vital global insights matched with local market intelligence. By using innovative technologies and data sciences, GfK turns big data into smart data, enabling its clients to improve their competitive edge and enrich consumers' experiences and choices.

About MRI

GfK MRI's focus on excellence has made it the leading producer of media and consumer research in the United States. All the research conducted by GfK MRI reflects an enduring commitment to producing reliable and actionable information about the world's most dynamic consumer market. GfK MRI's Survey of the American Consumer?? is the industry standard for magazine audience ratings in the U.S. and is used in the majority of media and marketing plans in the country. In response to the evolving needs of its clients, GfK MRI has developed some innovative research products and services that use the Survey as their foundation. Consumer Insights: The Survey's vast database of media usage, demographics, psychographics and consumer behavior makes it a powerful resource for penetrating insight into the actions and motivations of adult American consumers. Market Solutions is GfK MRI's \"applied intelligence\" division, providing custom and analytical research for marketers who seek a deeper understanding of their target consumers and more efficient pathways for reaching and interacting with them.

Position Description

This position has varied responsibilities in the syndicated research department, with a special focus on field management of digital/online surveys taken by ABS (address-based sample) respondents. The position will be responsible for sample management; communication and coordination with sample and mailing vendors; and liaising with the Systems Development team on the Field Management System (FMS), which supplies the reports, exports and tracking used to facilitate the execution of digital surveys.

In addition, the position will be responsible for Syndicated Research tasks, including questionnaire development, codebook review, data review and analysis, and creating the amendment memo.

Essential Duties and Responsibility

Specific Responsibilities include:

* Manage FMS system and launch invites/reminders/incentive delivery.
* Create/Analyse reports to identify issues (bounces, spam, errors, etc.) and troubleshoot.
* Investigate and resolve respondent complaints and inquiries.
* Use FMS/Confirmit Reporter/email vendor to analyse response rates and create reports as needed.
* Update and review product questionnaires, including evaluating client requests and identifying new industry trends
* Check data-processing generated codebook for accuracy
* Data review and analysis.
* Oversee the creation of an amendment spreadsheet which tracks the disposition of client requests and creates instructions to the data processing team with respect to adding/deleting/modifying/integrating variables
* Work on all aspects of MRI's Teen and/or Kids study
* Provide general and varied assistance for all aspects of syndicated study.


Experience and Skill:

* Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
* Keen attention to detail
* Ability to multi-task
* 2+ years experience with survey research and/or panel management preferred


* Customer Focus
* Collaboration
* Strategic mind-set
* Drive Vision and Purpose


BA/BS in Statistics, Communications, Marketing or related studies

If that sounds like you,we are excited to get to know you. Make your choice and apply today.

What does this mean for you?

The Work EnvironmentWe offer a great and inspiring work environment that enables our teams to deliver the best results for our clients. We embrace working in team settings, building on trust, collaboration, and open feedback, and we welcome the latest digital technologies. We foster diversity: this means more than gender, race or age for us. It is the inclusion of different thinking, experiences, expertise, and backgrounds across all businesses and organizational levels.

So if you share our drive to help shape markets and like working with teams who are dedicated to bringing research insights and compelling data to life, you could be just the person we're looking for!

Your Personal DevelopmentWe believe a company grows when its employees grow. As a 'people company' investing in our most important asset, our people are essential. We are committed to providing you with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally through local, regional and global programs.

We offer competitive salaries and attractive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, employer matching 401(k) plan, paid time off and more; as well as opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

For more information on GfK and our employee benefits, please visit us

GfK is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting an inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business. EEO/M/D/V

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