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Office Manager/Executive Assistant

posted on January 12, 2015

We are seeking a smart, motivated professional who wants to be part of a fast moving company. The Office Manager must be energetic and a team player who thrives in supporting others. The ideal candidate will welcome new projects with gusto and will be comfortable wearing many hats in the organization. The Office Manager will be the face of the organization at the front desk which is the central hub of the office. Strongly developed social skills are essential.

The Office Manager will be responsible for:

  • General office maintenance including ordering office supplies, keeping common areas neat.
  • Administrative tasks, light bookkeeping and support to staff of over 25 as needed.
  • Lead or contribute to projects that may include marketing, troubleshooting technology, and event planning.
  • Front desk duties including answering phones, greeting guests, distributing mail and deliveries, scanning and faxing.

 The ideal candidate:

  • Will be extremely organized
  • Uses excellent judgment
  • Is comfortable dealing with both junior and senior level staff
  • Can juggle multiple priorities with grace
  • Has growth potential in the operations department
  • Have experience with Quickbooks

In addition, the Office Manager will function as an executive assistant for up to three senior leaders of the company, helping them schedule meetings, coordinate activities, and travel arrangements.

We are located downtown in Tribeca, in a beautiful loft space with a casual culturally relaxed, creative and intellectually stimulating work environment.

3+ years of experience in a similar role is preferred.

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Analyst or Manager, Quantitative

posted on November 03, 2014

Do you love strategizing about the meaning of numbers? Are you interested in what the numbers say about people’s underlying values and beliefs? Do you naturally draw strategic implications as soon as you see the facts…..If so, we want to hear from you!

Insight is a boutique strategic research and branding firm located in Tribeca. We offer a culturally relaxed and intellectually stimulating work environment. We are currently seeking to hire an analyst or manager in our quantitative department. You will have 1-4 years of experience doing quantitative research projects on topics associated with branding, product development, and communications for media, technology, youth, or retail clients.

The role of the analyst or manager, quantitative, is to:

  • Lead the design of quantitative survey instruments and analysis plans
  • Manage field houses who conduct the quantitative fielding
  • Verify integrity and quality of data from field houses
  • Transform raw data into tables and banners for analysis
  • Conduct analysis using statistical software such as SPSS, SASS, etc.
  • Manage and lead quantitative analyses of survey results, identifying psychological or sociological constructs that impact behavior
  • Create and defend hypotheses based upon the data, leading to a story that addresses the issue being studied
  • Write presentations clearly communicating the results of the analysis appropriate for a senior business audience
  • Manage between 3 – 6 projects concurrently
  • Participate in R&D for thought leadership initiatives and new product development

 

The candidate must be comfortable with and have experience conducting such statistical analysis as:

 

  • Correlation and Regression
  • Cluster Analysis/ Factor Analysis/ Correspondence Analysis
  • Conjoint /MaxDiff / Discrete choice modeling

 

Experience doing market segmentations, product development and testing (including pricing), brand positioning and tracking is strongly preferred.

 

The ideal candidate should have a solid background in statistics and the social sciences or liberal arts. They should be comfortable identifying meaningful patterns in data and relating evidence back to underlying psychological or sociological motivations. While the data they will work with is statistical, the content is focused on underlying motives in consumer behavior. 

 

The candidate should be a team player who is comfortable working in a fast paced client services environment.

 

1 - 4 years experience at a market research firm, a brand or innovation consultancy, the planning group of an advertising agency, or in a market research capacity on the client side is required. A graduate degree in the social sciences (M.A. or Ph.D.) is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

 

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Quantitative Apprentice

posted on October 10, 2014

Do you love strategizing about the meaning of numbers? Are you interested in what the numbers say about people’s psychological mindsets, underlying values and beliefs? Do you have a Ph.D. in Psychometrics, Quantitative Psychology, or a related field? Do you naturally draw strategic branding and positioning implications as soon as you see the facts? Can you draw people using numbers, bringing to life their psychology? If so, we want to hear from you!

Insight Strategy Group is a research-driven strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for consumers.  Insight’s business savvy team of social scientists melds quantitative muscle with qualitative finesse to meet its client’s strategic challenges (client list includes: BBC, Crayola, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Payless to name just a few).  Insight gets to the deeper truth of what drives people and their relationships to brands and opens possibilities for growth. 

 

We are currently seeking to hire a Quantitative Apprentice to play a key part in our quantitative department.

 

The role of the quantitative Apprentice is to:

  • Independently design sample plans and in-survey experiments, and consult in survey writing
  • Research and implement new analysis techniques
  • Conduct quantitative analysis by using statistical software such as SPSS, Wincross, etc.
  • Oversee the Transformation of raw data into tables and banners
  • Oversee the management of field houses who conduct the quantitative fielding
  • Analyze and interpret the statistical findings identifying psychological constructs that impact behavior
  • Assist project managers in the design of surveys

 

The candidate must be comfortable with and have experience conducting such statistical analysis as:

 

•          Segmentation/Cluster Analysis/ Factor Analysis

•          Conjoint

•          Structural Equation Modeling

 

 

The ideal candidate should be a thought leader with a solid background in statistics and psychology. They should be comfortable conducting statistical analysis and also identifying meaningful patterns in the results. While the data they work with is statistical, the content is psychological focusing on underlying motives in consumer behavior.

 

The candidate should be a team player who is comfortable working with researchers and providing them with the statistical support they seek. 

 

At least 2-5 years experience at a market research firm or in a market research capacity at the client side is required. Experience in attitudinal psychographic research is preferred. A Ph.D. in Psychometrics, Quantitative Psychology, Social Psychology with an emphasis on Statistical Methods, or related field is preferred.

 

 

No relocation. Candidates from NY/NJ/CT only please.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to apprenticeship@insightstrategygroup.com

 

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Market Research & Brand Strategy Apprentice

posted on October 05, 2014

Are you constantly analyzing people and their behavior? Do you walk around this world trying to figure out why people are doing what they are doing? Do you constantly interpret people’s motives in a way that’s different from what they themselves are communicating?

Do you want to work with exciting, innovative brands like Comedy Central, MTV, Kellogg’s, Bravo, Discovery, Rock & Republic, and Lonely Planet?

Do you want a fast paced intellectually challenging work environment, someplace very dynamic where you need to actively juggle and think and do new things all the time?

Do you want to travel the country talking to people about everything from reality TV to breakfast cereal, and everything in between?

Maybe Insight Strategy Group is the place for you. If so, we’d like to talk. Here’s a little about us and what we are looking for.

ABOUT US

Insight Strategy Group is a research-driven strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for consumers. Insight’s business savvy team of social scientists melds quantitative muscle with qualitative finesse to meet its client’s strategic challenges. Insight gets to the deeper truth of what drives people and their relationships to brands and opens possibilities for growth.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Insight seeks entry level individuals with social science and marketing backgrounds who demonstrate promise in research (e.g., academic and/or some work experience) to join us as a market research associate or apprentice.

We offer an opportunity to gain valuable applied qualitative and quantitative research experience. The researcher will:

• Assist in conducting qualitative and quantitative research
• Design and develop research instruments (surveys, qualitative guidelines, etc) and prepare research materials
• Communicate, coordinate, and develop relationships with qualitative research partners
• Contribute to the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data in both a team setting and independently
• Interpret the underlying psychological factors impacting people's behavior.
Be a voice in team brainstorming and an idea contributor
• Participate in the development of strategy

The ideal candidate should:

• Have some experience working conducting research (Associates should have 2+ years)
• Be enthusiastic and high energy with highly developed social skills
• Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
• Have some knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research
• Have clear written and oral communication skills
• Be a creative, analytic thinker
• Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
• Be a proactive problem solver
• Be familiar with MS word and PowerPoint
• Have a graduate degree (preferred); will consider grad students who have capacity for full time work

WHEN DO WE START?
The associate position is a full-time position and would start immediately. Candidates are qualified for this position based on previous experience.

The full-time apprenticeship will start immediately and extend for three to six months, depending on education and prior experience, with potential for future employment. Our goal in the apprenticeship program is to identify qualified candidates who can join the team permanently. A stipend and benefits will be provided.

We work downtown New York in Tribeca, in a beautiful loft space with a casual culturally relaxed, creative, and intellectually stimulating work environment.

SO WHAT DO I DO?
If this feels right, please send a resume and an email of introduction to apprenticeship@insightstrategygroup.com

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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