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Brand Analytics Manager, Consumer Sciences

posted on August 17, 2017

Do you enjoy thinking about why people behave the way that they do? Are you intrigued by the way that data can describe the world and answer challenging questions? Are you interested in designing and executing research to learn about everything from television shows to power-tools? If so, Insight might be the right place for you.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

POSITION OVERVIEW

Insight seeks future leaders who demonstrate the potential to become highly skilled strategists, with a particular focus on the underlying psychological and social motives behind consumer behavior. We are currently looking for a brand analytics manager in our Consumer Sciences group, who will interpret and apply analytics to strategic brand development, positioning, and architecture. The position leverages quantitative methods to analyze brand performance, with data coming from custom primary research. A passion for branding and competitive brand strategy is a must. Day to day tasks include:

  • Project management of ongoing studies
  • Client management and communication
  • Analysis of quantitative and qualitative research
  • Report and materials creation, including strategic recommendations and implications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidates should:

  • Have a graduate degree in the business, marketing, or the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology)
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative thinker and a proactive problem solver
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities
  • Completely proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiar with factor analysis; perceptual mapping; linear regression
  • 2 to 6 years of 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

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Director of Analytics - Consumer Sciences

posted on July 17, 2017

Do you enjoy thinking about why people behave the way that they do? Are you intrigued by the way that data can describe the world and answer challenging questions? Are you interested in designing and executing research to learn about everything from television shows to power-tools? If so, Insight might be the right place for you.

Insight seeks leaders and skilled strategists, who root their work in the underlying psychological and social motives behind consumer behavior. We are currently looking for a director of analytics in our Consumer Sciences group, who will design and apply quantitative and analytical methods to projects covering branding, segmentation and targeting strategy, and product/experience innovation. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of primary quantitative research design, related analytical methods, and experience applying these techniques to business challenges. Day to day tasks include:

  • Lead the analytical design and approach of quantitative driven research projects
  • Execute a variety of advanced analytics, including conjoint and discrete-choice modeling, market segmentation, structural equation modeling, look-a-like modeling, and market simulators
  • Oversee sampling design and weighting of studies
  • Oversee data-processing of studies
  • Interpret and explain analytic outputs to team members and clients
  • Mentor and teach junior team members in statistical methods and interpretation
  • Participate in product and methodology focused R&D

The ideal candidates should:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience at a market research firm, an analytics firm, a brand or innovation consultancy, the planning group of an advertising agency, or in a market research capacity on the client side
  • Have a graduate degree in statistics, data science, business, marketing, or the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology)
  • Completely proficient in SPSS or another advanced statistical program (R, etc)
  • Hands-on experience using a variety of analytical methods, including factor analysis; correspondence analysis; k-means clustering; structural equation modeling; conjoint and discrete choice methodologies; KANO analysis
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative thinker and a proactive problem solver
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities

Additional Info

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

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Analyst - Consumer Sciences

posted on July 17, 2017

Do you enjoy thinking about why people behave the way that they do? Are you intrigued by the way that data can describe the world and answer challenging questions? Are you interested in designing and executing research to learn about everything from television shows to power-tools? If so, Insight might be the right place for you.

Insight seeks future leaders who demonstrate the potential to become highly skilled strategists, with a particular focus on the underlying psychological and social motives behind consumer behavior. We are currently looking for an analyst in our Consumer Sciences group. The position leverages quantitative methods to research and analyze a variety of different business and marketing challenges, with data coming from custom primary research. A desire to build a career around research, data, and analytics is a must. Day to day tasks include:

  • Writing quantitative research instruments and analytical plans
  • Project operations management of ongoing studies, including: Guiding the survey programming process and facilitating quality control and writing and executing data processing requests
  • Using applied statistical techniques to uncover insights in data
  • Designing, building, and maintaining data visualization platforms for projects
  • Analysis of overall project questions and objectives

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a graduate degree in statistics, data science, the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology), business, or marketing
  • Have a strong foundational knowledge of basic statistical concepts, including correlation and regression, probability, and statistical significance
  • Like being hands on with data
  • Want to develop a statistical toolkit for applied analytics
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative thinker and a proactive problem solver
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities
  • Completely proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • 1 to 3 years of experience at a market research firm, an analytics firm, a brand or innovation consultancy, the planning group of an advertising agency, or in a market research capacity on the client side

Additional Info

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

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Research Analyst

posted on July 10, 2017

We seek individuals who demonstrate the potential to become highly skilled researchers and strategists, with particular propensity for decoding people’s underlying psychological and social motives.

The responsibilities of the Analyst are to:

  • Be an idea contributor and an active voice in team brainstorming
  • Help translate brand, marketing, and business objectives into qualitative and quantitative research plans
  • Develop research instruments and thoughtful, clever approaches to data analysis
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • Gain a robust, textured understanding of who consumers are and how they connect to our clients’ businesses through a variety of research methods
  • Analyze and synthesize research findings into key insights and implications for clients’ businesses
  • Write reports that communicate key insights and strategic recommendations in a clear, creative, and compelling manner

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a graduate degree in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, anthropology), marketing or related field
  • Have 1-3 years of experience in market research, or in a role that involves hands-on primary research
  • Have experience in one or more of the following industries: retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, travel and hospitality, technology
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative thinker and a proactive problem solver
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities
  • Be enthusiastic and high energy

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

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Research Manager

posted on June 02, 2017

We are seeking future leaders who are highly skilled researchers and strategists, with particular propensity for uncovering people’s underlying psychological and social motives in arriving at the truth. The responsibilities of the Manager are to:

  • Independently manage teams and project delivery across all aspects of the project lifecycle
  • Translate business objectives into qualitative and quantitative research plans
  • Manage the development of research instruments and thoughtful approaches to data analysis
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research to gain a robust, textured understanding of consumers and how they connect to our clients’ businesses
  • Moderate qualitative research across a broad range of methods
  • Guide teams in translating research findings into key insights and implications for our clients
  • Lead the development and presentation of reports that communicate key insights and recommendations in a clear, creative and compelling manner
  • Build and manage client relationships

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a graduate degree in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, anthropology), marketing or related field
  • Have 3-5 years of experience in market research, or in a brand/marketing consulting role that involves hands-on primary research
  • Have experience in both qualitative and quantitative research, including moderating across a range of qualitative methods; expertise in digital research methods desired
  • Have proven leadership skills and exceptional track record in client management
  • Have at least 1 year of experience in managing complex and fast-paced projects
  • Have experience in one or more of the following industries: media and entertainment, retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, travel and hospitality, technology
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team and the skills necessary to lead teams
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for business development
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative problem solver who can balance big picture vision and tactical ideas
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

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Field Manager

posted on May 31, 2017

Insight Strategy Group (ISG) and MarketCast seek a manager level candidate with deep experience working in a qualitative research field management role at a market research firm. The role will be serving field management needs primarily for Insight, with flexibility in the role's geographic location.The Field Manager will:

  • Select vendor fieldwork partners (for multiple projects at a time) based on cost, service level, lead time, timeline, methodology
  • Manage all field operations for domestic and international qualitative research projects, including: helping to develop screeners, overseeing recruiting, managing logistics, acting as a liaison between vendor fieldwork partners and project teams
  • Liaise with vendor fieldwork partners to communicate objectives and collaborate in real-time to ensure optimal results
  • Oversee billing and track fieldwork expenses against project budget; liaise with accounting to ensure accurate client billing and profitability
  • Assist teams with new business proposals by obtaining vendor fieldwork bids and creating cost packages
  • Advise project teams/vendor fieldwork partners regarding design feasibility, including proposed fielding schedules and timing
  • Develop and nurture relationships with vendor fieldwork partner organizations; oversee vendor availability and performance&
  • Build and maintain a network of international local vendors and freelance partners
  • Keep current with new fieldwork partner offerings and inform researchers about tools that impact project design

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have worked in a qualitative research field management role for a market research firm or have significant experience on the vendor side with a deep understanding of client-side needs and operations (at least 5 years)
  • Have experience managing both domestic and international research, vendor relationships, budgets, and vendor communications
  • Be comfortable time-shifting to accommodate projects operating in multiple time zones simultaneously
  • Be familiar with all types of qualitative research that ISG and MarketCast offer (i.e., IDIs, ethnographies, focus groups, ideation groups, virtual)
  • Experience with media and entertainment industry and brands preferred
  • Have strong organizational and written skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work with quick turnaround deliverable times
  • Be enthusiastic and high energy with highly developed social skills

Additional Info

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401k, disability, etc.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of complex and exciting projects
  • Smart colleagues with unique and interesting backgrounds
  • A performance-based culture that also recognizes and supports your individual career goals
  • A fun workplace with in-house yoga and cardio classes, weekly socials, and annual events like Insight Karaoke and summer concerts!
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

How to apply

If this feels right, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@insightstrategygroup.com

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Kids Research Apprentice

posted on December 04, 2016

HERE’S A RIDDLE FOR YOU: What’s more fun than having fun with kids, testing new toys, exploring their favorite TV and movie characters, and learning about the future of playtime? If you answered, “meh, that actually sounds kind of boring,” you can stop reading here. But if you answered, “Nothing else – that’s what I wish I could do all day!” then we’d like to talk with you! Perhaps Insight Strategy Group is the place for you and your wildly smart imagination.

We’re looking for someone who won’t flinch at getting down on the play mat and connecting with kids at their level. And then, more importantly, standing up, taking a step back, and reflecting on what their play patterns and preferences could mean to those creating content, products, and business strategies for them.

Our fast paced, intellectually challenging, and dynamic work environment will require that you actively juggle, think, and do new things all the time. We’re looking for someone who’s up for the challenge of doing it all while being a positive, upbeat, and creative voice within our team.

ABOUT US

Insight Kids is a research and strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for kids and families. We work with some of the coolest and most innovative brands in the kids’ business, including Nickelodeon, Crayola, and DreamWorks. Our work shapes their brands, marketing and communications strategies, and products.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Apprentice is a trainee, stipend-paid position that comes with health benefits. It is a 6 month duration, with the possibility of being hired full-time at the end. This position is good for someone right out of school or a career changer who wants to try/learn applied research. Interest in doing work for kids is a must.

We’d like someone with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Child Development, Developmental Psych, Educational Media, Branding/Marketing, or a related field
  • Great writer and thinker, very detail oriented, good communicator
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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

  • Assist in conducting qualitative and quantitative research with kids, teens, and parents
  • Design and develop research instruments (surveys, qualitative guidelines, etc.) and prepare research materials
  • Communicate, coordinate, and develop relationships with qualitative research partners
  • Contribute to quantitative and qualitative analysis in a team setting
  • Interpret the underlying psychological factors impacting people's behavior
  • Be a voice in team brainstorming and an idea contributor
  • WHAT NEXT?

    If this feels right, please send a resume and an email of introduction to apprenticeship@insightstrategygroup.com. Use your letter to show us how well you write and communicate!

    Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Apprentice, Consumer Sciences

posted on December 04, 2016

Do you enjoy thinking about why people behave the way that they do? Are you intrigued by the way that data can describe the world and answer challenging questions? Are you interested in designing and executing research to learn about everything from television shows to power-tools? If so, Insight might be the right place for you.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Insight Strategy Group (www.insightstrategygroup.com) is a research-driven strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for consumers. We work with leading brands (e.g. MTV, Ralph Lauren, Hasbro, Electrolux) in exciting industries, melding quantitative muscle with qualitative finesse to meet clients’ strategic objectives – growing brands, innovating products, and designing compelling consumer experiences. Our approach gets to the deeper truth of what drives people and their relationships to brands in order to open up inspiring possibilities for our clients’ growth.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Insight seeks individuals who demonstrate the potential to become highly skilled analysts and strategists, with a particular focus on the underlying psychological and social motives behind consumer behavior. We are currently looking for an apprentice in our Consumer Sciences group. Apprentices will build a solid foundation in primary research (with a focus on quantitative methods), applied statistics, and marketing strategy. In this role, you will think through how social science theory and methods can help uncover deeper truths, by applying them into primary research and analytics. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to help develop and refine cutting edge methodologies leveraging new digital technologies and data sources. Day-to-day responsibilities tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Design, testing, and quality control of primary research (particularly online surveys)
  • Statistical analysis of data and data visualization
  • Interpretation of research results into the broader project context
  • Using statistical software such as SPSS, Sawtooth, and Excel

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a graduate degree in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology), statistics, or marketing
  • Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
  • Be a creative thinker and a proactive problem solver
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have the desire and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Be adept at working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities
  • Have experience working with a statistical software package (SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc)

 

Candidates should have a solid grounding in statistics and basic statistical techniques like correlation and regression. Candidates will be exposed to and use a variety of more advanced techniques practiced within the Consumer Sciences group, including:  

  • Factor Analysis/ Correspondence Analysis/ Cluster Analysis
  • Discrete choice modeling/ Conjoint /MaxDiff
  • Structural Equation Modeling/ Path analysis
  • Experimental Design
  • Semantic Analysis

Previous exposure or experience with digital analytics is a plus.

WHEN DO WE START?

This full-time apprenticeship will start immediately and extend for six months, 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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Market Research & Brand Strategy Apprentice

posted on December 04, 2016

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, and Discovery? 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 (www.insightstrategygroup.com) 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 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
  • 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 in Psychology or the Social Sciences. Will consider grad students who have capacity for full time work

WHEN DO WE START?

The apprentice 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 six months 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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