Senior Analyst, Quantitative Research

Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.

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<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: Who We Are: <br /><br />Kelton builds brands from the insight out. Together with our company group, we are a collective strategy consultancy that leverages sophisticated consumer understanding, data analytics, and deep human understanding to help organizations chart new pathways to growth. Our model is uniquely set up to uncover the emotional and nonconscious as well as the rational and explicit factors. By turning these insights into powerful products, services, communications, and experiences we help many of the world&rsquo;s most innovative and loved brands drive lasting business growth. Our team packs a punch &ndash; We&rsquo;re made up of social scientists, researchers, analysts, designers, marketers, and idea engineers with diverse backgrounds and endless amounts of curiosity, initiative, and agility. Our people value taking a creative, thoughtful, and rigorous approach to interpreting insights, developing strategies, and designing solutions that deliver on customer desires. We are proud of having an entrepreneurial culture where training is immersive, the day to day is collaborative, and there are ample opportunities for learning and growth every day. Visit to explore our organization and review some of our case studies! <br /><br />Why We Want You: <br /><br />We are looking for a motivated quantitative research analyst who is interested in learning how to do superior research and consulting while working with some of the best in the industry.&nbsp;In this role, we need you to be naturally curious and have a passion for understanding human behavior.&nbsp;A high level of motivation and excellent communication skills are required to manage an incredibly diverse slate of work, clients, and team personalities.&nbsp; Flexibility to work on multiple projects, a natural aptitude for organization, and deadline-driven deliverable creation are equally important in this fast-paced environment.&nbsp; We are looking for someone who can deliver amidst the dynamic nature of workload and pace inherent in a client service business.&nbsp; You should have&nbsp;very strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, be able to run basic statistical analyses, display&nbsp;the creativity needed for writing effective questionnaires, and be&nbsp;very comfortable multi-tasking.&nbsp;&nbsp;
Responsibilities: What You'll Do: <ul> <li>Project management responsibilities are threefold.&nbsp; You need to be able to (with support and guidance), effectively manage the following:</li> <ul> <li>Handle logistics for quantitative research projects, including maintaining organization and timelines among the internal team, scheduling and planning research engagements, monitoring fielding (with the ability and desire to learn how to manage both &ldquo;up&rdquo; and &ldquo;down&rdquo;),</li> <li>Be the first point of contact for clients on projects and maintain comprehensive notes</li> <li>Build relationships with vendor partners, including managing quality control, approving coding lists, negotiating prices, and providing clear instructions</li> </ul> <li>Test survey links (including testing for spelling, grammar, and logic skips)</li> <li>Assist with report creation, including writing, analysis, chart and table creation in Excel or PowerPoint</li> <li>With direction and support, assist with writing survey questionnaires, writing questions that use clear phrasing and proper spelling/grammar, and making sure all response options are mutually exclusive and exhaustive</li> <li>Take detailed notes during client calls and meetings</li> <li>Be able to effectively problem solve logistical issues and adjust on the fly.&nbsp; Proactively identify issues and suggest solutions on how to make projects run more smoothly</li> <li>As you grow in the position, you can look forward to more client contact, an increased role in business development and proposal writing/methodology creation, and a leading role in managing a project from start to finish</li> </ul>
Requirements: What You'll Bring: <ul> <li>1-2 years relevant work experience/internships, with a social science/research focus is highly preferred</li> <li>Interest in working on standalone quantitative research projects and integrated qual/quant engagements</li> <li>Strong PowerPoint skills and ability to create slides/graphs/charts that convey key research findings in compelling ways</li> <li>Strong Excel skills; knowledge of pivot tables and creating charts or ability/willingness to learn</li> <li>Strong attention to detail, excellent writing/communication skills</li> <li>Ability to be resourceful and independently solve problems</li> <li>Excellent personal accountability and strong work ethic</li> <li>Knowledge of SPSS or other analytical software is a big plus</li> <li>Experience with Adobe Illustrator and an eye for design a plus</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree strongly preferred</li> </ul>