• Research Associate

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
  • Overview

    **This position is based in Austin, TX**

     

    Who you are:

    Do you lie awake wondering how people’s perceptions and beliefs shape their behavior? Are you an analytical thinker with insatiable curiosity? Spiceworks just might have your dream job! We’re looking for a Research Associate to join the Spiceworks Research & Analytics team – an exciting position where you’ll support all phases of custom quantitative and qualitative research from design through to delivery.

     

    Who we are:

    For over 10 years, Spiceworks has been helping the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We’ve also been helping IT brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of IT buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platform they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day.

    Responsibilities

    Your day-to-day (as a Research Associate, you’ll):

    Assist the Spiceworks research team in executing qualitative and quantitative market research studies for Spiceworks customers, including:

    • Conducting secondary research, support discussion guide and survey design
    • Coordinating with vendors on project setup and bid requests
    • Coordinating with internal teams on project setup & testing
    • Testing online surveys for quality assurance
    • Drafting tab plans/data processing specifications
    • Monitoring data collection
    • Coordinating online focus groups and in-depth interviews
    • Managing materials for focus groups and in-depth interviews
    • Developing research reports
    • Working hard, having fun, staying calm, and getting stuff done in an ultra fast-paced environment

    Qualifications

     

    Qualifications: What does it take to do this job?

    • 2-4 years’ experience in market research — preferably tech and B2B related
    • Experience with both qualitative and quantitative research a huge plus
    • Basic understanding of statistics and market research methodologies
    • An interest in technology and IT
    • Strong project management skills — you can multi-task and complete complex projects flawlessly and under tight deadlines
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Inherent curiosity, critical thinking, and a passion for data-driven decisions
    • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

    This position reports to the Manager of Research.

     

    Ready to toss your hat in the ring? Apply here! (And don’t forget to include a cover letter!)

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