Research Associate

Job Description
Research Associate is the second level project position at Digital Research, Inc., a full-service marketing research firm. The Research Associate will ordinarily work on project teams that may also include a Senior Research Associate, or a Research Director.

Initial responsibilities will emphasize the execution of project work plans, including field services management, data tabulation, and results reporting. Responsibilities should rapidly expand to include work plan development and survey instrument development.

Highly competent Research Associates will find a well defined path to move onto client relationship management (Senior Research Associate).

Digital Research, Inc. is a growing firm that serves a national client base.

Job Requirements
This position requires 2 to 5 years of experience. The Research Associate must have very strong quantitative skills, computing skills, and written communication skills. Quantitative skills should include numerical manipulation, as well as a good understanding of statistics. Proficiency with MS Office is required. Experience with SPSS or similar tabulation/analysis software is highly desirable.

The Research Associate must be comfortable working on a tight schedule under senior researcher oversight. Accuracy is essential. Client contact is required, so the successful applicant will present himself/herself professionally and will be capable of dealing comfortably and effectively with others.

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in economics, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics or related field. Advanced Degree a plus.

Benefits
The compensation package will include base pay as well as a complete benefits package including vacation, sick and personal time, medical and dental coverage, and a tax deferred savings program.

Contact
Bob Domine
President
Digital Research Group
172 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine 04101
Phone:207.985.7660
Email:careers@digitalresearch.com