Associate Director Statistical Research
Location: New York
Job Type: Full Time
IQ Workforce provides talent services for the analytics community.
We are working with a multi-channel media company that is a recognized and trusted provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.
They are looking for a combination market research professional + statistician to join their Marketing Sciences department. The individual will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment to address business problems through data analytics and insights, with a strong emphasis on market research.
Consults with and provides guidance to senior management and market research team on advanced technical and methodological issues
Deliver concise, compelling, data and insight driven business recommendations to clients and internal leaders on where and how modified business decisions could lead to improved business performance
Partners with internal and external clients to develop creative solutions and address key business issues
Conducts market research to support existing business and drive innovation
Supports all market research needs of organization, including audience insight development, research methodology, analysis techniques, presentation development and client presentation
Communicates with C-suite and corporate communications as necessary
Must be hands-on with statistical tools such as SAS, SQL, R, SPSS, etc.
Highly self-motivated, proactive and self-sufficient with the ability to juggle several projects and priorities on a regular basis while working independently, strategically and creatively.
A blend of marketing mix research, statistics, and analytics.
Bachelor’s degree economics, statistics, or market research; or a related field; graduate degree preferred. Comparable statistical experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Strong communication skills, including verbal and written, and ability to distill complex issues to critical terms and explain in layman language
Ability to effectively present findings to clients, C-suite executives, and other stakeholders
5+ years of market research & analytics experience;
Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
Knowledge of pharma and/or CPG industry would be a plus
Market Research: Strong knowledge of market research, including methodologies, statistics, and relevant software and platforms.
Business Minded: Ability to focus on driving business objectives with analytically rigorous solutions; convert data insights into actionable next steps for clients.
Statistical Modeling: Strong knowledge of statistical data modeling, including descriptive and predictive modeling