Sub Category: Call Centre
Job Level: Entry Level
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Does a position with one of the fastest-growing and most successful market research firms in the world sound exciting? Ipsos is a global leader in survey-based market research, focused on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media. Our success is driven by curious and passionate professionals who partner together as a global team with operations in over 50 countries. Share our passion for innovation and commitment to service. Join us in being proud to be Ipsos.
Ipsos Direct is the operations division of Ipsos in North America, fulfilling the data collection and data-handling needs of Ipsos researchers. Ipsos Direct provides Ipsos researchers with high quality, efficient, and innovative services, enabling them to meet their project objectives and sustain and build lasting client relationships.
This is an open position within British Columbia.While working from a home based office @Home Interviewers are responsible for conducting telephone surveys using a landline and an on-line computer program with people throughout Canada and the United States on a variety of political, social and consumer topics including agriculture, financial services, retail services, health & pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and public affairs. There is no telemarketing involved. Successful candidates will be comfortable with basic computer technology, excel in time management and self motivation, and at all times adhere to our professional research standards.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, dedicated and on-going support, incentives for performance, and the opportunity to work from home.
Ipsos Direct hires at a training wage of $10.25/hr. Your training period encompasses your first 250 hrs of employment. Your training will be self directed study and instructor lead via your PC at home. After 250 hrs worked you have the potential to increase your wage if you achieve expectations of reliability, work conduct, work quality and productivity. You will then have the opportunity to increase your potential earnings to $13.00/hr (with performance based premiums) thru hours based performance reviews.
All @Home Interviewers must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week in no less then three shifts, including a Friday, Saturday or Sunday shift. Our shift scheduling is done on a bi-weekly basis.
What Makes Us Unique
We attract the best talent in the profession. We provide a dynamic environment that nurtures and enriches individual talents, and encourages initiative, innovation, change and risk-taking to further develop our business. We are enthusiastic, confident in what we do, and proud to be Ipsos.
How to Apply
If you are interested in joining a premier organization committed to satisfying our clients beyond their expectations, please "click on the 'Apply Now' For This Position button below" and submit a detailed resume that demonstrates you have the experience and abilities we are seeking.
Once we have received your application you will receive further information about the position.Once we have received your application you will receive further information about the position. If you have any immediate questions please contact Marlyn Smith.
Human Resources Manager
Ipsos is committed to equity in employment and in providing a workplace environment that treats all employees with respect and dignity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all staff and applicants.
We thank all applicants, however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
- Are you at least 16 years of age or older?
- Are you legally entitled to work in Canada ongoing without sponsorship?
- Do you have a functional computer with Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Vista or Windows 7?
- Do you have internet explorer 6, 7, 8 or 9?
- Do you have a minimum 1.6Ghz CPU and 512MB RAM, broadband/high-speed DSL or Cable internet connection?
- Do you have a home office or a quiet area in your home where you would be able to work uninterrupted?
- Please rate your computer keyboard ability. (on scale of 1-5)
- Please indicate your 'words per minute' typing speed.
- Have you applied previously to the Ipsos-Reid Corporation or the Angus Reid Group?
- Have you ever been employed previously by the Ipsos-Reid Corporation or the Angus Reid Group?
- Are you located in BC?
- Does your availability include evenings and weekends?