Research Associate – Culver City, CA
Job ID: 4779 Category: Marketing/Communications
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Job Level: Entry Level
Location: Culver City


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At Ipsos, we make market research work. We know numbers. We understand people. And we succeed in delivering results. That’s why so many of the world’s leading brands and organizations look to us for their research needs.


Operating in over 80 countries, we’re a global leader in survey-based market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media – and our work focuses on our people and our clients.


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Ipsos (OTX) MediaCT - The Media, Content & Technology Research Specialists

The media, content and technology experts at Ipsos research market trends and global technology behaviors in order to provide our Fortune 500 partners with robust, data-driven recommendations on how to succeed in this exciting, evolving marketplace. Our research addresses fundamental business issues, often visible at the highest enterprise level, with particular emphasis on market assessment, innovation and new product development, marketing, and brand management.


Research Associate – Culver City, CA

Position Summary

As a Research Associate, you play a key role in supporting the delivery of strategic insights to our clients through the execution of research projects. Working in our media, content and technology division, your work includes a variety of studies requiring sharp time management skills and a keen attention to detail. You will learn to be conversant in quantitative research design, and gain experience managing key market research projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage survey research projects, within timelines and budgets, including working closely with colleagues in our Operations groups to oversee all operational components of projects.
  • Coordinate the launching and maintenance of market research studies including online survey proofing , ordering and monitoring sample, monitoring project status (in collaboration with sample) – tracking incidence/length  of surveys, and running frequencies or other data reports in SPSS/Desktop Reporter
  • Assist in questionnaire design and perform in-depth quality checks including updating and testing questionnaires
  • Act as a liaison with our internal colleagues and vendors to oversee operational components of projects (data collection, programming, data processing and coding teams)
  • Assist in data analysis planning and data verification (including writing tab plans).
  • Assist in preparing client reports and presentations (Report shell creation/tabling)
  • Develop an understanding of our clients’ business issues and the industries in which they operate.
  • Maintain and strengthen client relationships through exceptional service and consultation.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in marketing, marketing research, or social sciences.
  • 0-2+ years quantitative supplier-side market research experience.
  • Self-motivated, analytical individual with an attention-to-detail who strives in a dynamic, deadline driven environment.
  • Superior organizational, multi-tasking, decision-making and problem solving abilities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment with colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Proficient with MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Working knowledge of SPSS a plus, but not training will be provided.


Ipsos Makes a Difference

Our people see to that. We attract the best talent and serve the best clients. Ipsos offers a dynamic work environment where your talents are nurtured and your skills are enriched. We encourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking to further develop our business and our people. We are enthusiastic, confident and results oriented which is why our clients come to us.  That’s what makes us proud to be Ipsos.


How to Apply

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Ipsos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We thank all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


Screening Questions:

  • Do you require sponsorship to work in the United States?

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