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Freelance Contract Market Research and Data Analys

  • Euromonitor
  • Full time
  • Canada
  • 17/07/2021

This position is for self-employed contract work only. All work is coordinated remotely from anywhere in Canada. Experience in market research, data estimates / manipulation, and in-depth interviews are key.

Euromonitor International seeks a self-employed Market Research Analysts to research and report on Services & Payments in Canada. This analyst is tasked with project-based work and employed on a contract basis, working for project managers based in one of Euromonitor’s offices in the Americas. It is a role which suits self-starting individuals who are available for 35-40 hour per week assignments and who are looking for the flexibility of contract work and the challenge of reporting on consumer markets. You would be involved in all aspects of the research process, such as personal secondary source information gathering, trade interviewing, visits to stores, report writing, and data manipulation, validation and analysis.

Our research addresses the following types of question in order to deliver insightful business intelligence:

  • How much fruit juice was sold in your country in 2020? Why did sales increase/decline over the previous year?
  • What companies are the leading players in the shampoo category? What share of sales is held by the leading brands?
  • Is there a market for this product in X country? What channels could it be sold through? How should the product be positioned to maximize its potential?
  • Why is company X doing better than company Y? What strategy is being employed and how is this supported operationally?

Your Profile

  • You are located preferably in a major city, and able to work from home, are comfortable with contract work, and have access to a personal computer and the Internet.
  • You would be available to work 35-40 hours a week on our projects
  • You would be prepared to be involved in all aspects of our research process, including personal visits to stores, to secondary source information gathering, interviewing industry experts, putting together data estimates, and report writing
  • You enjoy problem-solving, are able to work independently, are an open communicator, pay attention to deadlines, and are tenacious in your pursuit of information

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and analyzing large volumes of market data (MS-Excel) and qualitative information.
  • Reviewing and collecting information from secondary sources
  • Availability to work throughout the year based on project requirements - likely to require 35 -40 hr per week depending on team needs
  • Conducting interviews with key players along the value chain: manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, associations, government, etc.
  • Perform retail audits of major retailers and stores around Canada.
  • Researching and recruiting contacts for interviews. Networking to create long-term links with the industry is key.
  • Generating MS-Word and PowerPoint reports in English.


COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Established in 1972, Euromonitor International is the world leader in strategic business research and analysis. In addition to our Head office in London, we have offices in 11 other countries with over 1,000 staff, and a further 800 contributing analysts in over 80 countries around the world. As an independent company and recognized innovator, consistently out-performing our peers, we were the UK Private Company of the Year 2013 and in 2014 won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Our products now include our award-winning Passport database, consumer and industrial market reports, detailed city surveys, future trends and consumer surveys. We also have a flourishing Consulting division. Our reports, analysis and forecasts are considered essential reading by business leaders for their cutting-edge content, design and usability. Euromonitor's clients include the world’s major multinationals, banks, consultancies, libraries and business schools.

Please visit us: www.euromonitor.com


Requirements

Specific Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills - conducting interviews with industry players is a key part of the role
  • High level of numeracy, ability to work with, analyze, and interpret data
  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong interest in market research and tenacity in the pursuit of information
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to find strong industry contacts.
  • Fluency in English (reporting) and the local language (research).
  • Excellent time-management, organization and self-motivation skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to unexpected changes in project scope, starting dates, etc.
  • Disposition to visit local stores to capture relevant product information and to discuss the industry with key staff.

Note: When a project that fits your background and skills becomes available we would contact you with an offer to work in that specific project for a given amount of weeks and pay you after you complete the required deliverables. Our projects require 6-8 hours of daily work. There are time gaps between projects and we cannot know beforehand how often we will engage you.

Benefits

  • Continuous training in our market research methodologies via online courses and selected live training sessions.
  • Collaboration with an international team across Americas and beyond.
  • The ability to contribute to research projects for top multinationals.
  • The opportunity to develop and position yourself as a local market research expert.
  • Flexible hours from the comfort of your home

Please attach a copy of your current CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and why you feel you are suited to the position. Please give an indication of your salary expectations.


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About Euromonitor

Euromonitor International is a global market research company providing strategic intelligence on industries, companies, economies and consumers around the world. Comprehensive international coverage and insights across consumer goods, business-to-business and service industries make our research...

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