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Gerson Lehrman Group - Application Deadline

Survey Associate

Fri, May 10, 2013

Apply for the Survey Associate position at your BTT Gateway account, search for JOB ID 6878.

Gerson Lehrman Group
Survey Associate
Job ID:    6878
Deadline: 5/10/2013

The Survey Associate will join a growing Survey Team to support Research professionals of the entire company. This person will contribute to the creation of survey products that help clients qualify and quantify industry/market trends through commercial assessments, product forecasting, and general marketplace analysis.

The Survey Team provides survey writing and editing coverage for colleagues in the company’s global offices and across a variety of industry verticals. The team works on hundreds of surveys per month. This position requires meticulous attention to detail, ability to prioritize and multi-task, excellent written communication skills, and a keen analytic outlook.

Key Responsibilities:
Working with the Survey Team, the Survey Associate will:

•Contribute to the survey development process by writing and editing survey questions targeting specialized audiences
•Program survey questionnaires into an online survey platform
•Compile reports of survey data for client delivery
•Work closely with the company’s Research Management Team to provide the highest levels of client satisfaction
•Juggle multiple projects with tight timelines, prioritizing and multi-tasking to ensure important deadlines are met

Required Skills:
For this position, we seek applicants with a bachelor’s degree from top-tier colleges or universities, or equivalent work experience in a related field. The following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidature:

•Demonstrated superior writing, verbal, and organizational skills
•Experience working in small teams, in high-throughput, deadline-driven, process-oriented environments
•Familiarity with a variety of industry areas, including, but not limited to, healthcare, technology and telecommunications, consumer goods and financial services
•Demonstrated experience with questionnaire and survey writing (experience with Qualtrics online platform a plus)
•Proven ability to work in a rigorous, fast-moving environment
•Excellent conceptual and analytic skills
•Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize, identify, and solve problems
•Experience with statistical techniques

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

•Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors;
•Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth, and can lead others to do the same;
•Express a strong desire to work in a team;
•Respond effectively to management direction and clients’ needs; and
•Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time.

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