Research Assistant

Round Rock, TX
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Jennifer Richey

Job Description:


Plans project schedule and strategies to ensure development, production, and completion of marketing programs. Develops, analyzes, and recommends evaluation process that identifies strategic advantages, competitive programs and customer needs. Prepares materials for internal and external presentations on products, business plans, and leadership communications. Translates product plans, roadmaps, and strategies into key product marketing messages and communications. 

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Aquent's Client is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, research assistant to provide support to the brand insights team. Your primary responsibility will be keeping track of all the moving pieces across multiple research projects to ensure no balls are dropped. Other tasks will include basic data analysis and reporting, publishing reports including maintaining distribution lists, responding to stakeholder requests, and other tasks as assigned. A strong intellectual curiosity and experience in a fast-paced environment that requires a high level of accuracy will help you succeed in this role.

Qualified candidates should possess the following attributes:

• BA/BS degree from an accredited 4-year university

• Familiarity with quantitative market research

• Excellent organization and time management skills

• Strong attention to detail while still keeping an eye on the big picture

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to both collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders – from senior executives to individual contributors – and work on your own

• Experienced Excel and PowerPoint user

• Previous experience and/or expertise in the technology industry is a plus

Client Description:

Our client offers so much! Work in a corporate setting for a major technology company, but have the feeling that you’re in an agency. How do they do that? Check this out:

  • They offer flexible schedules to promote work/life balance. Need to pick drop the kids off at school before getting in? No worries! They get it!

  • They understand that although you’re freelancing, you’re still interested in growing your career path. They invest in learning & promote creativity on their projects, teams, and with individuals. Freelancers are included in things like team off-sites. Not something you see every day!

  • They recognize freelancers as members of their teams who are helping to get the same projects across the finish line. There’s no separation here. You’re part of the team! They’ll tend to offer up permanent conversion to most freelancers after an extended period of freelance.

  • They encourage growth beyond your job title. They understand that value comes from growth, and the growth is a 360 degree thing. Interested in enhancing your current skill set with complementary skills? This is the place! They allow work on projects outside your core competencies, in order to build new strengths.

Have no fear that you’ll fit in here. They make it work, and accept you as part of the team!