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Associate, Market Research

Associate, Market Research

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Have an inherent hunger for solving problems? A knack for telling stories? Want to WOW today’s top companies with your business acumen? Then it’s time to launch your career with ORC International!


What’s Our Deal?

ORC International is one of the few players in the business intelligence space with an arsenal of research capabilities under one roof. Focused, efficient, and smart, we integrate diverse approaches to answer today’s business challenges. With clients spanning the globe, we’re looking for the best and brightest seniors and college grads to join our growing team. 


The Perks:

ORC’s work environment is supportive, enriching and fun. We offer competitive salaries and rich benefits including health, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, PTO, Paid Holidays, Community Volunteer days, seasonal outings and more.  ORC International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/D/V.


ORC International has an exciting entry-level opportunity to join their Princeton office as an Associate within the CARAVAN Omnibus Services team. In this entry-level position you will have the opportunity to contribute by working with the team on quantitative research projects in a fast paced multi-client environment. Tasks may involve working on specific projects from project design through delivery or they may involve assisting clients with one or more components of a larger research initiative. In addition, this role will be part of our ORC Development Program (ORCID). You’ll work closely with our experts for first-hand exposure to the latest business trends, research technologies and more! This challenging program is designed to hone your research, communication and client-development skills, as you work side-by-side with many of today’s biggest brands. ORCID will school you in the art of converting data into valuable insights. You’ll learn to tackle complex client needs with confidence, professionalism, and fluidity, and build a career in this fascinating industry.


Put Your Skills to the Test


In addition to working on all projects on an as-needed basis, once trained the associate will be assigned overall operational responsibility for one or more of the regularly scheduled CARAVAN survey offerings under the guidance of a more senior researcher. Operational responsibility requires ensuring that various project related tasks be performed either by oneself or other members of the team.

-Work with client and internal team to maintain schedule; ensuring on-time, quality assured delivery
-Answer client questions/needs
-Review, edit and format draft questionnaires
-Test survey programming
-Coordinate project needs with internal and external vendors
-Generate data processing specifications for tabulation department
-Check tabulations for completeness and accuracy
-Work with client and team to prepare appropriate project deliverables and analysis
-Monitor omnibus survey sampling and fielding to help ensure consistent methodology
-In the case of custom projects, participate in establishing overall project design, questionnaires, data output specifications, analyses and reporting





Is This You?

  • Strong knack for detail
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Very curious and won’t hesitate to ask questions
  • Love to find meaning behind data and numbers
  • Not a shrinking violet- likes to speak up and be heard!
  • Type A personality when it comes to time management  and organization 
  • Team player- not afraid to help
  • Wants to be a leader
  • Life of the party- outgoing and fun
  • Relationship builder – outstanding writing, verbal, and listening skills
  • MS Guru: Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Familiarity with SPSS, STATA, Tableau, R, Python is a plus
  • Smarty pants: College degree and GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • A degree in the social sciences, journalism, psychology or marketing is preferred.  If you enjoy statistics, mathematics or computer science, let us know that, too

Are we a match?  Submit your resume to find out!