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Associate Research Director - Minneapolis, MN (346)
Location: Minneapolis, MN


Harris Interactive seeks an accomplished researcher/director to manage various practice areas with in the Customer Loyalty/Satisfaction group in Minneapolis, MN.


  • Manage complex projects from concept through final presentation.
  • Analyze data and present findings to clients.
  • Advise clients on the appropriateness of survey design and use of survey data.
  • Provides "value add" consultative advice to clients.
  • Act as main liaison between client and internal research and support staff.
  • Design and field questionnaires.
  • Develop proposals (response to RFP's).
  • Create budget and project schedules; manage resources to meet commitments to clients.
  • Trouble shoot and quality check initial and final survey data.
  • Write reports of findings, including conclusions and recommendations.
  • Understand and communicate the business implications of research findings.
  • Utilize various data analysis programs.
  • Work with survey/questionnaire programmers and samplers to ensure the quality and quantity of survey data is accurate.
  • Potentially manage 1-2 direct reports.
  • Train new employees.


  • MA, MS, (PhD preferred) or related advanced degree in market research, social sciences, economics, statistics or business.
  • 3-5 years of Research experience.
  • Proven ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Previous project management experience preferred.
  • Strong quantitative abilities.
  • Statistical background, including applications experience, decision modeling and multivariate analysis.
  • Customized Research experience preferred.
  • Supplier-side experience desired.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of statistical software (SPSS/SAS) highly desired.
  • Solid client management and project management skills.
  • PC/Windows skills required.


Additional Information

We prefer to receive your resume in an electronic format. Please indicate your name and Harris Interactive Website in the subject line.

We regret that we can only contact those candidates that we are considering inviting for an interview.


To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter indicating Job Title, Job Code and Harris Interactive Website to:

Senior Recruiter
Job Code: 346
Harris Interactive
60 Corporate Woods
Rochester, NY 14623
Fax: 585-272-0687
E-mail: thansen@harrisinteractive.com


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