Marketing research

Ref. Number: 
13.28
Starting Date: 
01/2017
Category: 
Internship
Industry: 
Trades & Services
Responsibilities: 

Ipsos is among the world’s largest global research companies focusing on five key areas: Advertising, Public Affairs, Media, Loyalty and Marketing. Our ambition is to make market research one of the primary means to understand contemporary society and economy. And to make Ipsos a strategic partner for those who wish to make better understand the world and play an active part in it, with lasting success.

 

PURPOSE

 To be an effective team member to the business unit, in the management of research projects and administrative tasks.

 To learn the research basics and undertake project management tasks with supervision
 To provide a safe pair of hands

 

OUTPUTS/ACCOUNTABILITY

 Provide quotes for and run small projects; know the ropes

 Takes control of one’s job problems and standard of work, seeking assistance as required
 Work the data; check simple data accurately and make logical recommendations
 Draft basic proposals, reports and presentations, displaying appropriate knowledge for experience level
 Abide by the quality excellence procedures and apply them effectively
 Keep abreast of current trends within market research, in order to develop personal skills/knowledge base
 Keenness to learn and proactive about self-development and development of others

 

COMPETENCIES
Self-Management

 Communication
 Working Together
 Client Focus
 Knowledge & Expertise
 Flexibility

 

RELEVANT TRAINING
 Market Research Fundamentals
 Variety of on-the-job exposure, projects, clients, business activities and managers

 

RELATIONSHIPS
 Effective interface with Operations and Corporate departments and external suppliers
 Promote teamwork in the business area, Division and across Ipsos
 Refer to manager for research advice
 Behave in a manner that displays professionalism, integrity and corporate citizenship at all times

 

DEVELOPMENT
 Develop a good breadth of experience of different research techniques and types of clients
 Confidence and demonstrated capabilities in applying different tools, techniques and approaches

Job Requirements: 

BACKGROUND

Experience:
Previous market research exposure an advantage

   Knowledge of basic statistics an advantage

 Experience in questionnaire design, table specifications and project management essential for established positions

 

Skills/Knowledge:
Good communication skills, written and oral

 Sound problem-solving skills
 Able to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines
 Exceptional time management skills
 Good data preparation skills
 Proactive / Self-motivated
 Able to work effectively in a team and independently

 

Qualifications:
Degree in Business, Social Science, Statistics or related studies

 

Please send your resume to HR.IpsosSG@ipsos.com

Consultant: 
Marie PFAU (R1543880)