Analyst, Strategic PlanningX2

New York, New York

Start 12/09/2021

Permanent

The Analyst role is an essential member of the Strategic Planning team. The primary function of the role is to lead and assist in research efforts in support of Strategic Planning projects.   Projects include: New business, internal, and in-line client work. Research functions include searching and analysis of

The Analyst role is an essential member of the Strategic Planning team. The primary function of the role is to lead and assist in research efforts in support of Strategic Planning projects.
 

Projects include:
New business, internal, and in-line client work. Research functions include searching and analysis of secondary research resources. Assistance in the execution of primary research projects, specifically viewing of research, logistics, and preparation of summary reports. The analyst in most cases supports more than one planner and works across multiple accounts


What we expect from you

  • Strong collaboration and flexibility in working alongside planning team and other key disciplines (account and creative)
  • Executes research plans based on direction of planner. Keeps planner updated on all progresses and potential challenges
  • Assist in preparation for interviews and focus groups, learning to analyze data and develop implications and recommendations for brand
  • Performs all secondary desk research and preparation of all analysis and associated reports
  • Common research projects include: marketplace analysis, competitive monitoring and analysis, comparison of clinical data, social media analysis and monitoring,
  • Participate in internal strategy development and brainstorms
  • Assist in workshop planning, execution and output (slide development, materials preparation, some logistics)

Background/experience and skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) and graduate degree in related social science (linguistics, anthropology, sociology). High GPA (>3.0) required.
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Independent worker. Requires proactive mindset.
  • High quality of work
  • Demonstrated experience in desk research
  • ·Experience in primary research is a plus but not required
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word