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Junior Research Consultant

Johannesburg, South Africa

We are a crazy blend of academic visionaries, passionate marketers and research innovators who are determined to take research forward every day and bringing a sense of 'coolness' to it. We help our clients to let go and delegate real power to consumers, the ultimate key to making better marketing decisions and driving business growth. Today, more than 470 enthusiasts working in eleven offices get their energy from helping world leading brands to excel in marketing and to develop deeper connections with consumers on a global scale. Our recipe for success: a never-ceasing enthusiasm, a lot of hard work, a culture of sharing, and permanent innovation in research methods and marketing thought leadership. And last but not least: positively surprising our clients every day.

JUNIOR RESEARCH CONSULTANT
FMCG

YOUR ROLE

As Junior Research Consultant within our Johannesburg office you are part of a team of enthusiastic marketers and researchers who are determined to empower people to shape the future of brands. Through your passion for data and consumer insights, you inspire marketers of cool companies such as Old Mutual, Nedbank and Momentum.

You will be responsible for marketing analysis and reporting based on extensive market research data and working closely with the other Research Managers and Project Managers across our offices.

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • At first your focus will lie on data analysis and full reporting: based on gathered market research data, you conduct analyses & charting, and co-design insightful reports with actionable recommendations that support our clients in their strategic decision-making processes.
  • You work closely with senior colleagues who will coach and train you directly; you are in close contact with our customers to deliver high value content and services.
  • In a second stage, your responsibilities will be broadened to taking up a project management role as well, including the complete set-up, organization and execution of market research studies; we expect this 2nd stage to arrive within 4 to 6 months.
  • You build experience and gradually become responsible for complete methodologies (e.g. sampling, survey design etc.).
  • You gain experience and knowledge in a broad range of marketing domains, both within the projects you are involved in and within training.
  • You will be supported in developing commercial customer contacts and in due time you will develop and maintain a customer portfolio and get account management responsibilities.

YOUR PROFILE

  • Master’s degree in marketing, Sociology, Psychology or Economics with a solid marketing knowledge and interest in market research.
  • A first experience in market research, database analysis and project management will give you a head start
  • Adequate skills in various areas of Excel charts and spreadsheets, presentation tools, databases and statistical software (specifically SPSS)
  • Adequate quantitative and/or qualitative capabilities.
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Strong sense of ownership and dedication
  • Analytical mind
  • Team player
  • Result-oriented and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills & confident in interactions
  • Able to keep up with project management and deadlines
  • Creative
  • Last but not least: fun to work with ;-)!

OUR OFFER

At InSites Consulting, we care about people and offer many opportunities to learn and grow. Join our young & diverse team of amazing people and make your career POP!

Joining InSites Consulting is joining a highly passionate and dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are stimulated. You will be working in an informal, fast paced and global culture where chances for personal development and learning opportunities are ample. We strive to be an open and transparent company in which everyone is invited to participate. It’s a fact, we aim high! So from time to time we have to let off some steam. Fun is definitely part of our culture.
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