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Analyst at The Nielsen Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbia, Maryland

Job Description:

Analyst - 9995

Operations - USA Columbia, Maryland 

The Analyst position will assist in executing syndicated market research studies through all stages of a project, including questionnaire, sample preparation, data collection, data processing and reporting.  The Analyst position works on quantitative syndicated survey research projects while engaging with internal, and external clients largely supporting Nielsen Scarborough’s Top Tier/Mid-Tier service.


Job Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to execute research solutions

  • Establish sampling procedures for local market surveys

  • Develop  and finalize local market surveys

  • Oversee data processing activities, including but not limited to sample balancing specs and reporting specs

  • Quality assurance checks for electronic database

  • Provide client and sales support on Nielsen Scarborough methodology


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2+ years related Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent oral/written communication, organizational, and project management skills

  • Detail-oriented nature

  • Must be able to effectively manage time and a variety of responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;  eager to learn

  • Teamwork - ability to establish/maintain effective work relationships, interact in a diplomatic and professional manner

  • Proficiency in Excel and Word



About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Columbia,Maryland 

Secondary Locations: NY - New York City, FL - Coral Springs, , 

Travel:  No