Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.
Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The opportunity: We are looking for you or maybe someone you know… Do you like brands, people, and the intersection of the two? Do you ever find yourself saying “If I could get my hands on the data, I know I could (insert all the things you could do with data)?” Are you looking to take your base knowledge of research to the next level to create informing, breakthrough, and shareable content? Then we may be the place you didn’t even know you were seeking!
We are looking for a full-time Research Analyst, based in our Seattle office, to join a growing team of experienced researchers. You should have previous experience in applied analytics, quantitative research or qualitative research. We are looking for someone who is naturally curious and has a passion for understanding human behavior.
Your potential coming to life: Joining our team means you will be…
Contributing to research projects from start to finish, keeping the project on time and best serving client needs
Compiling, synthesizing, and analyzing research collected from internal analytics and social listening tools
Telling powerful stories with data to help inform client strategy
Creating reports and presentations, including data entry, chart/table creation, and analysis in Excel and PowerPoint
Proofing and checking presentations
Conducting background research for potential client engagements – issues of importance, companies, institutions, etc.
The team is here for you: Our team currently includes …
Fun first attitudes – because what’s the point of doing great work if aren’t having fun?
Career pathing on the mind – whether you plan to stay for 2 years or 20 years we put your development and career goals as a priority
Open space floor plan community – the best research happens with collaboration and sometimes that includes input from our non-research co-workers
Broader communications exposure – you will get the opportunity to work alongside broader Edelman teams such as Corporate , Brand, Digital, Assembly, and more
Open minds for new ideas and methodologies – maybe its not broken, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make it better.
Level agnostic – doesn’t matter if you are the boss or an intern, we are all in this together
West Coast broader team – you will sit in Seattle, but you also will work with people from our San Francisco office
Global Reach – beyond the west coast we have researchers you can tap into around the world
You’re setup for success if: Qualified candidates have most, if not all, of the following…
At least one year of experience in market research or market research role is strongly preferred
At least two to three years of experience in applied analytics, data analysis, social listening, media analysis, or a related field in leu of market research experience
Experience with Marketing, Advertising, PR, Communications, Consulting, Technology, or Statistics is a plus
Quick learner who works well both independently and as part of a larger team
Ability to multi-task and work effectively with a variety of team members and projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent PowerPoint skills, with the ability to create slides and charts that convey key research findings
Personal accountability, a strong work ethic, and a positive “can do” attitude