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Secondary Research Manager, Edelman Intelligence at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings in New York, New York

Posted in Public Relations 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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.

Looking to join an exciting and growing global research and analytics firm in New York City? At Edelman Intelligence "El", we have a fun, challenging and fast-paced environment that is fueled by both analytical thinking and creativity. Our El NYC team is seeking an analytical candidate that has experience and expertise across a range of industries. This role will provide strategic, analytical and intellectually curious research professionals with the opportunity to manage client engagements from start to finish. The Research Manager will focus on secondary research (monitoring, measurement and desk research) but will have the opportunity to learn and explore primary research opportunities. 
What you?ll do:

  • Manage complex secondary research studies from end-to-end 

  • Manage measurement and social listening projects for Fortune 500 clients at a global scale 

  • Lead the analysis and interpretation of data and work closely with analysts to tell a compelling 'story' that generates insightful and strategic findings 

  • Be creative in designing visually compelling deliverables that clearly and concisely answer research objectives and provide value to the client including detailed findings, implications and strategic recommendations 

  • Build and nurture relationships within Edelman, Edelman Intelligence colleagues and external clients 

  • Ask the right questions, understand the business objectives, and ultimately help to scope research to deliver impactful and strategic guidance 

  • Grow client business through insightful and valuable work product, understanding of client business 

  • Contribute to the new business process through research, proposal development and pitch preparation 

  • Hone your management skills by mentoring junior staff and building a positive team environment

About you:

  • At least 2 years of experience in applied research and analytics, consumer insights, ideation, strategy development or digital/social research

  • Various types of research engagements potentially to support: corporate reputation, crisis & risk management, brand narrative and positioning, through leadership, and global measurement 

  • Quantitative research, potentially including: Media analysis; Automated dashboard development and reporting; knowledge of social media publishing & listening tools; Digital analytics 

  • Qualitative research, potentially including Landscape analysis; Fact finding research  

  • Possess an understanding of marketing and communications strategy including the role of PR in the marketing mix 

  • Strategic and analytical thinker that understands marketing strategy and how to use research methods and analysis to deliver actionable findings for clients  

  • Knowledge of media monitoring and digital analytics tools; preferably TalkWalker, Factiva, and Sysomos 

  • Comfortable with managing project financials to ensure projects stay on budget 

  • Effective time manager and able to multi-task across multiple projects and prioritize time 

  • Possess intellectual curiosity and approach business challenges with creativity and insight 

  • Self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively within a cross-functional team 

  • Detail oriented, organized, thorough and have respect for quality control 

  • Bachelor?s degree in a relevant field