Career Opportunities

We don’t currently have any openings . . . but we are always looking for a good fit.
Contact us if you are interested in a career at Corporate Research Associates.  

Sample postings below.

Market Research Professional – Halifax or Moncton Office
Research Associate/Research Analyst

This is a position for those interested in establishing a career, or with a proven track record, in market research consulting.  Responsibilities include providing support in the design, execution and overall coordination of market research projects, or overall management responsibility of market research projects.

Requirements

  • A degree in marketing or social sciences, interest in market research and consumer trends, and well-developed analytical and report writing skills
  • Thorough knowledge of professional practice, marketing management, marketing research design, statistical methods for marketing research, questionnaire design, and special applications of marketing research
  • Direct experience in qualitative research and moderating skills an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a keen eye for detail, the ability to be a team player and the ability to work well in a professional capacity
  • Project management capabilities for a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • At least one to three years (on the supplier or client side) in marketing research preferred
  • Bilingualism is a considerable asset

 Market Research Statistician 

This position requires a quantitative methods expert who can play a key role in the company’s Data Services Division in our Halifax office.  Responsibilities would include: 

  • Advising colleagues and clients regarding the appropriateness of available statistical methods to solve a defined business/research problem
  • Conducting advanced statistical analyses
  • Ensuring proper cleaning and weighting of data
  • Validating the quality of data and research findings
  • Educating and training others regarding statistical methods
  • Recommending new product offerings, extensions and enhancements incorporating evolving statistical methods
  • Authoring reports containing actionable recommendations based upon the employed techniques
  • Undertaking additional data services functions as required 

The successful candidate would offer some or all of the following: 

  • Masters or Ph.D. in statistics, social or behavioural sciences, or formal technical training in a relevant field (e.g., statistics, mathematics, informatics, social sciences, psychology, data mining)
  • Thorough technical knowledge of relevant statistical methodology, knowledge of multivariate statistical techniques with a mastery of SPSS, SAS or comparable statistical tools, especially as they relate to the market research setting
  • 5 to 10 years of experience within the Market Research industry
  • Applied understanding of database management, data processing, and data cleaning with respect to large databases
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in managing a team an asset 

Preference would be given to those with previous experience in quantitative market research, advanced statistical analysis and/or data mining methods.