Competitive Primary Research Analyst/Consultant

Founded in 1994, we are a Silicon Valley based research firm specializing in gathering competitive intelligence information in sophisticated B2B environments. Our clients include some of industry’s leading technology (systems, software, web, networking, telecom, etc.), manufacturing, retail, health, finance, and insurance companies.

We are expanding our operations and are seeking independent consultants, with excellent interview, analytical, and communications skills, to perform Primary Market Research Analyst activities, and enjoy the following advantages:

– Virtual Environment – We are a virtual office environment – all work can be performed from a home office or any virtual office around the world without having to commute to any company office.

– Flexible Work Hours – Analysts are assigned mutually agreed upon work assignments with a corresponding completion time. Analysts are free to set their own work hours (generally within a typical business day time zone) subject to being able to complete agreed upon work assignments.

– Paid Training – We offer paid certification training to qualified consultants on our methods and techniques. Once certified, independent consultants are placed on our resource list and offered consulting assignments on an ongoing basis.

Duties will include:

– Conduct presales type interviews with sales, marketing, and technical personnel at industry competitors to assess competitor business practices

– Analyze, organize, and correlate information from interviews, EMail exchanges, and independent sources (e.g. Internet, trade articles, company literature, etc.)

– Write final, customer-ready market research reports based on information supplied in interviews, company Web sites, and product and company literature

– Manage activities of Market Research Project Assistant(s) assigned to provide background information and support for Research Analyst activities

Desired Qualifications include:

– 5 to 10 years experience in consulting, market research, investigative reporting, or high-level marketing

– BA, BS, or equivalent experience, MA/MS preferred, MBA a plus

– Analyst candidates must be able to engage in a mystery shopping sales cycle in order to conduct specific, custom interviews with key sales, marketing or technical personnel of target competitors. Strong communications and research, marketing, and investigative or sales interview background a must.

Compensation: $50K to $100K/year

Get more info and apply for this job:

[private_member][private_trial]Rauch Associates, Inc.
139 Brodia Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

To apply please send your resume and phone number to[/private_member][/private_trial]