Pearson Senior Analyst, Global Research & Insights in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Analyst, Global Research & Insights

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who help make that possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

We are looking for an experienced research professional to join our growing Global Research & Insights team to help us manage internal client relationships, build trust and drive strategy through insights.

Ideal candidates should have a contagious passion for research - as well as a keen interest in Pearson's mission and business toempower progress through lifelong learning.

You will join a a global team of energetic and passionate researchers who will simulate an agency model by being client-centric, dynamic and adaptable to perform at high levels, ensuring that insights are used and elevated within the organization to make strategic decisions at Pearson.

Because this is a newly formed organization, you should be comfortable in a startup environment, and be willing to roll up your sleeves and wear multiple hats as we get the function up and running in 2018.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates closely with stakeholders to design, manage, and produce research projects that support the needs of the business

  • Manage research projects from conception to delivery, ensuring that excellence is achieved and maintained in the production of quality

  • Ensure that all programs and projects are aligned to business goals and are being delivered according to expectations

  • Continually look for ways to bring business-relevant information through primary and secondary research and disseminate it widely with impact throughout the organization

  • Work with research leadership to help establish best practices and consistency in research approaches across Pearson

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in client management in a market research agency managing multiple accounts, stakeholders/clients and projects at any given time

  • Deep and broad understanding of market research methods (qualitative, quantitative) as well as emerging methods (social listening, syndicated reports, analytics) with the ability to explain the benefits of using different approaches to solve various business problems

  • Must have demonstrated expertise with quantitative survey design and management, as well as advanced data analysis skills

  • Strong writing, communications and presentation skills - with the ability to distill complex data and insights into something digestible and interesting

  • Experience with educational or tech clients preferred; must bepassionate about the "Ed Tech" industry

  • Persuasive and engaging communicator, the type of person who seeks out relationships and buy-in from clients and stakeholders within and outside the organization

  • Ability to travel (up to 20%)

NOTE: MUST be fully authorized to work in the US. No visa transfers, no visa or green card sponsorships.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-DC-Washington

Other Locations US-MA-Boston, US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-DC-Washington-1919 M 1919 M Street - NW #600 Washington 20036

Job: Marketing

Organization: Global Corporate Affairs & Marketing

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 14, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1811357

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.