Qualitative Research Project ManagerFull-time

Are you relentlessly curious? Are you as fascinated with what people say as you are with what they don’t? Are you a smart self-starter looking to stretch your professional capabilities? Beall Research is an exciting and growing full-service insights consultancy specializing in the application of psychological frameworks and using emotions to understand consumer behavior. We work with world class companies and are proud of the impact our work has on their business.
We’re looking for a someone with at least 5 years of experience supporting qualitative research projects, excellent organizational skills, outstanding communication skills, and a strong desire to succeed as a market research professional. If you’re an experienced qualitative field manager looking to grow as a researcher or a recent graduate school grad interested in qualitative research, you are encouraged to apply.

Qualitative Research:
• Manage all aspects of qualitative research projects, coordinating all elements in order to support project leads in the field or in the reporting/presentation phase
• Drafting and revising screeners, drafting and revising discussion guides and presentations/reports
• Managing all logistical and organizational aspects of the field process: managing recruiters, checking recruitment grids and providing feedback to recruiters where needed; arranging all logistical details of fieldwork, overseeing shipping and/or preparation of stimulus, and arranging for all needed technology and support, and providing logistics to clients
• Watching and/or listening to in-depth interviews, online boards, and focus groups, taking notes, and drawing insights from them help write reports
• Assisting with moderation of online research and 1-on-1 interviews
• Writing final reports and presentations detailing key findings and identifying the strategic recommendations for the business with the direction of your supervisor
• Communicate with clients and respond to their requests

Required skills:
• A minimum of 5 years of full-time experience managing qualitative market research projects, qualitative field management experience, OR Master’s degree in lieu of job experience
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Works well under pressure and tight timelines
• Strong detail orientation
• Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills to manage data and present findings in a visually-appealing and informative way – advanced PowerPoint and visual design skills especially valuable
• Familiarity with the analysis and interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data preferred
• Have either experience analyzing data and writing marketing research reports or interested in developing that ability
• Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree (business, marketing, communications, human sciences preferred)

This is an office-based position in downtown Chicago. No remote candidates, no relocation.

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