Researcher - (Folsom, CA)

Our national media and research company offering competitive benefits and salary is currently searching for a researcher with an interest in, or experience with, state and local government and/or education.

Our research team, based in Folsom, CA, conducts national research activities focusing on information technology in state/local government and education. Through its diverse and dynamic programs and services, e.Republic provides public and private sector leaders with decision support, knowledge, and opportunities to help them effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century through:

  • Publications such as Governing magazine and Government Technology;
  • Our national awards and best practices programs such as the Digital States survey and Best of the Web, which rank government services; and
  • Hosted events around the nation that draw together state and local government leadership to identify and problems solve around issues, trends, and best practices.

For more information on our company and research programs, please visit:  http://www.erepublic.com/ and http://media.navigatored.com/documents/er-research-brochure.pdf

As a Researcher, you would be responsible for supporting Research department activities through data collection and aggregation activities as assigned by the Director of Research & Analysis or delegated through the Research Analysts.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct interviews and surveys
  • Write summary reports of interviews
  • Conduct secondary research through a variety of online tools
  • Assist in development of presentation materials to summarize research findings, as needed
  • Utilize Salesforce and Excel to track assignments and project progress through to completion in order to meet deadlines
  • Responsible for tracking and meeting deadlines

 

Qualifications

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, is required
Ability to write coherently and logically, using proper grammar and punctuation
Moderately proficient with MS Excel, Word, Outlook
A capacity for independent and autonomous work within a team environment
The ability to manage multiple projects and competing timelines as assignments are received
Understanding and application of basic business standards of etiquette, behaviors, written and verbal communications, demeanor
Experience with market research, competitive intelligence, and/or business intelligence or related areas is a plus, but is not required
Familiarity and basic use with Salesforce is a plus, but is not required
Experience in either the education or government sectors is a plus, but is not required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, is required
  • Ability to write coherently and logically, using proper grammar and punctuation
  • Moderately proficient with MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • A capacity for independent and autonomous work within a team environment
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and competing timelines as assignments are received
  • Understanding and application of basic business standards of etiquette, behaviors, written and verbal communications, demeanor
  • Experience with market research, competitive intelligence, and/or business intelligence or related areas is a plus, but is not required
  • Familiarity and basic use with Salesforce is a plus, but is not required
  • Experience in either the education or government sectors is a plus, but is not required