Market Researcher - (Folsom, CA)

The Research Department at e.Republic focuses on market, tech, and policy research in state and local government and education.  Our research projects enable our clients to be more effective and successful partners to the public sector.  This is accomplished primarily through survey and interview projects exploring topics such as the cloud, IT modernization, digital transformation, distance learning/remote work, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and more.

We are looking for someone to join our Research team who:

  • Collaborates effectively in a team setting, but can also work productively independently
  • Can communicate effectively with internal and external clients
  • Possesses professional writing skills, with experience/ability to write research reports and executive summaries
  • Has an analytical mindset and innate curiosity and likes to work in an environment where no day is the same
  • Is willing to engage in professional development and continuous knowledge acquisition to stay current with market trends, policy, and technology and can relay the latest insights to clients

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of research projects including project development and design, implementation, data collection, analysis, and presentation/delivery as well as client communications and other project management responsibilities
  • Managing multiple project timelines and competing deadlines
  • Coordinating with senior advisors and other internal partners to develop research goals, projects, and deliverables
  • Conducting background research for various projects and other internal/external requests
  • Translating client goals, objectives, and priorities into measurable research questions
  • Leveraging data to produce actionable business insights for our clients
  • Interacting with executive-level public and private sector individuals
  • Mentoring junior researchers and delegating tasks (if applicable)
  • Regular participation in team meetings, professional development, and industry events such as conferences and teleconferences

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree desired
  • Experience in state and local government and education, especially govtech and edtech, highly desirable
  • Experience analyzing and visualizing data
  • Ability to communicate research and results effectively to a non-technical audience
  • Survey software experience preferred (e.g. SurveyGizmo)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Adobe InCopy, SurveyGizmo, Salesforce, HTML, CSS, SQL, Tableau, R experience is a plus