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Job Description

This Senior Research Analyst position at Alter Agents requires a detail-oriented, team player who enjoys working in a collaborative environment. The Sr. Research Analyst will support a Manager and a Director and will report to their Manager on a day-to-day basis. This position will assist in running market research projects from start to finish which includes coordinating and managing vendors and technology partners to ensure high-quality project execution. The Sr. Research Analyst will also be further developing their data analysis skills, report structuring and storytelling skills, broader project management strategies, as well as client interaction skills. While the Sr. Research Analyst will be working with data, please note this is NOT a data analyst position – you will be working with Excel and SPSS, but not SQL, Python, etc.

A successful Sr. Research Analyst would excel at the following:

  • You are a self-starter and can work independently with guidance from senior staff.
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative, team-first environment.
  • You are awesome organizer and skilled in multitasking, as well as balancing multiple projects and priorities.
  • You are inventive, resourceful, and willing to learn new techniques.
  • You have a desire to continually challenge yourself and aspire to exceed client expectations.
  • You are a critical thinker who is naturally curious, with a love for going beyond the obvious and possess the mental agility to look for the best solutions from multiple perspectives.
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and pride in producing high quality, accurate work.
  • You are proactive and forward-thinking with a desire to grow in project management skills.
  • You have a passion for storytelling through data as well as interest in understanding how consumers interact with brands today.
  • You understand the steps of a research project from questionnaire development to analysis.
  • You must have a strong understanding of quantitative research design with experience in qualitative research methods.
  • You must be able to coordinate with various vendors on questionnaire programming, sample procurement, field management, data processing, and report population.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or above.
  • Must have at least 1 year of market research experience, supplier-side experience is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, with a dedication to maintaining the integrity of information.
  • Organized, self-motivated, and self-directed.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks across multiple projects with competing timelines with guidance from senior staff.
  • Full knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Full knowledge in Google Suite including: Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
  • Experience navigating different data sets – from excel tabs to online data portals.
  • Familiarity with multiple online survey environments and online reporting tools is a plus (such as Qualtrics, Decipher, Confirmit, etc.).
  • Experience writing questionnaires, developing tab & banner plans, creating sampling plans, creating analytical & story plans, and building PowerPoint reports.
  • Experience managing vendor communications is a plus.
  • Experience with SPSS is a plus.
  • Experience with advanced statistics for quantitative analysis is a plus.

Key to this position is an exceptional work ethic, commitment to supporting one’s team, and intense attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be inspired by our fluid and dynamic structure, take advantage of opportunities to fly solo and be open to learning from senior staff. A great sense of humor and easy-going attitude are essential.

Job Benefits:

A career opportunity with Alter Agents offers competitive wages, and benefits such as:

  • Flexible working environment (we currently have a fully remote office)
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life, Accident and Disability Insurance
  • Prescription Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • 401k Plan and Match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Sick Days and Personal Days

Salary Range:

$65,000 - $75,000 annual salary + Bonus Structure

About us:

Alter Agents is a research and insights firm committed to the intrinsic value of people: clients, employees, and respondents. Ours is a place where humans come first and team members are empowered. Together we run a business responsibly, humanely, and authentically in an ever-changing world.

We strive to provide the best client service, the highest-quality insights, and the strongest relationships in the industry. We build those relationships on trust and thoughtful collaboration so our client partners can make decisions with confidence.

Please note Alter Agents is currently a work-from-home company.


If interested, please contact:

Eddie Francis
Chief Operating Officer