POSITION: Associate Strategist (Research) - 3month Contract

DEPARTMENT: Insights & Strategy

REPORTS TO: Director of Insights & Strategy

Position Summary:

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and creative individual to join the team responsible for developing deep consumer insights and driving brand strategy. Reporting to the Director of Insights & Strategy, you will work collaboratively with different business units to analyze competitive environments, trends and consumer demands.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Develop strong consumer insights through an integrated research approach including ethnography, social media
  • Collect, analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data from multiple data sources, including primary and secondary market research as well as internal data, using a variety of research and analytical methods as required (using the lens of digital anthropology, psychology, sociology and cultural studies to provide context and rigor)
  • Provide strategic insight, written briefs, and brainstorming collaboration/support for internal teams
  • Actively contribute to the planning and conception phase of creative projects by uncovering key consumer insights, providing a critical view of the current category/market landscape, and developing a point of view on the challenge we are trying to solve
  • Maintain a working understanding of the “big picture” of social media and how they relate to overall objectives/targets
  • Facilitate and contribute to internal and external ideation sessions
  • Field multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a strong client service orientation

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· (Ideal) A minimum 2 of years’ experience in strategy, research and/or analytics

· (Ideal) University or college graduate in anthropology/sociology/philosophy/cultural studies or women studies,

(or the equivalent in education and experience)

· Experience executing qualitative interviews (IDIs, groups, online discussions, etc.)

· Advertising/Marketing/Experiential Agency experience an asset

· A drive to execute on deliverables and plans with a sense of urgency

· Demonstrated ability to simplify complex concepts, ideas and problems

· Passion, creativity, mental flexibility, adaptability and strong desire to win

· Strong organizational skill, must be able to independently manage time and set priorities

· Must be detail-oriented, accurate and efficient

· Display strategic thinking and analytic skills

· Demonstrated organizational/planning, analytical and communication skills

· Must be reliable and willing to put in extra time as required to meet deadlines

· Startup (all-hands-on-deck) ‘I bust my butt because I love it’ approach

Does this sound like you? Are you looking to become a team member in an amazing experiential marketing company? Talented candidates that are in search of a new challenge are encouraged to apply. We truly appreciate everyone’s interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer a competitive compensation package with enviable benefits. Diamond Integrated Marketing is an equal employment opportunity employer.