The Market Research Data Collection Associate position at the New Hope Network presents a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural products industry. This could be your educational entry point to this purpose driven, fast growing industry. As the producers of Natural Products Expo and publisher of trade journals serving the industry, New Hope is uniquely position at the center of the natural products industry. This position will offer you the opportunity to network with staff members while learning about natural products industry and retailers.
New Hope Network is focused on bringing more health to more people through its trade shows, publications, and marketplace insights. One way we do this is through Natural Foods Merchandiser (NFM) which is a publication which provides market news to retailers in the natural products industry.
Every year, NFM conducts a large scale research initiative to characterize the natural retail market. As part of this study, we conduct surveys of approximately 400 natural products retailers in order to understand how their business performed in the previous year. This information is aggregated to gain a larger picture of how the industry performed as a whole.
New Hope/NFM is looking to hire Market Research Data Collection Associates members to conduct the retail surveys. This full time, temporary position on the New Hope Network team offers those with interest in the industry and New Hope a very rewarding opportunity. It presents an opportunity to network with our staff and an opportunity to learn a lot about the natural products industry and the natural products retail channel.
The primary duty of this position will be to call retailers to schedule and conduct market research. This will roughly entail:
-Calling retailers to determine interest in participating in the survey
-Scheduling call-backs for later
-E-mailing or mailing participant’s a survey link to prepare for completion
-Completing online survey forms while gathering survey data from retailer via the phone
-Understanding the data being collected so that you can ensure that retailers are providing reasonable responses and that data is recorded correctly
-Helping to track survey participation levels
-Helping to identify potential retailers for the survey beyond those in existing databases
Required Skills and Personal Characteristics:
-Interpersonal and phone skills
The ideal candidate will possess good oral communication skills and be engaging on the -telephone, have a strong interest in market research and the natural products industry, be highly organized, and detailed oriented.
EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin.