Employment


To apply, submit resume to: careers@hcdi.net. We do not accept resumes from recruiting firms. HCD Research occasionally offers internships for college students who are pursuing degrees in the fields of computer science and marketing research. While we do not have an immediate opening for an intern, please feel free to submit your resume and we will retain it for future consideration.


Current Positions:

Senior Research Manager

Summary: HCD Research, Inc. is an innovative marketing research firm that specializes in qualitative and quantitative communications research. Our research methodology combines traditional research techniques with biometric measurements to obtain deeper insights for our clients.

Responsibilities:
  • Working with clients to define complex business objectives
  • Selecting the most appropriate research methodology and techniques
  • Designing qualitative and quantitative research plans for products in all stages of the product life cycle
  • Overseeing the design of research questionnaires and moderator guides
  • Managing and mentoring market research analysts
  • Reviewing the analyses and reports of others - ensuring accuracy, logical consistency and value-added

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years within the market research industry
  • Academic and practical experience with an array of new product, brand and advertising research
  • Exceptional written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytic skills with experience in statistical modeling and analysis—including multivariate and conjoint analysis
  • Expertise with Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS
  • Strong desire and ability to train and mentor team members
  • Advanced degree in business, mathematics, or the sciences

Market Research Analyst

Summary: HCD Research, Inc. is an innovative marketing research firm that specializes in qualitative and quantitative communications research. Our research methodology combines traditional research techniques with biometric measurements to obtain deeper insights for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with clients to understand and document the business objectives
  • Formulating analysis plans and acquiring client sign-off
  • Designing or assisting in the development of questionnaires and moderator guides to ensure that the necessary data is captured
  • Conducting in-depth data analyses using traditional and advanced methods
  • Authoring reports containing actionable recommendations
  • Making presentations - answering questions and instilling confidence

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years within the market research industry
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional written, oral, and presentation communication abilities
  • Expertise with Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in business, mathematics, or the sciences

Vice President of Business Development

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prospect, sell and manage the interactions with pharmaceutical / health care clients, consumer and consumer packaged goods clients
  • Work with client service team and analytics team to ensure that proposals and reports satisfy client objectives
  • Present services to prospects and @ industry meetings
  • Meet national and international clients and be able to communicate solutions to media, advertising and research needs
  • Create/write proposals based on leading edge communications research methodologies
  • Provide guidance, leadership and create deep and insightful understanding of selling consultative market research solutions to pharmaceutical / health care clients, as well as consumer companies

Background / previous employment experience:

  • Five or more years of experience in market research (MUST have pharmaceutical / health care background)
  • Experience in working with clients, specifically identifying and understanding their needs, exceeding their expectations and presenting study results.

Education/Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree and MBA preferred. (Years of market research experience may potentially outweigh need for degree in certain cases.)

Personality traits:

  • Flexible
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Able to multitask
  • Easy to get along with
  • Able to work in small group environment
  • Approachable
  • Pride in work
  • Sense of urgency
  • Strong communication skills

Reports to: President / CEO
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Ideal candidate should live in the NJ/NY area.


Entry-level Market Research Analyst

HCD's Analytic Department is in search of a dedicated, reliable and detail-oriented, entry-level Market Research Analyst who enjoys working in a fast-paced and small team environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the production of quantitative market research reports for various pharmaceutical and health care clients.

Qualifications and requirements: Up to 1 year work experience, including internships. Undergraduate degree in Marketing, Business, Statistics, Sociology or Psychology or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. Must have basic knowledge of research methods and statistical concepts. Intermediate level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is required. Knowledge of SPSS desired but not required.