Kansas Works Jobs

Kansas Works Logo

Job Information

Olsson Marketing Research Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas

The Marketing Research Analyst will focus on research and analytics that help drive business decisions specific to firmwide initiatives. As a member of the Sales and Growth team, you will be responsible for research and analysis projects related to the future growth of the firm, which includes, but is not limited to research and analysis of clients, competitors, geographic expansion, market expansion, and acquisition targets, and providing recommendations for action to key stakeholders. In addition, the Marketing Research Analyst will have a broad understanding of the firm’s proprietary data and how to use that data to identify the likelihood of successful outcomes in winning work through predictive analytics. Primary Responsibilities: * Conduct and manage quantitative and qualitative research and analysis projects to support and provide input on key strategic business initiatives related to clients, competitor intelligence, geographic and market expansion, and acquisition targets. * Independently design and execute standard research methodologies. * Prepare presentations, deliver findings, and make strategic recommendations. * Create strong interpersonal relationships with key stakeholders to better understand their business needs. * Ability to draw conclusions and see connections between data and business decisions. * Leverage sufficient understanding of the business and strategy to provide business recommendations to key stakeholders. * Define the data elements and data structure that our team should leverage to enable analytical and reporting capabilities for the sales and growth team. * Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format. * Understand the open source, subscription, and proprietary data sources available and search out and incorporate new data sources that can help answer potential business questions. * Collaborate with the firm’s software developers and programmers to create business intelligence tools using the firm’s proprietary data. /* Olsson currently has an opportunity for a Marketing Research Analyst with our Lincoln, NE team. We will consider candidates interested in being located near any office within the Olsson footprint. Candidates can live anywhere in the United States and work remotely./ You are passionate about: * Working collaboratively with others * Having ownership in the work you do * Using your talents to positively affect communities You bring to the team: * Strong Communication Skills * Ability to contribute and work well on a team * Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related area. * Minimum of six years’ experience in a related position, including proven experience in data research and analytics. * Advanced Microsoft Excel skills * Exceptional attention to detail; Highly analytical with strong organization and problem-solving skills Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it. As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll: * Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) * Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities * Receive an excellent 401(k) match * Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles * Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance * Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status. #LI-DD1 #LI-Remote