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Market Research Analyst (Canada Summer Jobs)

  • Posted December 11, 2020

Organization:

BC Professional Videographers Association

Deadline:

ASAP – we will be reviewing applications as they are submitted.

Organization Description:

The BC Professional Videographers Association was created in 1994 by a group of local video professionals as a non-profit association designed to educate and establish standards, by sharing knowledge and resources. The Association promotes and encourages both technical and artistic development, facilitates improvements in members’ productions, and gives videographers the opportunity to benefit from a community of professionals who wish to share their skills and experience in videography.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Market Research Analyst to create a video production industry report. The successful candidate will help design and determine the scope and objectives of the project with guidance and collaboration with the BCPVA exec, will conduct all primary and secondary research, will analyze the data gathered, and compile that data in a final report. This is a great opportunity for a student interested in marketing to gain real-world experience taking a market research project from start to finish. The student will learn leadership and communication skills as lead on the project, and gain invaluable experience having to work to client expectations and feedback. The student will benefit from an open door policy with video production entrepreneurs to ask any questions about the project or their own career development.

The Market Research Analyst will acquire skills in working with a client, working independently, researching, analysis, and report-writing. They will gain leadership, planning, and problem-solving skills. The Market Research Analyst will be working remotely from home due to covid, under the supervision of one of our professional members.

Responsibilities:

  • Compile market information and statistics on local video production companies:
  • List contact information for video production companies in the Lower Mainland who work on corporate, marketing, or other business videos; wedding, memorial, biography or other family lifestyle videos; and other event video production, including live streaming
  • In consultation with the BCPVA board, create a list of industry research information to obtain from these video production companies and incentives for companies to respond
  • Determine strategies for the most effective and efficient processes to obtain the information – website research, online database research, online surveys, one-on-one phone conversations, etc.
  • Design market research questionnaires
  • Conduct research, surveys and other information gathering, and evaluate and adjust processes as needed to increase response rates
  • Conduct basic analysis of information to draw conclusions about the video production industry
  • Compile information and analysis into a comprehensive industry report
  • Incorporate all of these requirements and bring their own ideas and vision.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working on market research projects, as part of a course or employment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop relationships inside and outside the organization;
  • Creative, resourceful, hands-on, and pro-active;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office and market research tools
  • Youth who self-identify as being part of groups which are underrepresented or have additional barrier to the labour market, including visible minorities / racialized youth, LGBTQ2 youth, indigenous youth, and youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience, are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:

  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs programme. To be eligible for this position, youth must:
  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

How to Apply:

Email jobs@bcpca.com with your resume and cover letter. Please include in your cover letter a description of your previous experience working on a market or industry research project. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Remuneration:

Hourly Wage Rate: (Minimum wage) $14.60
Immediate start, 35 hours/week for 8 weeks.