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Principal Consumer Insights - P164712_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EConducts primary research for internal business partners to guide strategic brand and product plans with an emphasis on developing and optimizing products, communications and digital experiences. Manages external resources, including research vendors and other agencies. Writes consumer questionnaires, conducts quantitative and qualitative customer research, and prepares business recommendations supported by facts. Acts as an internal business strategy consultantidentifying patterns or themes and driving business actions based on fact-based recommendations.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis position is a primary research/consumer insights and strategy position, not a marketing role. Those with strong, custom research backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Vendor and/or client side market research experience is required. Proven ability to evaluate/recommend various quantitative and qualitative research techniques, influence research design, develop surveys, clearly write and present learnings and recommendations. Specific experience in advertising and media effectiveness research is a plus.\u003C/p\u003E Responsibilities \u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHelps frame business problems and works with business partners to develop marketing and business strategies or experiences and hypotheses to test in research with consumers. Helps partners understand how best to leverage research to drive better business decisions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPrepares and delivers research findings reports, graphically illustrating data and translating complex findings into written text.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with internal and external partners, such as creative agencies and digital design agencies to develop hypothesis-driven stimulus to test in research. Manages research vendors, such as contract negotiation and developing and directing the vendors\u0027 work.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EGathers and analyzes data on consumer behaviors, preferences, attitudes, needs, industry trends and/or competitors. Identifies key themes and trends across sources and recommends business strategies based on the implications of the data.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelops methodologies for collecting data, such as surveys, opinion polls, or questionnaires, or arranges to obtain existing data.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E Minimum Qualifications \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Business Strategy, Anthropology, Psychology, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E6\u002B years of experience in business strategy consulting, primary market research, marketing strategy, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 8\u002B years of experience in consumer insights, primary research, or business strategy consulting\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E Preferred Qualifications \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience in consumer insights\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESpecific experience in advertising and media, sponsorship effectiveness, either vendor or client side, is preferred\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in Financial Services, or related service category is a plus\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-10-23 Expires: 2019-12-12

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