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Marketing / Market Research Assistant

Location: Zeeland, Michigan
Date Posted: 10-01-2018
Marketing / Market Research Assistant
DISHER is currently searching for a Marketing / Market Research Assistant to join our Discovery / Marketing Team.

You will work with the DISHER Marketing Team with internal marketing efforts and will support with external market research projects with customers.  You will assist in creating design solutions that are aesthetically strong, thoughtful, and brand appropriate.  We are open to considering part-time or full-time candidates for this role.
What it’s like to work here:
DISHER is a positively cool place to work. Each team member is skilled, dedicated, and passionate about their work, promoting a culture of fresh innovative thinking, creative problems solving and solid work performance. DISHER hires for culture fit as much as skill set, which is noticeable when you see how team members care about each other and how they invest their time and energy into hobbies and organizations outside the work day.  We believe that in everything we do, we must strive to Make a Positive Difference® for one another, our customers, and our community.

What you will get to do:
  • Participate in internal and external market research projects and help to develop a project plan for various types of research actives including interviews, surveys, focus groups, observations, etc.
    • Survey design
    • Focus groups
    • Market surveys
    • Online surveys
    • 1 on 1 contextual interviews
    • Quantitative analysis
    • Synthesize results into comparative scores to vet the results
  • Help develop visual, iconic, infographic summaries of the research results and recommendations 
  • Partner with our customers on innovative and challenging projects
  • Utilize a blend of quantitative and qualitative research tools and approaches
  • Take an investigative approach to interactive research activities 
  • Provide support for innovation events and workshops
  • Assist in developing internal digital marketing assets including presentations and electronic marketing materials
  • Assist our marketing and business development teams in developing marketing strategies
  • If experienced in graphic design, create internal materials as needed (name tags, invitations, business cards, etc.)
  • Develop presentation materials and maintain DISHER’s product portfolio
  • Organize files, samples, and display area
  • Jump in to assist your teammates with on-the-fly tasks
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communication, Industrial Design, or a similar field
  • 1-2+ years of experience in areas of Marketing, Business, Communications, or a related field required
  • Market research experience desired
  • Ability to conceptualize and design marketing print media, presentations, and additional visual communication designs
  • Independent and proactive project management experience with a keen sense of urgency required
  • Must be effective in reloading a Nerf gun in the midst of an ambush
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PPT required
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred but not required
  • Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship

What’s next?
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DISHER is a nationally-recognized product development, talent attraction, and business consulting firm. Since 2000, we have helped hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, suppliers, and independent inventors successfully discover, design, engineer, and manufacture high-impact products and services.
Our experienced team of over 160 qualified experts partner with clients to deliver a breadth of solutions including: Product Development Solutions, Talent Solutions, and Business Solutions. DISHER has deep experience in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, consumer, agribusiness, industrial, and medical products. We are passionate about helping our customers achieve higher performance, productivity, and profits.
With offices in Michigan and Indiana, DISHER is making a positive difference alongside clients locally, nationally, and around the world.
Keywords: (marketing, market research, project management, design, innovation, events, product portfolios)
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