Market Research Internship

Decision Associates
Posted: Thursday Jul 6th, 2017

Decision Associates, the region's leading business consulting group, seeks candidates for an internship focused on market research and data analysis. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn alongside accomplished executive consultants on high level issues across a wide range of industries. This is a paid, six-12 month internship requiring a commitment of a minimum of 12 hours per week.

The Market Research Intern will have substantial freedom to structure research and marketing initiatives per client requirements, including lead generation, industry outlooks and competitor profiling. In turn, the successful candidate will learn how to present information to decision makers throughout the entire consulting process--from selling the service, delivering completed data and following up post assignment.

Position requirements include:

  • Undergraduate degree in intelligence studies, market research or marketing; enrollment in relevant graduate program preferred
  • Confidence to develop and defend research methodology and deliverables
  • Ability to quickly synthesize large volumes of data into an actionable presentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all levels of an organization
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and availability to: MikeSmiley@DecisionAssociates.net.

Decision Associates is the region's leading business consulting group, offering Strategic Planning, Marketing, Organizational Development, Executive Search and Succession Planning as well as Mergers and Acquisitions. With corporate headquarters in Erie, PA, Decision Associates serves clients in manufacturing, professional services, nonprofit, healthcare and the public sector.

“Decision Associates exceeded our expectations, which were very high to start with, and we were pleased with the result of their work and assistance on our strategic plan. They were the right organization at the right time to help our organization become what we need to be in the next few years. They led us in such a way to allow us to move forward, which is not always easy, and accomplish a lot in a short time. The proof is that the strategic plan has been widely acknowledged as being perfect for us with comments coming not just from within, but from the community as well. We will engage them again when we are ready for an update.”

~ John Oliver, President
VisitErie

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