Research Marketing Analyst - New Business Development


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Posted January 11, 2018
Where Tualatin, Oregon

Department

New Business Development

Job Status

Full Time

FLSA Status

Exempt

Reports To

Director, Research & Development

Grade/Level

 

Amount of Travel Required

Up to 40%

Job Type

 

Positions Supervised

None

Work Schedule: 

Monday – Friday,

8AM to 5PM

Relocation:

None

POSITION SUMMARY

The Research Marketing Analyst provides marketing research, direction and implementation support for initiatives in various areas of new business opportunities. This position is responsible for the synthesis of data and marketplace information to determine the appropriate marketing strategy and execution for new initiatives.  Will develop and recommend the initial position for projects and will communicate the approach via a marketing plan. Will identify required marketing resources and ensure the seamless integration and execution of marketing deliverables across all marketing channels.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Able to conduct market research on a specific topic including
    • Areas of product usage.
    • Current, 3 year, 5 year and 10 year projections on market size.
    • Competitors and competitor market share.
    • Identification of gaps with current providers.
    • Identification of influences (such as government regulations) that effect desirability of product.
  • Able to estimate/conduct cost analysis on provided production process.
  • Familiar with basic business, bookkeeping and accounting skills.
  • Experience developing business plans.
  • Experience writing marketing/business reports on the efficacy of a product or service.
  • Familiar with and capable of using and developing Gantt Charts
  • Able to work on more than one project at a time.
  • Ability and experience in preparing and delivering project reports, and presentations.     

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Research Skills - Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective, and critical investigation.
  •  
  • Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Financial Aptitude – Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Systems Analysis - Ability to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and achieve a pre-determined target.
  • Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Presentation Skills - Ability to effectively present information publicly.    

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education

Bachelor’s Degree required. MBA preferred

Experience

Five to ten years related experience.  Background in technical environment a plus.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, statistics software such as Statistica or JMP.

Certificates & Licenses

 

Other Requirements

Foreign language skill/fluency desired

Working in a technical environment is desired

Ceramic background is desired

Other Physical Requirements

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Safety Glasses/Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, Respirator).

Work Environment

Works primarily in a lab and office environment with occasional exposure to manufacturing and warehouse areas. Extended daily and weekly work hours. May require travel and occasional evening meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

 

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

F

10 lbs or less

O

Walk

F

11-20 lbs

O

Sit

F

21-50 lbs

O

Manually Manipulate

F

51-100 lbs

O

Reach Outward

F

Over 100 lbs

N

Reach Above Shoulder

F

Push/Pull

Climb

O

12 lbs or less

O

Crawl

N

13-25 lbs

O

Squat or Kneel

O

26-40 lbs

O

Bend

F

41-100 lbs

O

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.