Senior/Research Analyst (SRA or RA)

Analytics · New York, New York
Department Analytics
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation $67,000-$85,000

EvolveMKD is looking for a dynamic, energetic, and proactive Senior/Research Analyst to join our Research and Analytics team. This position provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, creative environment with a collaborative team.


Company Overview

EvolveMKD is an award-winning public relations and digital marketing agency. Our diverse team of experts include Public Relations & Communications Experts, Digital Mavens, and Research and Analytics Gurus. We build and deliver integrated marketing campaigns, transcending our heritage in PR. We breed a collaborative culture, drawing on influence and learnings from all marketing disciplines to build something new. Our clients, awards, and business success all speak for themselves.


We thrive from our restless discontent, constantly looking to elevate our work and our skill set. We’re building out a team of high performers with an uncommon level of modesty. Because no one is above the work. From every level, anyone can and does jump in. You’ll never hear us say “That’s not my job”. You’ll find it rewarding to work on our clientele coupled with our no-ego approach. We live and die off our credo, Be Kind, Don’t Suck.


We’re proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row. Additional Agency honors include: 2022 Great Place to Work, 2022 Financial Times Fastest Growing Companies (The Americas), 2022 Inc Regionals: Northeast list & 2022 PRNews Agency Elite Top 100, and 2022 Ragan Platinum HR Honorable Mention for our Rewards and Benefits.


EvolveMKD is based in Manhattan and we operate on a hybrid schedule (in-office 3 days a week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). Relocation assistance is not provided.


EvolveMKD recognizes that your health and safety are a priority. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.


Job Overview

A successful Senior/Research Analyst should be fueled by an inner drive to learn new ways of thinking and hone their craft.  They should be a self-starter and have strong research, data, and organization skills. We also expect all team members to demonstrate problem-solving abilities, both when acting alone and as part of a collaborative team, as EvolveMKD is a fast-paced, start-up environment.


Passion and enthusiasm for the work, as well as team collaboration and respect are required.


Key Responsibilities


  • Synthesize data and research trends from a variety of sources to develop strategic insights that became the foundation for communications program development for existing clients and for new business pitches
  • Develop concise, well-thought-out reports and presentations that tell a story and inform account teams and clients who may be less versed with data from research and/or measurement platforms
  • Create and execute primary research asks, such as thought leadership surveys or focus group discussion guides
  • Assist team members with consumer and business insights – not “data dumps” – to account teams and new business teams, which included:
    • Development of target audience profiles, secondary research summaries, and trends reports
    • Conducting original research either through survey questionnaires, focus group screeners
    • Working with social data tools to understand what consumers are saying about our clients’ business 


    • Develop monthly, quarterly, and/or annual wrap reports highlighting the successes of the agency’s PR and Digital activations, including:
      • Creation and management of PowerPoint and Excel documents for tracking and reporting, including building charts and creative visuals
      • Analyzing and interpreting traditional media and social/digital data
      • Understanding client objectives to distill findings that are insightful and actionable
      • Interpretation of Cision, Pulsar, MuckRack, and other types of listening tool data


      • Bachelor’s degree; degree in Research, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing a plus but not required
      • 2-4 years of experience with tracking, tagging, and analyzing media hits; agency experience preferred
      • Ability to form insights from analysis
      • Strong written communications skills; ability to present ideas in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner, both in person and virtually via phone or email
      • Proficiency in Office365, as well as media database and monitoring tools such as Cision and Pulsar, or other media/digital monitoring tools
      • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
      • An open mind, with the ability to learn new skills quickly and comprehensively


      Annual Base Salary Range: $67,000-$85,000 (Compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, ad experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position.)


      Benefits Include:

      • Competitive salary based on experience
      • Performance-based bonus
      • Generous contribution to healthcare, dental and vision plans
      • 401K with company match and profit-sharing opportunities
      • Unlimited PTO, summer Fridays, and generous company holiday schedule
      • Commuter benefits + FSA
      • Cell phone reimbursement
      • Annual wellness reimbursement
      • Family planning & life event reimbursement
      • Paid maternity/paternity leave
      • Learning and development opportunities
      • Donation matching & volunteer days

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      • Location
        New York, New York
      • Department
      • Employment Type
        Full Time
      • Minimum Experience
      • Compensation