Associate, Program Leadership (Los Angeles, CA)

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Associate, Program Leadership (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    *We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. *

    Job Details


    Associate, Program Leadership


    Los Angeles

    As a member of the Program Leadership team, you will be responsible for executing research projects for *existing publisher, agency and advertiser clients. In this role, you will be responsible for project excellence from the point of project sale through final data delivery; acting as the point person between all operational and sales teams to ensure efficient and successful project execution for our clients. *

    A leading research agency, we help clients to grow great brands and improve marketing efficiency by analyzing, interpreting and understanding the world around us. At Kantar Millward Brown, our services include qualitative solutions, neuroscience, brand equity and advertising, media and digital effectiveness. Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.


    • Execute research: Support Client Leadership team members in any and all necessary aspects of research execution to ensure clients’ business questions are addressed. Contributions include but are not limited to independently understanding media plans, supporting study design, overseeing fieldwork, and translating business objectives into actionable deliverables
    • QA projects: With supervision and coaching, you will be responsible for playing an integral role in overall project quality by the continuous monitoring of sample/data and creative activity while providing QA support for surveys and reports
    • Communicate effectively: Utilize effective communication skills in-person, over the phone and via email with internal and external clients. Develop an approach/system for communicating key project considerations (i.e. recruitment concerns, technical issues) with team members. Ensure project timelines & deliverables are met and key client questions are answered.
    • *Professional Development and Training: *Participate in offered training and development initiatives, whether structured or organic on the job opportunities; proactively seek opportunities to broaden industry and Kantar knowledge base, increase familiarity with Kantar systems/tools, strengthen communication, and/or project management expertise
  • Qualifications


    • 1+ year of market research experience a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree (Marketing, Psychology, Economics or Social Sciences preferred)
    • Interest in online advertising
    • Impeccable attention to detail, organized, and with a drive for accuracy and timeliness
    • Team player mentality—willing to do what it takes to get the job done and comfort with ambiguity
    • Natural curiosity, passion for being process-oriented, innovative (out of the box thinking), and solution-driven
    • Track record of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • The ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships
    • Knowledge of statistical software (SPSS, SAS etc.) a plus
  • Industry
    Market Research
  • About Us

    Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We help clients understand people and inspire growth. We have a complete, unique and rounded understanding of people around the world: how they think, feel and act, globally and locally in over 90 markets. We don’t just help clients understand what’s happened, we tell them why and how they can shape the future.