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Senior Editorial Researcher: Media and Marketing Trends

DIGIDAY, Remote, Work from USA

Work at DIGIDAY

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Senior Editorial Researcher: Media and Marketing Trends


Digiday Media is seeking an enterprising, thorough, and analytical senior researcher to conduct and manage both editorial and client research projects. The role will focus on research for our premium subscribers.

This is an opportunity to grow and own a new area within Digiday Media that will help all teams, both business and editorial, answer some of our industries’ most pressing questions through surveys, focus groups, interviews, and other forms of primary and secondary research and analysis.

How you’ll spend your time:

  • Consulting with internal stakeholders on survey design in addition to general research approach for each project.
  • In-depth analysis of survey, focus group, and interview results to provide a thorough briefing on themes and findings to each project’s stakeholder.
  • Preparing in-depth outlines of findings and collaborating with the research editor on report drafts.
  • Managing the research calendar and ensuring timely fulfillment of all surveys.
  • Conducting (or helping to moderate) focus groups and interviews to support research needs.
  • Secondary research and analysis to help produce case studies, corporate report analysis, SWOT and quadrant analysis, and other content formats.

What we’re looking for:

  • Deep experience conducting industry-focused B2B survey research.
  • Professional proficiency with SurveyMonkey or other survey platforms is preferred.
  • Solid writing and the ability to use research results to tell a story.
  • Familiarity with basic chart design for research results.
  • Ability to confidently conduct interviews and moderate focus groups.
  • Experience and professional understanding of the following industries: publishing/media and marketing/advertising (including advertising and marketing technology).
  • Additional experience and professional understanding of the following industries is a plus: retail, CPG, beauty and fashion.
  • A social science or research-oriented degree is preferred.
  • 2+ years of research or equivalent experience

ABOUT DIGIDAY MEDIA

Digiday Media is a vertical media company founded in 2008 by our CEO, Nick Friese. Our mission is to chronicle how industries like media, marketing and retail are navigating change.

Our approach is to continually reimagine and reshape the media we create and the way we connect the industries we cover, guided by our core virtues of quality, honesty, curiosity and tenacity.

OUR BRANDS

  • Digiday: The home of modern media and marketing.
  • Glossy: Chronicling the evolution of beauty and fashion.
  • Modern Retail: Exploring the transformation of the retail industry.
  • WorkLife: Chronicling the changing nature of work.

OUR VALUES

  • Be respectful. We work with each other in a way that’s empathetic, kind and productive.
  • Embrace change. Media is perpetually changing. To keep up, so are we.
  • Choose quality. Quality over quantity -- always.
  • Experiment. We’re obsessed with finding ways to get better.
  • Be honest. Whether it’s the way we report on the industries we cover or how we work together, it with honesty.

OUR BENEFITS

  • Generous paid time off. Including a 4 ½ day work week.
  • Remote & hybrid work schedule flexibility. Work from where you want: home, our offices, the moon -- it's up to you.
  • Mental Health and wellness programs. Including free access to Headspace.
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement. We help pay for approved courses and training to help you grow.
  • Insurance including health, vision, dental and life.
  • Other perks and benefits including a 401k plan, commuter benefits and referral bonus opportunities.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT DIGIDAY MEDIA

At Digiday Media, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. We know through first-hand experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. In support of our continued prioritization for an inclusive workplace, where employees feel empowered to share their experiences and ideas, we’ve developed an internal board called Allies For Diversity and Inclusion, which helps to hold our organization accountable. Together, we will continue to progress towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Digiday Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Did you know studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification? We encourage you to submit your application even if your experience doesn’t align perfectly.

About DIGIDAY

Digiday is a media company and community for digital media, marketing and advertising professionals. We focus on quality, not quantity, and honesty instead of spin. We cover the industry with an expertise, depth and tone you won’t find anywhere else. The Digiday team strives to produce the highest quality publications, conferences, and resources for our industry.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values of Digiday Media. We believe that businesses can be powerful platforms for social change and we are committed to using ours to forward and ensure Equality for all.

More About Diversity and Inclusion at Digiday Media

At Digiday Media, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. We know through first-hand experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. In support of our continued prioritization for an inclusive workplace, where employees feel empowered to share their experiences and ideas, we’ve developed an internal board called Allies For Diversity and Inclusion, which helps to hold our organization accountable. Together, we will continue to progress towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Digiday Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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