MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST
Dr. Heather Sparling, the Canada Research Chair in Musical Traditions, invites applications for the position of Market Research Analyst. The successful candidate will conduct a market analysis and feasibility study for a Gaelic song dictionary mobile app.
- must be a current MBA student, recent MBA graduate, or someone with appropriate experience and equivalent credentials (all things being equal, preference will be given to current CBU students);
- ability to work independently;
- strong research, analytical, and critical thinking skills;
- strong writing and communication skills.
- interest and/or expertise in preserving heritage and culture;
- interest and/or expertise in social enterprise;
- knowledge of the Gaelic language.
- weekly meetings with Dr. Sparling;
- identifying potential business models;
- listing any similar existing apps, along with their strengths and weaknesses;
- locating a potential market/audience globally;
- designing and circulating a questionnaire to identify desirable features;
- conducting follow-up interviews with select questionnaire respondents;
- price testing;
- full, written analysis (using Canvas model);
- drafting an Innovation Mobilization Fund application.
Although the weekly work schedule will be flexible, a final written analysis and report MUST be completed by December 15, 2016. The successful applicant will be expected to work approximately 10-15 hours/week and meet weekly with Dr. Sparling to report on progress on a timeline negotiated at the beginning of employment.
Complete applications should be submitted to Dr. Sparling (email@example.com) by 4pm on September 14, 2016. Applications should include:
- a letter of application;
- a resume; and
- complete contact information of three references.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.