Independent Professional - Industrials Market Researcher
New York, NY 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Independent Professionals -Industrials Market Research

Job Description

We are looking for motivated independent professionals with recent strategy consulting or primary market research experience to conduct in-depth primary research projects for Industrials clients (energy, manufacturing, packaging, transportation & logistics, chemicals etc.).

Qualified candidates will meet with the GLG Integrated Insights team and be eligible for project opportunities, referral bonuses, and gain access to exclusive business perks and discounts.

Typical projects are 3-12 weeks (part time) and include product launch, brand equity, message or concept testing, customer journey mapping, competitive landscape analysis, and growth strategy. This role is fit for talented independent professionals with recent strategy consulting or market research agency experience who seek a flexible lifestyle. You will have full discretion to accept and decline projects based on availability and interest.

Candidates Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years strategy consulting or primary market research experience for industrials clients
  • Must have experience designing interview guides and conducting interviews with KOLs and subject matter experts
  • Must have executive level presence and be skilled in gleaning and story-lining insights, and PowerPoint deliverable development
  • Functional experience in new business strategy, product launch, brand equity, message or concept testing, customer journey mapping, competitive landscape analysis, and growth strategy
  • Experience leading high visibility primary research engagements and communicating insights with senior clients
  • Informed about industry trends and challenges of leading industrial corporations (industry experience a plus)
  • An ideal candidate will have strong qual and quant skills, collaboration and client management skills and experience in at least one of the following sectors: energy, manufacturing, packaging, transportation & logistics and chemicals
  • Keen creative, interpersonal, and analytical skills and ability to get to the root of client questions
  • Strong preference for candidates based in North America or Western Europe

More about GLG Strategic Projects:

  • Maintain your flexibility by working with us on mostly remote projects when you choose to
  • We evaluate client opportunities, so you don't have to
  • We help you manage the scope, execution, and client touchpoints on each project
  • We provide access to GLG company resources: 700,000+ subject matter experts, best-in-class survey capabilities, data and analytics vendors, research reports, and project execution tools
  • Our staffing model provides the optimal level of responsibilities on a project

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading B2B platform connecting professionals with expertise. We connect thousands of clients to the largest global network of subject-matter experts across every sector. We bring the power of insight to every great professional decision.

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About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's insight network. Our clients rely on GLG's global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world's best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world's largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG's industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company's culture.

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Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. ("GLG") is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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