L2, Data Collection Specialist, North America Market Focus, Gartner Research Part-Time
● Answer a series of questions relating to the content and configuration of brand sites, as well as other digital properties
● Record observations using internal database platforms according to specified data entry and validation rules
● Flag and note bugs, usability issues, or ideas for optimization to research leads and/ or managers
● Check data for errors and provide colleagues with evidence/feedback on an ongoing basis
● Utilize various information, communication and platform tools regularly to improve data point comprehension and maximize data quality
Qualifications / Competencies:
● Strong critical thinking skills - the ability to apply a changing set of rules and standards to various research studies, and ask appropriate questions when needed
● Sharp reading comprehension skills - the ability to carefully read data point language as well as extensive instructions and guidelines, and use these as references to apply to various collection assignments
● Proven information retention skills - the ability to keep track of a high volume of both standardized and project-specific informational content and resource materials throughout and across research studies
● Proficiency in written and verbal communication - a large component of the job relies on the ability to participate in meaningful discourse with researchers and peers in order to make difficult scoring and adjudicative decisions, thus requiring a collector’s ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely
● A strong sense of ownership and accountability - the role incorporates a flexible work structure by design, but completing assignments thoroughly in a timely and efficient manner will result in strong performance on the Data Collection team
● Strong investigative skills - specialists require tenacity and patience to thoroughly review digital assets and have sharp intuitions about website layouts, design and functionality
● The ability to seamlessly navigate various programs and tools utilized as part of the collection process
● The ability to receive and respond well to both peer-based feedback and managerial feedback, and the ability to work and communicate well within a large team;
● The ability to think and work through gaps of knowledge, by being comfortable approaching researchers and managers and asking informed questions whenever there are ambiguities during collection assignments
● Impeccable attention to detail, as the specificity of data points and high volume of data being collected requires collectors to be meticulous and precise
This role is part-time and will require approximately 19 hours a week. Currently enrolled students and recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job Requisition ID:G20628
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