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L2 Research Associate, Gartner Research

New York, New York

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

Position Summary

L2, a Gartner company, is looking to hire outstanding Research Associates to join the research practices within several of our Industry-focused teams. Associates will lead analysis efforts around digital strategy, site optimization, social media and mobile best practices for global brands in high-profile Digital IQ research study as well as Insight Reports, blog posts, and live events.
Responsibilities include synthesis and application of quantitative and qualitative data around brands' efforts across Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Site Platform, E-commerce and Digital Marketing. The Research Associates will interface with research leads and client strategists within their team, and other members of the team including data scientists, technologists, product managers, and executive-level staff.

The Research Associate position offers extensive exposure to digital marketing trends and topics, as well as a range of iconic consumer brands, across many industries (including retail, fashion, luxury, beauty, personal care, home care, and food/beverage, financial services, consumer electronics, and automotive).


  • Manage data collection and analysis efforts around digital strategy and site optimization for brands in a high-profile Digital IQ research study
  • Execute the collection and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative data around brands' efforts across Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Site Platform, E-commerce and Digital Marketing
  • Support the creation of Deep Dive & other client delivery development, owning sections of decks
  • Support the creation of Digital IQ & Intelligence Reports
  • Strong data analysis skills / ability to turn data into recommendations
  • Ability to identify and construct case studies
  • Strong organizational, PowerPoint and communication skills
  • Developing writing skills, ability to identify and construct case
  • Developing industry and subject matter expertise

Required skills & experience

  • Basic experience in the fields of digital marketing, market research, consumer insights (as an entry level position experience may be in the form of 1-2 years of professional work experience or in the form of internships, personal, and/or academic experience)
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and communication skills (including PowerPoint) with extreme attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills (proficient in Excel) and an ability to distill data to actionable insights in a coherent narrative
  • Highly disciplined with self-starter mentality; experience in startups and small organizations a plus
  • Strong academic background: Bachelor's from a top-tier university, with a major/concentration in economics, finance, marketing, business, or humanities; 3.5 GPA minimum
  • Ability to thrive and grow in a high-growth, fast-paced startup environment
  • Looking for individuals with experience in, but not limited to the following: Writing, Presenting, Market research, Analytics, Statistical data, Qualitative research, Strategy, Data analysis, Research, Customer insight, Social media, Advertising research, Competitive analysis, Quantitative research, Digital strategy, Digital marketing, Ad Tech, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Job Requisition ID:G19804

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