Skip to main content

Market Research Specialist - Digital Markets


About Gartner Digital Markets: 

Gartner Digital Markets (GDM) is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do.  The business is comprised of three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp.  For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we are looking for:

As a Market Research Specialist, you will work to support our GDM International content marketing team by coordinating survey operations and ensuring the quality of our surveys meets our strict publishing standards and content marketing guidelines. You will work closely with the content analysts, the content editors, and the content leadership team to handle, coordinate and improve our survey production processes. The successful applicant is flexible and adaptable, is a great team player, is very detail-focused, and is comfortable managing multiple projects.

Why you’ll want to come to work:

  • Manage the execution of surveys including questionnaire development, sample design, data table set-up, and topline analysis.

  • Coordinate survey operations including several stakeholders across different teams and time zones.

  • Monitor and manage the progress of the surveys at each stage of the process.

  • Demonstrate complete ownership of assignments with exceptional time and project management.

  • Design surveys based on short research briefs, including assisting with costing structure, methodological design, and analytical framework. 

  • Work with our content team to improve and update survey quality, and ensure our surveys conform with Gartner guidelines.  

  • Ensure high-quality, accurate data interpretation, and representation.

  • Ensure analysts use the appropriate research methodologies and data standards. 

  • Look for opportunities to refine our survey production workflows and processes. 

  • Develop a deep and wide understanding of the business software and technology space to be able to verify and challenge the assumptions and opinions in writers’/analysts’ content.

  • Coach and mentor your peers and team members on a regular basis on specific projects, tools, and technology.

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Bachelor degree or 3-5 years of relevant industry experience.

  • Working proficiency in English. 

  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills; experience as a project manager is a plus.

  • Understanding and proficiency in custom data tables, graphs, and charting techniques.

  • A background in quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies

  • Proficient Microsoft Office or Google Workspace skills (especially Excel or Sheets).

  • Experience working with survey applications (e.g. Qualtrics, Google Consumer Surveys, SPSS).

  • Good understanding of data and statistical techniques.

  • Experience with research in the B2B space is a plus.

  • Knowledge of French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian and/or Japanese is a plus.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

What you´ll find:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact - your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!

  • Hybrid, virtual-first, environment with flexibility, remote work, Friday afternoons free, and more.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons .

What you´ll receive:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday, and additional days off for your birthday, 24th & 31st of December.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

What are we:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen. 

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.


Please note:

  • Applications must be submitted in English.

  • A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.



Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to .

Job Requisition ID:80306

By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.

Gartner Applicant Privacy Link:

For efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.

Gettyimages 1146500423

Tell us about yourself to stay connected to Gartner careers and events.

Join Talent Community