Associate Consultant

  • Location Chicago, Illinois
  • Date Posted 30th August 2018
  • Category Research
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Requisition ID 718

Description

Mintel Consulting is an exciting place to work, and a great place to launch your career as a consultant. We are in search of an Associate Consultant with at least 2 years of consulting or agency experience for a new position on our growing team. Candidates will have experience in CPG strategy, innovation or design, and be eager to develop great trends-based consumer and market research.

Candidates will be asked to demonstrate skills in critical thinking, enjoy presenting to groups, display poise under pressure, and have the ability to manage multiple projects. We are also looking for adjacent skills, such as graphic design, heroic data skills, product design, or exposure leading workshops or focus groups. In day to day work flow, you will be paired with and learn from seasoned consultants.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Rapidly organize information, identify patterns, draw conclusions, and succinctly communicate key points
  • Translate knowledge visually in PowerPoint or similar using many consumer and sales data sources
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of client-types
  • Organize resources and work schedules
  • Work collaboratively with sales, marketing, research analytics and operations

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 years of consulting or agency experience
  • Experience working in consumer packaged goods highly preferred
  • “What can I do better today” attitude
  • Able to build compelling stories with a commercial conclusion
  • Basic experience using consumer & market research methodologies and results
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Mintel syndicated tools preferred
  • Expertise working with complex data sets, including econometrics, statistics, consumer surveys, and syndicated sales data, such as IRI or Nielsen
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets

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