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Market Research Manager

US - VA - Remote

Job Description

SUMMARY: We are seeking a Market Research Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting comprehensive market research to support Stride’s strategic initiatives. This includes executing primary research projects such as surveys and focus groups, as well as compiling and analyzing secondary research from publicly available sources and purchased reports. Your insights will directly impact our product development, marketing strategies, and overall business growth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Execute all phases of primary quantitative and qualitative research projects, including questionnaire or discussion guide development, programming, quality checking, field and quota management, data processing, data analysis, and visual reporting.
  • Utilize statistical software and tools to analyze data sets, interpret results, and provide actionable recommendations.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations that clearly and visually communicate research findings to stakeholders across the organization.
  • Gather, review, and synthesize information from a variety of secondary sources such as industry reports, academic studies, market data, and existing internal research.
  • Monitor and analyze trends in the online education sector.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external research partners to ensure that each project stays on schedule and within budget. Manage stakeholder input and expectations across projects.
  • Manage relationships with external research vendors and ensure timely, quality deliverables.
  • Handle additional tasks as needed, such as contract management for research vendors and consultants.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in custom consumer/market research
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R, Q Analytics) and survey tools (e.g., Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey)
  • Ability to clear required background check

Certificates and Licenses: None required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Market Research & Insights experience in the Education industry or at a market research vendor/firm considered a plus
  • Experience with Q Analytics Software preferred
  • Experience with Qualtrics preferred
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently, while being part of a team structure
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position is virtual and open to residents of the 50 states, D.C.

Compensation & Benefits: Stride, Inc. considers a person’s education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee’s salary level.  Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position’s level and expected contribution, and the employee’s benefits elections.  Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range.

We anticipate the salary range to be $57,519.75 to $121,792.80.  Eligible employees may receive a bonus.  This salary is not guaranteed, as an individual’s compensation can vary based on several factors.  These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. 

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 

Job Type

Regular

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Health benefits Paid Time Off Retirement contributions

Skills

C Communication Data analysis Market Research Project Management Research Statistical software Writing

Tasks
  • Analyze data sets
  • Communicate with research partners
  • Execute primary research projects
  • Gather and synthesize information from secondary sources
  • Manage relationships with research vendors
  • Manage stakeholder input
  • Monitor industry trends
  • Prepare reports and presentations
Experience

3+ years

Education

Bachelor's degree Master's degree

Timezones

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