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  • Custom Research Openings

    Daniel Associates undertakes business research assignments at the specific request of a client, and the results of that research are for the exclusive use of the contracting client. Daniel Associates Custom Research division serves global market leaders across numerous industries, as well as private equity and investment firms. We take a structured approach to research studies that involves detailed project planning, in-depth primary and secondary research and analysis, and synthesizing data into actionable findings to inform our clients' strategic planning.

    Custom research assignments typically include research and analysis of the following areas :

    • Conduct market research with interest and resourcefulness
    • Successfully follow established research processes and analysis methods, including in-house data analysis techniques.
    • Write concise reports in clear, coherent business English.
    • Help promote the published reports by drafting blogs and other communications.

    We also expect the successful candidate to consistently demonstrate :

    • Market sizing/market share
    • Market segmentation
    • Historical and forecasted demand
    • Potential customer market identification
    • Distribution channel assessment
    • Value chain analysis
    • Market attractiveness
    • Customer perceptions and purchasing decision-making
    • Competitive profiling
    • Production capacity/supply analysis

    Daniel Associates Custom Research projects typically involve collection of data from primary and secondary sources, development of hypotheses, analysis of data and presentation of findings to our client.

  • Analyst–Daniel Associates Custom Research

    Daniel Associates Custom Research is seeking candidates for Analyst roles. The nature of the work is project- and team-based. The research analyst role is responsible for both primary and secondary research activities, analysis and synthesis of data, and the organization and delivery of internal and client project deliverables. These roles perform a combination of the following activities depending on the requirements of the client, the nature of the study, the project role and position (i.e., Research Analyst):

    • Conduct secondary and primary research in support of custom research studies
    • Direct or contribute to the development of interview guides and/or survey instruments for data gathering and analysis
    • Develop quantitative analysis of markets, including demand analysis (marketing sizing), market segmentation and forecasts
    • Analyze data gathered in the course of primary and secondary research to develop key elements of study deliverables to inform client's business planning
    • Profile industry constituents across the value chain of a subject industry
    • Work with internal and external clients in a collaborative manner to deliver high-value results
    • Recommend changes in research approach in studies based upon direction of data gathering and in-process analysis
    • Stay current with industry and macroeconomic trends impacting markets covered by the company
    • Present research findings and recommendations to clients

    Key attributes for a successful analyst include :

    • Excellent verbal and writing skills
    • Strong quantitative skills and keen attention to detail
    • Ability to analyze and organize data into meaningful presentations
    • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate findings to colleagues and clients
    • Experience working in a team-based environment
    • Creativity to solve problems and develop approaches to complex analytical questions
    • A solid understanding of market research methodologies
    • Consulting experience, experience in industrial markets, MBA, economics degree and/or marketing degree, familiarity with business research a plus but not required
    • Motivation and fit to culture

    To apply for the position, send a cover letter and resume to

  • Custom research sales executive/business development manager

    Daniel Associates Custom Research division is seeking individuals who can sell custom research engagements across industries in a team-based environment. The sales executive role is responsible for lead development, consultative selling, sales proposal development, closing business, quality assurance, client satisfaction and account management.

    Key attributes for a successful sales executive include:
    • Excellent verbal, writing and listening skills
    • Consultative selling approach
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to understand client objectives, analyze and organize responses into meaningful proposals
    • Experience working in team-based environment
    • Strong client service attitude
    • A solid understanding of business development and market research
    • Consulting sales experience, MBA, economics degree, and/or marketing degree, familiarity with business research a plus but not required

    Resume and cover letter may be emailed to