Hot Job: Consumer Researcher at QVC

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The position: Consumer insights researcher for QVC

Location: West Chester, Pa.

Job duties: Will gather quantitative and qualitative insights that can be used for actionable plans. Position involves analyzing and producing studies related to a variety of areas including QVC viewership, shopping behaviors, consumer programming and merchandise preferences. Will use secondary research services and resources such as NPD to identify market and consumer trends to drive marketing, merchandising and programming activity. Assists the qualitative research team in developing and conducting focus groups and in analyzing the results of qualitative research. Will be expected to keep abreast on the latest technologies and methodologies in market research.

The company: Known for its round-the-clock television shopping channel, QVC is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world.

Requirements: Requires college degree in business administration, market research, psychology or a related field. Master's degree is preferred. Must have basic knowledge of research-related information, software and analytical systems, as well as statistical techniques and research methodologies. Applicants must have strong analytical skills, excellent problem solving skills and be comfortable with public speaking. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required. Experience developing and delivering presentations is a big plus.

Extra perks: The company offers life insurance, tuition reimbursement, profit sharing plans and retirement plans. Plus, employees get a discount of up to 30% off company purchases.

Interesting info: QVC's programming involves more than 22,000 on-air guests each year, and spotlights more than 1,000 products each week. The company says its on-air hosts do not use scripts, cue cards or teleprompters for their presentations.

Other opportunities: QVC needs a web analyst, transportation manager, human resource generalist and a call center supervisor. They also have many openings at their retail stores and distribution centers.

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