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Careers Research Analyst

Why we're hiring

The short answer? We're looking to keep a good thing going. An independently owned full-service marketing agency, Pinckney Hugo Group has grown consistently over the past 20 or so years.

We've created bigger and better work, added to our capabilities and expanded to serve a wider range of regional, national and international clients. It's all happened because we've been able to bring in incredibly talented and dedicated people to help build something special. And because we don't plan on slowing down anytime soon, we're posting career opportunities like this one.

Research Analyst

Market Research Department

Job Purpose

The Research Analyst will manage primary research and support strategic planning across agency and client teams. The ultimate goal of this position is to search for and distribute insight that can help drive marketing and media decisions, and inspire creative advertising. The ideal candidate has experience conducting primary research projects, is comfortable working directly with clients in both a lead and support role, has the ability to work with teams across agency functions and disciplines, and is able to switch between working independently and collaborating as part of a team.


  • Leverage existing research to translate relevant information to client and agency resources
  • Design and conduct primary research projects from start to finish
  • Write questionnaires and moderator's guides
  • Planning for recruitment, sampling and incentivizing
  • Moderating workshop sessions, focus groups and in-depth interviews
  • Online survey programming
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Managing research vendors, including sampling and execution
  • Present research findings and recommendations to client and internal teams


  • 1-3 years experience supporting and/or conducting both quantitative and qualitative research projects
  • Comfortable using survey research platforms (Decipher, Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, SurveyGizmo, Pollfish, Google Forms, etc.)
  • Comfortable using qualitative and hybrid research platforms (iTracks, Remesh, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis techniques, with a basic understanding of statistical analysis software packages (SPSS, Q, etc.)
  • Intermediate skill-sets in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable interviewing and presenting to agency and client-side executives 
  • The ability to develop estimates and manage budgets for custom research


    Note: Coverletter, resume and portfolio examples can be uploaded as a single PDF.