Jr. Market Research Analyst

About Foundry Spatial

Established in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, we are a team of environmental scientists, developers, and geospatial experts drawn from government, academia, and the private sector. Our secret sauce is a blend of scientific know-how and entrepreneurial innovation. Above all, we care about the environment and supporting people across multiple sectors in responsible decision-making about our land and water.

At Foundry Spatial, our products help people make sustainable decisions about water and the environment, bringing scientific data to the web in creative, interactive ways. We work with the best open source tools and continually improve our products as we learn and grow. We also work hard to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment, so everyone knows they belong on our team.

Job Brief

We’re looking for a team player who is passionate about technology and the environment. The successful market researcher will need to learn about our newest products, clearly understand and communicate the benefits to our customers, and help us develop our customer base. This will include researching and interviewing potential customers to inform product design and strategy through actionable insights based on your primary research.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research on target geographies for a developing product
  • Research target market through interviews with potential clients and industry experts
  • Interact with users to solicit feedback and convey to the business development team for refinement
  • Building relationships while exploring new markets and identifying potential local partners
  • Follow industry resources, attend trade shows and conferences, and interact with market innovators and disruptors to predict emerging industry trends

Desired Skills

  • Effective communicator with tact and tenacity, and the ability to comfortably interact with clients online or by phone
  • Be well-organized and able to work accurately and effectively in a positive manner
  • Possess strong analytical and written skills when collecting data on customers, competitors, and markets, and consolidate it into actionable insights, reports, and presentations.
  • Committed to continual improvement, and willingness to share and explore new ideas with other team members
  • Willingness to contribute to a positive, healthy work environment for all team members

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in marketing or business)

While we value experience, passion and curiosity are paramount. You’ll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact as part of a small, growing team. This would be a six-month contract position starting September 27th, 2021 to March 27th, 2021. We are flexible with start/end dates. Wage offering will be in the range of $25-$28/hour, depending on experience, and will be a 37.5-hour work week.

We have an office close to town with free parking and easy access by bus or bike (we are right on Lochside Trail). Great coffee (and tea) and team-building events are some of the perks. In addition, you can work remotely during Covid.

Interested applicants, please send a brief introduction and CV to: merie@foundryspatial.com. While we are thankful to all applicants for their interest in the posting and we carefully review each application submitted, we will only get in touch with applicants whose profiles we feel are the best match for this position.