We’re Hiring: Research Assistant Position

Nash Information Services, LLC, the owner of The Numbers and OpusData has an open position for Research Assistant. If you’re interested, and you’re a good fit for the job description below, please send your resumé to careers@nashinfoservices.com. The interview process will start the week of September 2.

Research Assistant

Summary

Nash Information Services, LLC is seeking a Research Assistant to work on client research projects and help maintain and extend our database of movie financial information.

Core Duties

  • Research for client projects, including database queries, online searches for information (such as movie release dates, budgets etc.), and compiling data into spreadsheets and PDF reports.
  • Client support—helping clients with research enquiries and answering questions about our services and reports.
  • Work with our data team to maintain and extend our core database, including scheduling work for our contracted data entry specialists.

Secondary Duties

  • Working with our development and editorial team on The Numbers and Nash Information Services web sites. Duties may include copy-editing, help with writing content, involvement in design and site functionality decisions.

Hours and Location

  • Initially, this will be a 40 hours/week contract position for one month on a trial basis. After one month, subject to meeting targets and by mutual agreement, it will become a full-time position.
  • This is a work-from-home position. The applicant must be able to work from home in a space with minimal background noise—suitable for phonecalls with clients and other team members.
  • Core hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, in a time zone between EST (US East Cost time) and PST (US Pacific time). Pacific Time is preferred.
  • The full-time job is an exempt position. Employee will receive generous healthcare and retirement benefits. Position is not eligible for over-time pay.
  • After the one-month trial, a computer will be provided and internet access paid for.

General Skills Required

  • Ability to work remotely with little in-person supervision.
  • Excellent written and in-person communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.

Technical Skills Required

  • Basic statistical analysis skills
  • Mac OS X
  • Microsoft Office and/or OpenOffice

Technical Skills Preferred

  • iWork Pages
  • Asana
  • Dropbox
  • SQL and database management experience
  • Statistical analysis (including R, or equivalent statistical tools)
  • Basic programming skills
  • Web site tools: ssh, ftp etc.
  • Experience with image and video tools

Application Process

Please send your resumé to careers@nashinfoservices.com. Interviews start the week of September 2.


Date posted: 2014-08-26