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We have been in business since 1966 and provide market information and advisory services to help companies make better business decisions. We help our clients develop the right products and get them in the right places at the right prices for the right people in order grow their businesses. We have over 2,000 clients worldwide and are known for our expertise in industries including food, fashion, technology...and more.
This position will be located in the Houston, Texas office.
Account Specialist-Motor Fuels Index and Convenience Store Monitor.
• Achieve/grow planned revenue targets for assigned clients. • Develop knowledge of the client’s industries, demonstrating category and industry expertise in all client engagements. • Support the team in managing day-to-day relationships with clients including full ownership of trainings, monthly reporting and daily client inquiries. • Aid in the development and execution of account plans; understand the client's organization; their internal objectives and planned use of NPD data to meet those objectives. • Build strong, long-term relationships with existing client contacts. Assist the team in establishing new relationships to broaden user base within existing clients. • Prepare issue-based data analyses and present findings/recommendations to clients in a way that focuses on the story. • Support all Motor Fuels Index related PR data requests with a focus on story-telling.
• 2-5+ years of experience in account management or client service research within market research (consumer, POS, custom and/or syndicated research) • Bachelor’s degree • Working knowledge of NPD methodologies or complementary services is preferred • Strong analysis and writing ability - digests diverse data sets into cohesive and succinct stories • Strong organizational and project management skills • Strong attention to detail • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels • Expert in all MS Office products, Excel, PowerPoint, & Word • Travel (typically 10% - 15%)