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Research Project Manager

The World's Largest Social Network

Menlo Park, CA

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Expected Salary
$55 - $60 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a Research Project Manager to work on-site at our client's Menlo Park campus on a contract basis. In this role, you'll be a part of the Research Programs team, focused on building and scaling global research programs that strengthen the impact of a world-class research team. 

As Research Project Manager, you'll enable the team's best work by managing short- and long-term project milestones, anticipating project issues and resolving them, connecting resources to research needs, and removing barriers to doing great work. 

This role will focus on overseeing a newly established set of research participant panels, comprised of hundreds of research participants and a large value of weekly feedback. You'll be be expected to oversee the real-time and ongoing maintenance of the panels, and work with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure their continued success.   

We are looking for a Research Project Manager who is an expert in problem solving and multitasking, building and managing strong cross-functional relationships,  and utilizing a full range of organizational and interpersonal skills that help talented teams operate at their highest and most effective level. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Own, manage, track, and communicate out research participant panel projects.
  • Partner with Core App Researchers to prioritize projects and problem-solve hurdles.
  • Ensure project roles and responsibilities are clear, and ensure alignment across all contributors.
  • Attend and/or facilitate regular meetings to gain alignment and remove roadblocks.
  • Facilitate in-house panel events and panel kickoff meetings.
  • Collate weekly panel feedback from research participants, and partner with Researchers to communicate findings to stakeholders.
  • Prepare project correspondence and presentations, as needed, for status reports, executive updates, meetings, etc.
  • Identify and implement project efficiencies and new processes to help run the panel smoothly.
  • Coordinate with key partners (Sales, Research Ops & Programs, Finance, etc.) to support the panel and potential new projects.
  • Conduct all work in a professional and courteous manner, and positively represent the company at all times.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years in a Project Manager or Project Coordinator role managing multiple simultaneous projects, including solid experience in marketing, communications, and/or social media outreach
  • Experience writing and sending newsletters, memos, and/or written updates to senior-level stakeholders
  • Familiarity with research and/or panel setup preferred
  • Customer focused, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and proactive, requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to stay focused under pressure, and prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Creativity, engagement, story-telling skills a plus

Commitment: This is a 7-month contract. 

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