END DATE October 26, 2016

Field Coordinator

Weber Shandwick - Washington, D.C.

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  • Company
    Weber Shandwick Weber Shandwick
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

KRC Research is looking for Field Coordinator to join our Washington, DC office!


* Will work with our network of vendors to price and budget all Quantitative and Qualitative Research Projects

* Contribute methodological advice and offer best practices expertise during project development

* Negotiate cost effective and competitive pricing with all vendors

* Providing Teams with information and support to help win the project

* Assist Teams in Managing Quantitative and Qualitative Research Projects

* Communicating and monitoring quality control measures

* Monitoring field reports (Completions, quotas, incidence, response rates, etc)

* Working with Teams to clarify project related problems and issues in order to ensure that that project tasks are completed timely and with a high level of accuracy and quality

* Cost control management

* Assist Field Director in ensuring the success of all department initiatives

* Maintaining successful relationships with all vendors

* Vetting new vendors and assessing their capabilities and offerings

* Keeping well versed in industry standards, practices as well as newer methodologies

* Maintain all department lists, databases and forms


* Bachelor's degree

* Have an understanding of data collection for all Quantitative and Qualitative research methodologies


* Strong attention to detail

* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

* Ability to build positive and rewarding relationships with vendors and suppliers

* Ability to work in a fast paced environment

* Ability to work with all levels of staff and management


A unit of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG) and housed within leading global public relations firm Weber Shandwick, KRC specializes in opinion research and analytics designed to drive communications and marketing strategies, optimize campaigns, and measure success. For over 30 years, we have worked on behalf of leading corporations, government agencies, not-for-profits and the communications, branding, and creative agencies that represent them.

KRC Research offers the quality and custom service of a small firm along with the reach of a global organization. We've done research in over 50 countries and in 30 languages and our work spans many industries (healthcare, consumer, technology, finance, travel, and education, amongst others) and communications disciplines (including B2C and B2B marketing, corporate, public affairs, public education, and employee engagement). As part of IPG and closely partnered with Weber Shandwick, we play an important role in many global and Fortune 500 client assignments. As a dedicated research agency, we also work independently for clients outside Weber Shandwick, including but not limited to other IPG agencies such as FutureBrand, Golin, and Jack Morton.

Sample Studies

Qualitative Tools

Quantitative Tools

Research covered by

Message testing

Concept testing

Brand equity

Audience segmentation

Influencer mapping

Online communities

Focus groups


Online bulletin boards

In-depth interviews

Online surveys

Phone surveys

Intercept interviews

Social media analytics

Predictive modeling

New York Times

Wall Street Journal

USA Today


Huffington Post

KRC Research is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has offices alongside Weber Shandwick and IPG sister agencies in New York, Chicago, Seattle, and Cologne, Germany. Staffed with market research professionals from the worlds of political campaigns, consumer marketing, journalism and academia, we are flexible, practical, creative, knowledgeable, and fast. We combine sophisticated research tools with real-world experience to deliver the highest quality insights.


* Take a tour of KRC from our staff: http://bit.ly/1TILGtP

* Website: www.krcresearch.com

KRC Research is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. KRC Research recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.