Careers

Research Analyst

(Full-time)

HCP Associates is 32-year-old research-driven marketing firm headquartered in the Channelside Arts District in Downtown Tampa. HCP is currently seeking an energetic and professional Research Analyst.

This position is responsible for producing high-quality research for the variety of HCP’s research projects. The research analyst is involved in the full scope of projects, and must be capable of project management, methodology and survey design, analytical writing and presentation preparation, and preparation delivery. The research analyst must engage with HCP’s clientele and the community to understand needs and wants that are not easily gleaned from simply being behind a desk – this is not a back-office position.

Required Skills:

Analytical:

  • Thorough understanding of descriptive statistics, regressions, and data science fundamentals used in quantitative research.
    •  (Optional, Recommended) Direct experience conducting survey work.
  • Understanding of qualitative research techniques, such as case studies, stakeholder interviewing, secret shopping, competitor analysis, open-ended response classification and others.
  • Taking a big-picture view with recognizing opportunities to provide new solutions to clients’ business needs; always exploring the opportunity for further research.
  • An expertise in delving into unfamiliar subject matter and interpreting second- and third-party documents and summarizing them into concise syntheses.

Presentational:

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and case studies that accurately portray the results of research with a compelling, professional narrative.
  • Ability to produce eye-catching presentations, infographics and other creative materials with the assistance of HCP’s creative professionals.
  • Maintaining a standard of professionalism and fostering constructive relationships with clientele as well as business and community leaders.
  • Ability to speak before and present findings to small and large audiences. Our clientele include government figures and some presentations are broadcast publically.

Organizational

  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and to plan expected future workloads.
  • Ability to contribute correct estimations to RFQ’s/RFP’s and other project estimations.
  • A drive and desire to meet deadlines.
  • Very strong attention to detail.

Software / Technical:

  • Working knowledge of R or SPSS for statistics.
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, including:
    • Pivot Tables
    • Formulae
    • Data Manipulation
    • (optional) VBA Macros & Automation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • A willingness to learn new and unfamiliar tools and technology stacks.
  • (Optional, Recommended) Familiarity with Python or other programming languages often used in a data science environment and process automation.
  • (Optional, Recommended) Familiarity with Google Analytics and website traffic patterns.
  • (Optional, Recommended) Familiarity with Google AdWords and other digital advertising platforms.

Educational Requirements

A four-year degree in marketing, economics, market research, advertising, psychology, statistics or a related field is required. Three to seven (3-7) years previous related experience is required. Those driven by a professional and self-starter attitude are encouraged to apply. The ability to perform multiple research- focused job functions in a fast-paced environment is a must. An understanding of social media and modern digital advertising practices is important.

Benefits

HCP Associates is an equal opportunity employer with a long history of successful associates that find our firm a stable environment with a good work/life balance. HCP offers 100 percent health insurance coverage for its full-time employees, an IRA plan (matching up to 3 percent), continuing education stipends and numerous other perks that make HCP a fun and progressive workplace.

About Us

HCP Associates is a privately held professional services firm offering research, strategy and marketing services to national and international clientele in a broad collection of niche B2B and B2C markets. Our firm has a 32-year history of developing new and exciting business tactics and we are especially proud of our many accomplishments in the Tampa Bay Area.

Contact Us

Qualified candidates may send a cover letter and resume to Lynn Cronin at admin@hcpassociates.com.

Research Coordinator

(Full-time)

HCP Associates is 32-year-old research-driven marketing firm headquartered in the Channelside Arts District in Downtown Tampa. HCP is currently seeking an energetic and professional Research Coordinator.

This position is responsible for contributing to the high-quality research delivered to the variety of HCP’s research clientele. The research coordinator assists throughout many phases of the scope of a project, and must be organized, data-driven and have a passion for learning new subject matter.

Required Skills:

Analytical:

  • Understanding of fundamental statistics (means, medians, modes) and a willingness to be trained in more in-dept analysis.
    • (Optional, Recommended) Direct experience conducting survey work.
    • (Optional, Recommended) Understanding of qualitative research techniques, such as case studies, stakeholder interviewing, competitor analysis, secret shopping, open-ended response classification and others.

Presentational:

  • Ability to contribute to comprehensive reports that accurately portray the results of research with a compelling, professional narrative.
  • Ability to produce eye-catching presentations, infographics and other creative materials with the assistance of HCP’s creative professionals.
  • Maintaining the standards of professionalism expected of HCP employees.

Organizational

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.
  • A drive and desire to meet deadlines, and to ask questions when one does not know the answers.
  • Very strong attention to detail.

Software / Technical:

  • Exposure to and willingness to learn R or SPSS for statistics.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, including:
    • Formulae
    • Data Entry, Manipulation and Cleaning
    • (Optional, Recommended) Pivot Tables
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • (Optional, Recommended) Familiarity with Python or other programming languages often used in a data science environment and process automation.

Educational Requirements

A four-year degree in marketing, economics, market research, advertising, psychology, statistics or a related field is required. This is an entry-level position; those driven by a professional and self-starter attitude are encouraged to apply. The ability to perform multiple research- focused job functions in a fast-paced environment is a must. An understanding of social media and modern digital advertising practices is important.

Benefits

HCP Associates is an equal opportunity employer with a long history of successful associates that find our firm a stable environment with a good work/life balance. HCP offers 100 percent health insurance coverage for its full-time employees, an IRA plan (matching up to 3 percent), continuing education stipends and numerous other perks that make HCP a fun and progressive workplace.

About Us

HCP Associates is a privately held professional services firm offering research, strategy and marketing services to national and international clientele in a broad collection of niche B2B and B2C markets. Our firm has a 32-year history of developing new and exciting business tactics and we are especially proud of our many accomplishments in the Tampa Bay Area.

Contact Us

Qualified candidates may send a cover letter and resume to Lynn Cronin at admin@hcpassociates.com.

Digital Developer

HCP Associates, a 32-year-old marketing consulting firm based in Tampa, has an immediate opening for a Digital Developer.

The Digital Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of major and minor web and mobile components for a variety of different clients. The Digital Developer will work closely with Designers to develop custom websites, mobile applications and various other digital tactics for a large variety of clientele.

The Digital Developer must be able to develop and maintain WordPress and HTML5 websites while conforming to “strict” standards set by the W3C Organization for CSS and XHTML. A solid understanding of Google Analytics is also a necessity.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Operate effectively as a member of the development team.
  • Provide quick turn-around for daily client website maintenance.
  • Responsible for development of custom Websites and mobile apps.
  • Utilize storyboarding and graphic pre-designs, when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate creative, technical and analytical skills.
  • Communicate effectively in technical and business environments.
  • Must be an excellent problem solver.

Required Skills:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Practical experience in development of WordPress websites.
  • Practical experience with HTML, XML, PHP, and CSS.
  • Understanding of MySQL and JavaScript.
  • Must understand and master designs to be 100 percent “responsive” and adapt perfectly to Macs, PCs, iOS/Android. (includes iPhones, iPads, Kindles, tablets and the most popular browsers).
  • Working knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics and social media integration.
  • Solid skills in Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, innovative, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work under deadlines and times of elevated stress.
  • Prefer a bachelor’s degree (preference given to Computer Science, Engineering and STEM majors).
  • Prefer 1-3 years’ experience.
  • Proficiency with InDesign a plus.
  • Exposure to one of the following: Java, C++, Python a plus.

 

HCP Associates is an equal opportunity employer and offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation Assistance
  • 100 percent paid health insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Matching Simple IRA (Up to 3%)
  • Experience with one of Florida’s most reputable research-based marketing firms

Apply for Position:

To apply for this position, please send e-mail containing; cover letter, resume, and samples of your best work (link to portfolio site) to admin@hcpassociates.com.

Please, no calls or walk-ins.