Medicinal Foods, Volunteer Market Research Analyst (virtual)

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Recruiting Organization: M4A FOUNDATION - CROWDDOING

Medicinal Foods for Stress, Sleep and Anxiety is recruiting Medicinal Foods, Volunteer Market Research Analyst (virtual)


We're helping to build medicinal foods literacy and citizen science of foods & herbs for Stress, Sleep and Anxiety.


Here is the main package for your review to determine if you are interested: docs.google.com/document/d/1bT47d5eDE2NVW606d1Y7TeKp1hDHyP_JBuJ94Cyy0B4/edit?usp=sharing .


Please feel free to view this powerpoint to get an overview of this initiative: docs.google.com/presentation/d/12aEqwiRctIx3QcvK6HNFy4uJ5TgRffxQ7xPLEINNyJw/edit?usp=sharing


Did you know that there are thousands of foods and herbs that can impact our mental health in positive ways? CrowdDoing is a global virtual collaboration to research medicinal foods for stress, sleep and anxiety. Our project has the goal of advancing integration across fields of research and to build medicinal foods literacies in the population. We're recruiting virtual volunteer service learning project managers.


This role is for Medicinal Foods, Medicinal Foods Service Learning Micro-Leadership Project Management. CrowdDoing aims to make each role flexible, allowing you to become engaged according to your own schedule. You will have the chance to assume micro-leadership responsibilities in keeping with your aspirations and availability. https://real-leaders.com/leveraging-micro-leadership-to-make-aspirational-goals-achievable/.



You can see a video introduction (7 minutes & 25 second) to CrowdDoing's medicinal foods. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUrvRkx7_y8


We're helping to build medicinal foods literacy and citizen science of foods & herbs for Stress, Sleep and Anxiety.


What skills will you practice gaining mastery of this this role? Skills that overlap with what are needed for Medicinal Foods project management Service Learners include skills relevant to future project delivery in the project management profession. These skills include hard skills like "ability to make data-driven decisions" and soft skills like :problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, teamwork, leadership)" Developing Digital-Age Project Management Skills to Thrive in Disruptive Times https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/learning/thought-leadership/pulse/digital-pm-skills.pdf?sc_lang_temp=en


There are other frames that the PMI for what skills represent the future of project management which are also learnable through multi-disciplinary project management focused service learning at CrowdDoing's medicinal foods team. Each of the skills identified by Sam Sauer in a January 9, 2018 called "The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025" can be honed through this role:


Emotional Intelligence,

Adaptability

Working with and Managing Remote Teams

Data Science Expertise

https://www.liquidplanner.com/blog/skills-project-managers-will-need-2025/


There are other skills of the future of project managers that can be learned through this role. "Project Management: 5 Characteristics of 'Transformational' PMOs" identified these skills, all of which connect to this role:


"Consistency, Transparency, Flexibility, Agility, Educational". These are characteristics that take practice to develop.


https://www.cio.com/article/2409234/project-management--5-characteristics-of--transformational--pmos.html


Each group reporting on the field identifies different skills that are needed. "A new report from Forrester Research describes the characteristics of next-generation project management offices with real-world advice from leading PMO directors on how to get there:


1. Leadership

2. Motivation

3. Communication

4. Organization

5. Prioritization

6. Problem solving

7. Adaptability"


https://www.cio.com/article/2389129/project-management-7-must-have-project-management-skills-for-it-pros.html


All of these skills are learnable through service learning with CrowdDoing's medicinal foods team in our project management roles.


CrowdDoing provides real-world project-based learners to service learners who want to both develop their skills, and learn new skills related to systemic thinking, systemic change, and multi-disciplinary collaboration.

Here is the main package for their review to determine if you are interested: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bT47d5eDE2NVW606d1Y7TeKp1hDHyP_JBuJ94Cyy0B4/edit?usp=sharing .


We also have a powerpoint we can share- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12aEqwiRctIx3QcvK6HNFy4uJ5TgRffxQ7xPLEINNyJw/edit?usp=sharing


Pinterest page:


pinterest.com/medicinalfoodscitizenscience/boards/


CrowdDoing leverages micro-leadership. You can see this public article about our work: https://real-leaders.com/leveraging-micro-leadership-to-make-aspirational-goals-achievable/


Market Research Analyst Responsibilities

Include:


Collecting data on consumers, competitors and market place and consolidating information into actionable items, reports and presentations

Understanding business objectives and designing surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences

Compiling and analyzing statistical data using modern and traditional methods to collect it


Medicinal Foods, Volunteer Market Research Analyst (virtual) brief

We are looking for a methodical Market Research analyst to survey customer preferences and statistical data in order to support customers during their decision making process regarding product designs, prices and promotions. The successful market researcher will be able to analyze autonomously qualitative data, trends, strategies and competition aiming at increasing competitiveness.


Medicinal Foods, Volunteer Market Research Analyst (virtual) Responsibilities

Collect data on consumers, competitors and market place and consolidate information into actionable items, reports and presentations

Understand business objectives and design surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences

Compile and analyze statistical data using modern and traditional methods to collect it

Perform valid and reliable market research SWOT analysis

Interpret data, formulate reports and make recommendations

Use online market research and catalogue findings to databases

Provide competitive analysis on various companies’ market offerings, identify market trends, pricing/business models, sales and methods of operation

Evaluate program methodology and key data to ensure that data on the releases are accurate and the angle of the release is correct

Remain fully informed on market trends, other parties researches and implement best practices

Medicinal Foods, Volunteer Market Research Analyst (virtual) Requirements

Proven market research analysis experience

Ability to interpret large amounts of data and to multi-task

Strong communication and presentation skills

Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office

Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen

Familiarity with CRM programs

Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc)

Working knowledge of data warehousing, modelling and mining

Strong analytical and critical thinking

BS degree in Statistics, Marketing or related field




"To help support you joining the right part of CrowdDoing for you, please use this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftd6E0tyV2uq7mMty1rZ80BB2MSGhbnof9gRBvaQXbrttIkg/viewform?usp=sf_link"


If you have any questions about processes for joining CrowdDoing.world as a volunteer to support our efforts in systemic change please write to volunteerorientation@crowddoing.world

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