Monday, July 24, 2017

113 Industries hiring Chinese-language Consultant, Consumer Insights.

113 Industries, a market research consulting firm headquartered in Station Square, is hiring a Chinese-language "Consultant, Consumer Insights". An excerpt of the job posting, via
113 Industries is seeking a detail-oriented and self-motivated Consultant to join the Consumer Insights team on projects related to Chinese consumers. The Consultant’s primary contributions will include configuring and analyzing data collection campaigns in Chinese language.

This is a temporary assignment but could lead to a full-time role as an Associate with highly variable day-to-day activities, a highly collaborative team, and great exposure to industry-leading organizations. In that Associate role, the candidate will create strategies, presentations and deliverables and interact with the clients directly. In that role, the candidate will also contribute to ongoing development of 113’s services to continually enhance the analysis of consumer data and insights.

Excellent knowledge of Chinese languages, both written and verbal, and Chinese culture is a must. Good knowledge of English is also required.

This opportunity is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Identify conversation trends and patterns within social media data occurring in various spaces for projects in the Chinese languages
  • Configure the software and tools 113 Industries uses for social listening and analysis in Chinese.
  • Read through and analyze social data in Chinese for insights and conversation trends and identify the various themes and spaces of conversations
  • Work closely with insights team to extract patterns in data and create subsequent strategic recommendations for clients
  • Help team to maintain project deliverable timelines through providing status reports

Potential Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform deep-dive market research and analysis to understand and conceptualize the existing consumer space
  • Contribute to product ideation and brainstorming sessions
  • Develop strategy briefs and project deliverables
  • Deliver presentations and reports internally as well as to clients and serve as a communication contact with clients


  • Excellent knowledge of Chinese language, written and verbal, and good knowledge of English
  • Excellent knowledge of Chinese culture, preferably someone who has lived and grown up in China
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years work experience
  • Background in marketing, business analysis, market research, and/or social listening ideal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills