Hanley Wood

Research Support Assistant

4 weeks ago
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Research Support Assistant

Chicago, IL


Metrostudy is currently seeking a Research Support Assistant.  The Research Support Assistant will assist the Research Manager and local team in maintaining a proprietary database of real estate research.  This individual will perform audits of county records, both online and in person.  He/She will obtain and update contact information from local building companies, research, and enter data for new home builder projects at the Research Manger’s direction.


At times the Research Support Assistant will be required to travel to residential subdivisions and perform field research and data collection at county offices.


Major Responsibilities and Related Duties Include:


  • Survey new home communities by telephone and internet to update data, including sales, pricing, and closings
  • Identify and monitor future product introductions (sources include newspapers, builder websites, etc.)
  • Review research data to high quality standards are maintained
  • Build strong working relationships with information providers, including sales agents, builders, and planners
  • Gain market knowledge and be a resource for internal and external clients
  • Perform quarterly field research and data collection as needed


Qualified Candidates should possess the following Skills, Education, and Experience:


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly organized manner and meet all established deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Strong customer service skills, particularly in working with customers over the telephone
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel PC
  • Accuracy in data entry

Candidates who are offered the Research Support Assistant position will be required to submit to a background check reviewing criminal and driving records, and verifying past employment and any educational programs completed.

About Hanley Wood

About Metrostudy:


Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, is the leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide. Metrostudy provides research, data, analytics and consulting services to help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions every day. Metrostudy is a Hanley Wood company.


You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation with a dynamic workplace setting. If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply on line at http://www.hanleywood.com/careers.


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Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v 


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