Market Research Analyst

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is seeking to recruit a Market Research Analyst based in the Society`s Head Office in Lugano.

ESMO is a learned society for the medical oncology profession. The society aims to provide its members with a range of professional services to improve standards of practice in medical oncology by enhancing the knowledge and competence of its members. The society also provides a voice for the profession at a political level.

The services provided by ESMO include: Education, Guidelines, Global Curriculum, Fellowships and Awards, and the ESMO Examination. The main role of the Marketing Department is to develop and refine the overall strategy of the Society.

The Market Research Analyst will be responsible for market research and competitive intelligence for ESMO and will provide input to the strategy development based upon the synthesis of insights provided by primary and secondary market research and data analysis, also including analysis of on-line trends. The Market Research Analyst will report to the Head of Marketing.

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Suitable applicants should possess the following

Educational skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or Life Sciences

Professional experiences:

  • Extensive experience with primary market research required and experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or not for profit sector a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of the key steps and checkpoints included in the market research process: study design components, appropriate use of statistics, and analytical applications
  • Previous experience with branding research (product positioning, creative concept testing, message testing)

Technical skills:

  • A strong understanding of both marketing and marketing research
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking; challenges assumptions, practices

Language skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

To apply:

Please provide by 15 January 2018, by e-mail (preferred) or regular mail and in English only to Andrea Abbatelli, Head of HR, ESMO, Via L. Taddei 4, 6962 Lugano, CH,

  • An application letter of maximum one page (included notice time from current position)
  • A CV and at least two references
  • A recent photo, e-mail address and telephone number

NB: Applications that do not fulfil the above submission requirements will not be considered. 

ESMO is a non-profit Society founded in 1975 to promote the art, science and practice of medical oncology.