Job Description

As a Research Associate, you will support The Mom Project Labs as we shape the future of work. On project management, you will track all projects, align the organization’s various teams and make sure key projects are moving forward. You will coordinate communications, support meetings and execute on all stages of projects (internal and external), manage project deliverables and follow-up required. This role scales from administrative to integral research responsibilities.

Ideal Candidate Possesses:
- Interest in the application of behavioral science research
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with a solid understanding of business strategies
- Fanatical attention to detail and accuracy
- Proven ability to track, prioritize, and drive multiple projects to success
- Excellent communicator and ability to work well with executives, and ability to lead and influence across multiple levels and functions of an organization
- Assist with the development of processes and procedures to maintain efficient operations and administrative systems.
- Facile with scheduling software, excellent note-taking abilities including real-time notes and transcription of interviews
- Comfortable asking questions to clarify requirements, propose alternate solutions, and further develop the deliverable
- Adaptable, able to manage dynamic requirements
- Independent and self-driven
- Ability to handle multiple (and sometimes competing) priorities
- Experience with market research
- High energy, positive and communicative
- Proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and interest in learning new software tools

About this role:
- Full-time
- The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of administrative and project management or equivalent work experience
- In-office 4 days/week: WFH on Fridays
- Excellent health benefits and paid parental leave

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail

Location

In the heart of River North, steps from the Mart, with all the food, drink, coffee and fun you could ever need within a block or two.

An Insider's view of The Mom Project

What's something quirky about your company?

It's a dog-eat-dog world around here... but in the best way possible. We love our furry friends! The more, the merrier.

Katie

Marketing & Partnerships

What projects are you most excited about?

I wouldn't say there is just one type of project I am most excited about (mostly because we have so many!). I will say that it's truly rewarding to be a sounding board for the women in our community looking for jobs. Some of them have never before been able to discuss their families while in the midst of their job search.

Mandy

Talent Success Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone who is organized, driven, action-oriented and able to multitask like a boss can be successful on our team. Also, if you can communicate well with your teammates and celebrate their wins with them, you can be successful at The Mom Project!

Lara

Sr. Manager, Talent Success

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team to be creative by taking short spans (2-3 days) where we completely step out of our day-to-day work and focus on larger ideas. By unshackling from the "to-do" list and flexing our brains in a different way, we come up with incredibly interesting and creative solutions that we may not have if we were stuck to a meeting agenda.

Colleen

Head of Community & Marketing

How does the company support your career growth?

After my youngest turned four, I started to think about going back to work. I wasn't sure of the opportunities that would be available to me after a break in employment. The Mom Project provided me with an opportunity to get back in the game. And now I get to help other women do the same!

Megan

Talent Success Manager

What are The Mom Project Perks + Benefits

The Mom Project Benefits Overview

At The Mom Project, we work hard to live the mission and emphasize respect and flexibility. We all have lives outside of work, and our employees don't need to compartmentalize or pretend that life doesn't exist from 9 to 5. Our benefits and perks are guided our values and include things like paid parental leave, employee equity, adoption assistance, 401K, regular team lunches, dog-friendly offices, cold brew on tap and more. There's also the intangible feel-good benefits of knowing that the work we are doing can deeply effect a woman's life and the lives of everyone around her.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get $10 towards lunch provided by Fooda on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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