Market Research Manager - Chemistry

    Location: New York

    That’s Nice is a full-service agency providing research-driven brand management and marketing that enable businesses to achieve their goals. Our integrated services reflect years of knowledge in life science and materials science markets, a passion for strategic thinking, and a comprehensive approach that meets the needs of global companies.

    Guy Tiene

    Strategic Content Director, Partner

    Please no phone calls.


    We are seeking a Market Research Manager to support Nice Insight, the research division of That’s Nice serving B2B clients across various parts of the biopharmaceutical supply chain, ranging from R&D and laboratory services, to clinical trials, drug manufacturing and supply chain logistics.

    The Market Research Manager (MRM) will formulate a strategy for successful client project implementation, coordinating with other staff and vendors as needed for qualitative, quantitative and secondary research.

    In addition, the MRM will research and track global drug pipelines, existing and developing drug research, FDA and EMA drug approvals, as well as the competitive landscape for specific manufacturing service providers via IMS, Medtrack, Datamonitor and other research and data sources.

    The successful candidate will have an established track record of complex problem-solving, strong analytical capabilities, including a working knowledge of quantitative research methodologies, and the ability to write questionnaires addressing specific research objectives.

    Job Specifications

    1. Develop, analyze and implement a broad spectrum of data collected from custom surveys and annual research, including agency of record (AOR) clients.
    2. Perform desk research and source-related secondary research.
    3. Analyze and report custom research data within assigned timelines, while helping to identify brand positioning and key messaging to communicate to the target audience.
    4. Manage key FTE/PTE (full-time/ part-time equivalent) research accounts by performing market research data gathering, analysis and report generation.
    5. Perform additional internal administrative tasks (department organization, filing, backup).
    6. Attend select trade shows and client presentations. 

    7. Write articles to be published in Pharma’s Almanac, a Nice Insight quarterly publication, and/or partner magazines about topics that are of interest to the pharmaceutical community.

    Job Requirements

    1. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
    2. Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel with the ability to work (and enjoy working) with large volumes of data to discern important trends.
    3. Eagerness to convert findings into actionable strategies that can positively impact sales.
    4. Comfort presenting data to business partners as requested.
    5. Master’s degree in science (chemistry, medicinal chemistry or pharmacology); prior research experience and Ph.D. a plus.

    Work Environment

    1. The Market Research Analyst role is based at our office on Fifth Avenue, near Union Square in New York, NY.
    2. This role is office-based, in an open space with other staff, visitors in and out and occasionally music playing, which creates a lively environment. The successful candidate must be comfortable that they can work effectively on content development in these circumstances.
    3. The Market Research Analyst (Associate) will need to read, understand and follow standard office practices, procedures and policies.
    4. That’s Nice LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Hours, Remuneration & Benefits

    1. Basic hours of work are five days per week (Mon-Fri), 9am – 6.30pm, with 1 hour lunch. Additional hours may be necessary at times to complete projects under deadlines.
    2. Nine public holiday days across the year are observed with office closure.
    3. Bonus: Performance-based financial bonuses
    4. Benefits: Eligibility after 12 weeks probationary period (Aetna health plans, dental plans, vision plans, life insurance, disability plans, AD&D plans, commuter benefit options)
    5. Vacation: 15 paid days annually, earned after 12 week probation (pro-rated to calendar year)
    6. Sickness: 5 paid days annually, earned after 12 week probation (pro-rated to calendar year)