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Research Assistant
Ref No.: 18-07053
Location: Menlo Park, California
About us
The SMB Programs team is a research and analytics group in the Marketing Science organization. Working with stakeholders across the company, the team develops hypotheses, designs and executes research. The results can often influence the SMB organization’s roadmap and be published to help the advertising industry understand the evolving media landscape.
Description
We are looking for a research assistant to work with the SMB Programs team and help execute research programs. This role will be part of the Marketing Science organization that is focused on supporting our global small business organization through better understanding of how businesses can grow using our platforms.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in media or advertising effectiveness research methods along with a natural curiosity to understand how things work. They should be passionate about Facebook, analytically minded, a great communicator, and able to partner with other XFN teams.
Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Marketing Science SMB Programs team and be the direct liaison with the advertisers.
Own the operations of the research programs including communication and recruitment of advertisers; troubleshooting, tracking and reporting of FB ads.

Qualifications:
Experience in working on social media advertising.
Ability to communicate clearly with clients about the research programs, FB ads and campaign set-up, analysis and results.
Comfortable using Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Great project management skills
Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience at Facebook ads effectiveness
Understanding technical concepts such as Pixel
Experience in working on research studies (A/B tests, surveys, interviews)
Working knowledge of SQL or other programming languages
Languages: English (Speak, Read, Write)