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Ottawa, ON

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Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) is a global information and measurement company Founded in 1923, Nielsen is the global authority on the consumer. We help over 20,000 clients in 105 countries understand consumers and grow their businesses, every day. The company is organized into two areas: What Consumers Watch and What Consumers Buy. For more information, visit

We are currently looking for Part-Time bilingual Coders to work from our Ottawa office. The primary responsibility for the Coder will be interpreting open-ended responses, and developing code lists by grouping similar ideas and assigns numeric code values to these responses. This includes:

  • Reviews open-ended data from online, telephone, or mail-in surveys
  • Develops code lists using Ascribe by grouping similar responses into specific categories
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks including:
  • Sample look-ups using internet resources
  • Perform timing of survey questionnaires for survey bids
  • Assigns numeric code values to open-ended responses
  • Performs data-entry from mail-in surveys
  • Prepares verbatim files of open-ended responses as needed, including:
  • Cleaning open-ended responses for spelling and grammar

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Some college/post secondary education (preferably in Applied Social Science / Mathematics-Statistics / Business)
  • Previous market research experience is an asset
  • Previous data coding is a strong asset
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook (or similar programs)
  • Knowledge of Ascribe and SPSS is considered an asset
  • Attention to detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to comprehend data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Typing proficiency of 45+ wpm
  • Good understanding of research principles
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment under tight deadlines
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is a requirement
  • Must be available during business hours Monday to Friday, for a minimum of 30 hours per week

We respect diversity and offer an inclusive work environment.   As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified and diverse workforce.  Nielsen is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please let us know.  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2017-07-14

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