Market Research Note Taker

Field Scope International delivers fieldwork recruiting services in Healthcare, B2B and Consumer sectors across the globe.

Our offices are located in London, New York, Belgrade, Sofia and Blantyre [Malawi] with multilingual and experienced team of project managers and recruiters. Covering Western, Central, Eastern European and US markets.

We are recognized among our clients as a reliable, passionate and dedicated team of field workers who implement the highest standards of research and data management.

Our Belgrade office successfully operates for more than 4 years and with workforce of over 15 multilingual staff members.

We are looking for sharp and proactive individuals who are keen to begin their career in the market research industry and are customer and goal oriented with highly developed organizational skills.

We are currently looking for:

Market Research Note Taker

Malawi / Blantyre

A note taker is responsible for attending meetings, online focus groups, or conferences and taking detailed and accurate notes, report summarising from PowerPoint. They must have excellent listening and writing skills to capture essential information and ensure the documentation is organized and understandable. The note taker may work in various settings, including market research, corporate environments.

As a Market Research Note Taker, your responsibilities include:
• Attend virtual meetings, online focus groups, or virtual conferences as assigned and take thorough and concise notes.
• Actively listen and pay attention to verbal and nonverbal cues to capture important information, key points, and discussions, report summarising from PowerPoint.
• Record accurate and complete notes using preferred methods, such as typing on a laptop.
• Organize notes in a logical and structured manner, ensuring easy reference and retrieval of information.
• Highlight critical details, action items, decisions, and any follow-up requirements during the session.
• Review and proofread notes for clarity, correctness, and completeness, making necessary revisions or edits.
• Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately, adhering to any relevant privacy policies or regulations.
• Collaborate with other team members, if applicable, to cross-reference notes or clarify any uncertainties.
• Meet assigned deadlines for submitting finalized notes to relevant individuals or departments.
• Continuously improve note-taking skills, staying updated on effective techniques and tools.
• Communicate with supervisors or clients to clarify expectations, address questions, or provide progress reports, if necessary.

Candidate’s requirements and skills:
• University degree
• Good verbal and written language skills for English – Equivalent C1 level (mandatory)
• Knowledge of another foreign language (German, French, Spanish or Italian) would be considered as an advantage
• Competent computer skills in particular with MS Office
• Excellent communication and time management skills, the ability to prioritize tasks
• Some knowledge of market research is essential but not required as full training will be provided.
• Strong listening and comprehension skills to capture spoken information accurately.
• Excellent written communication skills with a focus on clarity, conciseness, and organization.
• Proficiency in note-taking methods and techniques, including shorthand, summarizing, or using digital tools.
• Detail-oriented and able to distinguish essential information from less important details.
• Strong time management and multitasking abilities to keep pace with the discussion and note-taking simultaneously.
• Proficiency in using computers, laptops, tablets, or other note-taking devices.
• Familiarity with relevant software tools or applications for efficient notetaking (e.g., Microsoft Word, Google Docs).
• Ability to work independently and maintain focus during lengthy meetings or sessions.
• Adaptability to different subject matters or industry-specific terminology.
• Professionalism, reliability, and a high level of discretion when handling confidential information.

What we offer:
• Full-time job, with no extra working hours
• Dynamic international working environment
• Great opportunities for career and personal growth
• Positive working atmosphere in an open-minded multicultural team

Working hours
• First Shift: 9.30AM – 6.00PM (Malawi Time)
• Second Shift: 12:30pm – 9.00pm (Malawi Time)
• Please be flexible for both shifts

Salary: To be discussed during the interview process

Find out more about our company and career progress opportunities by visiting our Careers Page.

An exciting opportunity in our dynamic and fast-growing business awaits for you.

If you consider yourself appropriate for this position, please apply and submit your resume in English.

Deadline for applications: 09.07.2023

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

You can also send your applications directly to hr@fieldscopeint.com