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Focus Forward LLC. All Rights Reserved.
131 West 35th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212.626.9060
950 West Valley Road, Suite 2700
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: 215.367.4000
Fax: 610.964.0345

Join Our Team

Focus Forward is one of the fastest growing market research companies in North America. We offer an extensive and exciting variety of career choices.

If you are seeking a challenging career opportunity and stimulating work environment, look to Focus Forward, where talented individuals are the most important part of our success. We seek to become the employer of choice for individuals who can demonstrate our philosophy of determination, innovation, passion, teamwork and trust.

Focus Forward is an equal opportunity employer. We offer the same opportunities to every individual regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, age, sexual orientation or preference, national origin, marital status, gender, ancestry, disability or handicap, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

Positions Currently Available

Full Time

  • Qualitative Project Manager (Apply Here) (Philadelphia)

    We are currently seeking a full-time (Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm) Project Manager to oversee market research projects. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Coordinating, monitoring and executing market research project activity to meet our clients’ project goals within a specified time period  
    • Project set up and maintenance
    • Daily client contact involving updates, phone and e-mail contact. This role is heavily involved in client contact on each specific project
    • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
    • Monitoring internal project costs and feasibility throughout fielding
    • Oversight of internal recruiting team assigned to your projects

    Experience Required:

    • Project management experience in related industry preferred, but not required
    • Exceptional detail orientation
    • Excelling in a results driven, fast paced, deadline oriented environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, with emphasis on Excel skills
    • Excellent ability to multi-task
    • Two- or four-year degree from an accredited university or college

    Comprehensive Benefits Package.  Qualified candidates should forward their resume along with salary requirements.   Submissions without salary requirements will not be considered.

Part Time

  • HR Manager (Apply Here) (Philadelphia)

    The HR Manager oversees and directs the human resources function, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, terminations, and administrative duties related to the hiring process and record keeping.  Focus Forward is located in Wayne, PA and currently staffs 65 employees, about half full time and half part time. This position implements HR policies consistent with the overall objectives of the company.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    •   Administer compensation, benefit, and performance appraisal programs.

    •   Oversee payroll, and 401(k) plan

    •   Recruit and negotiate rates for staffing vacancies

    •   Conduct initial interview process

    •   Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, wages, opportunities, and employee benefits

    •    Perform difficult staffing duties such as advising managers on administering disciplinary procedures and terminating employees

    •    Oversee coordination of employee on-boarding and orientation

    •    Responsible for policy development, review, and implementation

    •    Oversees the record management function including maintenance, retention, transfer, and disposition of personnel records and files

    •    Oversees the development, revision and maintenance of comprehensive job descriptions

    •    Provides information and advice to employees, supervisors and managers regarding employee relations issues and personnel policies, practices and regulations

    •    Coordinate and conduct training on human resource program-related topics and issues

    •    Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning person-related data such as hires, terminations, and performance appraisals

    •    Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations

    •    Various other duties, as needed

    This position is 25 hours a week (5 hours each day, M-F). There is some flexibility in the hours.

    Experience Required:
    Minimum five years successful experience as an HR Generalist
    Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    BS/BA from accredited college or university.


  • Telephone Interviewing/Recruiting (Apply Here) (Philadelphia)
    We have immediate part time openings for individuals who will be making outbound calls to candidates being recruited for Focus Groups. You must be computer literate and be able to read specific questions to the candidates which you will record on questionnaires. Part time hours can vary from 10am to 8pm Monday through Thursday, and 10am to 5pm on Friday. College students welcome.

    * Comfortable using a computer with Microsoft Windows
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Familiarity with Microsoft Office

    * $10/hr


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