Research Assistant (Part-time)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512155-475752
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 09, 2016
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Technomic is a premier provider of foodservice industry information serving restaurant operators, food manufacturers and others allied to the industry from our downtown Chicago headquarters. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to join our growing publication practice as part-time Research Assistants.

The qualified candidates will be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in foreign language, or be fluent in one (or several) of these languages with a strong grasp of the respective cultures. Job responsibilities include information gathering, fact checking, writing, editing, call verification and data entry.

Experience and Skills:

  • Provide your own PC and internet connectivity in a private, secure environment
  • Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours a week
  • Expertise using the internet as a research tool
  • Professional, ambitious, adaptable and hard-working: attention to detail a must
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with AP writing style proficiency
  • Excellent telephone and customer-service skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word: knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint preferred
  • Strong understanding of food, beverage & restaurant industry: especially classifications and types
  • Experience and/or an interest in the foodservice industry a plus
  • Data entry and 10 key skills a plus

Technomic offers a challenging, career-oriented environment within a business casual workplace. We have an excellent Chicago loop location, just steps from many public transportation systems. Our standard office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Technomic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our part-time employees play an important role in our business function, thus we are seeking only those candidates with an interest in working hard, while gaining valuable business experience and knowledge. Qualified candidates will have a strong interest in research, writing or editing with an organization dedicated to service excellence.

No phone calls please. No Recruiters. Due to the large volume of responses we receive, we can only respond to candidates of interest.

Technomic is an Equal Opportunity Employer