VICE - Insights associate



Location (s):

  • United States of America
Brooklyn, NY


The insights team at VICE is responsible for creating thought leadership and strategic thinking that fuels the growth of VICE Media Group and its partners.


We are experts in primary research methodologies – both qualitative and quantitative - but also surface insights from across VICE’s ecosystem such as content analytics, campaign performance, our DMP and some third party data sources. The team is as much analytical as it is creative. We thrive on curiosity, ambition and collaboration – within the team and across departments.

Role x You

You are a passionate, detail-oriented researcher who is well versed in a variety of research methodologies but also wants to break with convention and create new ways to gather and analyze information. 

In the short term you will manage research initiatives for both VICE and partner brands. This includes supporting the measurement of branded campaigns, bespoke research projects for internal departments and clients, and thought leadership for the company as a whole. You are the backbone of the team, working to ensure adherence to schedule and data quality standards and drafting research instruments and presentations.

After 6 months in this role you will become more comfortable with our research methodologies and data sources as well as have a solid understanding of our audience and VICE’s brand mission, enabling you to not only manage projects but add critical thinking to the final reports. 

And after a year you’ll grow to lead smaller research projects on your own with less oversight as well as write proposals to pitch for new research projects. You will also participate in sharing learnings and best practices with internal and external stakeholders. 

About VICE

VICE is an international media company that captures people at the heart of all our stories. We focus on the ideas, issues, and context that other outlets miss. Launched in 1994, VICE operates in 35 cities across the globe, making 1500 pieces of content every day. The company has five lines of business: VICE Digital, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICELAND, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 26 offices around the world. 

Working at VICE

VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business.

VICE offers comprehensive benefits including but not limited to trans-inclusive benefits, fertility benefits, and tuition reimbursement. We also have dog-friendly days, bagel Fridays, and the occasional drag show in our conveniently located Williamsburg office. Day-to-day you can enjoy a rooftop garden full of edible produce (in the summer), beverages, healthy snacks and the opportunity to make the work of a lifetime if you’re into that sort of thing, which we hope you are.

Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity are major benefits to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whetted her such sponsorship will be provided.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

You have these:

  • 1-3 years experience in consumer research. College degree. 
  • Solid project management and organizational skills with strong detail orientation and ability to multitask
  • Ability to analyze and summarize data and information across sources and methodologies
  • Proficiency with data analysis tools 
  • Proactive, creative, and curious about the world around you

We’d love if you also had these:

  • Experience with advertising effectiveness research 
  • Previous experience at a media company


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

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