North America / United States / IL / Chicago /

Field Operations & Panel Recruitment

#: 743999727711284 / REF1269E

Entry Level


Job Description

Job Purpose 

Nielsen is a global data and analytics company.  We want to know what people buy, watch and listen to.  This position falls under the “buy” category. We’ve been around almost a century with operations in 106 countries and over 45,00 employees.


This role requires visits to a predetermined list of outlets to collect causal data.  Causal data is in store displays for which Nielsen collects facts such items on display, display location, item price, and picture of each display. Data is collected on a company provided hand held terminal or associates own personal device..

Collected data is compared to data collected by a third party vendor.  The Field Quality Specialist will then report back to their direct manager any issues with the data comparison.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Visit points of sales and retail outlets as set on his/her given schedule within defined timelines
  • Collect data/information in compliance with Global and/ or Regional SOP standards
  • Work towards the timely delivery of data as required and per set deadlines 
  • Inform manager of any potential cooperation issues (ownership change, renovation, refusal of cooperation etc.) 
  • Report results of data comparison analysis to manager on timely basis
  • Always work with integrity and accuracy on data delivery and ensuring compliance with confidentiality standards (Panel Security) 
  • Maintain proper administrative records as required


Role Requirements


  • Valid US Driver's License
  • Availability to travel in/around home base on daily basis
  • Availability to travel anywhere in USA as needed
  • Ability to be remote worker 
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • High school graduate and above
  • Self starter/Self Motivator
  • Ability to be independent worker

Computer literate:

  • Proficient in excel/sheets
  • Technical proficiency with mobile phone/mobile device
  • Ability to quickly grasp procedures/process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills/communications skill
  • Comfortable working with data and numbers as well as collecting and reporting information 
  • Attention to detail and inquiring mind 
  • Ability to work under pressure and set timelines 
  • Able to drive for up to 8 hours a day
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
  • Ability to bend/reach product on store shelf