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Updated: Jan 14, 2022

Application Deadline: 2022-1-31



Venture Play is a leading national marketing and communications agency that helps entrepreneurs build global brands. We are a part of Venturepark -- a destination, mindset and community of business, brand, culture and product specialists. Touching every aspect of business, we work together, learn from each other, and build off each other's success to create, scale, reinvent and drive business growth.

Venture Play is looking for a Research Analyst to help build our clients’ brands. We want someone with integrity, attention to detail, and, above all else, an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving. The candidate should have marketing expertise in the food, health and personal care space. As a member of Venture’s Strategy community, you will contribute by researching, proposing, and writing clear, well-written and compelling insights, in the development of research reports, brand strategies and marketing communications plans.

Responsibilities include:

As a member of Venture Play`s strategy community, you will work with colleagues and clients to:

  • Conduct market research in the development of brand strategies and marketing and communications plans for large and small entrepreneurial companies and organizations

  • Prepare and verify industry and client data reports in support of ongoing activities for clients or within the agency

  • Write first drafts of clear, succinct briefs to guide marketing campaigns and creative platforms

  • Work with client managers to provide ongoing insights for the benefit of the agency and our clients

  • Work with strategists and other analysts to set goals and objectives for client campaigns, and to assess messaging and campaign performance

  • Remain current on marketing strategy innovations, particularly in the areas of food, health and personal care, to ensure our clients stay ahead of their competition

  • Conduct media monitoring and research

Required skills and experience:

We are looking for applicants with strong skills and enthusiasm, and a desire to learn, grow, and add value to our team. Applicants should have 1-3 years experience as an analysts with either a marketing agency or a company within the food, health or personal care space.

  • A high aptitude to conduct research related to marketing and communications strategy, including new digital marketing tools

  • Strong analytical, strategic, and research abilities

  • Excellent communications and listening skills

  • Strong writing skills, with a high attention to detail

  • Comfort presenting your ideas to senior colleagues

  • A collaborative and engaging demeanor, with a willingness to share ideas, assist others, and accept feedback from agency leaders and clients

  • A knack for multi-tasking in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

  • Completion of a post-secondary arts, business, marketing, or communications-related degree

  • French language fluency is considered an asset

To apply please send your CV, cover letter and two writing samples to

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