Junior researcher

32-40 hours a week
Wijchen, the Netherlands

Do you love data, not only collecting data, but also analyzing and combining diverse data sets? Are you driven by results and have superb analytical skills? Then we’re looking for you!

You will be a part of our research team and you will be mainly working on all kinds of evaluation- and customer research, like internal employee satisfaction surveys, customer satisfaction surveys and image surveys. A big part of your job will consist of drawing up questionnaires, collecting data and analyzing the results.

As a researcher, you need to be accurate and self-critical on your results. You are eager to learn and you work independently. You have:

  • a Master degree, preferably in Economics or Social Sciences.
  • Extensive quantitative research experience.
  • Hands-on experience with tools and techniques for data preparation and analysis, for example, SPSS (must), SAS, R and Python (is a plus).
  • Strong proficiency in Excel is required.

We’d prefer you speak Dutch and English. We would expect you to work out of our office in Wijchen, NL (near Nijmegen). 

This vacancy will be closed on February 14th, 2018. The job interviews will be planned for February 20th, 2018.

What we're offering

  • A chance to work at one of the most reputable SEO companies in the world (7.5 million users!).
  • A young, fast-growing company that wants to seize opportunities with you.
  • A pleasant, challenging and innovative work atmosphere in Wijchen
  • An opportunity to learn a lot and learn it fast in one of the leading SEO companies.
  • Daily stand-ups to improve communication and give team members feedback on their work.
  • A MacBook Pro.
  • A competitive salary, of course.
  • Plus many other benefits: (volunteer days, a great pension plan, lunch)

Besides that, we do a lot of cool stuff together, like our annual LEGO building days. But most importantly, we offer an innovative learning environment.

No recruiters, please.

About Yoast

Yoast consists of a rapidly growing team of internet enthusiasts. We're a start-up with a very good international reputation when it comes to SEO and website optimization. Multiple times per week we publish free SEO and/or web development related articles on our blogs. We organize MeetUps and speak at conferences.

At Yoast, we are very community-minded and highly value Open Source. We provide both free and paid plugins for WordPress, Drupal, Magento 2 and TYPO3, and are always looking to expand our field of work. Besides software, we sell online (SEO) courses in our Yoast Academy. We serve a global customer base, with a focus on the US.

Our company is continuously in development. We create a lot of new products. Next to ongoing improvements of our Yoast SEO plugins, we publish courses on a frequent basis. The development of new products is mostly done internally and is a real team-effort. Our team consists of authors, illustrators, marketeers, developers and researchers. Together, we build new innovative SEO products!