Research Assistant

Job description

If you’re a passionate Research Assistant interested in internet marketing and ecommerce, read on! We’re now getting ready to scale up in 2018 and looking for a Research Assistant  to join our team.


Trafilea creates and expands disruptive customer-first global brands online.

We are data-driven enthusiasts, passionate about marketing, exponential technologies and innovation, leading the global, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer retail transformation.

We design, manufacture, promote, sell and distribute our products. We take care of the entire customer journey, delivering wow-worthy experiences that positively influence and empower millions of customers in the US and worldwide.

We are experts in online marketing with a world-class ability for online customer acquisition and branding strategies which have resulted in +150% year-over-year profitable growth.

Founded by millennials in May 2014, we favor remote ways of working, proudly employing 200+ freelancers from over 14 countries, who work from anywhere they want.

Trafilea provides an ideal environment for remote and freelance work. This has become a main advantage and one of the very means by which we actually comply with our main mission: changing people's lives.

We have an always-growing mindset; we are ambitious, self-disciplined, passionate, goal-oriented individuals, optimistic about an abundant future and happy life.

Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • HUNGRY: we’re a startup, there’s HUGE potential for the right candidate.

  • INDEPENDENT: we’re not here to micromanage.

  • PASSIONATE: you love what you do and you’re a lifelong learner.

If this sounds like you, we need to talk. We are looking forward to meeting you.


What would we expect from you

  • Weekly, contribute to the search for new products and 3 new products in our core categories

  • Carry out profiles of buyers based on quantitative / numerical data

  • Ability to categorize product characteristics based on customer feedback on different websites

  • Does consumer analysis in order to find relevant and applicable insights in the product sales process

  • Perform a weekly tracking report of the best seller products of our competitors

  • Analyze the new social media campaigns and email marketing campaigns of our competitors

Requirements (must haves)

  • Studies in career humanists (psychology, sociology) or marketing

  • Language: English-Spanish

  • Enable like a fish to surf the internet and online stores

  • Good analysis capacity, important ability to integrate data from different sources and draw conclusions or hypotheses

  • Ability to identify insights, and ability to lift profiles of buyers

  • Attention to details

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Lover of numbers (good handling of Excel and reading data)

Now, let’s talk about the benefits of working with us.

Live Where You Want

As a global distributed team, you can live and work wherever you want.

Take Vacation (Seriously)

Yes, we’re growing and need your undivided attention, but we encourage you to take a vacation! It’s important to get out and do something.

Up Your Game

We love to see our people growing fast. We budget for it! Think courses, conferences, events… it’s really up to you and your manager.  

What to Expect

Although there is flexibility in our work schedule, you would usually need to be available Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (Uruguay, Montevideo - Time Zone).