Product Tester (From Home)

American Consumer Panels
13 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
American Consumer Panels is a consulting firm that specializes inproduct testing and product development work. We design and conductIn-Home Usage Testing (IHUT) locally and nationally to provide actualuser feedback to companies and market research firms to evaluateproducts, packaging, related product instructions and more.We leverage our network of private panels (In-Home Usage Testers) toprovide product testers to companies for evaluating the in-homeexperience with a wide variety of products to ensure proper productcertification and greater market access.Please note that although this job can be done from home 95% of thetime, very occasionally In-Home Product Testers may be asked to visitthe client's office, laboratory, store, warehouse or factory fortraining or meetings (visits are local and scheduled at no more than 20minutes drive from the In-Home Usage Tester address). These optionalvisits are also paid by the hour.During your application process, we will determine your consumer profileand establish what products would be suitable for you to test accordingto your demographics, lifestyle, consumer behavior, skills, hobbies andability. Research questionnaires are used to identify and target certaintypes of consumers, to ensure the right participants are engaged and toachieve the representative sample needed. Job candidates for In-HomeUsage Testing are also screened to meet the client's needs for theproject to ensure that the product is one that they qualify to test andthat they have a balance of demographics and attitudes.Participation in these product testing and consumer panels is alwaysfree, secure and private. In-Home Usage Testing is a quick, easy and funway to make extra cash by telling big brands what you think about theirupcoming products and services in the American market.Main duties:* Sign and return non-disclosure agreements before the product to betested is shipped. Individuals who complete the required documents willhave the products sent to their homes.* Once the product is received for In-Home Usage Test (IHUT), theProduct Tester must take care of the product being tested and use it responsibly.* Read and strictly follow the In-Home Usage Test Daily Scheduleprovided with each product testing project. In-Home Usage Test DailySchedules may include tasks to do such as: unpacking, readinginstructions, journal entries, online or mobile feedback, usage ofproduct for certain amount of time, writing reviews, taking pictures, etc.* Properly document In-Home Usage Test as instructed in the In-HomeUsage Test Daily Schedule. Types of documentation commonly used forIn-Home Usage Tests are snapshots, audio recordings, videos and Product Journals.* Attend Skype meetings or conference call meetings with AccountManagers, Brand Managers, Research Managers, Product Managers or smallbusiness owners to offer ongoing product usage feedback. These shortvirtual meetings may take place 2-3 times per week and are paid by thehour also.* Some In-Home Usage Tests projects may require participants to useMFour's Mobile In-Home Use Test Technology (cutting edge smartphonetechnology to capture Point-of-Emotion insights to gain unparalleleddepth of responses).* Paid Product Testing is done from home 95% of the time, but veryoccasionally paid Product Testers may be asked to visit the client'soffice, laboratory, store, warehouse or factory for training ormeetings. These visits are paid by the hour also.* There are times when the product testing may be discussed in a privatechat room that is opened by the market research group.* Write reviews as requested in the In-Home Usage Test Daily Schedulefor each project.* Review requirements can vary, however, the standard requirement is awritten review, photos of the reviewer with the product and a video review.Requirements:* Great ability to follow precise instructions* Be open to write short reviews, record audio or short video (doesn'thave to be perfect), no experience needed* Great attention to detail and curious spirit* Be able to work 15-20 hours per week and commit to a certain routine* Have access to a computer and a reliable internet connection* Have access to a digital camera or cellphone that takes pictures* Be honest and reliable* Good communication skills is an asset* No experience required* High School Diploma* 18 years or olderA paid Product Tester position is perfect for those looking for an entrylevel opportunity or for seasonal work, temporary work or part-timework. The hours are completely flexible and no previous experience isnecessary. Our paid Product Testers come from all backgrounds andindustries ranging from customer service and sales to administrativeassistant. If you are a manager, receptionist, warehouse or factoryworker, driver, medical assistant, nurse, cleaner, college student,messenger, maid, teacher, retail associate, salesperson, secretary,server, janitor, cashier, contract worker or intern who is looking for aflexible part time or seasonal job, you should try paid Product Testingto supplement your income. Also if you have been involved in accounting,clerical jobs, marketing, management, security or data entry jobs youmay qualify for a paid product tester position.Benefits:* Very competitive salary* Weekly pay* Work around your schedule* Learn about an exciting industry* Telecommute (you can work from home, work or school)* Most of the time you can keep the product tested* An incredible team comprised of motivated and talented individuals pictures BACH_a33d1a to feedback Managers Managers their with - provided by Dice INTERNET, MOBILE