Field Interviewer and Market Research Analyst



IT, Sales & Business Development
Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela · Venezuela
Posted on Sunday, July 23, 2023

Reporting/Supervisor Senior Director of Markets 

Location: Venezuela

Contract: 2-month contract ;160 hours / month  

Start Date: ASAP 

Travel: 30-50% of time 



About Acceso 

Acceso ( is a social enterprise that is revolutionizing food systems in Latin America and the Caribbean to put smallholder farmers first. Acceso’s mission is to create fundamental and lasting positive economic change in the lives of rural smallholder farming families. Our entrepreneurial model provides smallholder farmers with a sustainable way to participate in formalized markets, enabling them to work themselves out of poverty with dignity and to prosper. Acceso currently operates a portfolio of three social businesses in Colombia, Haiti and El Salvador and an ag-tech tool (Extensio) founded in Mexico. Across our agribusinesses, we have impacted more than 26,000 smallholder farmers and farm workers, generating more than $60m in farmer income to date. 


About this Role 

The Field Interviewer and Market Research Analyst will work closely with the Senior Director of Markets and Market team members in different geographical locations to support value chain assessments and strategic plans for Acceso social agribusinesses in the Dominican Republic. The primary responsibility of this role will involve collecting first-party and third-party data using various research methodologies including, farmer interviews, processor interviews, customer interviews, stakeholder focus groups, and local and international institutional databases and reports. The secondary responsibility will be to help analyze and input the data into a comprehensive value chain mapping and business model for the region. 


Key Responsibilities  


1. Analysis and Reporting 

  • Document, analyze, and organize data collected. 
  • Assist in the creation of reports and financial models. 
  • Help identify value chain process improvement opportunities. 
  • Help identify high potential farmers, competitors, partner organizations, and customers. 
  • Help check currently held assumptions about specific value chains. 


2. Data Collection and Research 

  • Research market trends (national statistics, imports, exports, market data, market share, consumer behavior, domestic consumption, and competitive data) to find opportunities. 
  • Compile data of competitors or targeted agribusinesses. 
  • Collect and track costs and prices across agricultural value chains; identify seasonality of prices. 
  • Analyze export and import requirements. 
  • Analyze governmental policies and agricultural programs. 
  • Conduct extensive interviews with smallholder farmers and farming cooperatives. 
  • Organize interviews with potential customers. 
  • Interview customers to determine quality and taste preferences. 
  • Research and document agricultural practices 
  • Research and analyze logistics and input capacity and costs. 
  • Take and document photos along the value chain. 


Other Skills and Attributes: 

1. Hard Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, business, management or market research preferred. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in market research, market analysis, business performance analysis, or agriculture. 
  • Must have experience in food, agribusiness, or agriculture. 
  • Quantitate and qualitative analysis. Market research experience is ideal. 
  • Advanced user of MS Office Suite applications. 
  • Ability to manage, work and simplify vast amounts of data. 
  • Exceptional communications skills, both in-person and writing. 
  • Strong research and analytical skills. 
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work independently; problem solver. 
  • Advanced user of MS Office Suite applications. 


2. Soft Skills 

  • Strong ability to work independently and remotely. 
  • Inquisitive, proactive, detail-oriented, and organized. 
  • Collaborative in working with a team of different culture and language. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and business sense 
  • Able to meet deadlines and achieve results. 


3. Language skills:  Oral and written fluency in Spanish and English. All final assessments and analysis are composed in English. 



Application instructions: 

To apply, please send your Resume, Cover Letter including the answers to the questions below to with the subject " Field Interviewer and Market Research Analyst DR – Your Name" no later than August 15, 2023



  1. Why your interest in applying for this position at Access? 
  2. Specifically, How does your experience match up to what is required? 
  3. Examples of similar projects and the impact generated through it