Research Associate

  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 2018, Lokal is on a mission to strengthen hyperlocal communities by enabling its mostly non-English users to share, interact and transact in their regional language. Lokal users gain access to hyperlocal information such as daily commodity prices, local jobs, real estate, matrimonial, local business advertorials and classifieds which would otherwise be scattered across local newspapers. The app is available in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi, and has 10 million downloads with a presence in 100+ districts across South India. Having achieved unmatched user density in deep tier 2 & 3 locations in India, Lokal has been supported by marquee investors, namely 3one4 Capital, India Quotient, Y Combinator.

Job Description

 Position: Research Associate 

Experience: 0-2 years

Location: Remote 

Research Associate would be responsible for:


1.Conducting telephonic interviews with the existing and potential users as per the scripted questionnaire to conduct primary research.

2.Compiling and recording the data obtained from the interviews to understand user narratives.

3.Translating questions in Telugu to conduct user studies when required.

4.Helping in secondary research as and when required in accordance with the project assigned.

5.Involving in face to face on ground research studies as and when required.


Required Skills :-


1.Should be proficient in Kannada & English (Proficiency in more than one Indian language is highly preferred).

2.Strong interpersonal skills & listening skill.; 

3.Having strong empathy microsoft tools. towards the users.

4.Should be comfortable with having extended conversations with the users 

5.Prior experience in primary research is preferred.

6.Bachelor's degree in any discipline

7.Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other