Marsh & McLennan Data Research Assistant in Urbandale, Iowa

Job Summary:

This critical role will perform list selections by extracting information from membership and insurance files maintained on the data warehouse system or raw data files from clients.

This position works within established procedures and applies a basic understanding of marketing database management. Receives direction and assistance from management. May take on special projects as assigned by management.


  • Completes all list select activity accurately and on schedule to ensure project deadlines are met.

  • Organizes, validates, and provides appropriate membership, insurance, and demographic data.

  • Documents pertinent project information to aid back-end research and analysis.

  • Completes quality control steps to ensure an error-free mailing.

  • Coordinates with IT to research data integrity issues.

  • Completes quality control steps to ensure an error-free mailing. Perform peer-review of projects to ensure all steps are completed accurately. Review live samples from vendor to ensure data integrity.

  • Handles special projects and ad hoc queries as requested.


  • 0-3 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, IT, mathematical, statistical related field or equivalent work experience required

  • Working knowledge of relational databases

  • Basic to intermediate SQL experience preferred

  • Knowledge of direct marketing concepts

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.

  • Detail oriented to ensure accuracy.

  • Above average written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Access and Excel.

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

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