Advertising & Branding, Brand & Comms, Consumer / FMCG, Consumer Packaged Goods/Packaging , Financial Services, IT/Telecoms/Tech, Pharma/Healthcare, Qualitative, Quantitative
£44,000 to £65,000 Per Annum
London / Manchester
3 x Directors, London / Manchester or remote £44-65,000
Our client is a global market research agency. They connect business with the people they’re interested in, putting the voice of the customer at the heart of the businesses they work with.
They are a highly passionate and dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are stimulated. You will be working in an informal, fast paced and global culture where chances for personal development and learning opportunities are ample. They aim high and fun is definitely part of their culture.
To support their growth, they are looking for 3 Director within their Healthcare, FMCG/Retail, Finance and Technology teams.
As Research Director, using your in-depth industry expertise, you will be able to build a long-term partnership with your customers, providing them with actionable & advanced marketing recommendations which have an impact on their decision-making & leverage their business.
As part of a team you share your marketing (research) expertise with your colleagues. You act as a source of inspiration and actively develop and support internal knowledge transfer. Moreover, you apply your coaching skills to motivate and guide project teams.
YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Accountable for the complete set−up, organization and execution of market research studies
Translate a business problem into concrete and actionable research designs and methods
Developing insightful reports based on the analysis that has been made by the research consultants and based on both quantitative and qualitative research techniques
Presenting recommendations to customers and animating creative client workshops where, together with the client team, you transform insights and recommendations into a concrete action plan
Identifying and pursuing business opportunities both with existing accounts as towards new prospects
Developing & delivering convincing proposals to customers
Responsible for the commercial development of key accounts within the team
Proven background in a market(ing) research role
Solid understanding of the market research industry and research methodologies
Strong commercial development skills with proven success – both in account development as well as attracting new business
Strong client network in the local market is an asset
A good working knowledge of online community research is highly preferred
Experience at agency side is preferable but not required
Good oral and written presentation skills
Entrepreneurial and market-driven spirit with strategic vision & focus
High level of pro-activity, initiative, energy, enthusiasm, and professionalism
Strong interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written)
Leadership and coaching qualities
Active listening and critical thinking skills