As an Research Manager, you play a key role in managing the daily activities for research projects, and are part of a team that provides consultative insights to some of the largest and most innovative media, content and technology companies.
Your work requires sharp time management skills and a keen attention to detail. You will work collaboratively with the stakeholders within our Ipsos Media Development group (Advertising, Media, Content and Technology).
Contribute to the development and writing of deliverables (e.g. Surveys, Reports, White Papers, POV).
Manage all aspects of project process (develop outline topics, craft questions, write reports/infographics/press releases).
Keep the project on track and on time.
Design flawless Quality Assurance processes and manage teams to execute them.
Contribute to business development with assistance on proposals and engagement with clients.
Coordinate and manage survey research projects, within timelines and budgets, including working closely with colleagues in our Operations groups to oversee all operational components of projects (online survey programming, sample management, data processing and coding)
Work with clients on questionnaire design and analysis planning
Analyze and interpret survey results
Draft highly visual client reports/presentations that deliver key performance metrics and are actionable/insightful
Develop an understanding of our clients' business issues and the industries in which they operate
Maintain and strengthen client relationships through exceptional service and consultation
Strong and collaborative team player working with colleagues towards a common goal
Candidates should be organized, analytical, results-driven and the type of person who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The Research Manager must possess strong attention to detail and be able to manage projects thoroughly. Additional requirements include:
Strong writing skills and experience telling stories with data (market research, media research social sciences, consumer insights)
Bachelor's degree (in marketing, marketing research, or social sciences preferred)
Strong knowledge of quantitative research methods, particularly online
Minimum 4 years of market research experience. Full service supplier-side research background is a plus.
Prior project management and client management experience
Proficiency in questionnaire design, sampling approaches, and tabulation planning
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint, Google docs a plus
Comfort with technology and learning new software
Working knowledge of SPSS is desired and/or other data analysis tools and packages, as well as comfort learning new reporting systems
Must be able to design and draft PowerPoint/Slides decks and communicate the findings effectively to the client
Experienced in data visualization techniques
Comfortable working independently in a fast paced environment if needed
Strong communication skills required
Ability to analyze large data sets to help find stories for clients
Knowledge of digital media and digital advertising a plus