Qual Associate Director | Full Service Innovative Agency
We're looking for a qualitative associate director to join one of the most successful agencies based in Leeds.
This agency is a full service agency that uses tech to innovate the way they work. Working in over 40 categories across 21 countries, they're expert in their field! They have a data scientist team whose sole purpose is to understand clients' category and brand growth drivers to create a tailored plan and actionable insights. Some of the areas they specialise in include product testing, brand, pack, shopper and demos. Alonside the great work and passion of the team, our client appreciates that everyone has busy lives and that's why they understand the importance of flexibility. What's important is getting the work done to an impeccable standard. For this reason, they offer one day from home and the choice of working from their HQ location.
This agency are looking for a leader; for clients, for projects and for other junior researchers. Someone who relishes a client challenge. Someone who can design a tailored solution and make it happen! You'll be joining a team full of young keen researchers who need someone great to coach and lead them, so confidence and willingness to teach and share your insight and practises is a must! You must be able to talk strategy, but also willing to get your hands dirty with hands-on research.
5-7 years' experience
Passionate about impacting clients' businesses AND developing a high performing team, as a leadership challenge
Must love innovation, learning new things and not being intimidated when new things come through.
Strong on the basics of qual (discussion guides, groups IDIs etc) and shopper (Shopper less critical)
Experienced people leader. i.e. has run a team of at least 2-3 people
Able to independently create and deliver winning proposals. There would be some new business elements to the role, mostly converting existing opportunities or contacts.