Social Insights Director – Divisional Start Up

Spalding Goobey Associates
London (hybrid working)
£60 – 80,000 + Bens
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Full Time

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Our client is a fast growing buzzy research based Consultancy with a great range of public and private sector clients. They are looking for an experienced, commercially minded director who is an expert in social media and insights to help set up, lead and develop the social media insights capability across the business. This role will report to a partner who is responsible for the vision in Future Tech & Digital.

You will bring up to the minute thinking and methods that zero in on the real sentiment and attitudes of audiences and stakeholder groups in the digital landscape and develop innovative ways to deliver insight, strategy and consultancy to clients. You should be experienced in running a team of social analysts, enjoy working collegiately to deliver great work and are brilliant at client handling and development.

You are likely to have more than 5 years’ experience working in social insights and analytics with a deep knowledge of social media data across many platforms and tools with the ability to use social listening tools to generate insight. At least 2 of the 5 should display team management.

You should be an evangelist of this new and exciting way to research and driven to see it evolve in a wide range of applications. You will naturally interested in everyday lives, society and human behaviour and be keen see organisations use your insights to improve things or change.

This is a busy consultancy and everyone has to juggle various objectives but its full bright people doing work of a high standard that is evidenced based. You will be expected to be quite hands on when required and lead by example and should be comfortable overseeing the process from scoping research through to implementation, delivery, and debriefing. An understanding of quantitative research, data planning, manipulating large data sets and data visualisation will be required as will a talent for collating decks that communicate effectiveness in a simple and engaging way.



We are a recruitment consultancy specialising in executive positions within the market research and other related industries. The word consultancy is chosen with care as we are not a paperpunting agency. We always offer honest, considered advice and appropriate introductions.

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