Qualitative Associate/Research Director

£50000.00-65000.00 per annum
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Amy Kirby
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

Our client is a small research agency, working across a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, with a strong online presence. They offer a friendly and professional working environment, where you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects and clients. They are now looking for a Qualitative Research Director to join their growing team.


In this role, you will be responsible for taking a lead on developing business across the qualitative projects, through warm leads and with existing accounts. You will be responsible for overseeing all of the qualitative projects from proposals and pitches, through to reporting and presenting to clients. You will manage and develop your team, investing in new methodologies and overseeing their work. You will be working on a range of sectors such as media, FMCG, retail and telecoms. You will be working with traditional and new, up to date methodologies.

Key duties:-

- Writing proposals and pitches

- Designing research methodologies - determining will get the best results

- Writing discussion guides

- Carrying out fieldwork when required - both online and offline

- Ethnography and observations

- Reporting and presenting

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and will be working as an Associate or Research Director, with strong experience in qualitative methodologies. An understanding of quant research would be beneficial. You will have experience in the latest qual methods and will be confident to suggest and apply these. You will have experience in managing people and building up strong client relationships. You will be positive, a team player and someone who thrives on a challenge and delivering high quality work.

Competitive salary on offer.