Senior Research Executive/ Research Manager


Minimum 2 years research experience with a passion for design


Manhattan, NYC

The Senior Research Executive role

Our New York office has an exciting opportunity for a strong SRE, who has a desire to work on design led briefs. You’ll play a crucial role in continuing our growth by providing strong support at each stage of our qual, quant and mixed methodology projects. In return, we’ll train you in the areas that you’re looking to gain more experience in, give you exposure to a variety of projects and provide the opportunity to work with market leading brands.

To be considered for this role, you will be one of the following:

  1. A qual specialist who wants some exposure to quant projects; or
  2. Already experienced in both quant and qual who enjoys the variety this provides.

Either way, you will already be established in a research agency, with experience of working and actively contributing at every stage of a research project, including writing proposals. You should be skilled at overseeing the day-to-day running of a project, as well as liaising with clients and suppliers.


Why us

We value our people, and provide an outstanding platform for career progression and development. You’ll gain exposure to the wide variety of research solutions we offer. You will be encouraged to hit the ground running and play a pivotal role in the team from the outset – supporting Project Leads from project inception through to delivery. In addition, training (both internal and external) will be provided, along with a structured induction plan and a dedicated Development Manager.

Job Description

You’ll be

Coordinating the entire project lifecycle, from initial client contact through to final debrief

Key support to project leader, running the project on a day to day basis

Part of domestic and international projects

Delegating to Trainee Execs where appropriate 


Research responsiblities/skills

Oversee the day to day running of a project and ensuring high standards of work

Manage fieldwork partners on quant projects

Attend/moderate fieldwork sessions for qual projects

Run internal brainstorming sessions

Provide thorough and thoughtful analysis

Draft conclusions and make actionable recommendations

Put together the final presentation document

Present some/all of final debrief

Apply strategic thinking at every stage


Company responsibilities/involvement

Carve out particular niche/role within company e.g. innovation, business development, marketing

Play your part in our drive to provide world class design thinking and research


Development and training

Manage/guide the Research Executive’s and trainees, helping to develop and nurture their design research skills

Share best practice with colleagues and Global Team Meetings

Apply Now

Please email us attaching your CV and covering letter explaining your interest in the role, and why you’d be a good fit.

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