Trainee Research Executive


Entry level


A graduate degree


Manhattan, NYC

A bit about the role

Our New York office is growing and needs a new Trainee Research Executive to support the team.

This is a fantastic role for someone at the beginning of their research career. Our design research specialism will give you the chance to use your passion for design in creative ways to benefit brand development.


What will you be doing

You’ll be supporting our team using primarily qualitative methodologies to solve design challenges for some of the biggest brands in the world.  We believe you learn best by doing, so you’ll have exposure to every stage of a project lifecycle. You’ll have your own dedicated Development Manager supporting your personal growth.


What you’ll need to bring

While you will ideally already have experience of working in an office, you don’t need to have prior experience in a research role. However, you do need to have a genuine interest in consumers and design, and the relationship between the two. The right person for the role will be a team player who is extremely organised and has an excellent eye for detail. 

What makes this a great place to work

We’re a fun place to work, full of smart, creative, problem solving people who love design. We offer a generous benefits package, including healthcare, 401k, 20 days vacation (in addition to public holidays) and a discretionary bonus.

Please visit the rest of our website to see some of our work and find out more about us. 


Job Description


A TRE provides crucial support to the research team. They initially shadow and observe our experienced team, taking on responsibilities as and when appropriate. The next step for this role is to progress to Research Executive.



  • Project set up and management
  • Setting up research fieldwork and liaising with field suppliers
  • Supporting research team with project planning and execution 
  • Preparing and sourcing stimulus materials
  • Attending and supporting senior moderators at research sessions
  • Taking notes / producing transcripts at groups
  • Taking part in analysis and brainstorming sessions
  • Drafting presentations
  • Assisting with internal projects e.g. blog writing, preparing case studies, social team etc.

Apply Now

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

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