Senior Consumer Research Executive

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Exciting opportunity to join a global research agency as a Senior Consumer Research Executive!


Consumer Research Agency




£29,000 + Bonus

GBP Bonus

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Our client works with some of the UK’s biggest brands to help them understand the drivers of their performance and revenue. They establish integrated consumer insight and market measurement to inform clients across the globe with strategies for growth. With offices in the UK and USA, you will be joining an ambitious business at an exciting point in their growth journey.

They are now looking to recruit a talented Senior Consumer Research Executive to join their growing global business. This role would suit someone passionate about not only understanding consumer behaviour, but those enthusiastic about food and drink.

They are looking for an accomplished researcher who wants to make a difference, have fun and build a fantastic career with their team.  The successful candidate will have outstanding research skills, a strong knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research techniques, along with an innovative and astute commercial mind and comfortable with creating and leading commercial opportunities with clients.  

They believe in growing talent and rewarding our stars by providing progression opportunities that are based on merit, not time served.  As a Senior Research Executive you will have the opportunity to be part of a great team based in the UK which is expanding into new markets, developing new capabilities and working with the biggest food and drink suppliers across this vibrant sector.

The Role:

  • Designing quantitative research studies that deliver market insights and actionable solutions for clients across GB, Ireland France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand
  • Designing and leading qualitative research studies
  • Leading and/or supporting consumer research projects from cradle to grave. 
  • Participating in internal pitches, study scope and design, analysis and final insight delivery.
  • Collaborating with the Consumer Research team and Client Account teams to scope out potential new, commercially focused research studies.
  • Working collaboratively, communicating with clarity and thinking commercially to build syndicated studies that deliver true value across our portfolio of clients.
  • Managing and mentoring the team. Supporting and motivating them to not only achieve the team and business objectives, but their own personal development goals. 
  • This role is designed for experienced Senior Research Executives or first time Managers looking to develop further in a leading research and consultancy business. 

About you:

  • A confident researcher, with 3 years research agency experience in quantitative methodologies
  • Experienced at managing research projects / studies from cradle to grave i.e. design to delivery of actionable insights
  • An astute commercial mind
  • Exceptional written and verbal communicator looking to collaborate with internal teams
  • High energy, positive, self-reliant and able to motivate those around you
  • Talent for finding the ‘story’ behind the data and able to see the value this adds to our clients
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment of competing priorities and deadlines
  • Creative and self motivated – able to create new solutions whilst also following agreed best practices
  • A great leader who cares for the team
  • Organised, ambitious, hardworking and up for a challenge
  • Passionate about eating and drinking out

Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply online today! Or get in touch with our experienced consultants on 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected]

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