Research Director

Deadline 31 August, 2022 Position Ref: 2055


Total Experience (months or years)




The Research Director positionrequires a dynamic, talented person who enjoys business development, growing current clients, exceptional client servicing, strategic thinking, and creating compelling insights from data. It is a senior position with management responsibilities. Additionally, this role will work directly with senior leadership to help shape the future of the organization.
The Director has a responsibility to write proposals and design research projects, manage and mentor their direct reports, write thoughtful, story-driven and compelling research results, present results to our clients, and strategize with leadership on company growth and direction.

A successful Director would excel at the following:
• Must have experience designing and implementing different quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
• Must be a strategic thinker who can translate findings into strategic learnings and recommendations for clients.
• Is self-motivated, well-organized, and a detail-oriented go-getter who can work independently on client servicing, quality control, and project execution.
• Must have very high client service and quality control standards.
• Can manage and mentor support staff in accordance with company values and policies.
• Has a proven ability to manage teams remotely as our office is now fully virtual with staff across multiple time zones.

The ideal candidate will have:

• At least 12 years of supplier-side market research experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
• Strong communication skills and the desire to collaborate with the leadership team to drive business growth and refine and evolve our strategy.
• Strong writing skills and the ability to craft insightful, story-driven reports and POVs from data analysis. Can guide support members on writing and story development.
• Has demonstrated capabilities in managing at least $1mm in revenue across multiple clients.
• Has full knowledge of the Microsoft and Google suite of productivity tools (Excel, Sheets,
PowerPoint, Slides, etc.) and can easily navigate different data sets – from Excel tabs to SPSS to online data portals.

Key to this position is an exceptional work ethic, ability to support and drive company growth, commitment to developing and mentoring one’s team, and superior client servicing skills. The ideal candidate will be inspired by our fluid and dynamic structure, motivated to build the business and take
great satisfaction in employee growth and development. A great sense of humor and easy-going attitude are essential.

Job Benefits:
A career opportunity with this client offers competitive wages, and benefits such as:
Flexible working environment (Candidate need not be located in the Southern California area; we currently have a fully remote office)
Health and Dental
Life, Accident and Disability Insurance
Prescription Plan
Vision Plan
401k Plan and Match
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Sick Days and Personal Days

About us:
The client was founded in 2010 born from an idea that there was a way to do things differently – both in our work and in our culture. They have become an industry thought leader not only in our approach to research but also in our approach to project management and employee engagement.

Articles and papers written by our team have appeared in AMA, Forbes, Quirks, ESOMAR, and other publications. We proudly partner with a mix of global clients, challenger brands, government agencies, and startups. Our perspective on the rise of promiscuous shopping informs our research design and brings fresh, relevant insights to our clients.
Our success is built upon very strong client relationships nurtured through excellent service, attention to detail, and commitment to quality. We believe executing quality research is a commodity in our industry. Our attention to partnering with our clients on strategy sets us apart from more traditional
research shops. The people that thrive are ambitious, motivated collaborators who are looking to build something unique and lasting and propel their careers to the next level.
Please note the client is currently a work-from-home company.


Remote in USA



Remote Work



36 Months

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