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Senior Researcher

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Marketing, Creative, Digital & Tech

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £47 - £53 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natasha White

  • Contact email:

    natasha@careermovesgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7758 4300

  • Job ref:

    BH-39438

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-18

  • Startdate:

    2021-07-18

Senior Researcher

Location: London  

Length: 9 Months

Rate: £47.00 - £53.00 per hour

Hours: 9am-6pm

The Role:

Our client’s Senior Researchers are valued partners with their EMEA regional Content, Marketing and Product teams with the aim to help them tell stories that resonate, define strategy, and develop world-class campaigns. 

The successful individual will work closely with those teams to understand their insights needs, then develop, execute, and deliver best-in-class research to address them. As the sole Senior Researcher for the UK, you will be helping to develop the strategy to grow the company’s membership in the UK.

We are seeking an individual who has a track record in the following: Meets these essential qualifications:
  • Understands the consumer’s voice and how to turn what people say into actionable findings, turning insight into thoughtful, holistic stories that get to the heart of the opportunities.
  • 5+ years hands-on research experience at a global/regional brand, network/ studio, publisher, research or media agency.
  • Experience working and influencing a range of stakeholders within a creative environment (i.e. commissioners, editors, marketeers, content creators etc)
  • Collaborates effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • A deep knowledge of the UK entertainment industry is a must. Global knowledge is an added bonus.
  • Comfortable working independently, having ownership of multiple qual and quant projects at the same time, all while bringing the consumer voice to rooms at all levels of the organization.
  • Enjoys autonomy in their work and is a business leader who can prioritise multiple demands and determine which will deliver the greatest impact.
Has the passion and skills to flourish in our unique company culture. Has a wealth of research experience:
  • Has extensive primary research experience designing and executing both qual and quant studies from start to finish.
  • Has the ability and experience in integrating data & insights from other sources to tell a holistic, impactful story.
  • Loves rolling their sleeves up and diving into projects, turning comprehensive studies into user-friendly tools that allow stakeholders to understand findings.
  • Open to innovating, challenging assumptions, and implementing better approaches if they exist.
  • Knowledgeable in positioning/brand studies as well as audience / landscape research.
  • Experience with content development research is a big bonus.
  • Having entertainment and media industry experience (i.e. at a Movie studio, TV Broadcast, TV Network, or research agency) is an advantage.
Is a stand-out partner to multiple teams:
  • Grasps overall business objectives and larger strategic context of any work that is done.  
  • Has experience socializing research findings across different departments - content, publicity, marketing, product - and can pivot to the needs of each; is skilled at doing this both verbally and in writing.
  • Can connect the dots and surface learnings from past research to apply today. You look for themes and big ideas across your work, and socialize them without prompting.
  • Is comfortable prioritising work across multiple requests and stakeholders to ensure that they have the greatest impact.
  • Knows when to say no to requests.
  • Is a self-starter, agile thinker, comfortable, and able to develop innovative ways to resolve business issues.
  • Is deeply passionate about content and curious as to how to make all the company’s members feel the same.