Senior Researcher, Qual; $85-125K

Creativity. Commitment. Flexibility. Delight.

Collaborative and thoughtful strategic research consultancy working with vibrant companies to make smart business decisions seeks insatiably curious, qualitative Research leads. You’ll use research and design strategy to unearth market opportunities and enhance client’s products, offerings, customer experience, brands and business practices. Consulting on a mix of branding, innovation and customer experience projects, you’ll be part of a thriving practice engaging with clients to drive business decisions for brands in entertainment, technology, healthcare, CPG, government, etc.

What you can expect from US:

  • Tapping into respondents’ creativity and imagination; engaging them as co-creators in the development and positioning of brands
  • Approaching each project with fresh eyes – benefiting from collective experience but never with a cookie cutter; continually evolving, inventing and integrating methods to address specific client challenges
  • Recommendations always rooted in research insights, offering strategic and tactical direction to inform all aspects of marketing, branding, product development and messaging
  • Passion about each project and its successful outcome; most clients partner in a long term relationship and view the agency as a part of their own team

What we hope to find in YOU:

  • 4+ years of experience in qualitative research (1-on-1 interviews, focus groups, ideation sessions, workshop facilitation, UX, etc)
  • Experience moderating live and online focus groups; comfortable adjusting to in-the-moment changes and incorporating team and client feedback
  • Ability to identify objectives, design and conduct research (incl. writing proposals, screeners, DGs), and present findings to industry stakeholders, clients and colleagues
  • Ability to translate insights into a powerful story that can be adapted to different audiences
  • Proven ability to build and foster client relationships with a healthy balance between strategic thinking and scrupulous attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to travel, including international travel; fluency in another language a bonus. This is a remote role with a co-working office space in SoHo.

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PLACED: New Business Director, B2B; NYC

Join a leading independent B2B branding and marketing agency, a dynamic team of strategists and designers, filmmakers and programmers, doers and game-changers. This award-winning business communications agency believes that B2B brands should drive transformation and works together with their clients to build brands and experiences that engage clients, influence prospects, rally employees, and inspire investors. Based in New York City, they collaborate with clients around the world to turn critical inflection points into platforms for opportunity.

Seeking a strategically-savvy New Business Director for a true “Hunter” role — not a pitch manager; pitches are handled by others with this person’s input. Your activities would be tied in with the agency’s Marketing lead, but your responsibilities are discreet and focused.  This person must be a good verbal and written communicator and have a solid understanding of the B2B agency business.

Things you’ll get to do:

  • Research, identify, and prioritize target markets/companies based on who the agency is and where they can be most successful
  • Conduct strategic outreach to high priority prospects –
    • Prospects who have engaged with the agency as a result of marketing activities, i.e. signed up for the newsletter, engaged with content, visited the agency site, etc.
    • Prospects in target vertical markets, who are going through an inflection point, i.e. M&A, Spin-off, new CEO/CMO, etc.
    • Prospects the agency is reaching out to via targeted email marketing campaigns
  • Get to know industry movers and shakers through associations, events, networking groups and trade shows in target vertical markets
  • Pitch agency leadership for speaking engagements, participation in discussion panels and committees, joint research initiatives, etc.
  • Identify strategies and opportunities to improve and evolve the agency’s content and its distribution, including overall editorial guidance and ideation around high-value proprietary content such as studies, surveys, etc.

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