Research Executive / Senior Research Executive

Are you an experienced Researcher with a passionate interest in what makes people and organisations tick? If you’re interested in contributing to the strategic growth of an exciting company then this could be the role for you.

We’re looking to grow our UK team with experienced Research Executives / Senior Research Executives. We’re recruiting for two positions, one will be a permanent position and the other will be a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract.

Morris Hargreaves McIntyre are the largest cultural strategy and research agency in the UK. Based in Manchester, and with offices in New Zealand and Australia, we specialise in organisational development, strategic planning, audience insight and market research, brand development, audience development, segmentation, product development, income development and impact evaluation within the arts, cultural, heritage, leisure, higher education, sports and charity sectors. All of our projects are different, but the value we add is constant.

The role requires a highly intelligent and organised ‘completer-finisher,’ who is knowledgeable in both qualitative and quantitative research, to deliver the very best insight and results possible. You will have considerable experience working in a consultancy or market research environment where your time is accountable. Proven experience of working directly with clients and successfully managing projects to agreed timescales, budgets and to a high standard is a must.

In this role you will play a part throughout the project lifecycle, drawing on strong project management skills and experience to manage project teams, ensuring projects are delivered on time and budget, with quality outcomes. You will undertake research design, data collection and analysis to produce insightful, stimulating reports for some of the world’s leading museums, galleries, theatres and arts centres as well as heritage bodies and charities in the UK and around the world.

Key Responsibilities:

Research Executive

  • Project manage the delivery of projects, working with project teams to ensure delivery on time and on budget, to a standard that delights our clients
  • Design quantitative and qualitative research tools and methods
  • Conduct primary qualitative research and source secondary research
  • Analyse, interpret and report on qualitative and quantitative data. This includes producing reports and other final outputs of projects (e.g. client presentations)
  • Take an active part in insight workshops and other collaborative sessions to analyse and model findings and develop conclusions
  • Contribute to the development of new products, evaluation tools/methods and improved systems

Senior Research Executive 

  • Undertake research design, data collection and analysis and produce insightful, stimulating reports
  • Support and contribute to delivery of strategic projects
  • Contribute to business development and account management of key clients by managing client accounts, responding to briefs for new work, writing proposals, attending pitches and developing potential opportunities
  • Design and implement digital research methods including online and social media research, panel research, online research, online communities and web research
  • Line manage, mentor and train other members as appropriate
  • Support Account Group Leads and Chief Strategy Officer with delivery of strategies, including developing, agreeing and prioritising projects within this area and advocating for them through AGLs

Contract: We’re looking to grow our UK team with experienced Research Executives / Senior Research Executives. We’re recruiting for two positions, one will be a permanent position and the other will be a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract.
Closing date: 9am Monday 15th February 2016
Salary: £18-26K / £24 – £32K per annum
Location: Based in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Applicants should note that, since Morris Hargreaves McIntyre serves a large number of national and international clients, a Research Executive / Senior Research Executive may be required to visit other parts of the UK and countries as and when requested
Benefits:  25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, company pension scheme, annual Company performance related bonus.
Hours of Work: Hours of work are open to discussion. A full time contract is a minimum of 35 hours per week Monday to Friday. MHM offer some flexibility on start and end times in return for your flexibility when required to meet business needs.

Application forms can be here: http://mhminsight.com/work-with-us. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to complete a pre-interview task.

Please submit a completed application form and your CV via going here.