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AD Opportunity | Research Consultancy | Kent | CB897549

AD Opportunity – Research Consultancy

The Company

Our client is a full service research consultancy based in Kent and less than an hour from the centre of London.

They work with predominantly public sector clients, with Education offering one particularly exciting growth area, but also looking to explore new areas in the private sector, including pharmaceuticals and financial services.

They work with clients on a variety of market research and brand strategy projects. Recently they have worked with clients on positioning their brand, developing new propositions and launching new products. Their projects are always strategic in nature and they will usually work with clients over an extended period.

They’re methodologically neutral, with most researchers within the business conducting quantitative and qualitative research (face-to-face and online). They also look to incorporate additional data sets where needed including EPOS and social media data.

The Role
As an Associate Director you will support the business growth by winning projects through proposals/pitches, managing key client relationships, adding value to projects and developing the performance of the Research Team by mentoring junior members and designing research processes.

  • To add value to project reports and presentations to ensure excellent outputs and build client impact
  • To lead presentations/debriefs to senior clients in a way that puts forward company values
  • To control management of key accounts
  • To win business through project design, proposal writing, pitching and relationship development
  • To engage and support the development of the Research Team

The Candidate

  • Extensive experience in quantitative, qualitative or mixed-method primary research
  • Excellent client skills
  • Ability to review outputs and materials and to write effective, engaging debriefs/Executive summaries which deliver maximum impact
  • Ability to see the ‘bigger picture’ on large, complex projects
  • Excellent project design skills and ability to write proposals develop project budgets
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written – able to present and pitch to any audience




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