We are working on a Research Director opportunity for leading reputation, strategic communications and public affairs research agency based in central London.

They help to change behaviour, inform strategy and define debates

  • Established for over ten years, they use cutting-edge opinion research to provide clients with insights that helps to inform strategy, change behaviour and define debates.
  • They work with a mix of corporate and public sector clients such as Sport England, the Arts Council, the Ministry of Defence and Department for Education.
  • A team of 45+ razor-sharp minds; they are intellectually curious, engaged and collaborative.
  • They are an employee-owned trust who put their people first and have put in place practises to improve work/life balance.

Work with corporate and public sector clients to tackle a range of complex societal issues

This is an exciting opportunity to join a stimulating and intellectual environment where you will work with corporate and public sector clients, helping them tackle a range of complex societal issues.

You be responsible for line managing and inspiring Associate Directors and Research Managers, winning new / strengthening existing client relationships, designing projects, and delivering work which has a clear story and implications for clients.

Ideal for a commercially-minded research leader

  • Will demonstrate leadership experience and evidence their contribution at a senior level in previous insight projects.
  • Has applied qualitative and quantitative research methods to corporate and/or social research projects.
  • Is commercially minded and has a personal network of advocates who want to work with and for them.
  • Has experience managing and inspiring team members to deliver work which is clear and impactful for clients.