Research Executive



The Vacancy

Looking for a market research role that makes a difference to society?

Want to help improve experiences provided by the UK’s largest attractions or investigate how households could change their behaviour to improve the UK’s rivers? Or perhaps you would like to evaluate how new housing developments might impact local communities, or research the views of the homeless to help improve their chances of a better life? Then you might fit right in.  

We are offering a Research Executive role within a dynamic agency environment that provides frequent new challenges and learning opportunities.


Role responsibilities

After undertaking a rounded training programme, your day to day work will cover all stages of the research process from the development of an appropriate methodology in response to a client’s brief, through to data collection, analysis and report writing. 

You will be involved in all other stages of the research process, from the initial client enquiry right through to the production of the report. 

The full range of research activities, both quantitative and qualitative will be undertaken to help deliver a diverse range of research and consultation projects for a wide variety of clients throughout the country. 


Person Spec

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent and be seeking a career in research.

You must demonstrate an aptitude for report writing, critical analysis and problem solving, together with commensurate IT, organisational and presentational skills.

 In addition, you will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated.

As the role will involve a mix of office and home-working, it is essential that you have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team.

The ability to learn quickly will be advantageous and a full driving licence with a willingness to travel essential.


Skills & Experience

An interest in developing research experience or, ideally, research experience gained commercially or as part of a degree / qualification / experience

An interest and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
IT literate
Highly numerate
Highly literate – clear, concise writing style
Strong organisational skills
Outstanding attention to detail
Strong inter-personal skills
Strong spoken communication skills
Full driving licence

To apply: please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter of no more than 500 words to opportunities,.uk



Qa Research
Contract Type
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
£20000 Per Annum

Application Questions

1.  Within daily traveling distance of York?
2.  Full driving licence
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