We are looking for a candidate to join our Youth Research & Insight team as a Senior Research Executive.

Salary: Competitive

Status: Full time, permanent position

Location: London – Five minutes’ walk from Old Street, Moorgate and Shoreditch High Street stations


We are looking to recruit a new Senior Research Executive to our Youth Research and Insight team. It’s exciting times in the YRI team. We have recently launched a new syndicated research product, the State of the Youth Nation and we’ve commenced a contract with Sport England to help them develop a strategy to encourage greater youth participation in sport, and we’ve built up a great client list including ACCA, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, BBC, Diabetes UK, Sky, Ferrero, Link, PwC and Which?

The YRI team uses their understanding of generational theory with the most up-to-date youth data to help clients win the hearts and minds of the youth market. We handle a fantastic range of projects, from bespoke quantitative and qualitative research to thought leadership to co-creation sessions.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a mix of quantitative and qualitative projects including insight community studies. They will be involved in all aspects of projects, end to end, from attending briefings, assistance in preparing proposals, managing fieldwork, analysis and debrief presentations/workshops. They will be afforded a high level of responsibility and provided with appropriate training.


You need to have had at least 2 years experience working in a market research or insight agency, ideally with experience of the youth market. Great communication skills and experience of storytelling with data (qual or quant) is encouraged while an enthusiasm for youth culture is essential.

The successful candidate must have a positive attitude, be an extremely effective communicator, be commercially minded, proactive and have a keen desire to buy into our clients’ goals and help them succeed. The successful candidate will need:

Additionally, we’re interested in knowing about any experience you have in:


We are a lively youth research agency that works with brands and government clients to better understand Millennials and Generation Z.

We own the UK’s largest specialist youth market research access panel, comprised of 135,000 young people who have agreed to take part in communities and surveys in return for great rewards.

Our clients include government departments, brands, policy bodies, professional services organizations, market research agencies and marketing and communications agencies and universities.

Close date / contact

Close date: ongoing

Please contact josephine.hansom@youthsight.com with your CV and cover letter