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Senior Research Manager

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We're recruiting for a Senior Research Manager to join our Brand Insight Team in Shoreditch, London

No other research agency knows more about Gen Z and Millennials. 

We work with brands, charities, broadcasters, Government and policy organisations to help companies better-understand the next generation of customers (Gen Z).

If this is something you'd like to help our clients with, and you want to join our fun, vibrant team based in Shoreditch - then we have an exciting new opportunity for you...

Roles & Responsibilities

We're looking for an experienced researcher who can become one of our specialist youth researchers! 

You'll need to be experienced in a wide range of methods and approaches and have strong communication skills. You'll need to direct projects and extract the story from the data, providing actionable and tangible recommendations. 

The Successful candidate will report to the Managing Director for Brand, but lead in many areas including project design, proposal writing, pitching, communicating the agency offering and overseeing project delivery with the assistance of two or three more junior members of the team. 

*Working with us - from a social distance* Over the past year our team have all been working remotely and safely in response to Covid-19 restrictions. We offer our employees flexibility to work where they feel comfortable, but we're also a social bunch so as restrictions lift, our office is open for those who want to use it - we're based in the heart of London, close to Old Street Tube in the Shoreditch area. 

Your focus:

Your time will be biased toward leading ad hoc projects but you will also have some responsibility for an important ongoing tracker survey (which will help you become ‘the most knowledgeable person in the room’ when it comes to youth trends, culture, attitudes and behaviour.


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Candidate Profile

We’re seeking someone with clearly demonstrable research and communications skills. Previous experience in youth research is helpful, it is not essential. A clear interest / willingness to learn about this area is, however, a must. Most briefs you’ll work on will use a mixed methodology, in particular: quant (often including advanced analytics) and qual (often online research communities).  You need to be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • Experienced in a wide range of research approaches
  • Experienced in / keen to be involved in youth research
  • Creative / original thinker
  • A good manager / leader
  • Able to write winning proposals
  • A great communicator / storyteller
  • A multitasker
  • Positive and fun to work with


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Our Clients

Clients include: BBC, Channel 4, Tinder, Red Bull, Karma Cola, The FA, National Citizenship Service, The Guardian, O2, Ofcom, The Co-op, YMCA, Office for Students, Which?, Unite Students, Institute for Practitioners of Advertising, DfES, Dairy UK

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Working at YouthSight

We provide clear and incisive insight, enabling clients to create and maintain outstanding products/services that excite and inspire.  We're trusted advisers to our clients including many brands, universities, Government and the third sector.  We own the UK’s largest specialist youth market research ‘access panel’. We have been established for over 17 years and there are 23 people FTE in the business.  We are based in the Old Street/ Shoreditch area of Central London.




26 days holiday (plus 2 extra days after 2 years' service)


Target based rewards


Flexible start/finish times


Excellent pension scheme


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