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Job Description for Media Research Manager
The Media Research Manager assists in leading and managing media research projects from the proposal stage through to final report delivery. Specifically, Research Managers are expected to input on design specifications (including sample/weighting construction, questionnaire construction, analysis and reporting plans), manage the project to these specifications, contribute to report findings, and participate in client management.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Research Instrument Design – Assist in the design survey research that will answer business questions and will meet the media research and business objectives as defined in the proposal stage. Strong understanding of question and questionnaire construction is a must.
Full Cycle Project Management – Manage the day-to-day aspects for the research program from design and programming through to report analysis and production. Monitor and report out on study performance in terms of schedule, quality, and budgets.
Data Analysis Planning/Execution – Design and prepare data analysis plans, oversee data checking/tabulations, ensure quality of data, design report visuals.
Data Interpretation and Reporting – Contribute to the integration of large amounts of data into compelling, concise deliverables that meet the client’s needs/expectations. Participate in research insight discussions with clients.
Client Management – Work with mid to senior level clients on various aspects of the research (design, timing, reporting, etc.), providing project updates, and delivering above and beyond client expectations. Anticipate clients’ needs/requirements and proactively manage situations to expectations and resolve any issues. Understand and advise on research issues including ad hoc requests as appropriate. Recognize opportunities for new business development.
Mentor – Demonstrate capability to lead, train, and mentor junior staff.
Experience And Skills
4-5 years within the media research industry on either the client or supplier side
Outstanding client management skills; outstanding project management skills; excellent understanding of data analysis tools and techniques
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At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.
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