Research Manager


: $77,920.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Research Manager

Company Summary

Established in 1999, Insight Strategy Group LLC (ISG) ( is a leading consumer research and strategy agency that combines social science expertise with deep demographic and cultural understanding to decode consumer behavior, fuel brand growth, and innovate products, services, and content. ISG partners with clients on consumer deep dives, segmentations, brand positioning and tracking, customer experience, concept development, and testing, and related needs across the product and content development and marketing lifecycle. ISG serves a broad array of lifestyle industries, including media and entertainment, food and beverage, retail, style, health and wellness, travel and leisure, and consumer technology. ISG, along with its sister companies MarketCast, Fizziology, and Turnkey Intelligence are business units of MarketCast Group, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

ISG seeks individuals who demonstrate the potential to become highly skilled researchers and strategists, with particular propensity for decoding people's underlying psychological and social motives in arriving at the truth.

The responsibilities of the Manager are to:

* Independently manage teams and project delivery across all aspects of the project lifecycle
* Translate business objectives into qualitative and quantitative research plans
* Manage the development of research instruments and thoughtful approaches to data analysis
* Conduct qualitative and quantitative research to gain a robust, textured understanding of consumers and how they connect to our clients' businesses
* Guide teams in translating research findings into key insights and implications for our clients
* Lead the development and presentation of reports that communicate key insights and recommendations in a clear, creative and compelling manner
* Build and manage client relationships

Qualification Requirements

* 3-5 years of experience in market research, or in a brand/marketing consulting role that involves hands-on primary research
* Experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods
* Have proven leadership skills and exceptional track record in client management
* Have at least 1 year of experience in managing complex and fast-paced projects
* Experience in one or more of the following industries: technology and telecom, media and entertainment, retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, travel and hospitality
* Desire and willingness to work as part of a team and the skills necessary to lead teams
* Be curious about people, what drives them, and why they do what they do
* Be a creative problem solver who can balance big-picture vision and tactical ideas
* Have strong written and oral communication skills
* Be enthusiastic and high energy


* Graduate degree in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, anthropology), marketing or related field


Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K with company matching, unlimited vacation & sick, catered lunches and a fun work environment!

At Insight Strategy Group, we don't just accept difference - we embrace it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our global culture and success. Insight Strategy Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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