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Qualitative Research Director

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 04/01/2024 Category: Market Research Job Number: 330710-0_1 Salary: $140-165,000

Job Description

Title: Qualitative Research Director
Location: Chicago, IL or Remote
Compensation: $140-165,000
Contact: Lindsey Bartlett - [email protected]

We are looking for a new Qualitative Research Director to join a brand and marketing consultancy with offices in Chicago, Vancouver & London. Ideally this person would be in Chicago and work hybrid, but we can consider folks in other areas of the US.

Why work here?
- Inclusive culture
- No-cost to employee benefits
- Option to work remotely if you aren't local to an office
- Truly strategic, innovative work
- Opportunities for continuing education and tuition reimbursement

What you'll be doing:
- Leading consultative qualitative projects
- Winning and building new business (about 30% of time)
- Working with clients to understand challenges and developing proposals, designing and costing projects
- Mentoring and growing junior level staff
- Continuously challenging the status quo, developing "out of the box" custom ideas to solve client business issues
- Present insights in a thoughtful and compelling manner

What makes you qualified:
- You are a creative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit
- You maintain a variety of product innovation or brand strategy knowledge and leading creative strategy
- Experience within brand strategy, innovation and marketing
- Minimum 10 years experience within custom, primary research (qualitative)
- Proven background leading and mentoring a team
- Proven background building and maintaining business (have held past quotas)
- Ability to travel globally

Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey Bartlett

Lindsey Bartlett leads the Market Research & Consumer Insights area. With a decade of experience recruiting in this niche, Lindsey has proven successful in making the match. Her highly consultative nature combined with her dedication to excellence pushes her to swiftly and successfully find you the best talent. Lindsey is a strong recruiter and highly personable, staying abreast of new industry trends by attending a variety of conferences and participating with our affiliations. Offer her an oat milk latte and a good conversation and she’ll always be in your corner. 

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