Quantitative Research Director

Seattle, WA 98103

Job Category: Marketing Research & Insights Job Number: 3180 Annual Salary: $100k-$160k Industry: Supply-side Market Research Firm


Our client, a well-established global custom research consultancy, is looking for a strong Research Director to join their team in Seattle! Qualified candidates will be insights enthusiasts with strong team leadership experience, as well as hands-on expertise with global tracking initiatives and additional custom methodologies including product research, customer satisfaction, advertising evaluation, brand communications work, and more.

This is a great opportunity for candidates who are seeking a strategic, leadership position within an established but growing company while remaining hands-on with the research.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive client and account management; hands-on from project inception to completion, including developing research plans, writing proposals, pitching new work, executing studies, analysis, reporting and presenting
  • Run large ongoing campaign, brand, and customer service tracking projects to ensure data continuity, integrity; establish best practices and bring actionable insights back to the client
  • High-level client engagement; regularly present to key client stakeholders with ability to influence
  • Managing and mentoring a team of 3-4 researchers
  • Manage P&L and regularly participate in forecasting and budgeting


  • Broad insights experience across methodologies such as: tracking studies (continuous, international and wave), concept testing, product research, segmentation, etc.
  • 8+ years of relevant quantitative marketing research experience
  • Ability to analyze data, uncover compelling insights, deliver actionable recommendations
  • Robust client-relationship skills; must be comfortable working closely with key external clients, with a focus on expanding and strengthening those strategic relationships
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience leading a team and/or mentoring junior staff
  • Passion for tech or gaming categories a plus

Salary is commensurate with experience $115k-$160k and some relocation assistance is provided for qualified candidates.

Kit Nordmark
Executive Recruiter

Kit helps lead the Market Research practice here at Burtch Works, and brings deep industry experience from her time as a researcher herself, having lead both quant and qual projects.
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