Research Director

Washington, DC 20330

Job Category: Marketing Research & Insights Job Number: 3488 Annual Salary: $95k-$125k Industry: Supply-side Market Research Firm

Job Description

Job Description:

A thriving mid-sized research firm based in the D.C. area is looking for a strong custom researcher with PR and Thought-Leadership research experience to join their expanding team. Our client works closely with Marketing, PR, and Communications teams at Fortune 100 companies with the goal of having their work covered by the media. If this sounds exciting to you, keep reading!

Qualified candidates will have proven custom research expertise, a history of building and maintaining strong client relationships, and leadership experience, as this role will manage 4 direct reports. This is a great opportunity for a standout quantitative researcher seeking a position with high impact and high visibility of their work.

All candidates must have:

  • 6+ years of hands-on custom quantitative research experience
  • Ability to run research independently from start-to-finish
  • Experience managing a team of at least 2 direct reports
  • Impeccable client-service skills
  • Outstanding ability to glean insights from data with a knack for story-driven reporting
  • Innate curiosity, passion for news and current events, staying up-to-date on trends, etc. 

This position is located in the D.C. area. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Keywords: custom research, primary research, market research, quantitative, survey research, public relations, PR strategy, media, thought leadership, client service

Meet Your Recruiter

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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