Insights Executive

Data, Analytics & Insight
London, England


The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Insight Executive to further develop your qualitative and quantitative research skills in the Research and Insight team of the UK’s largest media agency.  You will get to work with a diverse set of clients, deepening your understanding of different industries and clients (for example, Tesco, Sky, Cancer Research UK, Kwik Fit and TUI to name a few); building relationships with their planning teams to champion the use of insight and helping to design and run bespoke research projects.

Working as a Insight Executive you will have the opportunity to be the day-to-day support on qualitative and quantitative research projects and see how your research is used to directly influence media planning and buying strategies. You will get to work on a range of different types of research from bespoke projects to answer specific client briefs, research for EssenceMediacom new business pitches, thought leadership research and using our suite of research desk top tools.  You will have the opportunity to use a variety of research methodologies from focus groups and depth-interviews to online communities and online surveys.

EssenceMediacom is a brilliant place to grow your career; as well as developing your research craft you will also have the opportunity to work with other departments within the agency (for example Planning and Strategy teams and Data Science) and learn from their different perspectives.  We have a programme of events throughout the year with engaging sessions and thought-provoking discussions that can inspire you, for example EXPO series showcasing our capabilities, Grow Your Career showcases, and events for Pride Week, World Menopause Day, Black History Month and International Women’s Day to name just a few. 

You will also get to build relationships with media owners and have access to, and develop expertise in using an amazing suite of industry insight tools (for example TGI, YouGov Brand Index, Touchpoints and Similarweb)

What we think are 3 best things about the job
1.    Variety – No two days are ever the same – you will be working across a range of different clients, categories and objectives.  We encourage the use of innovative techniques and approaches, so you have a real opportunity to try something different and bring some new thinking to our work

2. The impact – you will work closely with media planning and strategy colleagues across the agency to see how your research and insights directly impact media planning and strategy

3.    The people – EssenceMediacom is a brilliant place to work, with a people first culture. You’ll get to work with and learn from inspiring people from across the agency

Who are you?
You will have experience in helping to deliver qualitative and quantitative research projects.  You will be keen to get involved in all stages of the project lifecycle from writing recruitment specs, questionnaires, and discussion guides, liaising with suppliers, and ensuring data accuracy, with the guidance of more senior team members.

You will have a passion for and desire to learn more about the world of media and media research.


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