Senior Research Executive - Retail & Financial Services

Research & consulting services Manchester, United Kingdom


Job Title: Senior Research Executive
Location: Manchester 
Salary: From £28,000 + benefits

InSites Consulting are a market research agency consisting of 17 offices in total, reaching from New York to Sydney. We connect business with the people they’re interested in, putting the voice of the customer at the heart of the businesses we work with. We are a global consumer insight agency with an ambition to be the best in the world at understanding people. To do that we need to be tapped into what’s going on in consumers’ lives around the world, highly attuned to people’s changing needs and behaviours and most importantly, what’s driving that change.

We are a highly passionate and dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are stimulated. You will be working in an informal, fast paced and global culture where chances for personal development and learning opportunities are ample. We strive to be an open and transparent company in which everyone is invited to participate. We aim high - so from time to time we have to let off some steam. Fun is definitely part of our culture.
To support our growth, we are looking for someone to join our team as a
 Senior Research Executive
Our UK team of 136 are located in Manchester and London.  The Retail and Financial Services team, based in Manchester, consists of 13 researchers, focussed on a variety of accounts in Retail, Financial Services, Utilities & Sports brands, meaning no two days are the same.  The team take real pride in their work, pioneer research methods and forge strong client relationships. We’re a fun and supportive team, with a collaborative approach to working across accounts, so you’ll have a great platform to enjoy the work you do while you progress your career and sector interests further. The team work on a range of projects from leading-edge online communities, covering a raft of methodologies from online surveys to digital ethnography (a client favourite since the start of the pandemic!), and a range of topics from broadband to beverages, and recipe boxes to retirement.
As a Senior Research Executive, you will report to one of the teams Senior Research Managers.  The key role of the Senior Research Executive is to manage quantitative, qualitative and community research projects, with the supervision of senior researchers.


  • Involvement in quantitative, qualitative and/or community projects, from commissioning to presentation
  • Project management design and analysis
  • Managing small and medium sized/complexity projects, working directly with a project leader
  • Assisting the project lead on large/complex projects
  • High levels of client liaison via, telephone, email, video conference
  • High level of interaction with internal colleagues – some of whom will not be based in the Manchester office


  • A solid marketing knowledge and background in market research
  • Preferably 2 – 5 years’ experience within innovative online market research
  • Proficient in English (both oral and written), any other language is an asset
  • Adequate skills in various areas of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills, connects easily with clients and colleagues

Let’s talk! We look forward to hearing from you.