Skip to content

Insights & Research Manager

Location London, UK
Posted 30/08/2016
Closes 30/09/2016
Sector Agencies & Sponsors
Function Strategy & Research
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To develop and deliver research, analysis and insight requirements to clients and internal stakeholders using a variety of data to support fast, pro-active, commercial decision-making throughout the business.

Core Duties: 

  • Work directly with clients, and their supporting agencies, to design, manage and deliver research programs in response to specific commercial and planning needs.
  • Work as part of a consultancy project team in order to maintain a continuous knowledge of any dedicated research stream in order to identify potential issues and/or opportunities within or related to the project.
  • Work with all functions within the Wasserman business, notably Marketing, to deliver research solutions and insights that bring concepts and strategies to life and in support of point-of-view documents and new business leads.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with key stakeholders to ensure all parties receive appropriate attention, support, and ensures Wasserman is in lock-step with the client’s plans as it relates to their growth and commercial partnership strategies.
  • Manage interagency relationships; working with outside agencies and partners to ensure smooth execution of all client research programs.
  • Maintain a personal interest in the research landscape, particularly any new technologies or approaches to identify the next best strategic opportunities that help Wasserman to continue to deliver top results to the client. 
  • Understands the landscape for each client’s business as well as the industry contexts for their investments.

Qualifications (Essential):

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g. Marketing, Statistics).
  • 2-3 years relevant experience in qualitative and quantitative research (preferably in a sports, cultural, media, or entertainment field).
  • Proven ability and track-record in interpreting, assessing and translating data into insight. Must be able to draw insights across studies and not only within the context of one piece of research.
  • Experience of using digital and standard systems such as Google Analytics, Comscore
  • Strong analytical skills - able to interpret, translate and present data.
  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel for deck development
  • Proficiency with SPSS or similar statistical analysis software packages


  • Working knowledge of project management fundamentals.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and be able to create a rapport with people of all demographics.
  • High level of initiative and works well independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Well developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Requires self-management, including the ability to assess a situation and quickly implement solutions.
  • Must be able to multi-task and be flexible enough to react under stressful circumstances.

Wasserman Media Group is committed to operating fair and unbiased recruitment procedures allowing all applicants an equal opportunity for employment, free from discrimination on the basis of religion, race, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, color, ethnic or national origin or any other classification as may be protected by applicable law. We aim to recruit the right people for the jobs we have to offer, and to assess applications on the basis of relevant skills, education and experience.


WASSERMAN is a full service, culture-centric agency built to serve the best talent, brands and properties in the world. We are united by our passion and belief in the power of culture.

Insight content to support your application