We are recruiting for a Research Executive or Senior Research Executive in our research team, in either our London or Leeds offices.

The role

This will vary by project, but will include:

  • Working with the most exciting media brands around – our clients include Google, BBC, Sky, Twitter, Netflix etc.
  • Being involved all stages throughout the research project lifecycle – from kick off, through to fieldwork and the final debrief
  • Opportunities to work across the research and strategy teams within the business and expand your knowledge of the media industry


  • 2+ years’ experience from within a research agency (essential), which ideally includes research studies for media clients
  • An enthusiasm for, and understanding of, the media sector (essential)
  • Experience in sports research and a passion for sport would also be highly beneficial, although not essential
  • Degree-level education (2:1 or 1st)
  • A sound understanding of how to design appropriate research projects
  • Significant experience of central involvement in research projects from beginning to end, particularly in set-up, fieldwork and deliverable creation / presentation
  • A desire, and ability, to cultivate client relationships
  • Qualitative research experience is essential:
    • Focus group moderation and interviewing skills, plus an application and knowledge of wider qualitative techniques (e.g. online)
    • Analytical ability to see the research narrative and business impact
    • Adept at creating PowerPoint charts which bring the research to life
    • Able to present with panache and clarity


  • Quantitative research experience is desirable (but not a necessity), such as:
    • Ad hoc project that have included online surveys
    • Confidence at interpreting data
    • Understanding of how to create engaging PowerPoint charts using data

The personal qualities we are looking for:

  • A passionate interest in a career in media research (and potentially, sport)
  • Ambition to develop your skills in offering strategic insight and advice to clients
  • Helpful, flexible, and enjoys working as part of a team, including colleagues from different backgrounds
  • A ‘finisher’ – can meet deadlines and see things through to their successful completion
  • Enthusiasm for building and developing strong client relationships
  • To already be (or has a strong desire to be) active at media industry conferences and events (eg. MRG, AQR, MRS)
  • Exceedingly high quality standards

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact us at careers@mtmlondon.com