Qualitative Specialist (Level 3)

Practice Area: Insight & Research

Location: London: Truth

We are an international business communications consultancy – a partnership – specialists in reputation, influence & engagement. We work with our clients to ignite multiple & complex audiences through deep insight, expert storytelling & creative delivery. We employ over 450 people across Europe, Asia, Africa, North America & the Middle East, acting for over 850 clients across the globe, from large quoted multi-national corporations to SMEs just starting out on their journey.


Insight & Research (Truth):

We are marketing strategists. We work at the intersection of culture and commerce to create change, specialising in brand, innovation and business strategy. We are a naturally collaborative, global partner, with an emphasis on expansive thinking, a reverence for richness of insight and the creative flair to deliver commercial impact. We let the nature of the project and our clients’ needs guide our approach. At the heart of everything we do, though, is the idea of ‘insight as a creative act’. Our diverse team of specialists seek to bring the widest range of sources and methods to any problem, helping us find new connections, create new ways of seeing people’s worlds and generate practical applications for this truth.


Role Overview:

  • Strategic consultant as well as a researcher;
  • First class moderation skills including plenty of experience of focus group moderation (at least 100 groups, including viewed groups in front of senior clients);
  • Confident and assertive manner;
  • Excellent client handling skills, particularly in driving the client and projects (having the ability to influence in a collaborative way);
  • Excellent attention to detail and project control skills;
  • Experience of a wide range of research methods;
  • Good presentation skills (possibly an area for development);
  • Ability to manage project teams (upwards and downwards);
  • Main focus is moderation, running and driving projects day to day and working with both more senior and junior people to deliver the insights;
  • Emerging proposal writing skills (and this is an opportunity for development); and
  • Good and clear written and verbal communication skills.


Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes:

  • 3+ years experience;
  • Strategic Thinker;
  • A good variety of qualitative experience, ideally a quantitative ‘non rejector’.
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Main focus is moderation, running and driving projects day to day and working with both more senior and junior people to deliver the insights;
  • In the longer term, the candidate can develop their client relationship and business development skills and ideally lead client relationships (this will happen as quickly as the individual can handle the responsibility);
  • Team player (this is critical to fit in with Truth culture);
  • Ambitious and committed;
  • Hardworking and flexible, especially in relation to fieldwork;
  • Enthusiastic and down to earth;
  • Deeply engrained common sense; and
  • A positive, happy presence in the office.


Other information:

  • Working hours : 9.00am-5.30pm.

Our success is underpinned by our four key values:

  • Blaze a Trail – We push boundaries and set the pace within our industry;
  • Move Fast – We anticipate change and respond quickly;
  • Always Connect -We combine skills, experience and perspectives that unite people and organisations; and
  • Keep it real -We are open, fair and authentic, always listening and understanding before we respond.


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Nothing that ticks your boxes?

We’re always on the hunt for new talent. Please take a look at our latest opportunities. If there is not something that suits you, we’d still love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to us on: careers@instinctif.com