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Qualitative Research Manager – NYC

BAMM has an opportunity for a Qualitative Researcher to join our growing New York office.

BAMM has an opportunity for a Qualitative Researcher to join our growing New York office. We’re looking for a curious self-starter who’s interested in understanding people, and how they think and behave, and what this means for the big, strategic challenges of the world’s leading brands. Ideally, we’re looking for candidates who come from the social or behavioral sciences (e.g. psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, sociology).

This role offers the opportunity to work on important strategic questions, with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team of ethnographers, photojournalists, cultural anthropologists, survey builders, behavioral scientists, and strategists.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage qualitative research projects (including, but not limited to, writing discussion guides, running consumer workshops or ethnographies, moderating (online / offline), visual analysis, helping build compelling insights)
  • Research insights from psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, sociology to uncover insights for client and internal projects
  • Research cultural, business, and consumer trends for client and internal projects
  • Work with the team to create PowerPoint deck storylines for client, internal, and new business projects that drive consumer, cultural and brand understanding

Attend and contribute to all internal team meetings and brainstorms

  • Attend client meetings, and help respond to client questions and requests when needed
  • Keep abreast of the newest findings on human decision-making, and ensure behavioral science theory is consistently applied to all our clients’ work

Systems & Tools:

  • Required: Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (ideally in the behavioral sciences such as psychology, neuroscience)
  • 3-4 years experience at a reputable qualitative research agency
  • Strong academic background
  • First-class moderating skills (must have experience of moderating including viewed groups in front of senior clients)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent client handling skills, particularly in driving the client and projects (having the ability to influence in a collaborative way)
  • Ability to craft a story using multiple sources and types of research
  • High attention to detail without sacrificing the big picture
  • Ability to work across multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to contribute in analysis sessions to produce outstanding deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a collaborative, constructive outlook
  • Interest in one or more of the following fields: Consumer Behavior, Brand Strategy, Behavioral Science, Behavioral Economics, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Applied/Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology, Anthropology

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