Job Description


Position: Research Executive

Division: Technology, Media, Telecoms and Entertainment team

Location: West London



At Harris Interactive we’re fanatical about Technology and Entertainment. We are lucky enough to work with many of the world’s leading brands in these sectors from the best video gaming companies, movie studios, media clients and hardware and software makers. We blend this deep category knowledge with award-winning research designs and approaches; so our clients keep coming back to us to help them make informed decisions about product development, brand positioning, communications and customer experience, in both Consumer and B2B markets.


This role is primarily centred around work we conduct for one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic Internet-based companies. We conduct a wide range of research for many different divisions within this company, utilising our market leading solutions. In addition, you would also provide support on studies that we conduct for a variety of other high profile clients. The RE role represents a great opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge in a sector you’re passionate about. You would be helping to deliver a range of different national and international projects into both established and emerging product and service areas. You would certainly be expected to make a difference, and contribute positively to the team. You will learn from, and be supported by, seasoned industry experts; and will relish the prospect of:

  • Helping to prepare, write and check accuracy of reports
  • Analysing qualitative and quantitative data, including assisting with drawing conclusions
  • Contributing to the preparation of client presentations
  • Liaising with clients in a clear and professional manner
  • Responding to ad-hoc requests for information from clients
  • Conducting briefings of third party agencies and providing support to resolve data collection problems
  • Working closely with Research Operations and Marketing Science
  • Assisting other team members with identifying new products and market trends
  • Preparing specifications for data collection/external costs
  • Managing less complex projects autonomously

Required Skills:

Being a team player and having a can-do attitude are essential characteristics for this role, as are:

  • Good MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong academic background
  • Clear and confident verbal and written client communication
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Motivated and willing to learn
  • Prior experience in research or statistics in any capacity (including in academia) would be helpful, but not essential

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