• Head of Market Research

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 year ago(4/10/2017 10:21 AM)
    # of Openings
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  • Overview

    The Survey Research Director is an exciting opportunity for someone with a background in market research who wants to work in a fast paced industry servicing a diverse set of clients.

    The Guidepoint Market Research Team conducts custom primary market research projects for institutional investment firms, consultancy firms, and corporate organizations. Our team is currently focused on facilitating research studies for clients who wish to understand market trends within the Healthcare, TMT (Technology, Media & Telecom), Consumer Goods, and Energy & Industrials markets.

    What You'll Do

    • Oversee complete life cycle of all survey and market research projects
    • Direct complex survey research projects and oversee responsibility for: the project's timeline, budget, staff, and client relations; and ensure the client's needs and project's contract requirements are met
    • Serve as the lead product expert with sales and marketing to assess feasibility and develop proposals for new business across all industry sectors with emphasis in the areas of biotech/pharma/medical device companies, consulting and market research firms, and financial services clients.
    • Lead Survey product sales calls and meetings
    • Identify new business markets and product opportunities
    • Directly oversee all financial components of survey and market research products
    • Develop and maintain team P&L and adhere to company’s business metrics, goals, and objectives
    • Serve as a lead liaison with current, new, and perspective Guidepoint clients
    • Communicate proposals, timelines, updates, and outcomes to clients during ongoing projects

    What You Have

    • Bachelor's Degree from four year college, Master’s degree strongly preferred
    • Minimum of eight to ten years of market research in a director or manager level role at a market research firm, consulting firm, or pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device company
    • Experience in an online product environment and online survey methodologies, programs, and vendors is required; experience with other market research formats is highly desirable
    • Supervisory/management experience
    • Some background and experience managing a product or department’s budget
    • Experience developing or reviewing pricing and feasibility proposals for market research projects
    • Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills

    What We Have:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Free snacks and beverages
    • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) match, life insurance, commuter benefits, corporate gym rates, paid time-off and parental leave plans
    • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
    • Year-round corporate athletic league
    • Casual work environment

    About Guidepoint:

    Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint's multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit


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