Research Manager – Cincinnati, OH

Job ID: 4672 Category: Client Service Positions
Sub Category: Marketing Research
Job Level: Intermediate Level
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio


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Operating in over 80 countries, we’re a global leader in survey-based market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media – and our work focuses on our people and our clients.

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Ipsos ASI offers a full range of advertising research solutions to help clients make the best decisions at all stages of the advertising development process and to maximize the return on their advertising investment. Our commitment is to provide holistic, integrated insights to advertisers that help in the development, evaluation, and improvement of their advertising efforts and, ultimately, to help them build stronger brands.


Research Manager – Cincinnati, OH


Position Summary

This position reports to the Vice President of Client Service, Copy Testing and will be responsible for management and analysis for research projects across a broad array of product categories and managing and developing subordinates. Ideal candidate should have strong client skills, an appreciation of advertising, be able to understand Copy Testing delivery and strategic insights as well as being willing to get involved at all levels of the process.


Key Responsibilities

  • Designs, Implements and flawlessly executes several (5-10) copy-testing projects at varying stages for a variety of clients or client divisions with minimal supervision.
  • Recognizes need to adapt product solution to meet client need and works with appropriate internal resources to design appropriate solution.
  • Creates general conclusions and recommendation from data results that consider client needs and culture as well as general industry knowledge that generates insights beyond the numbers.
  • Coaches/directs work of CS Associates to develop/hone project management skills, presentation development, and the purpose beyond the task, client understanding and basic analytic conclusions beyond the numbers.
  • Ensures completion of final presentation including topline and close-to final analytical conclusions and recommendations to client for manager review.
  • Assists in presentations as appropriate



Ideal Candidate has the following Skills and Experience

  • BA Minimum
  • Expert at managing multiple, complex projects, ideally with high levels of data and detail
  • Intermediate  understanding of  questionnaire design techniques  enabling employee to take lead role in developing question(s) that will result in our having data that will meet a specific client need; incorporate into test questionnaire
  • Market or Advertising Research Experience from client or supplier side
  • Familiarity with questionnaire design techniques
  • Analytic Insight and Logic/Reasoning Skills – ability to form conclusion from data and draw from experiences beyond their specific industry knowledge
  • Process Management and facilitation skills – directs the detailed work of others on project
  • Ability to coach and mentor peers and colleagues within and outside of function on processes, practices, and tools.
  • Strong Client Service Orientation
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral; ability to formulate presentations and deliver as needed


  • Strong numeric and problem solving orientation


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Our people see to that. We attract the best talent and serve the best clients. Ipsos offers a dynamic work environment where your talents are nurtured and your skills are enriched. We encourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking to further develop our business and our people. We are enthusiastic, confident and results oriented which is why our clients come to us.  That’s what makes us proud to be Ipsos.


How to Apply

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 Ipsos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


Screening Questions:

  • Do you require sponsorship to work in the United States?

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