Senior Research Manager

US-NY-New York
Job ID
Experience (Years)
Digital/Social Media Marketing


MWWPR are looking for a Senior Research Manager interested in working with clients in Brand Marketing and PR/Communications to evolve the use of data to shape and support communication strategies, creative direction and content development and help identify opportunities to increase audience affinity and engagement.


Job Description


The Senior Research Manager will be responsible for uncovering rich audience, cultural and competitive insights and translate them into holistic strategies across multiple platforms. They will parse through multiple information sources (social channels, online news, proprietary research, syndicated data) to uncover meaningful data and fresh insights and identify direct implications for clients.

Technically, this individual will demonstrate expertise in data synthesis and interpretation, and will be skilled in delivering and coaching others to deliver business-relevant, insights-led research and reporting with clear storylines.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze social, digital and traditional media data using qualitative and quantitative research methods to develop new insights with the goal of improving planning, creativity, growth and efficiency
  • Develop data aggregation strategies including what we should capture and how we should capture it
  • Educate key members of the teams on the relevance of data to their businesses and how to use third party tools
  • Assist in the new business process  inclusive of thought leadership, and identifying & developing opportunities with current and potential clients
  • Be the curator of all things culture by providing up-to-date and ongoing intelligence related to opportunistic cultural conversations from media, consumers and other influencers
  • Use data visualization skills and tools to analyze, package and communicate findings to key stakeholders, both internally and to external clients
  • Stay informed on the marketing and communications analytics industry, including new technologies, methodologies, and key players


  • Ability to translate data into insights that help clients understand audience needs and behavioral drivers
  • Strong knowledge of strategic marketing, media, social, audience targeting tools and vendors, including both quantitative tracking and research methodologies
  • Deep understanding of the digital landscape
  • Strong business, marketing & consumer understanding/interest in what moves popular culture
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically the ability to convey research findings in a concise and effective manner
  • Ability to work individually and in a team setting
  • Ability to remain organized, driven, and focused on multiple projects at a time
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt quickly to new projects
  • Project/time/client management skills
  • Strong presentation and data visualization skills
  • Enthusiastic, eager, and curious


Required Background & Qualifications


4+ years of experience in marketing/communications analytics, research and insights function

Required research tools and skills: Sysomos, Google Analytics, Similarweb, Hitwise, Dow Jones Factiva, Netbase or Crimson Hexagon, Quid, Lexis Nexis, Mintel, Simmons or MRI, Facebook Insights, Tableau



MWWPR is one of the worlds top independent public relations agencies with a global network of eight offices across the US and Europe. A full-service firm that approaches communications without the boundaries of expected thinking, MWWPRs expertise spans Consumer Brands, Technology, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications, LGBT, Entertainment, Sports & Luxury Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness. In 2016, MWWPR celebrated 30 years of providing strategic communications counsel and public relations support for its diverse client portfolio.


With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative and technology teams, MWWPR ensures that clients Matter More to the stakeholders who matter most. MWWPRs Matter More approach has been recognized by numerous, top industry awards including Company of the Year, PR Agency of the Year and Top Places to Work in PR, in addition to numerous awards for client work.


To learn more about MWWPR, visit or follow us on social @MWW_PR


MWW is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D.



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