Primary Research Director, Media Insights


: $103,330.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network. The Primary Research Director will join a growing team responsible for creating insights and narratives around Vox Media audiences and reporting on advertising campaigns across all lines of business. You will be a key member of the Vox insights and innovation group, working with stakeholders across revenue operations, vox creative, and sales teams to lead market and brand research insights. This person will report into the Senior Director of Media Insights. Your work will span several functions to craft our story and direct the business. Day to day, this role will include activities like scaling thought leadership studies and creating primary research to solve large business problems. This role will start off as an individual contributor role with people management responsibilities in the future. The impact is driven by aligning with stakeholders to drive projects related to furthering the Vox story and helping our client facing teams tell custom stories. He/she can perform as a leader with minimal supervision while proactively resolving issues. What you ll do: Work collaboratively across the company to power ad packages, audience insights, and the development of new ad products through primary research Work closely with the Sr. Director and SVP, to co-create strong pieces of thought leadership to message and showcase Vox's narrative Ensure the work has deep impact on product, creative, and changes/optimize business for the revenue organization (via advertiser perception) Have vision to plan headcount, budget management skills, and soft skills to grow team Deep understanding of Vox advertising products and how they compare to competitors Lead the distribution of primary insights with strong visualization, vision, and passion Build out and manage a proprietary Vox panel Have a strong POV, build plans, and scale market research function strategically within the organization What you'll bring: BA/BS preferred with 8+ years experience in research and data analysis Understanding of marketers challenges through relevant job experience Expert at primary research: experience in brand tracking, customer segmentation, product-feature optimization, and audience research Experience working with PR, creative, & B2B marketing and pushing work out for public consumption Ability to analyze and translate data-based findings into clear, relevant insights and express those insights with passion and brevity, both visually and verbally Ability to push vision and strategy across the organization Proven ability to design, manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment Smart and quick proactive learner with organizational agility and strong attention to detail Willingness and ability to learn A proven track record of strong interpersonal and presentation skills and successful teamwork and collaboration Proven ability to design, manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment Ability to talk research like an expert: SPSS is a must, survey design, and qualitative analysis Advanced knowledge of Excel a must. Advanced PowerPoint or Keynote skills About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status in the United States? * Gender Pronouns (She/Her/Hers, He/Him/His, They/Them/Theirs, etc.) How did you hear about this job? * Vox Media Careers Page Third-Party Job Board In-person Event Social Media Referral Company Marketing Demographic Information At Vox Media, we believe that different backgrounds and perspectives shape who we are as a company. We strive for better representation from historically underrepresented populations in the digital media industry, and the below questions help us in assessing the makeup of our candidate pools. Your decision to provide or not provide the information below will not be held against you in the recruiting process, nor will it be used in the candidate selection process if you do identify. Vox Media does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. I identify my gender as: Female Male Non-Binary Other I prefer not to disclose I identify my ethnicity as: Asian Black or African American Hispanic or Latinx Middle Eastern Native American/Alaskan Native Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Two or more races White Other I prefer not to disclose I identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community: Yes No Unsure I prefer not to disclose Veteran status: I identify as a veteran I am not a veteran I prefer not to disclose Disability status: Yes, I have a disability No, I do not have a disability I prefer not to disclose
Associated topics: business, business analyst, commercial, commission, estate, financial analyst, gs 0110 12, investment, pricing, real estate * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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