Career outlook for market research executive
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would collect and analyse information find out people’s views about products or issues. You’d do the research for businesses and organisations to help them plan new products or services.
You’d either collect data by doing quantitative research, where you’d analyse the numbers from surveys of large samples of people.
Or you’d do qualitative research, where you analyse the language used by people in focus groups and in-depth questionnaires.
You’d probably specialise in consumer and industrial research, or focus on research into social and political issues.
- Meet clients to discuss research projects
- Come up with a plan or proposal and present it to the client
- Manage a budget
- Design questionnaires and organise surveys
- Explain the process to interviewers and researchers
- Monitor progress of surveys
- Analyse data and present results to the client
- Explain to your client how they can best use the research
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- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Problem solving
- Working with numbers
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
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