Our people are the best. We’re a global company of researchers, marketeers, statisticians, strategists, innovators, creatives and industry experts...

We believe in certain values which we live by as a business and in how we interact with our clients. We are open, inquisitive, brave, proud and above all human.

“We are always looking for people who will challenge the status quo. We want people with intelligence, imagination and flair, who believe they can make a difference to our clients and those around them to make this a great place to work.”

Emma Jordan – Head of Human Resources

“I’m one of several long-serving senior execs at Future Thinking (11 years and counting), which speaks volumes about the Agency’s support for personal and professional development. We’re given the space to structure and lead our teams in our own style. There is great collaboration across all the different disciplines in the Agency, and because we’re striving to stay ahead of the curve with applied technologies, there’s always something new and exciting to immerse yourself in.”

Noreen Kinsey – Senior Research Director

Senior Research Executive, Research Manager and Associate Director
London

Salary: On application

Are you a Market Researcher and Business Insight expert who would be excited to join one of the fastest growing and largest independent business intelligence companies in Europe as a Senior Research Executive, Research Manager or Associate Director? Could we be part of your Future…?

We’re an eclectic bunch at Future Thinking. A global company of researchers, analysts, advisors, statisticians, strategists, innovators, creatives and industry experts who believe in certain values which we live by as a business and in how we interact with our clients. We are client centric, open, curious, commercial, proud of what we achieve and, above all, human in how we achieve it. Future Thinking is not only different – we’re distinctive. Created to deliver research and insight we help build client success, using our hardworking mix of intellect and commercial awareness to stand out from the crowd.

Following a period of global expansion and internal promotion we now have an exciting opportunity to add to our London based portfolio of research experts. Candidates should be able to bring knowledge, enthusiasm and flair to our already dynamic team, to work by our values and deliver impeccable research to our clients. 

You will be working directly with some high profile clients in Media, Sponsorship, and FMCG amongst others to help develop their products and bring research and insight to life.

You must have proven professional experience in the research industry and be passionate about what you do.  With an enthusiasm to get involved in all aspects of project management is a must, bringing your skills and knowledge to create work above and beyond our client expectations!

If you would like the opportunity to join an exciting, fast paced, distinctive Agency with the opportunity to work with a high profile client base please send your CV along with a covering letter telling us why you want to work for us to Vicki O’Sullivan; HR Business Partner at careers@futurethinking.com

Contact us for more information on this position +44 (0)20 7843 9777

Digital Sales Manager
London

Salary: On application

Overview:

This is a trailblazing senior sales role – where digital data analytics meets business insight. Responsible for ramping up business by selling our proprietary customer analytics self-service tool solution, B2B and B2C.

The opportunities for this London, UK based, post holder, to build upon their existing network and beyond, are international in reach. The post will work in partnership with GemSeek (Bulgaria), another exciting company in our Group containing top researchers, data scientists, marketers, statisticians, strategists, innovators, creatives and industry experts. Working across geographies, sales of this digital tool can draw on other strengths within the group, uniting a mix of data analytics, qual, quant and behavioral science to deliver insight that engages and drives action. This is the most exciting of sales and business development roles. The post holder will collaborate in a consultative sales role and must be able to communicate the Group’s digital solutions based value proposition as it differentiates from pre-existing insight methodologies.

The post holder will seek out how our proprietary solution can meet business’ commercial requirements across sectors; not only developing and retaining, but safeguarding customer bases – providing live data so businesses can react before customers look at alternatives. We are looking for an entrepreneurial-minded, self-motivated, easy-going and ready-for-the-challenge Digital Sales Manager, passionate about how technology can be used to create insights from data and turned into actions for business. 

We are one of the fastest growing and largest independent business intelligence companies in Europe. We take a consultative approach with a commercial focus driving everything we do for our clients. This role’s primary focus will be on developing new business both through client acquisition and selling into existing accounts. The Digital Sales Manager will be responsible for managing all phases of the sales pipeline, with emphasis on identifying and prospecting to new clients and recognizing opportunities to drive profitable revenue in targeted vertical markets. The post holder will be responsible for attaining sales goals and communicating progress as it aligns to wider Company and Group strategy efforts to reach revenue targets with senior and up to Board level management.

Minimum Requirements

          Able to sell to C-level executives (CEO, CFO, Director Level, etc…) and below.

          Minimum of three years of B2B&/C sales experience.

          Experience developing a new territory including lead generation and cold calling.

          Ability to manage and deliver on a sales budget.

          Results oriented.

          Strong verbal and written communication skills.

          Able to work both independently and in a team environment.

          Energetic self motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit. 

          Organized and detail oriented with professional presentation ability.

          Willing to embrace new technology and social media.

Key tasks & responsibilities:

1.         Work with your eclectic range of business insight colleagues in developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets for our proprietary and complementary opportunities.

2.         Work with colleagues to develop sales strategies which explore interplay between our proprietary data analytics tool and further opportunities to provide business insight, paying attention to pricing and margins as appropriate. 

3.         Work closely, as appropriate, with colleagues globally to further develop/evolve offering based on client feedback

4.         Maintain client database and regular communications and reporting internally,

5.         Provide learning and knowledge sharing opportunities for business insight colleagues which help to promote their awareness of and ability to sell digital analytical tools to their markets.

Key Objectives:

          Build on existing network of clientele to further develop the sales base for our proprietary tool; Exploring sales via recommendation, cold-calling sales and bus dev opportunities via Key Account Management principles already live within the business.

          Help to promote the digital awareness of our workforce and ability to sell this offering to clients.

          Work to agreed sales targets, in keeping with a strategy scoped out in collaboration with the leaders of the business Group.

Key Relationships:

Head of/MD counterparts, UK MD, CFO, MD Operations, Director of Insight Delivery, Group HRD, all Commercial Team Account Directors

For more information, visit www.futurethinking.com and or call Emma Rudd, Group HR Director on 07714134553

Contact us for more information on this position +44 (0)20 7843 9777

Designer & Motion Graphic Video Editor
Sofia, Bulgaria

Salary: On Application

 

We’re now looking to recruit a Designer & Motion Graphics Video Editor to our team.  You will be working for our Creative Services and Marketing teams, at Future Thinking and GemSeek based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Who are we looking to employ?

A highly motivated and creative individual with a demonstrable knowledge of Adobe CC – including particular Premiere Pro & After Effects – MS suite PowerPoint & Word to work as part of the Creative Services and Marketing teams to plan and create high quality, engaging outputs. The ideal candidate will be an all-rounder with extensive experience in developing creative and engaging concepts filming, editing & motion graphics/animation, plus print & PowerPoint.

You will be confident dealing with internal stakeholders as well as clients, and able to explain complex technical scenarios in simplified instructions to colleagues. Equally important are administrative skills.

Key Skills

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Adobe CC & MS PowerPoint and Word (preferably 3+ years’ experience in a creative agency or similar)
  • A balance of creative, administrative and technical abilities.
  • A desire to go the extra mile to exceed expectation and wow stakeholders.
  • Confident presenting and explaining ideas to colleagues.
  • Ability to grasp complex client needs and formulating practical solutions.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Works equally well as part of a team or on own initiative.
  • Awareness of the competitive business environment.

Your role

Planning, developing and delivering engaging content for a varied range of internal and external clients

  • Working closely with research and marketing teams to turn concepts into engaging, outputs.
  • Experimenting with a variety of styles and developing new techniques to wow clients.

What we want from you

  • You will be proficient in Adobe CC, MS PowerPoint & Word and will be comfortable working on PC
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and HTML
  • A keen eye for copy layout
  • Flexible approach and able to work well under pressure
  • Ensure timescales are adhered to while maintaining accuracy
  • Possess excellent communication/client facing skills
  • Experience of proposals and designing digital documents would also be an advantage

What you get from us

  • Interesting, exciting projects with some of most innovative and important brands in the world
  • Stimulating, informal working environment
  • Lots of scope for career and personal development
  • Competitive salary and flexible benefits

Contact us for more information on this position +44 (0)20 7843 9777

Driver/Admin Assistant
Oxford

Salary: On Application

We’re now looking to add a Driver/Admin Assistant to our Field Operations Team based in our Kidlington office.

Who are we looking to employ?

We need a well organised, positive, flexible and capable team player with good people skills who can support our busy Field Operations Team. The ideal candidate would have experience in an administrative role with good attention to detail and be happy to help with a wide variety of tasks as required. The role will involve some driving and it is therefore essential to have a clean driving licence and feel confident driving our company van. A flexible attitude is required as the role will sometimes involve working unusual hours and travelling the country to assist in logistics.

Your role will involve:

Working with and supporting the Field Operations teams which includes:
• Driving company van to assist in purchasing/moving product as per client/project requests
• Print and Despatch – Assist with delivering a high quality print and logistics service to internal clients
• Field Admin – Maintenance of Field database, job setup, admin of IT on tablets, and checking projects whilst in field, quality control and other admin tasks
• Assist with Product/ equipment purchase and storage. Archiving ensuring all company sensitive material is stored and destroyed in accordance with industry standards
• Working with supervisors, interviewers and other suppliers to ensure successful project delivery
• Taking control of any problems with jobs and seeking help as required
• Maintenance of company van

What we want from you:
• Proven admin experience, preferably with some knowledge of Market Research but not essential
• Clean driving licence and comfortable driving a van to varying UK destinations when required
• Experience of using Microsoft Office packages essential
• Must have a good working knowledge of some technical items such as tablets and phones
• Good telephone manner and communication skills
• Quick learner who is proactive and able to work effectively in a team or independently
• Must have ability to remain calm, methodical and organised under pressure and have sound trouble shooting skills

What you get from us:
• Interesting, exciting projects with some of the most innovative and important brands in the world
• Stimulating, informal working environment
• Scope for personal development
• Competitive salary and benefits

How to Apply:

careers@futurethinking.com

As well as sending us your CV. We’d like to know why you’d be great for us! What qualities and experience do you have that will really make you a perfect fit for the role? You can submit in any format you wish that best conveys our main points. If you are invited for interview you will have an opportunity to talk this through.

Contact us for more information on this position +44 (0)20 7843 9777