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
London

Salary: On application

We’re an eclectic bunch at Future Thinking. A global company of researchers, 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 open, curious, commercial, brave, proud and above all human.

This role in the Client Servicing Research Department 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.

The team is a fun and sociable whilst also being dedicated to delivering the best possible results to clients.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

1.            With support of Directors, communicate with clients to understand and document their objectives, regularly checking in on these moving parts during the E2E process of delivering the project.

2.            Deploy the most appropriate research techniques, collaborating with colleagues to include additional expertise where appropriate e.g. Qual/Quant, Data Analytics.

3.            Design research questionnaires and moderator guides as necessary.

4.            With Directors, oversee fieldwork initiatives as necessary.

5.            Strive to interpret data, drafting reports including actionable recommendations and insight, overseen and supported by Directors.

6.            Ensure work is in compliance with the Company Quality Manual, MRS code of conduct and data protection legislation

7.            Build relationships with clients to better understand their needs and business; Build better relationships with other Future Thinking employees, to continue to develop as a researcher and grow professionally

8.            Contribute to delivering insightful, engaging and visually impactful reports that help inform clients and their decision making

9.            Think of new and innovative ways to help clients achieve their objectives, with support from the rest of the team to ensure that we continue to lead the way on innovative methodologies and award winning insights

Key Objectives:

1              Design research plans, optimising resources available to improve client offering e.g. Qual/Quant, Data Analytics.

2              Contribute a considered opinion and insight towards the Division’s presentation of research findings for clients. 

3              Partake in wider company initiatives to help drive the business and make Future Thinking an engaging place to work including sharing learning and proactively seeking out development opportunities.

4              Ensure research is delivered within the MRS and ISO Guidelines.

Key relationships:

Managing Directors, Senior Research Directors, Research Managers & Executives, Operations including Quality Assurance, Field & DP, Gemseek Analytics and other key personnel in Bulgaria.  

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to careers@futurethinking.com

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

Project Assistant
Oxford, GB

Salary: On application

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.

What we want from you:

This role in the Auto team will be focussed on providing day-to-day support on the Automotive programs.

  • An efficient, quick learner able to remain calm, methodical and organised under pressure.
  • Tech capable with experience of using Word, Excel and Microsoft Office essential. It will require good knowledge of Excel and if possible VBA for macro work and awareness of SQL for use in Excel reporting.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and also independently.
  • Proactive with sound trouble shooting skills.

No Market Research knowledge is required but good computer skills, primarily in Excel, are essential.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Running reporting from Internal Websites
  • Scheduling work with other departments
  • Updating Excel reports using formula and VBA
  • Checking online database cleaning processes
  • Updating data in Quarterly presentations
  • Checking question scripts and data outputs

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 flexible benefits

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 careers@futurethinking.com

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

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

Research Manager, Associate Director, Research Director
London or Oxford; GB

Salary: On application

Are you a Qualitative 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 Research Manager, Associate Director or Research 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 Qualitative portfolio of research experts based in our London or Oxford office. 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 truly 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

Research Executive
Oxford, GB

Salary: On application

Overview:

We’re an eclectic bunch at Future Thinking. A global company of researchers, 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 open, curious, commercial, brave, proud and above all human.

This role in the Client Servicing Team is focused on providing E2E junior level research project support within teams of Business Insight professionals of varying levels and expertise.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

1.         The ability to work independently, to work well under pressure

2.         Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

3.         A minimum of 1-2 years UK research agency experience

Key Objectives:

1.         You will be in a client facing role, with the opportunity to attend briefing meetings and presentations

2.         You will also have the opportunity to build on your technical skills through writing questionnaires, overseeing script writing, analysing data, identifying meaningful insights

3.         Supported by your manager, you will develop to take on more and more responsibility for running your own projects

4.         Working with internal teams in the UK and Sofia (Statistics, Data Processing, Creative Services and Field) to ensure the successful delivery of projects

5.         Taking an active interest in client development, getting close to our client to truly understand their commercial needs and proactively suggesting ways to improve our processes and deliverables

Key Relationships:

Clients, Senior Research Directors, Research Managers & Executives, Field & DP, Gemseek Analytics

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