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

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

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Operations Assistant
Oxford, GB

Salary: £19-22K per annum

We’re now looking to add an Operations Assistant to support our Fieldwork Operations Teams 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 Fieldwork Operations Teams. 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, including print and despatch tasks as required. Some technological understanding and experience would be required. The role would also involve occasionally driving the company van and it is therefore essential to have a full driving license.

Your role

Your role will involve:

 

  • Working with and supporting the Fieldwork Operations teams.
  • Fieldwork Amin – Maintenance of Fieldwork database, job setup, involving computer tablets, monitoring project progress, and quality control.
  • Working with the external Field teams and suppliers to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Taking control of any problems with jobs and seeking help as required.
  • Print and Despatch – Assist with delivering a high quality print and logistics service
  • Assist with Product/ equipment purchase and storage.
  • Archiving ensuring all company sensitive material is stored and destroyed in accordance with industry standards.
  • Maintenance of company van.

What we want from you

  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ admin experience, preferably with some knowledge of Market Research but not essential.
  • An efficient, quick learner able to remain calm, methodical and organised under pressure.
  • Good telephone manner and communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and also independently.
  • Proactive with sound trouble shooting skills.
  • Tech capable with experience of using Word, Excel and Microsoft Office essential.
  • Full driving license and comfortable driving a van when required.

 

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

Salary £19-22K

How to Apply

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