Business Development

Senior Associate, Market Research (Surveys)

Experience Level: Junior

Job Summary

The Survey Team is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of survey projects across corporate sectors, population geographies, and client types. The Survey Team drives the execution of hundreds of survey projects per month. This position requires meticulous attention to detail, the ability to prioritise and multi-task, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a keen analytic outlook, as well as a passion for creative problem solving, client service and project management.

GLG is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Survey Senior Associate to join the Survey Team in London, which is part of the wider Corporate EMEA Team. This individual will collaborate with GLG’s business development and servicing teams as well as GLG’s sophisticated client base covering Fortune 1000 companies.

The Survey Associate will be responsible for the creation and execution of surveys that help clients qualify and quantify industry/market trends through commercial assessments, product forecasting, and general marketplace analysis.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Facilitate customised surveys targeting specialised topics and populations
  • Design survey requests with complex requirements and client-specific preferences
  • Manage sampling and data collection on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Establish and build strong working relationships with colleagues, partners, and clients

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience in market research and survey design, including experience with online survey platforms (not mandatory)
  • Experience collaborating with team-members in a high-throughput, deadline-driven, process-oriented, client-servicing environment
  • Familiarity with a variety industries, including, but not limited to: Tech, Payments, Industrials, and Consumer Goods
  • Experience with questionnaire and survey writing/programming, e.g. experience with Decipher or any other survey platforms helpful (not mandatory)
  • Experience with data review and cleaning / quality checking before publishing
  • Experience with handling statistical requests / data processing
  • Superior writing, logic and interaction skills; including oral and organisational skills
  • Exposure to programming logic or any programming language (not mandatory)
  • Proven ability to work in a rigorous, fast-moving environment
  • Excellent conceptual and analytic skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise, identify and solve problems
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Undergraduate degree from a top university preferred
  • Full business proficiency in English

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.