Senior Research Manager

<strong>Everyone at LRW is responsible for pioneering new ways, opening new doors, and contributing to a culture of the most brilliant and beautiful minds in the business.</strong>

New York, NY

LRW, a Material Company

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Full Time

Overview: <strong>ABOUT THE ROLE</strong> <br /><br />We&rsquo;re seeking a growth-oriented Senior Research Manager with a passion for client management and a desire to lead. As a senior-level leader, you&rsquo;ll wear many hats&mdash;you&rsquo;ll conduct research, manage projects, and mentor your team&mdash;while working closely with Fortune 500 clients and in partnership with LRW department leaders.&nbsp; We believe you&rsquo;re only as strong as your team, and we&rsquo;re looking for a new team member who is energized by growing, developing, and motivating others. Here you will set your sights on personal and group development&mdash;whether that means expanding your team, becoming a director, or running your own business unit. Your success is our success.
Responsibilities: In this role, you will: <ul> <li>Act as a thought partner to our clients, educating them about every step of the process, while developing trust and building lasting relationships.</li> <li>Advise direct reports and share responsibility for their growth and development.</li> <li>Manage project activities while achieving excellent financial results.</li> <li>Manage data collection, processing, tabulation, analysis, and reporting, and use your findings to translate complexity into compelling stories.</li> <li>Strategize at a high level alongside other LRW business leaders.</li> <li>Inform business decisions and learn and adapt to cutting-edge technologies that drive efficiency.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Work with the programming, design, data collection, marketing, and data science teams. With an abundance of internal resources, you&rsquo;ll have the support you need to focus on your areas of expertise.</li> </ul>
Requirements: ABOUT YOU <ul> <li>You want to grow your career as a manager&mdash;maybe you&rsquo;ve managed a bit in the past and hope to continue building that skill.&nbsp;</li> <li>You&rsquo;ve conducted market research, and you have the curiosity and determination to dig in to understand an occurrence or observation and draw out rich insights. And you double-check the details.</li> <li>You have the passion to experiment outside of your comfort zone, especially when it makes your team stronger and helps you all learn.&nbsp;</li> <li>You thrive in collaboration with others and can also self-motivate and self-manage when the job calls for it.&nbsp;</li> <li>You understand that managing sometimes means taking on a range of different tasks to help the group succeed.</li> <li>You keep your team and projects on track. You have passion and skills for prioritizing, delegating, and sticking to a timeline, and when priorities shift, you have the confidence to make strategic decisions and manage multiple projects and deadlines at once.</li> <li>You&rsquo;re an analytical, strategic thinker with strong business acumen, and you want to keep stretching and developing those parts of your brain.&nbsp;</li> <li>You know what it takes to create a delightful client experience, and you handle the ups and downs of client work with enthusiasm.&nbsp;</li> <li>You&rsquo;ve earned a Bachelor&rsquo;s or Master&rsquo;s in social sciences, business, economics, or a related field.&nbsp;</li> </ul>