Project Manager

Great teams deliver great research projects

We’re very proud of what we’ve achieved here at Roots. The company has tripled in size over the last three years – and we’re still growing! We’re now on the hunt for more brilliant people who share our passion for research recruitment to join us for the next part of our story.

Do you relish a challenge, hate being micro-managed and want a job you can really feel passionate about? If so, you’ll love it here just as much as we do.

We want to hear from hard-working, friendly, ambitious people who are interested in joining the Roots team. If that sounds like you, cast your eye over the following vacancies…

About Roots

Roots Research is a research recruitment agency that offers something really special, here in our sunny Brighton offices by the sea…

  • We’re a fantastic team of very smart people (and two cute office dogs) with a passion for sourcing high-quality participants for research discussions.
  • We’ve got a great portfolio of clients who rely on us to deliver projects on time – every time.
  • We’ve got a reputation for the innovative ways we approach whatever briefs they throw at us.

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Project Manager

About you:

An excellent communicator with a proven track record in project management, you will already work in a fast-paced office environment. You’ll have at least 12 months’ of project management experience and strong admin skills

Team-focussed, you’ll display a strong work ethic – and share our desire to help our small company grow, so you can grow with us.

You’ll be able to meet tight deadlines, display an air of zen-like calm under pressure and have the ability to manage your own workload.

Besides being flexible and pro-active, you’ll be a positive person with a good sense of humour – someone we’ll enjoy welcoming into our small team.

Other boxes our dream project manager should tick are…

  • Microsoft Office/IT proficient
  • Good telephone manner
  • Sound organisational experience
  • Qualitative Market research background ideal but not essential

About the role:

Alongside recruiting respondents, you’ll manage a team of fieldwork co-ordinators and recruitment partners, making sure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard.

Besides the day-to-day telephone recruitment, interviewing and group interview scheduling, the project manager will liaise directly with clients, running a number of projects at any one time.

You’ll also be doing a bit of event management to make sure all participants arrive and take part, as well as handling logistics such as venue booking and catering

The nitty gritty:

£25,000 – £30,000

3% employer’s pension contribution

Annual Leave:
up to 25 days per annum pro rata plus bank holidays

Bonus Offering:
up to £2,000 per annum (plus additional ad hoc bonuses)

Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week

Additional Perks:
Annual Gym Membership / Flexible working hours / Contribution to mobile phone bill


On what basis you would like to work? Please be aware, our offices are based in Brighton (UK). *

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At Roots, we take pride in supporting the hard working charities that have been carefully selected by our team. For every participant we recruit, we donate 35p to one of our chosen charities.

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