Roots Research

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Join The Team

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 Coordinator

About you:

Our ideal candidate will be zen-like under pressure, able to meet tight deadlines and have strong admin skills. You’ll work in a fast-paced environment already and have at least 6 months’ experience in a phone-based role.

A hard-worker, you’ll share our desire to help our small company grow, so you can grow with us.

But besides being willing to roll up your sleeves, you’ll be a positive person with a good sense of humour – someone we’ll love to welcome into our small team.

Other boxes our dream project coordinator should tick are…

  • Microsoft Office literate
  • Team-focussed
  • Flexible and pro-active
  • Excellent communicator

About the role:

Working closely with our project managers, you’ll turn around a raft of projects to tight deadlines. You’ll manage your own workload, and no two days will be the same.

You’ll have a target – the number of respondents you book in to research projects – with monthly bonuses linked to performance.

After the induction period you will take ownership of all project-related admin tasks, putting together daily updates that your project manager will feed back to their clients.

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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

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Senior Project Manager

About you:

Whether it’s overseeing a key account or building new client relationships, you’re an excellent communicator with a track record of working on large, valuable projects. You’ll have at least 3 years’ experience in a project or account management role.

Having worked in a fast-paced office environment, you’re used to being flexible, remaining calm under pressure, motivating your colleagues and making sure deadlines are met.

Driven and ambitious, your strong work ethic and desire to succeed will find its perfect fit in our small and growing company – where you too can grow and develop.

Other boxes our dream senior 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:

Managing and overseeing our key accounts, you’ll regularly deal with business requests from new and existing clients.

You’ll be responsible for taking on a large volume of projects with a higher value. This doesn’t just involve having a great work ethic and managing your own time, but also working closely with and effectively managing our project coordinators.

Supporting our associate directors, you’ll help us maintain our high standards, and build on this by training and coaching the team.

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Associate Director

About you:

From co-ordinating resources to developing detailed project plans, you’re used to ensuring that your team delivers projects on-time, within scope and budget. You have X years experience of X, including setting up and maintaining agreed project management methods, standards and processes.

You’re team focussed and enjoy motivating others. Whether it’s providing feedback or completing an appraisal, running a training session or staying positive when faced with challenges, you’re used to getting the best out of your colleagues.

Besides developing a team, you’ll be excited about exploring new technologies and approaches which can help our company grow and you develop your knowledge and skills.

Other boxes our dream associate director should tick are…

  • Excellent communicator
  • Project office process experience
  • PRINCE2 methodology experience ideal but not essential
  • Microsoft Office/IT proficient
  • Sound organisational and leadership experience

About the role:

Overseeing our enthusiastic project management team, you’ll be responsible for maintaining our high standards. You will resource all our incoming projects, coordinating our internal team and third parties to balance our workload.

Working closely with our project managers, you’ll develop detailed project plans to track progress and ensure we always deliver on-time, within scope and budget.

Whether you’re training and developing the team, exploring and implementing new processes and procedures, or supporting our company directors, you’ll provide fresh ideas and direction to our growing business.

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