About our business:

MCCP is an award-winning research & strategy agency with a clear purpose – to partner with ambitious clients to create sustainable growth. Over the past 15 years, MCCP has built a market leading reputation for developing game-changing research and strategy with leading Irish and global brands and categories including tourism, alcohol, health, retail, fmcg, services, education and B2B.

At MCCP we place a huge emphasis on our core values of Pride, Rigour, Challenge, and Community. As a place to work MCCP is a dynamic, stimulating, and creative environment. As a boutique agency we work together in teams, with all levels working side-by-side with directors, to deliver the best outcomes for clients. MCCP also work in a collaborative way yet structured way with clients. This makes MCCP the ideal place to accelerate your career as you will have high a level of interaction and exposure to the leading researchers and strategists in Ireland as well as top class client and agency partners.

At MCCP our focus is not just to ensure you develop excellence in research and strategy but also to ensure you build your full range of professional competencies including client relationship management, communication skills and networking skills. At MCCP we also have a structured approach to training and mentorship.

As we grow and add to our exciting list of clients and projects MCCP are seeking to recruit an individual who has a minimum  3 years’ experience at a research agency or within a research function at an agency.

Reporting to the Senior Research manager and as part of a team with the Project Strategy and Research Directors, you will be supporting the delivery of research to the team and the client to inform important decisions regarding brand and innovation development.

We have new additional roles opening up:

Senior Research Executive Role: Must-haves for the Role 


Quantitative Research:

  • Very strong analytical skills and enjoy working in quantitative research projects
  • Experience in working at quantitative research studies (i.e. ad hoc or tracking studies) and/or open to learning new methodologies / techniques
  • Experience in questionnaire design, script checking, liaising with data processing department or agency partner, preparing table and data analysis spec, data quality checking, data extraction, charting of research findings, preparing research reports
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Very strong numerical and written skills
  • Comfortable with interpreting quantitative research findings and numerical charts and/or open to learning new data analysis methods
  • Very Skilled in using Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in using SPSS or other data analysis tools (not mandatory, but, preferable)


Qualitative Research:

  • Experience in sample design & the recruitment process
  • Ability to develop a research topic / discussion guide
  • Strong competency in attention to detail and accuracy of note taking
  • Interest in analysis and interpreting qualitative data
  • Comfortable with concepts and the interpretation of soft data
  • Presentation development skills – ability to design clear but visually engaging slides to support data analysis 


Brand Strategy:

  • Understanding of the principles of brand strategy i.e. exposure to theory or practice in 3rd level or in previous role
  • Genuine interest in brand and innovation strategy – brand framework development etc
  • Strong interest and well read on consumer and market trends 


Key competencies to best suit the role:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills – time management
  • Enjoys working as part of a team but also accomplishes tasks independently & is self-directed
  • Excellent Communication skills – communicating internally to support the efficiency and running of a project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Growth mindset – open to taking on new challenges
  • Adaptable and flexible – open to adapting on projects / across the week as projects require it
  • Curious and open mindset – interested in culture, people and brands
  • Enjoys challenge, critical thinking and learning


Package includes:

  • Competitive salary for the right person
  • Access to bike to work scheme, travel pass to work scheme
  • Access to best in class training and mentoring with online access to many tools
  • Regular mentoring by senior and leading researcher and strategists
  • Access to leading industry wellbeing scheme
  • Hybrid working - Dublin city centre office location
  • Dynamic working environment where collaboration and advancement are supported

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