Market Research Manager 


Coleman Research is a leading global expert network and primary research company serving investment management firms, management consultancies, hedge funds, mutual funds, and private equity firms with their due diligence processes. Our network of roughly 250,000 professionals provides expertise and insights on industries ranging from healthcare to technology to retail and beyond. We connect clients and experts via phone and in-person consultations, conference events, custom surveys and moderated roundtable events. Headquartered in the heart of New York City, with additional offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Raleigh, Los Angeles and San Francisco, our 200+ employees collaborate across the globe to meet our client needs.

The Opportunity: 

Coleman Research is currently recruiting a Market Research Manager to help grow our U.S survey research business. 

The Coleman Survey team was formed in 2012 and is the fastest-growing area of the company. Ideal applicants will have expertise with quantitative market research methodologies, stellar client relationship management and project management skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, and an ability to remain nimble and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of qualitative research techniques is also desirable.  We are seeking a seasoned researcher who is capable of and interested in helping us grow our research practice and cater to our U.S clientele.   

It’s a great opportunity to further contribute to a thriving business area. Come excited to solve business problems, build relationships, and deliver high-quality research.


You will work closely with the Global Director to scope out, win and successfully deliver survey research projects end-to-end.  Responsibilities of the Market Research Manager position may include:

  • Acting as a subject matter expert on Coleman’s survey research services
  • Participating in client calls and meetings with our sales team to identify new survey project opportunities
  • Partnering with our sales team to develop a robust pipeline of West Coast survey research projects
  • Fielding incoming research requests from East Coast clients and scoping out survey research projects
  • Working with our sales team to recommend the best research approach in our quotes and proposals
  • Managing East Coast survey projects and all related day-to-day research execution activities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of quantitative primary market research experience
  • Prior experience in a client-facing role and top-notch client relationship management skills
  • Experience leading, managing and growing key client relationships and achieving positive revenue growth
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with various research modes (i.e. online, CATI)
  • Strong research methodologist – ability to understand clients’ needs and recommend the best approach
  • Broad quantitative research experience (i.e., brand health studies, concept tests, customer experience, etc.)  
  • Stellar market research project management skills – agile research experience a plus
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Extremely organized, self-motivated, and able to prioritize diverse demands
  • Experience with and desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Interest in working with/across a global team is required (prior experience doing so is a plus)



The following are strongly desired skills and experiences but are not required.

  • A client-centric mindset and way of working
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced working knowledge of SPSS
  • Panel management experience a plus
  • Experience with data quality reviews and data cleansing techniques
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with statistical techniques (i.e. data weighting)
  • Experience with qualitative research studies (i.e. overseeing or conducting them)
  • Experience with at least one online survey platform (i.e. Confirmit, Qualtrics, Decipher)
  • Prior people management experience is a plus

Why Join Us?

If you are self-motivated, driven, and focused on achievement, there are no limits to your ability to succeed and grow with Coleman!

We know that our employees are our most valuable asset, and they make Coleman a vibrant and innovative place to work. As such, we strive to ensure the happiness and health of our employees. At our US locations, we offer a variety of perks, including a generous PTO package, free and/or subsidized fitness centers, corporate sports leagues, stocked break rooms, team outings, and other office celebrations throughout the year. Additionally, Coleman covers 90% of medical premiums, with medical coverage available on your first day of employment, along with your eligibility to enroll in our 401(K) plan with a company match!

We believe in fostering the personal and professional development of our employees, and strongly believe in our talents’ potential to develop into future leaders. We provide extensive orientation and training programs for each of our employees throughout their careers with Coleman, as well as educational assistance programs to encourage our people to stay curious and to continue learning.

We also believe in giving back to our communities. In that spirit, we provide each employee 2 paid community service days per year, and, as an organization, participate in other volunteer and fundraising activities that are meaningful to our employees.

We have an interactive management team, and an open and collaborative work environment, whereby we value creativity of thought and listen to the voice of our employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All Coleman employees are required to sign the Company's standard non-compete agreement as a condition of accepting employment.


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