Director / Associate Director – Retail (Maternity Cover)

  • Maternity cover / flexible contract; based in Leeds; full or part time considered

  • The ideal candidate would be a quantitative specialist with an understanding of qualitative

Trinity McQueen is an award-winning insight consultancy. One of the fastest growing in the UK, we combine technology, creativity and energy to make positive things happen for our clients.

Like our colleagues, our clients stay with us for the long term. Some have been with us for over 15 years. There’s lots of reasons why, but the fact we care about doing a good job and make sure every project meets their needs

If you look at our track record, our sweet-spot is creative and complex multi-method projects where we work closely with a client team to help them create change. This experience has led to us being finalists in the MRS awards for the past 10 years, most recently winning the Applications of Research category in 2017. And we were finalists for Best Agency in 2018!

The role

One of our Directors is taking a break to have a baby, and we’d like to use this opportunity to bring someone new on board. We’re looking for someone who has the right combination of energy, enthusiasm and experience to make it happen for several key accounts. The ideal candidate would have:

  • Risen through the ranks in an agency environment

  • Have a great track record working on fast paced multi-method projects

  • Excellent experience in the retail sector – and a point of view on where UK retail is going

You will work on a range of projects including:

  • Category deep dives / U&A studies

  • Ad-hoc pieces

  • Brand and strategic development

You will be:

  • Confident, enthusiastic and flexible with a “can do” attitude

  • Interested in business, marketing and consumer behaviour

  • On top of all the latest developments in market research and passionate about passing on your knowledge to juniors

  • Resilient, able to challenge your peers

  • Willing to try new things, innovate and be flexible for your clients

All applicants should have proof they are eligible to work in the UK (passport or visa). This is a 6-12 month full-time position but there may be flexibility for the right candidate. We have a strong track record of offering part time positions or flexible working and would welcome applications from a wide range of candidates: talk to us!


  • Competitive salary, pension, PHI & bonus

  • 3% contributory company pension

  • 25 days holiday pro rata

  • Lieu time offered for qualitative out of hours work

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Chris Handford