Senior Research Executive - Quantitative (Leeds)

Permanent role; based in Leeds, full or part time considered

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.

We’re growing pretty fast – but we don’t just hire anyone! We take the time to make sure we’re right for each other.

About the Role

We’re looking for a quantitative researcher to join our growing team and specifically work on one of our flag ship tracker accounts. An interest or experience in qualitative research is beneficial (but not essential). The role would suit an applicant at Senior Research Executive level, with good opportunities for progression. You will be running quantitative projects - from fieldwork, project management through to delivering the final debrief, opportunities to lead proposal writing & take part in pitching.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong research agency experience, ideally within leisure/travel, retail and FMCG sectors.

  • You’ll have strong experience of setting up and running long term tracking projects, particularly online studies

  • Experience of working on ad hoc quantitative projects across the project cycle

  • Ability to lead smaller projects with support from more junior team members, and larger projects with support from more senior team members.

  • Ability to integrate quant research findings seamlessly with qual to deliver compelling, actionable findings to our clients (an understanding of qualitative research would be preferred)

  • Experience working with data analysis software, able to run tables and crossbreaks

  • Confidence to lead teams, including experts in other disciplines e.g. ethnography, focus groups

  • Good track record of building relationships with clients and experience of providing clients with consultative insight and direction

  • Strong presentation skills, credibility in front of clients and ability to present clear information quickly and with gusto!

  • Literacy: you will be writing reports and creating insight-led presentations which require a very good standard of written English

The ideal candidate

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

  • Looking to develop your career in market research

  • Interested in business, marketing and consumer behaviour

  • On top of all the latest developments in quantitative 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


  • Competitive salary

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Income protection (PHI) & Death in service cover (DIS) for all staff

  • 25 days holiday pro rata

  • Lieu time offered for qualitative out of hours work

All applicants should have proof they are eligible to work in the UK (passport or visa). This is a permanent position.

For more information or to apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter to Jake Gardner on

Chris Handford