Research Director

Endeavor Business Media is a rapidly growing US-based B2B media and events company founded in 2017. Endeavor's mission is to deliver the highest-quality content in the B2B markets we serve and to do so in the various, multi- channel formats that today's industry professionals demand. From informative e-newsletters to in-depth monthly magazines to curated in-person events, Endeavor Business Media is committed to providing the best opportunities for professionals to stay knowledgeable and connect with marketplace colleagues that drive their industry forward.

Endeavor places a high importance on its data-driven core values of accountability, continuous improvement and being passionate about value creation in an environment that maintains minimal politics, directional clarity, high productivity, and low turnover among good people. These values are adopted at all levels of the company across every sphere and give the company its operational advantage. Our departments and operating businesses have autonomy and place a high value on meritocracy, with a commitment to providing individuals with opportunities for growth and development.

This Research Director role will focus on not only managing the research team and projects but building future vision for Endeavor Business Media research division and responsibility for driving new research business through our sales team and your own business development efforts. 

The ideal candidate will have a background in leading research team along with experience working directly with customer and sales teams. Must have the ability to think analytically and creatively with keen sense of ownership and entrepreneurial spirt. 

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead strategist on the Research team to map out future vision for growing our research business through our current and newly created product suite.  

  • Partner with sales leaders to drive revenue growth in the key vertical segments.

  • Secure and retain business through professional, consultative, and proactive sales activities.

  • Direct multiple complex research projects simultaneously as well as large and complex initiatives.

  • Analyze/interpret data, draw business inferences and clearly articulate findings for target audience.

  • Direct and/or perform a variety of quantitative and qualitative research projects and along with advanced statistical analyses

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners.

  • Partner with peers and leaders across the company to ensure consistency and alignment where appropriate.

  • Travel to trade shows and other customer meetings to showcase research capabilities.  (when travel resumes)

 

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external

  • Strategic thinker that can develop larger strategy but develop executable plan measurable metrics to execute those plans and deliver benefits.

  • Experience building and managing a research P&L and team members.

  • Experience in working with customers– including prospecting, relationship building and project management.

  • Must feel comfortable presenting research capabilities via conference call or eventually in person.

  • Ability to read/revise/review a statistical software program

  • Ability to create or direct the development of programs from scratch.

  • Demonstrates excellent ability and knowledge of database principles, data profiling, statistics and insurance-related data modeling and can apply this knowledge in the most complex situations.

  • Develops or directs individuals who develop new approaches, methods or policies in the area.

  • Is recognized as an expert, internally and/or externally.

We offer competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), generous PTO & paid holidays. For consideration, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirement to resume@endeavorb2b.com.

 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.