Bulbshare Senior Researcher

Remote, based in UK, South Africa or USA

About the company:

We’re on a mission to solve the world's biggest social and commercial challenges through the power of customer collaboration. Our leading-edge technology and world-class teams help some of the most iconic brands in the world (LEGO, Nestlé, L’Oréal, Samsung) by creating unique online communities that collaborate and provide real-time insights, ideas and content. These customer-led insights fuel new ideas for products, marketing campaigns, content creation and much, much more. As Bulbshare rapidly accelerates its growth, we are looking for an exceptional Senior Researcher to join our team and contribute to our mission.

Your role:

The Senior Research Consultant is responsible for ensuring successful design and delivery of research solutions for clients.  This includes working directly with clients to build innovative tech first research solutions and across Bulbshare teams to deliver research projects.  Key to this is understanding client needs and designing methodologies, analysing and interpreting data to best meet the client's objectives, whilst co-ordinating internal operations teams to meet timelines.  The individual must possess significant Qualitative Market Research experience including digital research experience, ability to work independently as well as in a team.  Previous experience in quantitative methodologies or mixed qualitative and quantitative methodologies is an added bonus.

Key responsibilities:

As Senior Researcher, your key responsibilities will include:

As a Senior Researcher, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver a range of complex qualitative projects from start to end, including thinking out of the box for versatile tech research solutions throughout the project cycle
  • Key tasks: lead client briefs to understand business objectives; design agile tech first methodology, project design and implementation; write insightful qualitative reports with strategic recommendations
  • Preparation of presentations to a high standard requiring little or no input from senior management
  • Ability to present findings to clients at a high level with strategic recommendations for the business, contextualise with category knowledge and competitor landscape
  • Deliver exceptional value to clients and deepen client account relationships

What we are looking for:

Qualifications and technical skills required

  • Education: Candidates should be educated to at least degree level with a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar senior qualitative research role is essential
  • Demonstrable extensive qualitative market research experience
  • Past experience in running online or hybrid market research studies is an advantage
  • Interest in innovative research designs to deliver agile, impactful output
  • Good appreciation/understanding of marketing / client issues
  • Previous experience working with FMCG companies is an advantage

Competencies required

  • Excellent communication skills and command of English, both written and spoken
  • Ability to plan ahead, multitask and drive solutions around related aspects of your role
  • Excellent analytical problem solving skills
  • Genuine curiosity and energy in your chosen field
  • Commercially focused
  • Ability to build relationships across departments, suppliers and clients
  • Proven expertise with Qualitative data analysis, and translating Qualitative findings into impactful, meaningful insights to clients

What’s in it for you:

Be a part of an extremely fast growing technology startup transforming the way brands and organisations collaborate with their audience

  •  Values driven culture where we connect, collaborate & co-create
  •  38 days holiday including statutory bank holidays
  •  Company sick pay
  • Health cash plan provided by Health Shield
  • Company pension
  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours to bring out the best in your performance
  • Supported learning & development with 6 monthly reviews
  • Quarterly fun days at our HQ
  • Dress for your diary & own your unique style
  • Tech provided
  • Surprise gifts

You’ll also enjoy…

  • Flexible location – work remotely or from our offices in London Bridge and Cape Town
  • 30 days holiday excluding bank holidays and Christmas
  • Potential for flexible hours
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Pension
  • Training allowance for personal and professional development
  • Other company perks include team socials, regular team events


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject 'Senior Researcher Application'.