Research Executive

2 days left

Dublin, Leinster
Salary and terms and conditions will be discussed at interview.
12 July 2019
26 July 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Irish Times Group is Ireland’s leading independent quality news publishing business. 

The core activity of The Irish Times has evolved from a six-day print publication to a seven day multi-platform news publisher with a market leading position in the development of subscriptions and in maximising digital revenues. We focus on producing quality content for our readers, providing  media solutions for customers and we continue to grow and evolve in a fast-paced changing media landscape.

Research Executive
Reporting to the Head of Subscriptions and Reader Insights, this role is responsible for carrying out research and delivering insights about The Irish Times audience of readers and subscribers, and the wider market. This is a busy and wide-ranging role that requires the ability to go beyond data gathering and analysis to highlight opportunities from customer trends and to clearly communicate the findings. 

The person appointed will drive the research requirements for The Irish Times, gathering, analysing and interpreting research data to provide insights on readership and consumer behaviour. S/he will conduct research and user testing through focus groups and online survey tools and use internal and external market and user research to assist in the response to advertising briefs.

The successful candidate should have a proven track record in a research role, using both qualitative and quantitative methods and be proficient in Microsoft Office software. S/he will demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills, strong attention-to-detail and organisational skills. The person appointed will be data-driven in a research context and have experience using survey data tools. An interest and passion for The Irish Times brand and the media industry is important.

Salary and terms and conditions will be discussed at interview.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to, or to: The Human Resources Director, The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2, D02 CX89

The closing date for applications is the 26th July 2019

The Irish Times group is an equal opportunity employer.

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