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MediaHQ is a Software as a Service (SaaS) business and is the market leader for media intelligence and press release distribution.
It can be simply described as:
“The place to find journalists, build media lists and make the news.
MediaHQ is a place where you can find journalists, build media lists in seconds and send your press release from your own email or publish online.”
The Senior Researcher will conceive, design and implement a comprehensive research plan to maintain a cutting-edge media intelligence database for Ireland, the UK and beyond.
The role will focus on four main areas, which can be measured and evaluated effectively:
Designing a comprehensive research plan.
Perfecting a research method.
Ensuring the plan is delivered.
Managing the research team.
Managing the research team (currently a team of 6 researchers).
To develop a MediaHQ research method.
To design a 12-month MediaHQ research plan.
To design and implement information quality standards in research.
To oversee the implementation of an effective and measurable research plan.
To work with the Product Manager and software developers to implement a project that will integrate big data in the research project.
To design and deliver quality standards for the regular reporting of research.
Key duties and responsibilities
To work under the direction of the CEO/Project Leader.
To provide assistance in conducting research activities, including planning, organising, conducting, and communicating research within the overall scope of a research project.
To coordinate and perform a variety of independent and team activities involved in the collection, analysis, documentation and some interpretation of information/results.
To undertake tasks which may include recording results and preparing technical reports including conclusions and recommendations. To coordinate the development of forms, questionnaires and the application of qualitative and quantitative research techniques; write procedures manuals for data collection and coding.
To present information on research progress and outcomes to others responsible for the research project.
To provide guidance as required to any support staff and/or research students assisting with the research project.
To perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
How to apply:
The closing date is Friday, January 11th at 1pm. Email your CV and a one-page cover letter as a pdf or .doc file to barbaramediahq.com. It should be a single document with no more than three pages. Include your name and Senior Researcher in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you.