Research Executive / Senior Research Executive 


The Company:

Qa Research provides social and market research services to the public, private and voluntary sectors. Based in York city centre, Qa employs 27 permanent staff along with a pool of around 80 telephone interviewers working in our outbound Contact Centre.The company delivers a comprehensive range of research and evaluation services across a broad range of sectors including:

  • Health & social care
  • Education
  • Community consultation
  • Business & skills
  • Utilities
  • Tourism 

The Vacancy:

We are offering a Research Executive role within a dynamic agency environment that provides frequent new challenges and learning opportunities. If you have relevant research experience already, we may be able to offer a Senior Research Executive position.

As a Research Executive, after undertaking a rounded training programme, the successful candidate’s day to day work will cover all stages of the research process from the development of an appropriate methodology in response to a client’s brief, through to data collection, analysis and report writing.  We’re looking for someone with a genuine interest in social research and an appetite for conducting qualitative fieldwork with a wide range of individuals, including vulnerable people, on a range of topics. The candidate will also be expected to work on consumer research studies and get involved in quantitative research where required.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent and be seeking a career in research. The ability to learn quickly will be advantageous and a full driving licence, with willingness to travel, is essential.

Candidates need to be enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative as well as within a team. In addition, they will need to be highly literate and numerate with a keen eye for detail. They must demonstrate an aptitude for report writing, critical analysis and problem solving, together with commensurate IT, organisational and presentational skills.

Salary: £18k for Research Executive (negotiable for Senior Research Executive)

Degree, or equivalent: Essential, any discipline

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Closing  Date: 9am 22nd May

How to Apply: Please forward a copy of your CV along with a covering letter of no more than 500 words in support of your application to

Please download a job description and person specification by clicking the links below;


Person_Spec _RE_SRE_April2017

Telephone Interviewers

Qa Research is currently looking for telephone interviewers.

  • friendly environment
  • no sales calls; mainly social & economic research
  • flexible hours, casual ad-hoc work

We will provide training on telephone research interview techniques so previous experience of market research is not necessary.

We expect you to have a professional telephone manner, excellent communication and listening skills, good keyboard skills and to pay attention to detail.

Contact Paddy Norris on 01904 632039 for further details.

Qa Contact: Paddy Norris – Click to email for more details

Do you enjoy talking to people?

We’re always looking for confident interviewers and recruiters to join our team. If you have on-street interviewing or focus group recruiting experience we would love to hear from you. We are currently looking for people prepared to work flexible hours in the following regions:

  • South Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire
  • South East
  • North West
  • Other UK regions

Contact Sarah Weller if you want to work for one of the UK’s most dynamic research agencies. Call 01904 632039 or e-mail for further details.

Qa Research Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their background, age, disability, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or belief, social class, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, responsibility for dependants or pregnancy or maternity.

Qa Contact: Paddy Norris – Click to email for more details