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Research & Insights Manager Role


Stella Rising is the leading marketing and media agency for spirited, high-growth consumer brands and service companies. It is our mission to connect these brands with the people who will love them—through creative communication, technology, media, and human engagement. We thrive due to our collaborative, entrepreneurial environment and modern, human-centric approach.

Currently, we are looking for Manager, Research & Insights to join our marketing team. The ideal candidate will have a mix of strong analytical and creative skills, with keen attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to present data visually. He or she will use syndicated data analysis to create compelling insights for both existing accounts and new business pitches. The Research & Insights Manager will provide exceptional deliverables while working collaboratively across all departments to ensure best in class service to clients. 

Regular responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop insights on categories, brands, and consumers using social listening platforms and first party research
  • Run reports and analyze both syndicated and first-party data (i.e.: MRI-Simmons, Kantar, Mintel, Gartner (formerly L2), eMarketer, Euromonitor, IRI, Google Analytics, Facebook Audience Insights)
  • Create client-facing presentations that contain charts, thoughtful insights and stock imagery to make the “story” come to life
  • Provide support for other teams (Strategy, Business Development)
  • Develop social content for Glimmer, our proprietary network of everyday influencers, and actively engage with the community in-platform and via social media
  • Participate in approved industry seminars and networking events

 Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of prior work experience.  Media experience a plus
  • Creative and analytical thinker
  • Curious sensibility
  • Working knowledge of syndicated research + social listening tools such as NetBase is a must
  • Working knowledge of custom research (qualitative and quantitative) is a plus
  • Exercise independent judgment in carrying out assigned responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong computer acumen including all MS Office products (specifically Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Stella Rising offers an exciting work environment in either New York City or Westport, CT. In addition to working with a team of dynamic and fun professionals who absolutely love what they do, we also offer a fantastic benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, happy hours on Thursdays, commuter benefits and, during the summer, a Summer Friday abbreviated work schedule. We care a lot about our employees’ work/life balance; you know what they say about all work and no play!

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please fill out the form on this page.