Marketing Research Director

MMR Strategy Group - Encino, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $110,000 a year

Job Description:

Are you a professor or doctoral candidate considering a career outside of academia? Are you trained in survey design, questionnaire construction, and data analysis? Can you write reports or articles that clearly and accurately communicate your research methods and findings?

MMR Strategy Group is seeking a Research Director (RD) to design surveys and manage research projects. The RD must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (preferred), or have achieved ABD (All But Dissertation) status, and must be skilled in designing survey research, analyzing data, identifying insights, and clearly communicating findings.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Design and direct research projects, primarily consisting of surveys.
  • Analyze research data and run crosstabs.
  • Write reports and present findings to clients.
  • Conduct secondary research to obtain background information.
  • Manage relationships with data collection vendors.
  • Serve as liaison between clients and MMR team members.


  • A PhD or Doctorate (preferred) or ABD status in marketing, management, or a research-based social science, such as psychology, political science, or sociology.
  • Strong data analysis skills, including knowledge of statistics.
  • Clear written and communication skills, including experience writing reports, academic articles, or technical papers.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Able to set priorities across multiple projects with strict deadlines.
  • Able to work collaboratively with colleagues, clients, and vendors.

Company Description:

MMR Strategy Group ( is a full-service marketing research and consulting firm. Our team of experts conducts survey research to substantiate advertising claims, provides expert testimony for intellectual property litigation, and supports companies in building brands and businesses.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • MMR offers highly competitive compensation and a full benefits package.
  • Compensation and title will depend on the candidate’s experience and abilities.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with full employment and education history. A cover letter is required to be considered for this position.

Job Type: Full-time