Kids Insights

CAREERS

WHY WORK AT THE INSIGHTS PEOPLE?

Our team has a track record of growing and managing successful international businesses.
We are a disruptive fast growing company who are changing the way that brands use market intelligence and setting new standards.
We are an award winning company who have been recognised by the industry for our innovations, the quality of our offering and the progress we have made. 
We value and support growth and development, and as the business continues to expand there will be opportunities to shape the future of our company and our products. 
We work with some of the biggest and most respected brands in the world – including: BBC, Disney, Hasbro, Penguin Random House, SEGA and Turner.

THE INSIGHTS PEOPLE VALUES

The Market Intelligence Company Of The Future.
As a brand we pride ourselves on bringing the market intelligence of the future to our customers today.
As a team, we are agile, efficient and collaborative working hard to be proud of what we achieve.
As an employer we believe we achieve more when we develop, empower, recognise and reward the results of our team.
For our customers, we are their go-to-people, always there providing clarity, confidence and insight that they can trust.

LATEST VACANCIES

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growing, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again. 2019 was an exceptional year for us and 2020 will be too!

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working from our Manchester HQ, your role will be to provide the most comprehensive and up to date market intelligence available on the kids sector. This is a new role in a new department offering considerable scope for career and professional development.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing our large data sets to a higher level in order to discover insights
  • Communicating insights using interesting and engaging data visualization techniques
  • Helping plan and shape the roadmap of data science projects

Applicants should have the following experience and characteristics:

  • Some experience or skills in either
  • Python
  • R
  • SQL
  • SciPy, Matlab, Tensorflow
  • Ability to connect to APIs and data scrape (e.g. social media sites like YouTube, or ecommerce sites like Amazon)
  • Ability to organise yourself when facing multiple deadlines
  • Keen to work in a future focused environment that is rapidly evolving
  • Approachable, flexible attitude. Willing to do things differently.
  • Team oriented and motivated as much by the success of the whole business as your individual contribution

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growing, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again. 2019 was an exceptional year for us and 2020 will be too!

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working from our Manchester HQ, your role will be to provide the most comprehensive and up to date market intelligence available on the kids sector.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering quarterly market reports to a high standard and supporting the sales/marketing/account teams with data and insights.
  • Analysing data to find strong insights which are relevant and interesting for our clients
  • Ensuring all work is on brand
  • Supporting marketing with the creation of sales & marketing assets to communicate our offering
  • Producing quick data and insight reports for new business development and client growth opportunities
  • Survey testing
  • Overseeing all local translations ensuring quality control checks are in order

Applicants should have the following experience and characteristics:

  •  A recent graduate in any of the following disciplines – Marketing, Business Studies, Economics or equivalent
  • An ability to write clearly and concisely, in a manner that is interesting to readers
  • Strong numerical ability and a confident grasp of statistics/data
  • Excellent desk research skills
  • A curious mind regarding the world of business, marketing, consumers, tech and entertainment
  • An ability to story-tell with words, numbers and graphs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to organise yourself when facing multiple deadlines
  • Keen to work in a future focused environment that is rapidly evolving
  • Approachable, flexible attitude. Willing to do things differently.
  • Team oriented and motivated as much by the success of the whole business as your individual contribution

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

Are you currently in a planning role but keen to concentrate more on the insights side? Or an insights professional with planning experience in an advertising / research agency environment.

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again. 2019 was an exceptional year for us and we are continuing our growth trajectory in 2020, despite the current, challenging environment.

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

 

We are looking to strengthen our Research and Trends Team, which is tasked with translating our data into actionable insights using powerful storytelling that supports our clients’ audience development and understanding.

 

Reporting to our Research & Trends Director, your key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Identifying target audiences and analyse their behaviour, characteristics, and routines using our internal data sources
  • Using this data to create and deliver insightful research/strategy sessions to our clients
  • Undertaking and delivering bespoke / ad hoc projects which will help support existing or new clients
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research projects and understanding when to use the most appropriate methodologies to get the best results
  • Supporting the growth and professional development of other team members, working collaboratively and proactively to ensure KPIs are met
  • Working in collaboration with the marketing team to deliver editorial content and thought pieces
  • Working with the wider team to develop new products and solutions and processes that will help grow our business
  • Keeping up to date on industry news and developments
  • Supporting our clients with their media planning requirements and needs

 

Applicants should have the following experience and characteristics:

 

  • 4-5 years’ experience in a Planning role within a market research / digital agency environment
  • An analytical thinker and comfortable interpreting data and turning this into actionable and meaningful insights
  • First rate client facing skills at senior level
  • Quantitative and Qualitative research experience
  • Takes ownership of projects
  • Builds long term relationships through trust, credibility and knowledge
  • Proactive in building strong networks across our sector
  • Tenacious and persistent. Rigorously follows up.
  • Approachable, flexible attitude. Willing to do things differently.
  • Team oriented and motivated as much by the success of the whole business as your individual achievement
  • Keen interest in children’s consumer products and the technology that drives this market sector
  • Keen to work in a future focused environment that is rapidly evolving
  • Tech savvy, comfortable with all things IT – CRM (we use HubSpot), MS applications, mobile apps.
  • Motivated by continuous improvement and development

 

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

 

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again.

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working closely with our CTO and tech team in our Manchester office, you will be responsible for undertaking, planning and delivering an array of software development projects. This is very much a hands-on role and will include improving existing code in terms of clean coding, implementing industry standards and improving security as well as developing best-of-breed technical solutions.

Although you’ll be joining us to showcase your technical expertise, with our team culture, we really hope you’ll take an interest in the wider aspects of our business and people and want to get involved in what we do, e.g. mentoring less experienced members of the tech team. You’ll also have flexibility in how you deliver projects and will be encouraged to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to our team; all within a framework of a methodical, end-to-end approach to specification, development, testing and release.

Applicants should have the following skills set:

Technical must-haves:

  • PHP
  • Vue
  • JavaScript
  • SQL
  • Git
  • WordPress
  • Knowledge of frameworks
  • Knowledge of MVC design pattern
  • Problem solving (with a can-do attitude)

Technical nice-to-haves

  • Linux/Shell Scripting
  • R scripting
  • Power BI
  • Advanced SQL / RDBMS principals and design
  • Knowledge of machine learning/big data
  • Lime Survey Scripting
  • Agile/Scrum methodology
  • REST API integration
  • HubSpot integration

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again.

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working in our Manchester office, you will be supporting the Chief Technical Officer and Development team to deliver best-of-breed online products and services based on user needs and business objectives, via quality design, coding and testing of technical solutions.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in web and database technologies (PHP JavaScript, SQL, WordPress, RDBMS technologies, Power BI) whilst supporting the continued smooth running of IT processes and products including, but not limited to websites, portals and market reports.

Key aspects of the role include

  • Development
    • project based technical product development
    • working throughout the development lifecycle
    • testing of sites
    • managing releases and security
  • Projects
    • delivering technical solutions, both internally and client facing
    • maintaining databases
    • maintaining BAU support
    • ad hoc projects

Although you’ll be joining us to showcase and develop further your technical expertise, we really hope you’ll take an interest in the wider aspects of our business and people and want to get involved in our team based culture. In addition, problem solving (with a can-do attitude), a methodical approach and excellent attention to detail are all pre-requisites.

Applicants should have the following skills set:

Technical must-haves:

  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • SQL

Technical nice-to-haves

  • Git
  • WordPress
  • Knowledge of frameworks
  • Knowledge of MVC design pattern
  • Linux/Shell Scripting
  • R scripting
  • Power BI
  • Advanced SQL / RDBMS principals and design
  • Knowledge of machine learning/big data
  • Lime Survey Scripting
  • Agile/Scrum methodology
  • REST API integration
  • HubSpot integration

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus generous sales commission and bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again. 2019 was an exceptional year for us and 2020 will be too!

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working principally from our Manchester HQ, this is primarily an account management role, identifying growth opportunities within our existing client base, and collaborating with our internal product team to ensure that we continue to solve the problems which our clients have and exceed  their expectations.

Applicants should have the following experience and characteristics:

  • Either a Senior Account Exec looking for the next step or an Account Manager with a couple of years AM experience
  • Can demonstrate success by growing multiple accounts, within a digital, technology or market intelligence industry
  • Able to quickly understand clients’ needs, and proactively develop solutions to establish respect, trust and ultimately grow accounts over the long term
  • Experience in building multi-level and multi-department relationships with large corporates
  • Able to build excitement and interest in our products through your enthusiasm and engaging personality
  • Builds long term relationships through trust, credibility and knowledge
  • Proactive in building strong networks across our sector
  • Tenacious and persistent. Rigorously follows up.
  • Identifies and qualifies opportunities
  • Team oriented and motivated as much by the success of the whole business as your individual achievement
  • Keen interest in children’s consumer products and the technology that drives this market sector
  • Keen to work in a future focused environment that is rapidly evolving
  • Tech savvy, comfortable with all things IT – CRM (we use HubSpot), MS applications, mobile apps.
  • Motivated by continuous improvement and development
  • Willing to do things differently.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

 

Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus bonuses

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again. 2019 was an exceptional year for us and 2020 will be too!

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

Working from our Manchester HQ, your role will be to provide the most comprehensive and up to date market intelligence available on the kids sector.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the Product team are keeping surveys up to date, delivering the On Track reports to a high standard and supporting the sales/marketing/account teams with data and insights.
  • Ensure that all reports are produced in line with best practice
  • Drafting On Track reports quickly, but including strong insights which are relevant and interesting for our clients
  • Ensuring all work is on brand
  • Ensuring that all reports are completed and distributed according to report calendar
  • Supporting marketing with the creation of sales & marketing assets to communicate our offering
  • Producing quick data and insight reports for new business development and client growth opportunities
  • Survey testing
  • Overseeing all local translations ensuring quality control checks are in order
  • Creating a research library resource
  • Implementation and management of research library into portal

Applicants should have the following experience and characteristics:

  • c12 months experience in co-ordinating and delivering quantitative market research projects
  • An ability to write clearly and concisely, in a manner that is interesting to readers
  • Strong numerical ability and a confident grasp of statistics/data
  • Excellent desk research skills
  • Some international experience would be helpful (particularly Germany or France). Language skills would also be advantageous. Some exposure to US and / or Indian markets would be a bonus.
  • A curious mind regarding the world of business, marketing, consumers, tech and entertainment
  • An ability to story-tell with words, numbers and graphs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to organise yourself when facing multiple deadlines
  • Great analysis and report writing skills
  • Keen to work in a future focused environment that is rapidly evolving
  • Approachable, flexible attitude. Willing to do things differently.
  • Team oriented and motivated as much by the success of the whole business as your individual contribution
  • Tech savvy in the use of a range of analysis tools, e.g. SPSS, Power BI, as well as the usual business IT applications, e.g. CRM (we use HubSpot), MS applications, mobile apps.
  • Motivated by continuous improvement and development

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to careers@theinsightspeople.com

Salary Range £28K – £34K

Fixed Term Contract (18 months)

The Insights People is no ordinary organisation; we are a fast growth, highly disruptive company with innovation in our heart – we are always looking to improve and pioneer ground-breaking solutions to take kids and family market intelligence to another level, not just in the UK but on a global basis.

As a group of collaborative individuals with lots of personality, we are very proud of our culture, which means that when we win together, we celebrate and go again, and if we suffer a defeat – we pick one another up, learn from it, and go again.

We are honoured to be used, trusted and relied on by some of the biggest brands in the world and our growth plans are built on continual innovation to firmly establish ourselves as the global leader in kids and family market intelligence.

We want you to share our vision in creating the most innovative market intelligence platform, and through collaboration with our wider team will play a key role in establishing The Insights People as the global leader in kids’ market intelligence.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Delivery of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) designed to embed a machine learning capability within Kids Insights’ existing database and report generating software. The machine learning will initially provide market segmentation which will lead on to tracking and predicting trends for Business Intelligence.
  • Employed and supported by a team of academic experts from the university, you will be based at The Insight People’s premises in Manchester.
  • Ensuring successful stated project outcomes and compliance with MMU, Innovate UK and Access Systems procedures and financial regulations through acting as overall project manager.

Tasks include:

  • Familiarise themselves with the technological requirements of the project including machine learning and review existing datasets and databases used by The Insights People. Market sector and customer selection activities will be completed, in line with project validation and testing activities, utilising the ‘early adopters’ approach favoured by The Insights People.
  • Participate in initial training (facilitated by the Knowledge Base Team) with appropriate staff from The Insights People and academic supervisors.
  • Design, implement and evaluate state of the art and emerging machine learning algorithms suitable for the problem domain, including integration with existing system(s).
  • Undertake activities (e.g., presentations, dissemination workshops, final report) to ensure that machine learning knowledge and capability for future product development is fully transferred and embedded within The Insights People, with a clear strategy developed for future product developments, based on new skills and approaches.
  • Write and submit for publication (to suitable, reputable publications) high-quality academic papers discussing the main findings and novel contributions of the work carried out.

Project Management:

  • To undertake the workplan as defined in the KTP proposal and to maintain project management documentation (including a Gantt chart) in order to manage the KTP Project effectively.
  • To organise and lead monthly Project Team meetings and to actively contribute to the quarterly Local Management Committee meeting which includes a written executive summary and to formally present a project update with proposals for future plans during the meetings.
  • To collaborate in the development of academic papers, case studies and PR opportunities as agreed with the project team.
  • To be responsible for planning own personal and professional development including maintenance of a Personal Development Plan.

Candidate Specification

  • Capable of working in a team environment
  • Capable of working independently and of taking direction
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Capable of making decisions
  • Capable of organising workload
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Capable of communicating complex concepts in a clear manner to a wide ranging audience
  • Passion for discovering knowledge from data and the ability to tell data stories
  • Outstanding academic writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to perform software design, implementation, testing, and version control (e.g., Git and GitHub) using sound software engineering principles and practices. Wealth of experience in suitable Object Oriented programming languages (e.g. Java, C#, C++)
  • Ability to understand and implement algorithms and to produce fully-documented and reproducible data science pipelines
  • Knowledge and experience of coding in Python and its Data Science ecosystem (e.g., NumPy, pandas, Matplotlib, scikit-learn, PyTorch, Keras)
  • An MSc in Computer Science, Artificial intelligence, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or related discipline. OR a good first class (Hons) degree in a relevant subject such as Data Science or Computer Science with evidence of conducting a machine learning (or AI) project
  • Experience with developing end-to-end data science projects in a suitable ecosystem, preferably Python
  • Experience in most stages of data science pipelines, including data extraction, integration, cleaning, normalisation, model building with inferential statistics and machine learning, and data visualisation
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases and query languages
  • Experience in selection and application of suitable machine learning algorithms for a specific problem.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (with details of salary expectations), explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate to join our award winning team, to: careers@theinsightspeople.com