Europe / United Kingdom / / London


#: 82649-en_US / 82649





  • Do you have expertise in quantative research methods?
  • Are you skilled in market research and Data Analysis ?
  • Do you want to be involved with providing data insights for some of the biggest sports brands in the industry?


Then look no further…


Imagine working closely with many of the world’s largest sports rights holders, brands, agencies and broadcasters worldwide to help them better understand their fans and how they are consuming their content across a multitude of devices and screens.

Nielsen Sports is a trusted adviser and partner in sports and entertainment intelligence, helping our clients worldwide to maximize their commercial success. With our expansive suite of products and services, Nielsen Sports is uniquely positioned to provide insights and intelligence which help drive more effective decision making for clients.

Nielsen Sports is seeking a talented market research professional to be based in our London Paddington office. The role will involve the set-up, coordination and delivery of market research services to clients across renowned sports rights holders and brands such as the Premier League, World Rugby and Formula.The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with some of the most prestigious sports businesses in the world. Research programs include sponsorship impact assessment, fan understanding and profiling, brand tracking, event research and commercial support. The role involves working with third party agencies, multiple clients and internal stakeholders.

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design, coordination and delivery of quantitative research programmes to sports rights holders and sponsors;

  • Lead project management on multiple projects with the support of senior team members;

  • Liaise with and manage third parties to deliver to brief;

  • Write and design questionnaires;

  • Accountable for final quality of inputs (e.g. tables, charts), designing relevant quality checks;

  • Prepare key findings;

  • Manage day-to-day client contact and requests (with senior support as required);

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in the delivery of research projects to enhance quality & delivery speed as well as lowering costs

  • Provide support to senior team on non-project specific tasks (e.g. proposals, internal requests). Lead as appropriate.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in designing and delivering quantitative research projects;

  • Proactively develops own skill set and knowledge;

  • Strong grounding in custom research principles, methodologies, statistical techniques;

  • Questionnaire design experience / skills;

  • Experience of using research analytics tools e.g. SPSS and spreadsheeting/charting tools;

  • Experience of data visualization, and ability to explain complex things in a simple, accessible way;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills;

  • Knowledge and interest of the sports industry an advantage




We offer a great package and career progression in a culture that encourages inclusion and diversity.

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

The career progression path is real and the next step will be Account Manager.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £33,000 and a generous leave package and other benefits including :


  • Flexible working/remote working
  • Fidelity Pension
  • AXA Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holidays pa with option to purchase an additional 10 extra days
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Family friendly policies: Childcare vouchers /Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Parental leave 
  • Season ticket loans/Car benefits/ £1000 Cycle to Work scheme
  • £1000 refer a friend scheme
  • Discounts and savings on shopping and much more…


Nielsen strives for an open, inclusive and tolerant working environment, where all employees are encouraged to grow and be themselves. At Nielsen, we focus on systematically integrating inclusion and accountability into the full employee experience through three focus areas: Talent, Culture and Accountability. We have 9 affinity-base communities (Business Resources Groups – BRG's) that grow an inclusive culture, drive business growth and innovation through diversity and inclusion, increase BRG participation at all levels and enable associates to be themselves, by reaching their full potential.


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