Skip to main content

Job Summary


Shanghai, China​

Job Type
Contract (1 year)

Pay Rate
Competitive Salary

Years of Experience
Experienced(Non-Manager, 2+Years)

Job Reference Code

Associate Research Director

Shanghai, China

About Company:

Labbrand is the leading China-originated global brand consultancy with regional operations in APAC (Shanghai, Singapore), Europe (Paris), and North America (New York, Vancouver).

We drive forward the positive power of branding. Leading brands on impactful journeys, we create meaningful brand experiences by bringing together excellence in research, strategy, design and verbal identity.

Job Profile:

The Associate Research Director is based in our Shanghai headquarters. You will work with us to develop and transform innovative methodologies into operational research solutions, delivering insights and understandings through these innovative methodologies to open up possibilities. You will grow trust-based client relationships, share your ideas to develop client-ready solutions, support cross-department collaborations including business development and knowledge sharing, and lead a skillful and multicultural team to deliver excellence.

Job Details:


Client Engagement:

1. Collaborate with Business Department to activate existing clients and develop new clients. Supervise or take charge of market 

research proposals, attending pitch meetings and presentation meetings

2. Support Business Department for account management. Communicate with client, during and after project completion to 

enhance client loyalty

Project Excellence:

1. Organize project flow, including plan research fieldwork, supervise design questionnaires, moderation and analysis in  research projects with a great sense of accountability for project methodology and goal and in respect with time  constraints.

2. Lead projects, allocate and organize resources, supervise project execution.

Thought Leadership:

Assist Market Research Director to capture internal best practices as well as develop/learn and apply innovative  methodologies to meet specific goal, such as Focus Group, In-depth Interview, Semiotic Study, Emotional Inquiry, Ethnography Research on traditional qualitative research formats, but can also 

involve a wider range of varied techniques including Social Web tracking, Biometrics, Quantitative Techniques etc.

Team development:

1. Assist Market Research Director to guide team to learn new knowledge and techniques.

2. Coach the team, conduct performance evaluation and improve the quality of team members on a regular basis.

Research specific:

- Master degree or above, major in marketing, sociology or humanities related field is a plus

- At least 6-8 years’ work experience in qualitative research

Apply Now

Latest Jobs

IB/PYP Primary School ESL Teacher
16,000 - 20,000 RMB/Month
Jiangsu, China

BD and Marketing Manager
18,000 - 38,000 RMB/Month
Cambridge, United Kingdom

IB/DP High School English Literature Teacher
18,000 - 24,000 RMB/Month
Jiangsu, China

Acadamic Specialist
14,000 - 24,000 RMB/Month
Beijing, China

Science Teacher for Middle School in Shenzhen
20,000 - 34,000 RMB/Month
Guangdong, China

IB/DP High School Geography Teacher
18,000 - 24,000 RMB/Month
Jiangsu, China

Find us on social media