Director of Research

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Job Description

Real estate agents and brokers around the world turn to Inman first for accurate, innovative, and timely information about the industry. Known for its award-winning journalism and forward-thinking events, Inman is the industry’s leading source of real estate information.

Inman Group is hiring a Director of Research to join our company and help launch a new research tier in its subscription model. The ideal candidate will be technically savvy, comfortable working remotely and have extensive experience recruiting, screening, and segmenting audience panels; brainstorming questions and topics for monthly reports; building and managing a team of researchers; as well as working collaboratively with an editorial team to identify topics of core interest to Inman’s readership to build into reports, blog posts, and summaries thereof.

This is a remote work position and can be done from anywhere in North America. The position offers competitive salary and benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the company’s research arm and oversee all research work
  • Recruit, screen, and segment audience panels and perform regular surveys to these panels
  • Hire and grow a team of researchers
  • Turn data into insights and tell compelling stories using that data, the essential storytelling piece of this job
  • Work collaboratively with the Inman editorial team and consultants to identify key topic areas for research reports
  • Edit and proofread research reports
  • Provide strategic and/or financial decision support to senior management through ad hoc reporting

Key Skills & Knowledge

  • 5 years experience with a proven track record of delivering research reports of different types, including a range of outputs such as reports, blog posts, and summaries
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining audience panels
  • Presentation skills and general comfort with public speaking
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to wear many hats

Inman is an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive workplace environment. This is a full-time, remote position.

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