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Associate Director Research

With over 1,300 team members across 30 offices on three continents, FGS Global is the world’s no. 1 strategic communications consultancy. In Europe, we are a team of more than 300 employees working in eight offices in Germany, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Zurich. When the stakes are high for our clients, especially in critical and complex situations, we safeguard their reputation and advance dialogue with key stakeholders on their behalf. Our approach is integrated, our teams are diverse with experience from journalism, corporate communications, digital communications, politics and investor relations.

The way we communicate is undergoing a fundamental change. This also applies to our clients, who find themselves confronted with entirely new stakeholder groups. In our Stakeholder Intelligence & Engagement Team, we assist our clients in understanding their stakeholders through quantitative and qualitative data analysis and in reaching them with tailored strategies across all communicative touchpoints, convincing them of our clients' objectives.

Join our Berlin team as

Associate Director Research

What tasks can you look forward to?

  • Work with our Data and Research team on different exciting projects in market and reputation research

  • Design and manage market and opinion research projects to answer key client questions and provide strategic advice

  • Advise our consulting teams and our clients directly on research results

  • Further develop our research offering

  • Contribute to the strategic development of our proprietary survey-based product ReputationIQ

  • Manage, develop, test, and quality check surveys as well as questionnaires for ReputationIQ

What should you bring along?

  • Proven expertise and practical experience in conducting survey-based market and opinion research in a scientific or professional environment

  • Experience with and affinity for working with and advising clients

  • Experience in analyzing and presenting survey data to a variety of different stakeholders

  • Proven ability to manage consulting projects

  • Strong interest in communications and business economics

  • High proficiency in German and English

What we can offer you

  • Highly attractive starting salary

  • An inspiring working environment as well as the opportunity to work at one of our international offices for a limited period of time

  • Exciting tasks and attractive development prospects

  • Induction and individual support from an experienced consultant

  • Deepening of your expertise with regard to different sectors and areas of competence through close cooperation of our integrated project teams

  • Continuous training opportunities (FGS Global Academy)

  • A dedicated, supportive and growing team

  • A corporate culture that combines excellence with team spirit

  • The opportunity to work flexibly both in our offices and from home

Don’t meet every single requirement? Please don’t worry! Studies have shown that some groups like women or people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At FGS Global, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role and our company but your previous professional experience doesn’t match perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we would like to encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or another role.

We look forward to your complete application (incl. all relevant academic and professional certificates and/or reference letters). Feel free to contact our HR team at +49 69 92 18 74-28 or by email at

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