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Market Research Recruiting Manager

Old Bridge, New Jersey
3 Sep 2022

Recruiting Manager-Old Bridge NJ

At Curion, we are embarking on a period of great transition and growth driven by increased efficiency and productivity. As a key member of Curion's Consumer Operations team, the Recruiting Manager will be responsible to successfully oversee the recruitment of consumers sourced from our proprietary, regional databases to participate in our consumer research projects. You are both project manager and analyst as you leverage Curion databases, work with Curion preferred partners, and collaborate with Curion colleagues.

Communication will be crucial at all levels both internally and externally as you work with other Operations team members, Client Service, and partners/vendors. You will lead your regional team's ongoing success by sharing knowledge, documenting scalable processes and procedures, and proactively suggesting improvements and solutions as you support and collaborate with all stakeholders.

How we would describe the ideal candidate:

  • Proactive and have sharp critical thinking skills: Ability to visualize a project in terms of next steps and ask relevant questions. You know how to clearly identify the cause of a problem, determine alternatives/solutions, communicate a situation to a client and internal teams, then implement an action plan.
  • Superb relationship-building and teamwork skills: Have an outgoing, collaborative personality and make it a priority to keep all parties updated on project status on a timely basis.
  • Fearless with follow-up: Able to gracefully and proactively push vendors and partners regarding any unresolved issues or unanswered questions.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, communicate at all levels, and work within multiple deadlines in a calm and efficient manner.
  • Anticipate issues and manage risks
  • Adapt to changing priorities to meet multiple project timelines and client needs
  • Desire to be involved in additional 'start up' initiatives, such as recruitment initiatives, managing supply partners, growing our proprietary databases, etc.
  • You appreciate owning responsibility for your local territory, have pride in your work, and are committed to hold yourself accountable to the highest standards
  • Data-driven mindset and accompanying analytical skill set
  • High professional integrity with a strong orientation toward teamwork, communication,and leadership


  • Proactively manage, monitor, recruit, and execute on the consumer requirements for all projects within your assigned location(s), so that each site delivers the client's required quotas
  • Proactive communication and escalation of project status to teams regarding projects in jeopardy of not achieving quotas
  • Work with Client Service team members to manage changes to project specifications during recruitment and fielding phases
  • Manage all outbound communication to Curion consumers (survey invites, reminders, texts, phone)
  • Manage reporting of delivery status for all communication channels (email, phone, survey portal, etc.)
  • Schedule & host internal/external recruit briefings with Client Service team members
  • Report and analyze consumers by client demand and expectations
  • Document current challenges in demographics, feasibility, show rates with Supply and local facilities groups
  • Create and promote improvements to create a positive consumer experience in all interactions
  • Manage and mentor recruiters and client liaisons.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years proprietary respondent recruiting skills, ideally in the market research sector (Qualitative and/or Quantitative)
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • Superior project management skills in market research, ideally large-scale project execution and operational initiatives
  • Experience with sample/supply management or consumer insight/marketing platforms including experience with programmatic insight platforms and partners preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Curion is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

About the company

Curion provides world-class quantitative and qualitative product insights. Applying proven industry-leading, innovative methods to service over 65% of Global 100 companies, Curion works with its clients to determine not only what products consumers like but why they are liked and how. As a result, Curion clients mitigate the risk of marketplace failure by ensuring that only products of quality and character will be introduced to the market, providing repeatable delight to their consumers. Curion accomplishes this with its disruptive methods and approaches, state-of-the-art facilities, and world-class data insights. In 2021 alone, Curion tested more than 150,000 consumers across its Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, and San Francisco metropolitan-area consumer centers.

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  • Job Reference: 703138826-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CURION
  • Location: Old Bridge, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application