Samba TV is hiring a

Research Manager

London, United Kingdom
At Samba TV, we are on a mission to fundamentally change television viewing for everyone. We are doing this by leveraging our data to enable advertisers to engage and measure TV viewers across all their devices. We have an amazing story with a unique perspective formed by innovative technology.

At Samba, we empower businesses with audience measurement, consumer insights, and strategic research support. Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering data-driven solutions that drive business growth. As a Research Manager, you'll collaborate with clients and cross-functional teams, providing valuable research studies to a diverse range of industries. By leveraging our measurement insights, you'll empower brands, agencies, and publishers to make informed decisions that maximize their media spend, planning, and customer acquisition efforts. This hybrid role offers the flexibility to work from home and our UK office.


  • 1. Drive Research Excellence:
  • Consult with clients to design and implement impactful research studies.
  • Deliver proactive campaign-specific insights that inform strategic business decisions.
  • Lead multiple research studies concurrently, ensuring timely deliverables and managing project timelines.
  • Take ownership as the lead project manager, overseeing engagements from scoping to implementation and final delivery.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute studies effectively.
  • 2. Data Analysis and Insights:
  • Analyze large datasets, extracting meaningful insights and providing data-driven recommendations to clients.
  • Review and present insightful reports directly to clients.
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists and utilize self-service tools to ensure high-quality data output that meets objectives and timelines.
  • Visualize data in a compelling manner, making it easily understandable for diverse stakeholders.
  • 3. Collaboration and Product Development:
  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to shape new research products and enhance existing processes.
  • Strategize with the Sales organization to scope research requirements prior to sale, ensuring alignment with client needs.
  • Support sales efforts by crafting strong positioning stories that showcase the value of our data and measurement opportunities.
  • Develop a deep understanding of Samba's core technology and its potential to address client needs effectively.


  • 1.Professional Skills:
  • Demonstrated expertise in quantitative research methodologies.
  • Proven experience in leading and executing research studies.
  • Passion for data analysis and problem-solving.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and a proactive mindset.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex information to internal and external stakeholders through various channels.
  • 2. Industry Knowledge and Adaptability:
  • Knowledge of BARB or other EU JIC datasets
  • Interest in advertising media and the ability to provide relevant context in your reporting.
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguous situations and adapting to changing environments.
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and excel as a collaborative team player.
  • Highly motivated and eager to work with cutting-edge technology.
  • Passionate about the world of television!
  • 3. Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in business, marketing, psychology, statistics, or a related field.3-5 years of experience in a client service research role.
  • Proven ability to guide client actions based on data insights.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including client presentations.


  • Experience in digital or TV advertising research.
  • Familiarity with TV and/or digital media.
  • Knowledge of the Ad Tech Industry and Campaign Management.
  • Experience in one or more client verticals.
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, or similar data tools.

 Join our team and make a lasting impact by delivering research excellence, driving data-driven decisions, and shaping the future of audience measurement and consumer insights at Samba. Apply today and be part of our innovative and dynamic work environment.

Samba TV is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We strive to empower connection with one another, reflect the communities we serve, and tackle meaningful projects that make a real impact.

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