Millward Brown

Millward Brown Junior Research Executive Graduate August 2018

Millward Brown, one of the world’s top 10 full-service market research firms, has a position for a Junior Research Executive in Johannesburg, Rivonia

The company specializes in helping clients build and grow their brands from strategy development through to marketing execution and assessment of brand performance and future potential.

Main purpose of the job

  • Work with your line manager to set up and run research projects
  • Build a strong day to day working relationship with the operational departments to ensure the smooth running of projects through the department
  • Checking research materials
  • Learn and apply market research skills
  • Learn about your clients’ markets (set up and maintain knowledge files)

So that Millward Brown offers client service and levels of research expertise that are second to none

Key responsibilities

  • Setting up of projects under supervision
  • Interdepartmental project management
  • Questionnaire management
  • Preparing fieldwork materials under supervision
  • Specking and checking of code frames
  • Data/chart/coding specking and checking
  • Initial analysis of data and report preparation
  • Checking and proofreading presentations
  • Travel to client meetings as and when required (very occasionally may require overnight trips)
  • Internal presentations
  • General project administration and client files
  • Contact reports for client meetings

MB expects all employees to adhere to the requirements of our quality management system which is certified to ISO20252


  • Three year degree, preferably in Research, marketing, business, economic, social sciences, as well as AAA School of Advertising.
  • No previous research experience is required but a passion for brands and advertising is a must, a curiosity as to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients how to improve their brand’s performance in the market place.
  • Previous in-house media planning knowledge/experience.

Technical competencies required:

  • PC literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills
  • Numerical competency.

How to apply

Applications close on 11 August 2015

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