Marcher Markholt
Associate Insight Director to Innovation team


If you want to know more about the job, please contact:

Henrik Stavnsgaard
+45 3144 2580

Associate Insight Director to Innovation team for Ipsos

On behalf of Ipsos, we are looking for a curious and analytical Associate Insight Director to the innovation team, who can help current and new clients to become successful within innovation and speed to market by translating data and insights into meaningful business decisions.

About Ipsos
Ipsos was founded in 1975 with the goal to ensure faster, smarter and bolder businesses through close collaboration with clients. Ever since, the company has experienced growth and expansion and is today a global leader in market research, providing solid and unique research methodology and consultancy to help their clients structure their innovation process in an ever-changing market. They have offices in 90 countries and work with some of the largest and most successful companies, primarily within FMCG, telco, finance, healthcare, durables and leisure, on both a national and international level, and their portfolio of solutions covers digital innovation, behavioral science, social media, e-commerce, and concept and product testing.

Ipsos believes that clients need more than a data supplier; they need a partner who can produce accurate and relevant information and turn it into actionable truth. Hence, they not only provide the most precise measurement, but shape it to provide true understanding of society, markets and people by using the best of science, technology and know-how.

The position
As Associate Insight Director, you will be involved in everything from new business, client management and proactively drive the client dialogue to scope and sell projects and deliver superior insights and intelligence to the client. You will play an essential part of the global Ipsos organization, hence have access to some of the most sophisticated and well-designed research methods, technologies and perspectives within the industry, as well as access to the company’s large network of experts all over the world.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Engage with and manage clients within Innovation
  • Position IPSOS within Innovation in the Danish market through developing current and support winning new clients
  • Write top class proposals
  • Deliver top class insights and actionable recommendations to help clients be successful in their strategy and marketing decisions
  • Feel comfortable to do presentations for, and workshops with, stakeholders at all levels
  • Responsible for client relationship and client satisfaction for assigned clients and new business
  • Work with a team of colleagues within IPSOS (with different roles) to assure quality and management of the client in projects
  • Manage projects effectively and understand what drives profitability
  • Help clients determine KPI´s for successful innovation through the innovation funnel, from early stage ideation to product launch

Entering the position, you will work with some of the largest and most successful companies, primarily within FMCG and durable/services, both in a national and international context. It is an opportunity to get an interesting and challenging position at an international company with a high-performance culture that encourages new ideas and initiative.

Your profile
It takes passion, dedication and drive to excel in the role as Associate Insight Director. To succeed in the position, it is therefore essential that you have an analytical mind, helping you put findings in its right context, foresee challenges and draw attention to solutions. Moreover, you have a good conceptual understanding of market research techniques and principles, as well as an in-depth understanding of marketing. You are able to understand the client environment, commercial issues, industry structures and societal context, and hold a strong ability to multitask, prioritize and deliver against objectives. With natural flair, you easily manage a various different stakeholder within a project.

If you have a university degree within economic, marketing or innovation, it is a great advantage, and it is essential that you come with at least 3 - 4 years of experience working with quantitative market research or a position as for example external or internal consultant within innovation. It is important that you have flair for numbers, and a background in FMCG or durable/services is preferred. As Ipsos works with many international clients, strong English skills are required and moreover, you hold great knowledge of the Danish market structure.

As a person, you are passioned about innovation, energetic and openminded, thrive working on both an individual level and in close collaboration with a dedicated team as well as with diverse clients. You are structured and organized and have a strong eye for detail. With curiosity, you face challenges with a smile and a will to succeed, always striving to perform you very best – and enjoy going the extra mile in doing so. You thrive working in an international setting and are eager to become part of a a global leader in market research, setting your individual mark, helping clients grow through insights and innovation.

If you want to know more about the job, please contact Henrik Stavnsgaard on email: or phone: +45 3144 2580.