Market Research Specialist

The Marketing Research team captures market-critical information that enables our commercial teams to make informed, high-impact business decisions daily.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Our fiercely world class Marketing and technology division is expanding and we need people like you.  If you love what you do, always looking for a better way and if you’re not afraid to take a few risks to make something really great, then you’re our sort of person.  Come help us grow our new Malaga Publishing office, where you will join a team of creative technologists and developers to offer a wide range of skills and services, including front and backend web development, mobile development, app development and more.  Involved from kick off to last code push, you will turn ideas into digital experiences.

What you'll do

The Marketing Research team captures market-critical information that enables our commercial teams to make informed, high-impact business decisions daily. The Market Research Specialist supports these teams by carrying out continuous and ad-hoc research as directed by the relevant stakeholders. This individual will be provided with a specific mandate for ongoing research reports which will form the market research roadmap - on topics such as regulatory & legal landscape, market analysis, competitor analysis and strategic analysis across new products/markets and mergers & acquisition efforts.

This position needs must be proactive, passionate and possess a strong understanding of the market research landscape. They must also balance communication skills with critical thinking, project management and analytics. This individual must be able to work well with cross-functional teams, manage conflicting priorities, understand the bigger picture in the context of the work they are being asked to do, and can deal with some ambiguity.

  • Support the Director of Marketing Strategy & Services to recommend, develop and lead the execution of market research plans for assigned brands; including but not limited to:
    • Regulatory reports and case studies at a country level, including:
      • Highlighting regulatory implications of operating in such countries;
      • Risk & opportunity assessments for operating in countries;
    • Legal reports for countries
      • Reporting on advertising implications across verticals by market (including but not limited to: TV, social media, display and PPC legal landscapes);
  • New Market Opportunities: Monitor and advise on market developments while suggesting market opportunities for the group across existing or new verticals, including;
    • Provide market research reports on potential markets for penetration based on:
      • Keywords, SERP and search term analysis – in consultation with SEO team;
      • Competitor landscape;
      • Market size – including identifiable market segments;
      • Regulations;
  • Existing market support: provide ongoing market research reports, including:
    • Competitor landscape
      • New sites/competitors;
      • Existing competitor performance;
    • Market Size
      • Recognizable changes in our addressable market size;
      • Identifying addressable market segments for targeting;
  • Competitive Analysis: carry out specific reviews, including:
  • M&A Activity: Support our strategic operations and provide the information necessary to assist our strategic thinking and decision making, including:
  • Manage the day-to-day interface with key business partners including Business, Product and Development while also developing a network of 3rd parties to support scaling the company’s research capabilities and grow local knowledge.
  • Conduct regular qualitative and quantitative studies (e.g. ethnographies, focus groups) to better understand market segment portraits and relative competitive position in market;
  • Regulations;
  • Analysing SERP rankings for core keywords in consultation with SEO team;
  • Regular analysis of specific competitor sites;
  • Using 3rd parties to complement research;
  • Site performance;
  • Market opportunities & analysis;
  • Acquisition opportunities;
  • Competitor analysis;
  • Regulatory landscapes;
  • M&A Case studies;

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience;
  • 5+ years of market research experience, preferably in an agency setting;
  • Demonstrable experience in monitoring and advising on market developments while suggesting market opportunities across existing or new verticals;
  • Experience with affiliate marketing or gaming considered an asset;
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a results-driven environment;
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision;
  • Detail-obsessed, highly organized and driven to develop, plan and communicate complex marketing activities;
  • Resilient and able to respond under pressure;
  • Entrepreneurial;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Ability to influence;
  • Excellent team player and positive contributor to the culture of the business. 


What's in it for you

  • Global work experience in an agile methodology 
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment 
  • Private health insurance and life insurance from day 1 
  • Sabbatical programme (6 weeks paid leave) for every 4 years of service 
  • Flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative 
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities 
  • Team building events, Learning Labs, Hackathons/Designatons  
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others



Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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