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CPG Research Principal

New York, New York

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

What are we looking for?

As a Research Principal at L2, located in NYC you’ll have the opportunity to get the best of both worlds- a high-growth environment backed by the world’s leading research and advisory company. In this role, you’ll be exploring the digital marketing landscape to identify macro-industry trends and publishing compelling insights in collaboration with the Client Strategy and Business Development team.


  • Lead Digital IQ Studies / Intelligence Reports end-to-end from research design, analysis, presentation to full report narrative
  • Ability to structure testable hypotheses and research plans from observing client challenges and industry trends
  • Analyze and identify trends and insights from large datasets
  • Advise Client Strategy team with digital marketing trends and category knowledge
  • Directly respond to client inquiries or coordinate responses to clients with appropriate subject matter experts
  • Act as the subject matter expert in L2 DIQ methodology and related data sources; interface with the Data Tech team to provide ongoing feedback on reports and data insights to better serve clients
  • Directly manage and develop a team of research associates (1-3)


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5-7 years of experience.
  • Strong project management capability to meet deadlines on multiple workstreams with self-direction and ability to lead smaller teams
  • Must have strong digital marketing subject matter expertise and ability to manipulate and analyze data
  • Experience in CPG, beauty or retail Industry preferred.
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and presentation skills are a must; Experience in Tableau a plus
  • Must be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, fluid environment.

What we offer:

• Professional development and tuition reimbursement

• Unlimited growth potential

• Top-tier benefits

• Relocation Assistance

• Great work life balance

L2, a Gartner subsidiary, is a subscription-based business that benchmarks the digital performance of brands to help chief marketing officers (CMOs) and senior business leaders identify digital marketing strengths and weaknesses, inform capital allocation decisions, and educate their teams on industry trends and digital innovation. L2 combined with Gartner's broad industry coverage offers the best source of objective marketing data, insights and advice for CMOs and senior business leaders.

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