The Market Research Institute International (MRII) Board of Directors
Market Research Institute International (MRII) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1995 by a group of industry leaders and the University of Georgia (UGA), with the vision of fulfilling the continuing education needs of the market research and insights profession worldwide. The program has enrolled over 9,000 research practitioners from around the world in its online Principles of Market Research and 13 Principles Express courses offered through UGA.
The Executive Director is an independent contractor of the Market Research Institute International (MRII) and reports to a volunteer board composed of market research practitioners from around the world. The executive director is expected to provide professional leadership and organization for the Institute and be the face of MRII to the market research industry. The duties and domestic/international travel responsibilities require a flexible work schedule of approximately 30-40 hours a week.
MBA, MMR or equivalent.
MRII has no formal office. The executive director works from a home office with the Institute covering the costs of incremental services, such as telecommunications and office supplies. Much of the Institute’s business is conducted by telephone and conference calls, with two in-person board meetings held annually in cities within the United States. The position involves considerable travel to major conferences and trade shows in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia.