Marketing & Social Research Association – MSRA

Individual Membership

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ADVANTAGE MEMBERSHIP (Full membership for professionals working in research)
  • Applicants must be individuals practicing social and market research with more than 2 years past or present experience within a research agency.
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • They can also vote in General Meetings.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (for professionals affiliated with research on supplier side, client side, academia or government or non-governmental institutions)
  • Applicants must either be:
    • Individuals permanently employed in a research agency in a non-research capacity
    • Individuals practicing academic in social & market research
    • Social & market research staff within organizations other than research agencies
    • Individual consultant practicing social & market Research
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)
ACCESS MEMBERSHIP (for operational, contract, part time and field team staff in research)
  • Applicants must be working as market and/or social research interviewers, team leaders, supervisor/assistants’ data entry clerks or field managers.
  • They will need at least 1 sponsor who must be an MSRA Fellow or Full members.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates
  • Cannot vote in General Meetings
  • Applicants must be individuals engaged in contract field & data management operations within a research agency (team leaders, interviewers, recruiters, moderators, data processors, transcribers, supervisors etc).
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 1,000 ($10)
AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP (membership open to foreign nationals, working in research and residing outside of Kenya)

Applicants must be residing outside Kenya and must be individuals practicing social and market research with more than 3 years past or present experience within a research agency.

  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)

Full Membership

  • Applicants must be individuals practicing social and market research with more than 2 years past or present experience within a research agency.
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • They can also vote in General Meetings.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)

Associate Membership

  • Applicants must either be:
    • Individuals permanently employed in a research agency in a non research capacity
    • Individuals practicing academic in social & market research
    • Social & Market Research staff within organizations other than research agencies
    • Individual consultant practicing social & market Research
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)

Full Membership

  • Applicants must be individuals practicing social and market research with more than 2 years past or present experience within a research agency.
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • They can also vote in General Meetings.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)

Associate Membership

  • Applicants must either be:
    • Individuals permanently employed in a research agency in a non research capacity
    • Individuals practicing academic in social & market research
    • Social & Market Research staff within organizations other than research agencies
    • Individual consultant practicing social & market Research
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)

Research Operations Contract Staff Members

  • Applicants must be working as market and/or social research interviewers, team leaders, supervisor/assistants data entry clerks or field managers.
  • They will need at least 1 sponsor who must be an MSRA Fellow or Full members.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates
  • Cannot vote in General Meetings
  • Applicants must be individuals engaged in contract field & data management operations within a research agency (team leaders, interviewers, recruiters, moderators, data processors, transcribers, supervisors etc).
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 1,000 ($10)

Overseas Members

  • Applicants must be residing outside Kenya and must be individuals practicing social and market research with more than 3 years past or present experience within a research agency.
  • Applications must be counter-signed by two referees who have been Full MSRA members for the last 2 years or two clients for whom the applicant has conducted research for in the past 6 months.
  • All applicants should attach their CV when sending the application.
  • Following receipt of completed application forms, the MSRA membership committee shall review the application and applicants informed if their application was successful or not.
  • Upon notification of approval of membership, applicants are required to make payment within 2 weeks and provide proof of payment to MSRA.
  • Successful applicants will participate in MSRA’s activities and events and enjoy discounted rates.
  • Annual Membership Fee: KES 3,000 ($30)
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