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Associate Research Director - Social impact & Commercial challenges

Job description

The Opportunity:
Are you an ambidextrous insights consultant fluid in qual and quant? We’re looking for a budding people leader, passionate about social and commercial consultancy.

The magic of this role is the absolute variety of social impact work alongside the stretchy thinking of brand and marketing projects for some of Australia’s favourite brands. Every problem is tackled co-creatively and solved through a customised research framework weaving quantitative and qualitative methodologies all the way through to strategic roadmap.

We are looking for a talented Associate Director to join the growing Sydney team in a full-service, client-facing, insights role.

Key responsibilities:
In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Bringing your own individual style and personality to enhance client relationships.
  • Craft a variety of quant & qual research programs – social marketing, brand equity tracking, customer segmentation, communications strategy, behaviourl insights and public policy.
  • Manage the execution of research programs – often juggling multiple projects and diving in to diverse and fascinating topics
  • Analysing data using statistical software – SPSS/Q
  • Developing clear and concise reports and presentations
  • Presenting findings to clients 
What you’ll love:
  • The agility and closeness of the small team feel but part of a much bigger business and plugged in to then network of trendy PR, creative and strategy agencies.
  • A constant stream of interesting and purposeful work – some socially orientated but often commercial real world challenges
  • Amazing senior leadership – locally and nationally to support your growth
  • Impressive waterfront offices, plus flexible WFH
  • Uncapped opportunities for progression in the business
  • Amazing tier 1, ASX clients across industries – banking, tourism, retail, government, defence force, superannuation
  • Tailored training opportunities
  • Regular social occasions for connection and relaxation.
If you want to solve problems together in a super collaborative and high performing team then there is no better agency!

If you are a passionate and dedicated quantitative researcher with a track record of delivering results, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV to or call Gemma on +61 (0) 52417265 for a confidential discussion about this role and related opportunities. 
About Resources Group

We are the Leading GlobalTalent Agency for Insights, Analytics & Data Strategy. Our consultants take the time to truly understand your career aims and are dedicated to providing tailored, impartial advice to find you the very best career move. We have access to an unrivalled and exclusive range of job opportunities with trailblazing agencies and blue-chips across Australia, NZ and APAC.

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