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Research Account Director - Trailblazing boutique

Job description

We’re looking for a special kind of researcher who wants to:
  • Deliver meaningful, strategic, and dynamic work.
  • Listen to a business problem, craft bespoke research solutions
  • Solve problems
  • Dive into strategic, diverse and meaningful topics
  • Partner with commercial, social and government clients  
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • Uncover insights that improve services, experiences, products and services.
  • Shape the future success of a growing team that champions creativity, innovation, and box thinking and has fun whilst doing so!
This independently owned Market Research & Strategic Insights Consultancies is one of Australia’s success stories.

Starting as a challenger brand in the industry, they are now one of the largest independently owned agencies, with a passionate team of 40+ researchers across Australia! They’re ambitious, down-to-earth and passionate.
They’re experts at cutting through the noise and delivering tangible recommendations that improve communications, experiences, services, and social policies across every industry, from education to mental health, financial services, and housing.

The role: Research Account Director 
As Melbourne grows, they’re excited for a Quantitative (or dualist) researcher to join them as an Account Director and be a key part of their success. 
A career-progressing role, you’ll partner closely with the senior leadership team with exposure to all elements of the research cycle making a huge impact. With ownership for managing key client accounts, mentoring juniors and elevating the team's thinking. Seen as a trusted advisor, you’ll have a knack for storytelling, translating insights into recommendations that make informed decisions.

Key responsibilities:
  • Nurturing, managing and growing client relationships
  • Designing mixed method qualitative and quantitative research projects
  • Managing projects from pitch to presentation
  • Weave stories from data into actionable insights
  • Deliver strategic reports and client presentations
  • Support senior management with proposals, pitches & BD
  • Mentor, train and inspire junior members of the team
Genuine, collaborative, and fun-spirited, the founders of this agency have worked hard to build a high-performance team that deeply cares for its work, colleagues, and well-being and encourages people to thieve.
In addition to strong financial packages, they offer attractive benefits such as 25 days leave, birthday days off, vibrant offices, fast-tracked progression, 1:1 mentoring, flexible working, personalised development plans, socials, and wellness programmes.

Desirable experience:
  • 5+ years of commercial market research/ consumer insights experience
  • Qualitative & quantitative methodological toolkit
  • Confidence in managing research projects from inception through to delivery
  • Versatile experience across industries and project types
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to thrive within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  Interested? I’d love to chat. To apply or for a confidential conversation, please get in touch with Emily Moser at or call me on 0449 172 882

About Resources Group
We are the Leading Global Talent 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.
Resources Group’s Diversity and Equality Policy determines that we submit applicants to our clients on the basis of merit and ability, regardless of race, colour, age, disability, family responsibilities, gender, marital status, nationality, religious or political views or affiliations, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.