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Research / Account Director - Communication, Brand & Reputation Insights

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Research / Account Director - Communication, Brand & Reputation Insights

Surrey (Hybrid)

£50,000 - £65,000 + good benefits

This award-winning specialist agency is growing fast, focusing on reputation, brand and communications research they partner with some of the world’s leading organisations. Keen to expand their research team at  Account Director or Research Director level, they are keen to talk to talented researchers

Partnering closely with the Head of the team, you’ll lead projects and client relationships end to end – from proposal and concept through to delivery and final presentation - from day one. The culture is supportive and progressive – there are no barriers to progression here!

Projects and clients are exceptionally varied and often global in scope, from understanding the impact of a government policy, gauging opinions on a brand’s ESG, understanding trust, testing communications with diverse customers. No two days are the same. Client sectors include consumer, public/ not for profit, utilities, financial, healthcare, and technology.

An engaging and dynamic role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Partnering with clients, brands, and internal stakeholders to solve their challenges through quantitative (leaning) and qualitative methodologies

  • Running projects end to end - taking beliefs, designing research, project management, data analysis, insight generation, report writing, presenting, and visual storytelling.

You’ll further your skills in:

  • Leading key client accounts

  • Designing and leading multi-audience, multi-market and multi-method research programmes

  • Networking and thought leadership

  • Collaborating with internal departments across PR, communications & branding

  • Consulting and customised big picture thinking

What are the must-haves?

  • Strong track record in market research gained in a research agency or communication/ reputation consultancy

  • An analytical mind and strong quantitative and qualitative analysis and storytelling experience

  • Experience of consumer and B2B sectors

  • An entrepreneurial and curious spirit

  • Prior experience within branding, communications, reputation and strategy research would be an advantage!

This is an attractive role, with an entrepreneurial, sociable and fun Surrey based agency for a researcher looking for a career-accelerating opportunity!

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.