Research Account Director

Job Title: Research Account Director
Contract Type:
Location: Finchley, London (Remote)
  • Negotiable
  • Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH6637

    Job description:

    Our client, a forward-thinking research and insights team based within a full-service marketing agency, are looking for a passionate and experienced Insight / Research Account Director to help build and grow their innovative market research solutions to new and current clients. You will contribute to a high-calibre team to drive growth and expansion of existing accounts. You will be working with large consumer brands where you will have the freedom and autonomy to drive innovation and change, you will be shaping the future of the insights team whilst advising on proprietary quantitative and biometric products, amongst others.

    Working on a hybrid basis you will work with clients in London two days a week and be required at their head office in Mansfield twice a month with the rest of your time working remotely. You’ll support clients and the whole business with creative, innovative approaches to traditional market research. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding commercial, analytical and numerical acumen and be driven to continuously innovate and improve.


    What to expect:

    • Working hours Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm
    • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
    • Flexible hybrid working
    • 6 monthly appraisals with clear career development
    • Healthcare scheme
    • Employee wellbeing initiatives


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Developing new research or insights business from existing accounts
    • Consulting on research and insight solutions to brands and businesses
    • Knowledgeable regarding agency processes, budgeting and proposals
    • Collaborating internally and externally with stakeholders
    • Having confident marketing/research conversations with prospects and clients
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Consulting on all areas of research, including quantitative, qualitative and UX solutions


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive research experience in an agency environment with a proven track record of growing revenue
    • Experience in/with mixed methodology agencies a preference
    • Understanding of innovative quantitative research products and processes, including conjoint testing, RCT, econometrics etc.
    • Experience in digital marketing analytics, including social media
    • Experience dealing directly with client insight teams
    • Some experience in qualitative research (not essential but preferred)
    • Outstanding analytical and strategic thinking skills
    • Strong consultative selling ability
    • Enthusiastic and energetic team player

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