Account Director- Insight- Luxury Brands- clientside
The client is a multi-award winning agencies part of a global network prestigious names. They are known for their innovative approaches, for revolutionising communication understanding and stepping outside the lines of tradition. As an employer they are also widely known as true investors in their people, allocating a very respectable budget each year to develop at all levels and to make sure their training and development opportunities supersede others in the market . In turn the business breeds highly skilled and career satisfied individuals. Elite people build an elite business, and a place where bright minds can help shape the company and the way they work for their clients.
The vacancy is for an Account Director to join the insight and strategy team, and being the account lead on two major accounts for the business as the insight specialist. These accounts are two very well-known luxury brands. Your time will be split 60% working on insight lead projects for you key accounts and 40% working on other specialist areas of research such as social media, research tool development or thought leadership piece. The research its self will be a mix of primary research and syndicated research analysis, uses tools such as TGI and Comscore.
The primary research will be a mix of qual and quant and will involve working on a project from proposal (if to a client on new business) / research design, questionnaire/discussion guide design, field work management, analysis and presenting. There will be regular presenting to clients and to internal stake holders.
The primary research will be heavier on qual and will need someone who has experience in designing qual research, group moderation and analysis
They are looking for someone who is currently a research manager at a research agency, media agency or media owner. It is imperative that you have at least 3-4 years primary research experience and have moderated focus groups previously. They are looking for someone who is keen to look outside of the box when it comes to research, think and working at a strategic level with clients and stakeholders. You will be someone who is excited about insight and delivering this in a creative and thought provoking way.
It is essential you are confident at running research projects from design stage through to analysis and presenting.
If you want to work in a creative environment and have the opportunity to work a role that bridges the gap between MR agency and clientside, and have the skills mentioned above then this could be the ideal role for you