Our client is looking for a Research Account Director to join their fast growing team and work on a variety of projects for a portfolio of great healthcare and pharmaceutical clients.


They’re a small team in London, operating like a boutique with a family feel, but sat within a larger marketing communications consultancy.

They’re a growing agencies (10% last year) and with offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

They’re a full-service, method neutral research agency, providing clients with strategic insights to make their communications and engagements with the world the smartest they can be.

Clients include the biggest and most exciting ones there can be: Microsoft, GE, GSK, Kellogg’s, Unilever (Dove, Knorr, TRESemmé, etc.), Shell, Disney, Heineken, etc.

The work is as varied as it is impactful and interesting: brand potential, thought leadership, CSR research, measurement, strategy and audience understanding, influencer work, public affairs research, and much more.


As Research Account Director you will be predominantly focused on our clients’ healthcare and pharmaceutical clients.

Responsibilities will include…

  • Managing quantitative and (some) qualitative projects.
  • Bringing together rigorous method neutral research and strategic thinking
  • Working with clients, internally and externally, to build relationships and deliver projects.
  • Taking client relationships to the next level, be highly organised and have strong leadership skills.
  • Working on a number of different projects simultaneously (normally in different subject areas and with different teams)
  • Leading on pitches, proposals and project delivery
  • Writing presentations, using visual storytelling
  • Line managing more junior team members


A top candidates such as yourself will have…

  • Experience with quantitative research (qualitative research experience would be good too)
  • Experience working with healthcare/pharmaceutical clients
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to take responsibility for a variety of tasks
  • A ‘team player’ who is willing to help colleagues
  • Curiosity about what makes people think and act the way they do
  • Attention to detail and the ability to examine a problem from different perspectives
  • Logical and creative thinking
  • The ability to argue a point coherently
  • High level of organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and respond to requests