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TRA Careers

Account Lead


Quantitative Consulting

Full Time

Curious and creative? An open-minded and critical thinker? Adaptable, agile, and self-sufficient? Join us solving the complex problems organisations are facing today.

About TRA

TRA is an insights agency. We are a diverse group of thinkers, intent on solving the complex and challenging problems our clients are facing. We combine our understanding of human behaviour with intelligent data capability to navigate uncertainty and answer the big questions.

Bringing together the best of both worlds for ambitious and strategic minds, we offer the excitement of being part of a fast-growing start-up innovating the research market, while supported by the largest independent and multi-AFR and ESOMAR award winning research agency in New Zealand. 

About the role

As a quantitative Account Lead, you will play a key role in our delivery team. Immersed in every aspect of the research and insight process, you will use your expertise to design, manage, and report on projects that make a real impact.

Responsible for delivering projects end to end, you will work with a diverse range of clients and to deliver meaningful insights that truly make waves. With your excellent quantitative research skills and amazing analysis skills, you'll tackle ad-hoc and tracking projects like a pro. With your marketing know-how and talent for storytelling, you'll translate complex findings into impactful strategies that set our clients on the path to success.

All while tapping into your developing leadership skills as you help to coach and mentor junior members of your project teams.

About you

You hold a university degree in your area of expertise. With 5-6 years of experience in a similar role within an agency environment, you've honed your skills in quantitative research. You have fine tuned expertise in research, marketing, psychology or social science fields.  

You have a track record of leading and executing ad-hoc and tracking projects with ease, backed by solid analytical abilities. You're not afraid to think outside the box and explore new ideas, using your creativity to solve complex challenges with our clients.

As a natural leader, you excel at collaborating with your team, mentoring others, and guiding clients to success.

Why work here

Winners of Best Innovation Programme at the 2018, 2020 and 2021 AFR Boss Most Innovative Company awards, we are an agency challenging the status quo and influencing decisions.

Do the best work of your life, alongside some of the greatest thinkers you’ll encounter in your career.

We are an agency challenging the status quo and influencing decisions. We are a curious, creative, and multi-disciplinary team committed to delivering amazing work built on values of collaboration, creativity, and clarity.

At TRA, you’ll be immersed in an environment where you’ll be surrounded by innovators and collaborators. You’ll be given the opportunity to tackle complex and challenging client problems equipped with training and support. You’ll be given a voice to shape the direction and thinking of TRA and how the wider world uses human understanding to create better outcomes for all.

Why work with us? 

A commitment to focused learning, with two hours set aside each week for TRA Academy, means you will be able to continually expand your knowledge, skills, and thinking. Combined with outstanding on-the-job learning experiences, you will have the support to take your career to the next level.

Our flexible working policy, TRA Flex, gives you the freedom to choose when and where you work.

In fact, we were the only dedicated market research agency to be recognised across the prestigious AFR BOSS Best Places to Work awards system – placing 3rd in the Media and Marketing category in this years’ AFR BOSS Best Places to Work Australasia list.

And of course, the competitive salary package underpins the experience.

We value diversity in all its forms 

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We know from research that female or non-binary applicants don’t always apply for roles they don’t feel 100% qualified for, so we encourage anyone who is interested to get in touch. Focus on the bullet points that match your experience, not the ones that don’t. Our job posting is the starting point for a conversation, and we’re always excited to hear from people who are interested in working with us.

Contact us

We want to hear from the storytellers, the curators, and the collaborative.

If you’re a skilled and organised quantitative researcher with experience bringing insights to life and a keen interest in understanding what makes people tick, we’d love to hear from you. Take your career to the next level and apply now!