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Research Executive

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 645439BR Location Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Mar. 04, 2019

Job Summary:

To support all consumer research activities covering both the Australian and NZ market inclusive of tracking studies and ad hoc projects. The focus on all insight work is to deliver excellent insight that actively informs strategic business decisions.


  • Provide administrative and project support on both quantitative and qualitative research projects- including but not limited to liaising with agencies, logistical support of meetings, managing recruitment, attending group sessions for oversight, collating and preparing notes, participating in analysis, input to reporting, managing spend etc.
  • Assist with the collation and development of regular reporting, franchise quarterly updates and insight updates combing data across various sources - tracking, TV ratings and online data
  • Coordinate all workshop and brainstorm sessions providing the collation and dissemination of output
  • Provide administrative support to the insight team including maintaining research files, managing the insight portal (uploading documents, managing the folders etc.), organising meetings, managing invoice payments, support in managing contracts, formatting presentations.
  • Support the Manager with oversight of insights budget
  • Support the Manager with the integration of all data
  • Support the manager with checking reports for accuracy
  • Support and project manage all ad hoc projects as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a research agency
  • Degree qualified - ideally a degree in social sciences, arts, psychology or related degree with a grounding in consumer insight methodologies.
  • Ability to work autonomously and under supervision
  • Experience in running and managing research projects end to end
  • Experience across a range of brands and categories
  • High degree of numeracy in order to work with data and check its accuracy
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills to ensure all priorities and multiple deadlines are met
  • Ability to analyse and report on data drawing out clear insights
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking
  • Experience coordinating research projects
  • A strong team player who contributes to an environment that embraces innovation
  • Strong communication skills including written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Genuine desire to work in consumer insights
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified - ideally a degree in social sciences, arts, psychology or related degree with a grounding in consumer insight methodologies.

Required Education

Preferred Education

Additional Information:

This is unique opportunity to join the talented team that develops and delivers unparalleled entertainment across Australia and New Zealand so if this role captures your imagination then apply now!

Applications will be reviewed and Interviews may take place prior to closure date for applications. To give yourself the best chance of selection, please do not leave your application to the application ‘close’ date. Please note that any successful offer of employment is subject to satisfactory results from background verification.

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Australia) Pty Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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