Asia Pacific / Australia / / Macquarie Park

Client Service & Sales

#: 102841-en_US / 102841



Research Manager, Sports – 102841

Client Services and Sales – Australia 

As a Research Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of sports research projects. This is a great opportunity for a researcher, with a passion for sports, to diversify their knowledge and experience within a growing team.


  • End-to-end project management of research studies.

  • Support for the Commercial team on project scope. This includes recommendations for best practice sampling and methodology, along with pricing. 

  • Design of questionnaires, data analysis, chart building and insightful report writing with the provision of strategic recommendations.

  • Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, including third party suppliers and our internal Operations, Customer Service and Commercial teams.

  • Execution of best practice research which garners actionable insights through high quality and strategic reporting

  • Client facing at project kick-offs and debriefs

  • Various admin tasks such as managing invoicing, supplier agreements and the research pipeline calendar 


  • 3 – 5 years experience managing custom research projects

  • Experienced with research methods such as qualitative and quantitative 

  • Experience in delivering/converting data into presentable insights

  • Knowledge of the end-to-end research process and project management

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring timely, high-quality project completion

  • Superior analytical skills

  • Professional at all times and willing to roll up sleeves 

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Presenting skills desirable

  • Some experience designing technical and commercial proposals from a client brief is desirable

  • Good knowledge and strong interest in the sports industry



Committed to building powerful data-driven products and services, Nielsen Sports works with the world’s top leagues, teams and brands to deliver the most comprehensive and meaningful data and analysis possible. Sports and data fans welcome!



By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Macquarie Park,New South Wales