AT&T Director-Market Research & Analysis (Competitive Intelligence) in Dallas, Texas

The competitive landscape (competitors, technology, and offers) is rapidly changing and constantly evolving and AT&T’s ability to proactively sense its direction and quickly react to changes is vital to its success. Come and join a team that reports, senses, and predicts market activity and delivers data-powered insights and recommendations to help generate and retain AT&T Business revenue.

Overall Purpose

AT&T Business Marketing is seeking a Director Market Research & Analysis who will lead a team of managers in creating a competitive intelligence and market research center of excellence (COE). This team provides expert-level “market-sensing” insights on the competitive landscape and critical market and competitor actions as well as recommended actions through weekly C-suite briefs, quarterly competitor earnings summaries, and in-depth market research reports. The team also conducts qualitative and quantitative primary marketing research to support business needs related to new/existing product launches, offer/pricing tests, customer experience, and market sensing. The team is responsible for delivery of daily news summaries for over 25,000 employees on breaking competitive news, market trends, and sales opportunities.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Directs strategic competitive insights for C-suite audience, Product Management, and Marketing. Directs competitive intelligence and primary market research studies and makes presentations on market conditions, market potential, future trends, opportunities, and recommended actions. Requires expert knowledge within the competitive intelligence field (public and syndicated research sources) and marketing research (qualitative/quantitative approaches, sampling, and data analysis) field and the ability to integrate critical information from many diverse areas. Develops guidelines and implementation procedures for new strategies and policies. Manage projects performed by outside research firms. Leads teams and mentors team members for professional development and career path.

Required Leadership and Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will be a highly adaptable, innovative leader with tremendous drive. He/she will be a strong leader and able to work collaboratively across teams, inspire team members and stakeholders to quickly and accurately complete deliverables. He/she must have a consultative mind-set to identify and recommend approaches to quickly and cost-effectively meet business objectives. He/she will be passionate about participating in a complex, dynamic business and understand the impact this position will have on the organization. He/she will be a multi-dimensional thinker who operates not only based on past experiences but stays abreast of approaches and developments occurring in the competitive intelligence and marketing research fields. Importantly, the successful candidate must be able to synthesize large amounts of data and extract the critical insights. Further, he/she will be able to establish instant credibility, clearly communicate key insights (verbally and in writing), and, speak and act with the confidence.

Supervisory: Yes

Education: Master’s Degree is preferred.

Experience : Typically requires 10 or more years of experience.

Additional Information:

  • Critical thinking mindset

  • Consultative mindset

  • Competitive mindset

  • Ignite innovation and change

  • Think strategically and globally

  • Drives accountability

  • Learns continuously

  • Makes data-driven decisions

  • Market Research

  • Marketing Systems

  • Qualitative Research

  • Quantitative Research

  • Build collaborative and diverse teams

  • Relationship Management

  • Research Analysis

  • Operate with integrity and trust