join our team

Do you get a thrill out of helping companies create successful products? Come work with us to leave your mark on Australia’s biggest FMCG brands!


make your next career PLAY here.

At PLAY, we are always on the lookout for innovation and insights talent — those curious people who strive for continuous improvement and have a sense of pride in their work. 


We seek passionate, energetic team players who thrive in a fast-paced environment with loads of variety. They’re the kind that takes their work seriously but enjoys having a laugh. Perhaps that’s you!

Some of our perks include our PLAYcation policy (where you get an extra day of leave for every year worked with us), the PLAYoffs health and wellness initiative and the weekly Rainbow Dash Award that recognises those who bring our values to life.

Choose to make your next career move with us, and you’ll be rewarded with seeing the result of your hard work displayed on supermarket shelves. Now nothing beats that feeling!

why PLAY with us?

a great team
who gives a sh*t.

We’re big on expertise and take pride in our entrepreneurial culture.

We care a lot about our clients and care about each other, too.

a place to make
your own.

We’re a laidback bunch with vibrant offices in Sydney and Melbourne.

Pets are encouraged and a flexible music taste is a must. All radio suggestions are welcome (sorry).

with us.

You’ll be part of a close-knit, supportive environment with plenty of opportunities to progress.

From formal training to lunch and learns, we’ll back your career in a way that’s right for you.

open opportunities.

graduate project manager

We’re looking to turn an innovation research newbie into a pro.

You’ll get to learn from the best in the business and support our senior consultants to make each project a success. Over time, you’ll own elements of the project process and begin designing project approaches and sharing results with clients.

Your week might include:

• interviewing shoppers online, in-store and at PLAY HQ
• testing prototypes with real-life consumers
• using specialist statistical software to find patterns and insights in data
• creating beautiful presentations which are short, sharp and shareable
• using the latest tech to uncover shopper behaviour in our shopper lab

Apply now

account director

As our account director, you'll have a flair for both qual and quant methods. You’ll report directly to our managing director and take clear ownership of key accounts and a specialist area of innovation.

In our team, you'll enjoy:

• leading all aspects of the research lifecycle from briefing and proposal to questionnaire design, data interpretation and presentation storytelling
• supporting business development goals with awesome client service
• working with our team to proactively identify ways to add value to client relationships
• getting your hands dirty by getting into the field, into the sensory lab and liaising with our in-house community panel

Apply now

what it’s like to work at PLAY.


“As someone who loves to get things done, I really appreciate being part of a team that takes on new challenges, helps each other out and is constantly looking for better ways of working.”

Katherine Savage
Account Director

“The variety of projects that I get to delve into at PLAY is what I love most! Since starting at PLAY, I have learnt so much personally and professionally and the team has always been willing to share with me their tips and tricks, which I am very grateful for.”

Adelaide Kohlmann
Project Manager

“At PLAY, we are involved in many complex and challenging projects. Delving headfirst into the logistics of it all and solving the puzzle is something I love about working here!”

Michael O’Hagan
Fieldwork Manager

keen to join the PLAY team?


Does this sound like your jam? If that’s a ‘yes!’, we’d love to hear from you — just flick us a message and a copy of your resume.