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Senior Research Executive

Berkshire   •  £28000 - £32000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

The Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Research Executive for a food distribution business.
The Insights Team is part of the Marketing and Insights Team, contributing to the planning, marketing and overall business growth.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that are dominating their market place, with huge expansion plans, fantastic training and enviable retention of staff.

The Role

As the Senior Research Executive you will be responsible for:
*Working within the team to support the Customer and Corporate Marketing, Group Commercial, Sales and Tenders teams with industry leading insight and research
*Supporting the insight team in the achievement of its objectives whilst gaining experience and knowledge of the technical and softer sides of all elements of insight management
*Managing/inputting to all stages of research and insight, from understanding and distilling business needs, writing research briefs, managing agencies, reviewing proposals, programming questionnaire scripts, analysing data, pulling together presentations/reports, making recommendations, presenting results back to teams or individuals - on time and to a high quality
*Contributing to the planning, development and delivery of an inspiring and actionable 'Food and Drink Trends' event to ensure each annual event that is delivered across the business sites is better than the last.
*Contributing to the day-to-day execution of the Service Excellence initiatives.
*Contributing to the design, execution and delivery of ongoing and ad hoc research - driving value out of existing data sources through desk research, and commissioning new research where required
*Working together with the team to ensure insight is widely and well received across the different teams - working on various communication channels and keeping them up to date

The Person

To be successful in the role of Senior Research Executive you will have the following skills and experience:
*A minimum 2.1 degree in any discipline
*a minimum of 2 years experience in a research role
*2 years + experience within research or insight
*An understanding, enthusiasm and interest for insight and research
*A passion for food and eating out/cooking
*Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presenting
*An inquisitive and questioning mind-set - with strong attention to detail
*Good grasp of numbers, and the ability to work with graphs and data tables
*Ability to tell stories with data and recognise patterns
*Good Powerpoint and Excel skills
*Any database/analytical software experience a benefit

The Package

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £28,000 - £32,000 and an industry leading benefits package.


To apply for the position of Senior Research Executive, please send your CV to Gabrielle Beaver via the 'apply now' button.

***PLEASE NOTE: interviews will be taking place over the next 2 weeks ***

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  • Agency: JAM Recruitment
  • Posted: 13th March 2018
  • Expires: 26th March 2018
  • Reference: BBBH67923