Junior Research Analyst

London, UK
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  • 31 August 2022

About the Job

We’re looking for a Junior Research Analyst to join us here at GWI. Not just any Junior Research Analyst though. Someone ambitious and genuine, who works best in the midst of a collaborative and forward-thinking team. That’s because as a GWIer you’ll be immersed in the fast-moving world of data tech. We think big to make an impact, we think big, we’re not afraid to ask why and we always show respect. Those values are what got us where we are today, and they’re a big part of what we’re looking for in you.

About the job
The Junior Research Analyst will support in the management of projects during all stages of the research process, they will be responsible for working on projects using a range of research approaches and, as such, an ability to pick up new approaches quickly and to work accurately and independently is important.

Our Research Analysts are the face of our research and working directly with research partners and clients is integral to the role, therefore an ability to communicate effectively, both internally and to clients, while working on multiple projects, is critical.

You will be based in our Blackfriars office in London, and will be part of the Research team working closely with the Custom Research Manager and other analysts in the Custom team, as well as people from other teams within the company. 

What you’ll be doing
Project Management

Follow operational framework for managing projects
Produce well designed / accurate outputs
Ensure deliverables (including questionnaires and reports) need progressively fewer edits or corrections over time as you become more experienced
Research Methodology Offer & Comprehension

Work on projects using a range of research approaches 
Demonstrate an ability to pick up new approaches quickly 
Communicate clearly to other people within the business
Client Management

Ensure effective communication with clients throughout project 
Ensure clear understanding of client project needs and goals 
Ensure client has access to up-to-date information
Costing, proposal management and business development

Understand costing principles/how calculators work 
Understand type of fieldwork (recontact versus fresh) 
Identify audiences on the platform for costing/proposal purposes

Understanding platform and products 
Use on a regular basis, developing knowledge of all features and capabilities
Insight-led reporting

Produce charts that address objectives and are visually compelling
Demonstrate an insight-led approach, differentiating “facts” and “insights”
About you
First things first, as a disruptor in the global market research industry, we haven’t come this far without entrepreneurial spirit and a get-up-and-go attitude. So if you think we’ll see that in you, then you’re already halfway there. Here’s the rest of what we’d like you to bring to the table.

Some demonstrable commercial experience or understanding of market research.
Bachelor’s degree or more (or equivalent), ideally in a social analytical or marketing field (i.e. economics, psychology, sociology, business, marketing, etc.)
Experience writing and designing questionnaires
Demonstrate the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and produce outputs and deliver projects, efficiently and accurately
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel (use of formulas required) and Microsoft PowerPoint. Basic skills for all other Microsoft Office Applications
Confident in working with large, and sometimes complex, datasets
Analytical background with experience bringing data to life through story telling
Outstanding attention to detail
Our benefits
Great benefits make a big difference. Not just to employees, but to the whole vibe of a business. That’s why when you work for us, you’ll enjoy a full spectrum of generous perks, rewards and office benefits – all in line with Covid-19 guidelines of course.

Competitive salary and discretionary bonus
25 days annual leave (prorated)
Hybrid working, flexitime and a great work-life balance (don’t just take our word, check out Glassdoor) 
Allocated shares according to GWI’s share scheme 
Work from Anywhere policy
A range of discounts and freebies
LinkedIn Learning and ongoing Learning and Development opportunities
Simplyhealth cash plan for everyday healthcare
Auto-enroll pension plan with GWI matching up to 4%
Cycle to work scheme and commuter season ticket loan 
Commit a working day to charity each year
Early finishes on a Friday
A well-stocked fridge, plenty of snacks (some healthy, some not so healthy) 
Regular social activities, including free online yoga and team outings 

Tagged as: Analysis, Marketing, Research

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