Research Associate
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Market Research Agency
Specialty Research Analyst
Salary £26,000 – £40,000 yearly
Location Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

Research Associate

Polar Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a very well established and highly successful Corporate Finance client for a Research Associate to join the Sales & Marketing team.

Working closely with the Sales & Marketing Director, the Research Associate will focus on researching identified potential new customer businesses and, with an emphasis on market insights, content production and account management, creating a tailored approach to engage with these potential clients.

This is an exciting new position which, as a highly valued member of a close knit and supportive team, will have significant accountability in supporting business development and marketing activities within the business.

Research Associate responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of target industry sectors / marketplaces
  • Researching / identifying potential new clients and creating tailored messaging to engage with them.
  • Attending and supporting business development meetings / pitches
  • Develop excellent ongoing relationships prospective clients and identify potential leads
  • Update relevant data on the in-house CRM system

Research Associate skills & Experience

  • Previous research background.
  • Account management / business development experience
  • Commercial and financial awareness, including a (basic) understanding of company/management accounts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable presenting insights, and findings to stakeholders.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong IT literacy, including using databases and data.
  • Self-starter, positive, good team player.

The Research Associate will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities within a friendly and highly supportive small team environment with a respected specialist within its field. In addition, flexible working on a hybrid basis is also available