Resesearch Executives£25K + Substantial BonusImmediate and summer start datesThe opportunityWe are looking for talented graduates to join our rapidly expanding social media research company.The Research Executive role represents a great opportunity to develop and hone your business and management skills. We believe you should be given a chance to demonstrate your potential, so we provide you with significant early responsibility for managing accounts, analysts and marketing activityAlongside this we offer a competitive salary, significant annual bonus opportunity, great training and rapid career development based on your performance.ContextFounded in 2003, WaveMetrix is the global leader in buzz research. We are social media experts, working with many of the world's leading brands.Our clients choose us because we can offer them unparalleled insight into what's said online. We also run a social media marketing news site, Wave, providing insightful daily research into current issues.The Research Executive role is the core element of our business. REs work on every stage of the process from proposal, through to managing teams of analysts, report writing and presentation of the completed project.Key responsibilitiesThe research executive will be responsible for:1. Project management - developing plans, managing teams of analysts to execute research, utilization of a diverse network of resources to complete projects to a high standard2. Writing reports - turning research into an engaging and insightful narrative that delivers customer insight of an exceptional quality3. Assisting with marketing and sales - writing articles for publication on our social media marketing news site, crafting proposals, attending client meetings to develop sales opportunities4. New business - exploring new markets and accounts, developing leads into opportunities for new workKnowledge and experienceThe successful candidate will have:1. Exceptional academic track-record gained in a demanding university environment 2. Exceptional report writing skills in English 3. Ability to work in additional languages is advantageous, but not required 4. Rigorous high standards of performance for self and others 5. Experience of managing projects to challenging deadlines 6. Ability to present ideas in a manner that can convince or persuade others 7. Ability to work flexibly in terms of business travel 8. Highly IT competent with knowledge of and interest in the social media space
Please note: Your application must include a cover letter stating why you would like to work for WaveMetrix, what you can offer us and what makes you different from other applicants
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