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Reference: 66321

Date Added: 6 June 2018
Closing Date: 2 July 2018

Job Title: Graduate Research Executive (GRE)

Working For: BMG Research

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 (dependent on experience) + Benefits + Company Bonus Scheme

Job Details

We have another role available at BMG; in our Social Research team.

The position is best suited to either graduates or Research Executives with less than 2 years’ experience.

We require candidates who can demonstrate strong organisation skills, a willingness to learn, those who are self-assured but not arrogant, and those who like to take on challenging tasks, whatever they may be.

To be successful, candidates will have a strong desire to learn, hold a minimum of a 2:1-degree qualification or equivalent, are numerate with a good understanding of collating and analysing data. Candidates will already have a detailed understanding of primary research methods and are looking to pursue a career in a fast-paced, fun and exciting research setting.

Relevant training and skills development opportunities will be provided to the successful candidates, who will also join the BMG Graduate Training Program.

Key Responsibilities
• Designing questions and topics for research that generate fresh insight for our clients
• Basic coding of results and data checking
• Carrying out background research to support proposal and report writing
• Preparing project materials including job spec forms, coding and data analysis specs
• Assisting with qualitative research, including recruitment and preparation of materials
• Providing support on the analysis and presentation of data
• Reporting results in a clear, concise and usable way
• Writing articles for the BMG Research website

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
• Excellent written and spoken English accompanied by good numerical skills
• An interest in, and knowledge of society, current affairs and politics
• An understanding of data and statistics
• An ability to write around data/results (to tell an accurate and interesting story)
• A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• An ability to meet strict deadlines
• A keen eye for detail – spotting and correcting errors
• A willingness to take on challenging and varied tasks
• A professional, can-do attitude

Experience of the following is desirable but not essential:
• SPSS
• Primary research and/or fieldwork
• Data charting tools

Closing Date: 2 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Initial Selection Notification Date: Wednesday 5th July 2018
Interview Dates: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th July 2018
Start Dates: Late July OR early August

Application Details

If you believe you are the right candidate, please send a covering letter detailing why we should choose you, and an up-to-date CV to recruitment@bmgresearch.co.uk

Please Note
Both covering letters and CVs should be in PDF format only.
All applicants will receive a reply, though not all will receive written feedback.
All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK and be prepared to undergo a basic DBS check.

Website: http://www.bmgresearch.co.uk

Additional Notes