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Reference: 72842

Date Added: 25 September 2019
Closing Date: 23 October 2019

Job Title: Graduate Research Executives (x6)

Working For: BMG Research

Location: London, Birmingham or Glasgow

Salary: £20,000-£26,000 (dependent on experience) + Benefits + Company Bonus Scheme

Job Details

We have six roles available at BMG across our Social Research teams.

The positions are 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, and be 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 and current affairs
  • 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: 23 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Initial Selection Notification Date: Thursday 31 October 2019
Interview Dates: 6 November to 15 November 2019 (depending on location)
Start dates: Late November onwards

Application Details

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply here: www.bmgresearch.co.uk/career/graduate-research-executive-gre-x-6/

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: https://www.bmgresearch.co.uk

Additional Notes