Thursday, 21 June 2018

Trainee Insight Executive

Are you looking to develop your career with an agency that takes a different approach to working with its clients?
We are looking for ambitious people at the start of their insight career to join us and be a part of our exciting plans for growth. 
What type of person are we looking for?
The work we do requires the ability to be creative about methodologies based on an understanding of the purpose and potential applications of research.
We think about the issue first, methodology later. We want someone who gets this and wants to learn more, someone who likes to push himself or herself and is not afraid to operate out of their comfort zone.
We want someone who can adapt and be flexible in the way they work and who doesn’t just think about process. Someone who is never satisfied with the satisfactory.
We are looking for a true self-starter, someone who wants to take responsibility, contribute from day one and really hit the ground running.
We want someone with a real eye for detail and passion for research helping brands succeed and grow. Ideal candidates will have had some significant experience of qualitative and/or quantitative research as part of their degree studies.
The role
Key responsibilities:
  • Providing support to the team on all aspects of the projects;
  • Liaising with fieldwork and DP suppliers, both internally and externally;
  • Checking and analysing data;
  • Helping to generate insight and analysis and preparing presentations;
  • Working with people at all levels within the client organisation and internally;
  • Demonstrating strong project management skills;
  • Participating in workshops internally and with clients.
You will have:
  • Enthusiasm;
  • A passion for learning new things;
  • Some experience of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies;
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work as part of a team;
  • Have a strong focus on quality outputs;
  • Used Excel and PowerPoint to an advanced level;
  • Knowledge of SPSS or other data analysis software would be an advantage.
To apply, email your CV via the button below.

Advertising Sales Internship - Nature Research Group

Advertising Sales Internship - Nature Research Group
6 months fixed term contract
British Dental Journal (BDJ)
BDJ is an international, peer reviewed journal for the dental community, published by Springer Nature on behalf of the British Dental Association. We aim to inform our readers of ideas, opinions, developments and key issues in dentistry - clinical, practical and scientific - to spark interest, debate and discussion amongst dentists of all disciplines.
We believe in creating a great place to work where people are inspired, valued and developed and this forms a key part of our strategy. Our Advertising Sales Placement is designed as a fantastic introduction for those looking to explore their career options in the world of publishing.
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual who is driven by new and exciting challenges and committed to producing high quality results. You’ll be an organised, pro-active individual with the ability to work in high growth environment with lots of opportunity to quickly make a difference.
In return, we offer a well rounded education in the advertising sales business, where you will have the opportunity to learn great transferable skills, through a strong mentoring and training programme. You will be taught online/digital and rich media advertising and will have the opportunity to acccompany senior team members to conferences, shows, events and client meetings. To further your insight in the full cycle of advertising, you will be exposed to related parts of the business including marketing and production.
  • Selling classified advertising to clients across the UK
  • Managing high volumes of incoming business
  • Managing existing accounts as well as new business development
  • Writing clear and tailored proposals including BDJ print and online products
  • Upkeep of all ongoing sales activities in CRM and be able to provide clear revenue figures and sales forecast to management on a weekly basis
  • Developing complete market awareness, understand competitor strengths, weaknesses and sales methods and keep track of share of market
  • Attend relevant trade shows
Key relationships
  • Advertising clients, including dentists, dental professionals and the NHS
  • Internal departments, including production, marketing and editorial
Experience, skills and qualifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilient and needs to be comfortable with prospecting and cold calling
  • Excellent phone manner and high level of customer service
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to cope under pressure
  • Good knowledge of general office computer software (including MS Office)
  • Client oriented and pro-active sales approach
  • Bachelor’s degree desirable but not essential
  • Previous sales experience a plus, preferably within B2B environment
To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.
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Monday, 18 June 2018

Communications Internship (6 months)

We’re looking for an exceptional candidate to contribute to the work of our communications team, spanning editorial, press, online and digital media, and high-profile public events. The successful candidate will help to ensure the Foundation achieves tangible impact as we continue to deliver an exciting and high-profile plan of work at a crucial time for public policy.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to start a career in communications and learn new skills in a busy, high performing environment. The role involves exposure to the broad range of our work. While an interest in the UK’s social policy environment would be beneficial, key will be excellent communication and organisation skills, and the ability to be flexible, multi-task and respond proactively and with enthusiasm to fast-paced events.
The Foundation prides itself on analytical rigour and we strive to achieve standards of excellence in all our work. This commitment is matched by dedication to our core purpose, working to improve the living standards of those on low to middle incomes. These twin pillars of excellence and purpose underpin everything we do.
We offer a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced environment, involving frequent interaction with senior stakeholders in government, media and the wider policy-making world.
For full details please visit our website.
We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all under-represented communities and groups. Applicants on secondment will also be considered.
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