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Research Associate

Salary £30,000
Location London, Spitalfields
Job Type Permanent
Size 500+
Job overview
Looking for Research Associate jobs, Graduate investment research jobs and Finance opportunities in London? A global financial and information services company is now looking for a personable, network-oriented individual to join their London team - apply today!

Looking for Research Associate jobs, Graduate Marketing jobs and Content opportunities in London? A global financial and information services company is now looking for a personable, network-oriented individual to join their London team - apply today!

Company Profile - Financial & Information Services

In this Graduate Research Associate job in London, you will be joining a global insight network that helps to drive intelligent investment decisions. They match their clients to industry experts, who deliver key insights and consult them on how to make smarter investments. Their network of experts has grown to become one of the largest and most varied sources of first-hand expertise. A fast-growing, performance-driven company, with offices across the world and multiple awards for "Best Place to Work" under its belt, its client list boasts some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms.

Job Description - Research Associate

As part of the Junior Content Specialist team based in London, you will act as a conduit between the content team and the wider commercial organisation to support the acquisition of new clients, the retention of existing clients and boost the engagement of users on the content platform. You will work closely alongside the analytics team and serve as the expert on investment coverage and insights. Your role will be to unearth critical insights for the commercial teams - Sales, Account Management and Client Success - to use as leverage in client conversations, product demonstrations and marketing material. The end-goal is to convey the product’s value in relevant, timely and high-quality outreach to clients.

Key Responsibilities - Research Associate

In this Research Associate job in London, your tasks will involve:

  • Monitoring investment news across all sectors and asset classes to identify topics that would resonate with clients and prospects

  • Creating lists of the most relevant content based on the current and upcoming renewals and new business pipeline

  • Converting insights into synthesized talking points for commercial teams to use across all client and prospect segments

  • Partnering with commercial stakeholders to incorporate the platform's leading content into commercial interactions and align commercial content to the target client audience

  • Liaising with commercial team members to match inbound requests with the best content

  • Communicating market feedback to the content teams regarding coverage needs

  • Actively participating in client calls and product demonstrations to provide more depth on coverage strategy with respect to specific asset classes and industry verticals

Job Requirements - Research Associate

  • A strong business acumen as well as a passion for the financial markets and investment content
  • An understanding of client workflows and how content can be incorporated in the investment research process
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to confidently and professionally interact with internal and external stakeholders at various levels of seniority
  • Methodical and organised, streamlining processes to ensure efficiency
  • Strong research, writing and communication skills with ability to simplify complex concepts into consumable summaries
  • A multitasker, able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Create consistency and cohesiveness in the tone of voice across various content formats
  • Maintain a high degree of quality control through self-proofing and disciplined reviews

Benefits of the Job - Research Associate

  • An excellent starting salary of £30,000
  • Study support programme of £750 per year

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Life insurance and access to Modern Health wellbeing support

  • Pension scheme

  • 25 days holiday, plus 2 extra paid days for volunteering plus 2 extra personal days

  • Flexible career and development path, with opportunities to gain a wide range of transferable skills

Looking for Research Associate jobs, Graduate investment research jobs and Finance opportunities in London? Want to kickstart a career in Investment Research at one of the world’s top investment intelligence firms? Apply for this Research Associate job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Megan Pease
Key Account Manager