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Research Associate

Salary £33,000 - £36,000
Location London, Spitalfields
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 500+
Job overview
Looking for Research Associate jobs, Graduate Finance jobs and client-facing 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 Finance jobs and client-facing 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 Research Associate team based in London, you will be responsible for identifying and engaging with the most relevant industry professionals to take part in upcoming interviews and discussions. The Research Team conducts in-depth interviews with senior executives and industry specialists to unearth critical insights, with plans to become a global producer and distributor of content for the investment industry.

This entry-level role is focused on targeting, sourcing and screening relevant industry specialists, and scheduling interviews. Typically, driven and hard-working graduates will progress within their first 12 months to a role where you will take the lead on project execution.

Key Responsibilities - Research Associate

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

  • Researching industries in order to identify the most relevant individuals (sometimes C-level Executives who are working at the heart of their industry) to take part in moderated interviews

  • Encouraging identified individuals to take part in an interview, while confirming that their insights are relevant and their fees within budget

  • Strengthening relationships with existing industry contacts and building new relationships with experts identified

  • Working to tight deadlines alongside other members of the team

Job Requirements - Research Associate

  • Experience in a customer or client-facing role

  • Demonstrable skill in carrying out research with a logical approach

  • A good understanding of the business world

  • An interest in financial markets would be highly beneficial

  • Diligent and proactive with a resourceful nature

  • The ability to work well within a team, under pressure and with a positive attitude

Benefits of the Job - Research Associate

  • An excellent starting salary of £33,000 - £36,000
  • 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 Finance jobs and Client-facing opportunities in London? Want to kickstart a career in Relationship Management 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
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