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Research Executive

Job overview
In this Research Executive role, you'll be joining an FMCG startup that is taking the UK market by storm. This is a great opportunity for an analytical grad that is passionate about sustainability!

Looking for Research jobs, Account Management roles, and Marketing opportunities? A sustainable FMCG startup is looking to hire a Research Executive in London - apply today!

Company profile - FMCG Startup

In this Research Executive role, you'll be joining a sustainable FMCG start-up that is taking the UK market by storm. As the world's population increases and the demand for protein grows, their goal is to 'Make Protein Sustainable'. They're doing this by creating a versatile protein product that contains all essential amino acids and is high in dietary fibre. It can be made into alternative meat, dairy and seafood products and will begin by supplying consumer brands and retailers across the UK. With fantastic investors and recent funding, this startup has huge plans over the next few years, and they're looking for an ambitious grad to be one of the first hires in their commercial team.

Job description - Research Executive

In this Research Executive job, you will work directly with the EU Managing Director - this is an amazing opportunity to learn the business inside out and progress as it grows. You'll sit on the commercial team and your responsibilities will span across marketing, research and account management, with progression into a managerial position expected within 2 years. If you're passionate about sustainability and want to join a startup at a period of high growth, apply for this role today!

Key responsibilities - Research Executive

In this Research Executive opportunity for graduates, your responsibilities will include:

PR & Marketing - 30%

  • Create and deliver PR content- using digital and other marketing tools
  • Maintain social media channels + news section of the company website
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of the marketing

Research and Support - 40%

  • Build and maintain sales target database
  • Collate and share market feedback on competitors
  • Support implementation of business plans
  • Track changes in consumer use

Account Management- 30%

  • Plan, create and executive account development and growth
  • Drive increased revenue and profit
  • Establish and maintain fantastic customer relationships
  • Act as an ambassador for the product and company

Job requirements - Research Executive

  • A 2.1 or above from university
  • Passion to work in a startup and drive to develop with the company
  • Strong analytical and project management-related skills are a bonus
  • Articulate, numerate, focused and ambitious!
  • Interest or experience in FMCG (specifically food) is really useful
  • Interest in sustainability!

Benefits of the job - Research Executive

  • A highly competitive salary of between £25,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
  • Amazing professional development, with chances for quick progression
  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent training from industry leaders who have plenty of successful proteges in the industry!
  • The chance to shape a new startup

Searching for Startup jobs or Account Executive roles in London? If you are an analytical graduate with a passion for sustainability and FMCG, this Research Executive position could be perfect for you - apply today!

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Helen Ferrett
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