Research Associate

£20,000 - £21,000
South West, Bristol


Gillian Vevers

I work as a Recruitment Consultant, primarily on Banking & Finance graduate jobs, Executive Search & Recruitment jobs, and graduate jobs in the healthcare sector.

My area of expertise

As a Recruitment Consultant, I specialise in more corporate roles - including research, finance and project manager graduate jobs, across a few different sectors. Breaking the mould within the corporate realm, we focus on anything from sales jobs at tech companies to client services jobs at fast-growing FinTech startups.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Throughout my education, I've always been drawn to pursuing new opportunities. I applied directly to Give A Grad A Go, and during my interview I met members from several different teams. It was the warm welcome and engaging personalities of the people at Give A Grad A Go that made me certain that this was an environment I wanted to be a part of!

The worst job I've had

I’ve always been very fortunate in the work I have undertaken - I really can’t say I’ve ever had a bad job!

Interested in executive search graduate jobs in Bristol, and want to work with a number of prestigious clients? This Research Associate job will give you invaluable first-hand experience of conducting research and building key client relationships across many different industries - including technology, marketing and sports & leisure.

Company profile

In this Research Associate graduate job, you will be joining a fast-growing executive search firm based in Bristol. The company work across a wide variety of business sectors, ranging from finance to not-for-profit organisations. With an impressive and ever-growing client portfolio, they work closely with well-established pharmaceutical, financial services and fashion brands, applying a detailed, bespoke approach to research, in order to engage some of the top-ranking board-level executives.

Job description

In this Research Associate graduate job, you will play an essential role in the executive search process. You will be conducting vital research across a range of business sectors, using a variety of methods to source the required information and accurately process and document your findings. You’ll need to possess great attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, as you’ll be working to tight deadlines as well as assisting other members of your team when required.

Key responsibilities

In this Research Associate graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting in-depth research across a range of market sectors
  • Identifying key commercial leads and contacts
  • Contacting new and established business clients and liaising over the phone to conduct primary research
  • Researching autonomously using a variety of methods across the internal database system and external sources
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Compiling your findings in an accurate and detailed manner
  • Working proactively to meet individual and company-wide deadlines
  • Assisting the team with other research tasks when required

So, what are we looking for?

  • A strong academic background, including a university degree
  • Strong organisational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working in a phone-based role would be a huge bonus
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills - fantastic communication skills are a must!
  • A professional and confident phone manner
  • A confident and organized individual, who can work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment

What else is on offer?

  • An excellent starting salary of 20,000 to 22,000, plus OTE
  • Modern offices located in Bristol
  • Excellent scope for growth and professional development
  • A fantastic opportunity to enhance your commercial knowledge across a range of business industries

On the hunt for research graduate jobs in Bristol and want to join a reputable executive search firm? If you’re detail-oriented and highly personable, apply for this Research Associate graduate job in Bristol today!

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