Brook Street

Associate Consultant

Brook Street
South London, London, England
£25000 - £30000 per annum
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working with one of the largest global financial Marketing intelligence companies. They provide innovative and evidence-led insight which transforms clients marketing strategy. They work with retail banks, fintech and payment service providers. They are a dedicated and target focused team working together to identify key trends for their global clients. They are now looking for a proactive and ambitious Associate consultant to join them. Ideally a Bilingual candidate that speaks German or French.

You will be working within a stylish open plan office based in London Bridge.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

- Established Primary research skills
- Ideally exposure to the financial sector
- Able to conduct primary and secondary research
- Comfortable managing small projects and making client presentations
- Exposure to a consulting or agency environment
- 2:1 Degree or above- ideally science or arts graduates but a business degree would be advantageous
- Sound knowledge of modern business and marketing language
- Great communication skills
- Engaging telephone manner
- A team player as well as the skills required to work well as an individual
- Comfortable presenting in front of the team effectively
- Demonstrated interest in the financial sector
- Experience conducting interviews for research and commercial purposes

Day to day responsibilities include:

- Use own initiative to proactively seek and develop understanding of the financial services industry through different data collection methods and interpret findings. (Training will be provided to kick-start the process)
- Provide insight into markets and competitors through the research of published industry analysis sources and the in-depth, semi-structured interviewing of senior executives, industry experts, suppliers and competitors and build a network of contacts to engage with
- Identify and persuade busy and often reluctant executives to share information - you must be personable and confident
- Adapting a range of approaches such as analysing scarce business intelligence to seize opportunities for our clients
- Analyse and interpret qualitative information and numerical data through cross-checking to build strong and evidence-based recommendations and implications for our client
- Synthesise findings to prepare well-written, insightful and robust research reports using tools such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel
- At Consultant level, managing small research projects or small parts of more complex projects

My Client offer several benefits, these include:

- A fantastic work environment within a diverse , ambitious and passionate team
- A high level of ownership over your own work from day one
- Client facing opportunities through all stages of projects
- Challenging and exciting work within financial services globally
- Available bonus` based on performance
- A platform in which you are able to contribute your own ideas
- Fast progression based on performance
- A matched contribution pension
- Private medical and travel insurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Life insurance

Starting salary is £25,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent on experience

If the above matches your skills and expertise please contact Georgia at our Southampton Street branch and apply NOW!