Sponge UK
Plymouth, Devon
29 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Plymouth, Devon 

Are you passionate about research and keen to play a crucial role in a forward-thinking company?

Experienced, resourceful and keen to further your career, you always find unique ways to piece facts together. Your online research skills are second to none, and you can’t wait to apply them in a fast-paced commercial environment. A real team player, you’ll collaborate with our internal teams to provide them with key information to assist in strategic decision making and keep us at the cutting edge of innovation. Confident in your ability to think strategically and see the bigger picture, you’ll jump at the chance to support on these internal projects that will help shape our rapidly growing company. Thriving under pressure, you’ll consistently meet deadlines and inform better ways of working.

We are looking for a highly organised, flexible, commercially experienced researcher who can:

- Manage a large, varied research portfolio and meet short deadlines
- Develop and own tactical trend reporting
- Support the development of the research team and other researchers
- Assimilate large amounts of information and present pertinent information in an informative and succinct way
- Identify and mitigate information gaps through research/data collection
- Analyse data and draw accurate conclusions

Desirable skills and experience:

- Desk-based research
- Knowledge of a broad number of research techniques/methodologies
- Competitive intelligence and market research
- Strategic research
- Understanding and knowledge of business functions
- Private sector research
- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets

You will join a forward-thinking company focused on success and growing our people; and a research team with a big challenge, a determined attitude and a supportive environment. In return you’ll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits package whilst being part of a company that’s really going places.

About Sponge 
We work closely with some of the biggest global brands to unleash the potential of their people and deliver better workplace performance through creative digital learning. By harnessing the power of creativity, we enable businesses to access a new world of interactive experience to enthuse their people while they learn. We work from concept through to delivery and recruit for roles across our creative production areas, sales and marketing, HR and finance. With a strong collaborative culture, and ambitious growth plans there has never been a better time to get seriously creative and join our team. 

Perks of the job 
We can offer you a number of great benefits. From the things you would expect like a pension, income protection and death in service, to the slightly unexpected, like a day off for your birthday or free breakfast every day. We love to socialise and have a team dedicated to arranging get togethers and events throughout the year.

Next step

Send us your CV along with a cover letter telling us about the most interesting research project you have tackled so far and how you approached it.

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