We have a full time position (40 hours a week, Monday – Friday) available within our Operations department for a Research Executive. The role entails maintaining and adding value to the LDC retail and leisure database and would suit someone who is self-motivated and willing to gain experience and further their own knowledge.
Working within our small Operations team, the Research Executive will accurately verify and check the work of our field workers who collect high street data on retail and leisure across Great Britain.
They will also update various major retailers’ portfolios through online searches and will contact stores to ensure the information received is fully accurate.
LDC is committed in supporting you develop new skills and competencies (supervision and management; database knowledge; retail expertise) by providing regular training. LDC provide a friendly and welcoming work environment and believe in the promotion of talent from within.
Our Commitment to You
- Salary: £21,000 -£22,000 (including performance based bonus)
- Holiday: 23 days per calendar year
- Pension scheme: after 3 months, the company will match the pension contribution up to 3% of salary
- Ongoing training and development
Experience, Knowledge and Skills
The successful candidate must have proven written, verbal and face-to-face communication and a track record of achieving individual targets. The ability to manage a large amount of information and challenge it when necessary to ensure accuracy. Keen attention to detail and a high level of personal planning, organisation and initiative are also key for this role.
Previous knowledge of Excel, Access or similar database software would be beneficial, although full training on our bespoke software will be provided.
We are looking for someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and who has a natural curiosity and interest in people. They must have the ability to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural and changing environment. The ability to work under pressure and take full responsibility to meet deadlines is critical. The candidate should demonstrate impeccable honesty, integrity and confidentiality in all matters at all times. A reliable, positive and professional attitude is a must.
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