Field Research Coordinator

We are recruiting a Field Research Coordinator to help manage our nationwide team of remote workers. Our field team maintain a database of over 680,000 retail and leisure businesses. You will be fully responsible for the supervision of our field research team, alongside quality checking data returned from the field and ensuring both targets are met.


Planning town centre updates for the field team, based on our cyclical update schedule.

  • Training and monitoring the performance of the field team
  • Sourcing and tracking equipment
  • Offering technical assistance
  • Processing data received from our field research team into our in-house database
  • Collecting feedback on ways to improve data quality 
  • Update chain retailers' portfolios via online searches
  • Contact stores to quality check the data we hold in our database

Essential Skills

Excellent organisational and work prioritisation skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication (externally and internally)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to examine and work with a large amount of data
  • Familiar with technology (e.g. hand-head tablets; compact cameras)
  • Track record of achieving individual targets
  • Previous knowledge of Excel, Access or similar database software (although full training on our bespoke software will be provided)


  • Highly structured, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Supportive, reliable and with a positive can-do attitude
  • Takes full responsibility to meet deadlines
  • Highly professional
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and target-driven environment
  • Willing to take accountability for ensuring accuracy and quality of work.
  • Self-starter

Flexibility with working hours expected to align with the field team’s working pattern.

 Our commitment to you

  • Salary: £25,000 + £3,000 bonus (dependent on performance)

  • Company pension

  • Holidays: 24 days; We also recognise length of service: after 5 years within the company, you will receive 5 additional days of paid leave to take in your 5th year; 10th year work anniversary, 10 additional days.

  • Retailer Employee Discount Scheme

  • Social Committee with various regular social events

Our Culture

We pride ourselves on the unique culture in our business which is a result of our ‘challenger’ mindset combined with our commitment to providing a supportive environment whilst always stretching ourselves to be better. We strongly believe in adapting the working conditions to suit our people, including the opportunity for remote working. We truly respect each other and are passionate about giving our teams autonomy to do the right thing, nurturing creativity and most importantly, making the Local Data Company an enjoyable place to work.

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