Data Executive (Graduate)

Newcastle Commercial
£19000 per annum, Benefits Pension and annual bonus scheme
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client , based in Cramlington is an independent research agency. The company provides both qualitative and quantitative research services to blue chip companies, specialising in discovering how consumers use and choose products by applying bespoke research techniques to clients' business challenges.

Company Culture
At its core are passionate creative researchers, who are responsive, approachable and versatile.

Data Executive Vacancy
Overview of Role

Our client is looking for a graduate who has a passion for data and data management. Working as part of a small team the successful data executive will provide support to the Digital & Data Managers to ensure quality data collection across the business. The role will involve:
Formulating techniques for data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data.
Adhering to efficient and secure procedures for data handling
Provide accurate data sets for data sharing with the research project team, clients & external stakeholders etc.
Support others in the daily use of data and ensure adherence to legal and company standards
Assist with reports and data extraction when needed
Monitor survey data & completions, evaluating accuracy & legitimacy of responses
Have a proactive approach to discovering ways of enhancing & improving the agility of data collection (new technologies, macros, coding, dashboards etc.)
Troubleshoot data-related, device & data collection issues
Support all projects pertaining to data & digital across the business

Specific Tasks
Assist the Data Manager in the preparation of data files, manually coding questions to a specified coding frame and cleaning of data files
Assist in the preparation of data, including data tables, charts, coding of dashboards in Python
Assist in the set-up of research using digital platforms (e.g. Decipher (survey scripting), LaunchOpinions (Communities), eye tracking etc.)
Develop competencies in all project and procedural technology and software introduced by Launchpad [e.g. LaunchOpinions, Camtasia, LaunchPanel, Virtual reality, Biometric tools, Mobile Eye Tracking etc.]
Coding of mobile eye tracking data for analysis
Assist in the preparation of project video material e.g. for end client or for video edits
Light computer programming; ideally knowledge in Microsoft Visual Basics, Python, JavaScript, HTML
Assist in software reviews to ensure that the technology utilised is best fit and future forward
Assist in creation of marketing materials e.g. infographics, videos
Responsible for managing the client satisfaction survey (sending, monitoring and collating responses)
Data entry
Conduct back-checks and pre-checks as required - outbound calling to respondents
To undertake further tasks not listed above as instructed by your line manager

Specific Skills
Advanced knowledge of Excel & MS Office
Programming Skills; knowledge of various computing languages is preferable; key languages used within the data field include VB, Python, JavaScript & HTML
Analytical & quantitative skills
Experience of statistic packages such as SNAP, SPSS, FocusVision Dechiper is preferable
Problem solving skills through application of technical software expertise & programming skills
Ability to work independently & as part of a team
Good communication skills

Ideally educated to degree level, preferably with either a mathematical, data science, data management or computing background or a business management discipline with a keen interest in data management.

Contract: Full Time, fixed term 12 month contract initially. Possibility of being extended or made permanent.
Hours of work: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Salary: £19,000 + pension+ bonus scheme
Industry sector: Market Research
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