German Speaking Consultant (Marketing Agy or Consultancy)

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02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client provides innovative, evidence-led insight to some of the largest retail financial services institutions globally including retail banks, payment card networks and payment service providers. They have and well-established, dedicated insight team focused on tracking and anticipating the key trends for global clients. Using their commercial mind-set and creativity this inventive company turn data and insight into ready-to-use knowledge that informs, or transforms their client’s marketing strategy. We are looking for ambitious and commercially aware Consultants with established desk and primary research skills, ideally with experience of the Financial Services sector to join this innovative team. You will have experience in a research or consulting environment on the agency side, conducting primary and secondary research and creating insightful client recommendations. In addition, you will have experience of managing small projects and making client presentations. Key elements of the role:

  • Providing insight into markets and competitors through the research of published industry analysis sources and the interviewing of industry experts, suppliers and competitors
  • Conducting in-depth interviews with market experts, key players customers and prospects (B2B) and building a network of contacts to engage with
  • Adopting a range of approaches such as analysing scarce business intelligence to seize opportunities for the company’s clients
  • Presentation creation by drawing sound conclusions and communicating these effectively internally and externally
  • Managing small research projects or small parts of more complex projects

Essential criteria also include:

  • Fluent English and German language
  • A 1st or 2:1 class degree with strong academics - Economics or Business degree preferred
  • Experience in primary research (in particular in-depth interviews) from a market research or consultancy environment
  • A good grasp of modern business and marketing language
  • An excellent communicator with a highly engaging manner, who is ready for a client-facing role
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, self-motivated and driven to deliver
  • Experience in using Excel and in creating compelling PowerPoint presentations and delivering them confidently

Our client offers:

  • A dynamic work environment within a diverse and passionate team
  • A high level of responsibility and ownership of your work from early on
  • Exposure to all stages of a project and client-facing opportunities
  • Challenging work with blue-chip financial services clients globally
  • Internal and external training on a range of professional skills courses
  • A platform to contribute your own ideas from day one and progress quickly
  • A mentor to guide you through your work life and help you grow
  • Bonus based on company and individual performance
  • A matched contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical and travel insurance
  • A cycle to work scheme

Career progression There is potential for rapid advancement into a full client-facing and project management role. The company invest time and effort building their team’s core skills by providing clearly defined career paths and ongoing support through line management, mentoring and coaching. The team works closely across different levels and with senior project leaders in an atmosphere where teamwork and high performance are recognised and rewarded.