Research Executive

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Inspiring successful decisions


Research Executive

£ Competitive



You will support the insights team in data mining and analysis, to help translate complex data into compelling stories. You will inform clients media decisions in the form of clear and high quality reports, and link client business needs and assets with Kantar Media’s intelligence. You will work in collaboration with graphic and data visualisation professionals to optimise the look and feel of reporting outputs.


Kantar Media is a global leader in media insights, providing clients with the data they need to make informed decisions on all aspects of media and communications planning. Kantar Media delivers solutions for Advertising Monitoring, Audience Targeting, Consumer Insights, Reputation Evaluation and Social Media Intelligence. Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.


  • Executing consultancy projects, mainly in relation to consumer segmentation and audience insights, ensuring they are delivered to high quality and to deadline
  • Utilising Kantar Media’s assets such as TGI (currency for media planning) to mine and interpret data
  • Producing visually appealing reports to bring client insights to life
  • Contributing to the development of Kantar Media’s offer to meet evolving client needs
  • Developing research skills in terms of quantitative data analysis, interpretation and reporting
  • Supporting new business and marketing activities


  • Proficient in the use of Office tools, in particular Excel and PowerPoint
  • Numerate and ability to extract simple message from complex data
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proactivity and ability to take the initiative
  • Skilled in problem-solving and ability to ‘think outside of the box’ to find solutions
  • Desire to learn new analytical skills and techniques
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and a passion for delivering work that delights clients


At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear, and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.


We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. To apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining why you would be the best person for the role.

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