European Researcher
Location(s) London
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 15-Jan-2018

Are you are searching for a role bringing you in contact with people?  Do you enjoy a role that offers variety, creativity and brings you away from your desk while working closely with clients? Then we have the job for you.

Due to the continued growth, Citywire are looking to add another native French or Spanish Researcher to join our Audience Development team based in London.

The Role

You will focus on developing Citywire’s relationships with key investment professionals in Europe, growing the readership base of fund buyers and engaging these with our various tailored activities. The Audience Development department is seen as pivotal for collecting market intelligence for the company and as such you will be travelling regularly across Europe, meeting face to face with our audiences that we aim to serve in print, online and through our events. The team is multi-disciplined and contributes editorial content (broadcast and written), research projects based on intelligence gathered on-the-road, delegate recruitment for national and international events and controls the internal database of registered professional users.

This role is ideal for an outgoing individual who enjoys meeting new people, is willing to do what it takes to get the job done from the smallest to the more fulfilling tasks, is creative and is most comfortable working within a bustling team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships – identifying relevant segment-specific new leads to grow the database of investment professionals in Europe, managing your agenda securing face-to-face meetings with these travelling across the Europe, identifying market trends/ideas, maintaining contact via phone/email to build strong relationships;
  • Editorial – Working with our audience to develop ideas for features, engaging audience to contribute with editorial collaborations, writing features, interviewing key financial experts on and off camera;
  • Research – Using the information gathered through meetings, highlighting areas for potential research projects and to improve our services to engage our audience in print and at events;
  • Promoting Citywire products such as events, publications, website and manager ratings database, research and more to our audience;
  • Events – Working with our events team, recruiting relevant delegates within our audience for each event, attend events to meet audience, interview these and carry out general ad-hoc duties;
  • Knowledge – developing knowledge of your publication title and on the latest themes of most relevance for the audience, through meetings with these, keeping up to date with news and collaborating with other areas of the business. 

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • Either a native French speaker with Spanish language skills OR native Spanish speaker with French language skills
  • Experience working autonomously and off your own initiative
  • Your communication skills will be excellent
  • Flexibility is a must as this role requires availability to travel throughout Europe
  • Experience working under pressure and to deadlines is advantageous
  • At least 3 years relevant experience

What we offer you:

25 days holiday per annum (rising to 28 days after three years’ service followed by 30 days after five years’ service) plus bank holidays, private pension scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised gym membership, Kiddivouchers, Ride2work bike scheme and annual ticket travel card loans for your travel to and from work.

After two years continuous service you will also have access to private health and dental care insurance, group income protection, critical illness cover and group life assurance.

On top of this we have a personal trainer who runs workout sessions during lunchtime twice a week in the park, a masseuse who visits every month, as well as freshly ground coffee, fruit, breakfast and nuts to help yourself to daily.

We are an inclusive organisation and actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. 




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