Graduate Research Associate – Full Time – Oxford

  • Permanent
  • Oxford
  • Salary: £25000 - £31000/annum


Job Title: Graduate Research Associate
Location: Oxford
Salary: £25,000 (£31K OTE)
Sector: Financial Services

Empowering finance professionals to work smarter, our client provides world-class solutions to finance teams and executives across the globe.

They’re now looking for focused and motivated graduates to join the research team in their Oxford office, seeking vital business opportunities and helping them deliver during an exciting period of growth that they’re experiencing!  

Graduate Research Associate- What you get:

A competitive basic salary of £25,000
Y1 OTE of up to £31,000!
Excellent training that is geared towards your progression
Regular team socials and nights out with a vibrant and inclusive company
Lucrative bonus and incentive schemes
Retail Discount Scheme
An additional day’s holiday on your birthday
Pension Auto-Enrolment at the prevailing rate
Graduate Research Associate- The Role:

The successful candidate will work and learn in conjunction with senior team members and other teams within the company on new search projects. Main responsibilities will include:

Use researching tools and techniques to search for an identify prospective companies and clients
Create a pipeline for all target prospects that you have discovered through your research
Create initial contact with key decision makers at the prospective companies, creating an  interest in the company offering
Maintain contact with new and existing contacts, qualifying their suitability and interest in order to establish whether the company offering can help them
Perform regular outreach over the phone, email and using social channels, as well as engaging face to face with customers, with an overall aim to book meetings to pass over to senior members of the team
Manage and maintain the company CRM system entering any valuable research information you establish, as well as recording client details, ensuring both are completed accurately and in a timely manner
Graduate Research Associate- About You:

Educated to degree level
Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
Organised, with excellent time management skills
Personable and adaptable
Team player, but can also work autonomously
Self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed
Pareto Law values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format, please visit the Pareto website.

Salary: £25000 – £31000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Oxford

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