Associate Retail Analyst

Associate Retail Analyst (12 months full time maternity cover)

GlobalData is a leading retail analysis and consulting firm in the UK and we are looking for an analyst to cover channels, locations and occasions. A passion for retail and an interest in consumer behaviour is essential, with prior research analysis experience desirable. We work with many of the world’s leading retailers, property firms and those in the financial sector to help them maximise success through developing a thorough understanding of the sector and its likely future performance.

What you will do

* Undertake research and produce high quality and accurate analysis & data

* Author syndicated and bespoke research products for clients

* Develop retail expertise

* Work as part of a team to ensure content is produced within allotted deadlines

* Provide insight and analysis to the media, showing thought leadership

* Assist our sales teams to strengthen client relationships

What you will bring to the table

* Educated to degree level

* An ability to analyse key issues, threats and trends across the retail sector

* An understanding of macro issues, demographic trends and economic measures and how they impact the retail market and consumer spend

* Excellent written English

* Competent in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* Strong communication and presentation skills, as well as excellent time management and organisational skills

* Commercial acumen and an ability to identify growth opportunities for clients

* Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously and within a team

* Experience of producing market analysis (such as manipulating and analysing data and producing meaningful insight) is desirable

Please note this role is for only 12 months and to cover maternity during that period

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