graduate job

Research Executive

Black Sun Plc
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
15 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Our role:

We are looking to hire a Research Executive to support the wider Research and Strategy team with project managing client assessments and other client projects, as well as helping to gather high quality market intelligence on corporate reporting policy, issues, news and trends.

We regularly publish research reports, papers and thought pieces which are widely read by the industry and commented on by both the trade and national press. A key part of this role is to support the development of these documents and, where appropriate, take ownership of writing and promoting them.

We are searching for a highly motivated and ambitious individual with excellent academics, a curious and innovative mind, who can work to their own initiative and has a friendly persona and 'can-do' attitude. The successful candidate must be comfortable communicating with internal teams, have a keen eye for detail and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What's in it for you?

  • An impressive client list; you will have the chance to create long lasting professional relationships with senior members of large multinational companies
  • Growth; at Black Sun we have a dedicated team who work towards developing our people.
  • A fun and friendly work community; you will have the chance to join a fresh, supportive and friendly corporate culture
  • Socials; A true Black Sunner is a social butterfly, whether it be summer sports activities, Bake Offs, our annual Christmas party...and did we mention a breakfast every Friday morning?
  • Benefits; we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, a discretionary bonus scheme, 22 days holidays (as well as a holiday loyalty scheme) and remote working opportunities

Company information

We are one of the UK's leading Stakeholder Communications agencies based in the beautiful grounds of Fulham Palace, London. Black Sun is an award winning, fast growing agency with over 90 employees, with offices in both London and Singapore. We work with some of the world's largest international organisations on a range of exciting multi-media communications projects. You can find more information about us here

Person requirements

  • Degree level qualification of 2:1 or above
  • Experience in data collection – both qualitative and quantitative
  • Keen interest in business and corporate communications – relevant corporate experience would be welcome
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, proof reading skills is a must
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 1

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 07/03/2018

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