Junior Research Executive

Job description

  • Work under the guidance of the Research Manager to manage the daily schedule and plan for work optimization.
  • Ensure data management is completed with a high standard of quality based on the established measures.
  • Produce consistent output of data and reports with a high level of accuracy and in keeping with the account deadlines.
  • Provide support to the Insights Analysts and Researchers (in-house and outsource) in accessing, understanding, entering data and performing quality control checks.
  • Work on data visualization as per the established format of the reports but also go beyond the templates to ensure that the data presented are accurate and relevant.
  • Work on database and template maintenance as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Research Manager and Head of Research and Insights Department with the goal of supporting the team.

Requirements

  • A successful Junior Research Executive from Isentia has the ability to:
    • Scrutinize, analyze, organize media data whether news or social
    • Manage data from extraction down to visualization
    • Manage accounts based on agreed upon specifications and framework
    • Create visually appealing, consistent, and clean reports
  • He/she must:
    • Have a penchant for communications, public relations, news, and public opinion through social media
    • Have an eye for details
    • Have a strong commitment to data integrity and accuracy
    • Have an inherent interest in data visualization & data management techniques
    • Be able to work within a team but also strive to grow individually

Essentials:

  • Graduate in Communications Research, Mass Communications, Research, Statistics, Visual Communications, Communications Design, or any equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of work experience as a researcher, analyst, or data visualizer OR a fresh graduate with the above-stated capabilities.
  • Professional command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint (preferably with a working knowledge in using Power Pivot and Power BI)
  • Strong analytical and data management skills (detail-oriented)
  • Ability to implement analysis projects
  • Strong interest in research and analytics
  • Must be willing to work in Ortigas
  • Must be able to start immediately

Desirables:

  • Proficient in using Advanced Microsoft Excel tools
  • Data Analytics or Project management experience
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Tableau, or other visualization tools

The role may be made permanent after completing a 1 year project period.