This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team supporting the market research and insight function at Canterbury Christ Church University.
The Market Research Team sits within the Department for Marketing and Communications and provides a wide range of support for student recruitment and understanding and enhancing the student experience ensuring the University is delivering a top-class student recruitment experience.
You will be supporting the Head of Market Insight and Market Research Assistant in the delivery and analysis of surveys such as the University’s Open Days and events, website performance and student communications.
The team also work closely with the University’s academic faculties and schools supporting portfolio design, identifying new opportunities, and providing market context reports to support course portfolio decision-making. A large part of your role will be using datasets and pivot tables, the ability to manipulate, statistically analyse and visually represent large, complex datasets, particularly through Microsoft Excel is fundamental to the success of the role.
We would like you to have excellent communication skills as you will be involved in project discussions and input your opinions about data outcomes. Collaborative working is also a key requirement of the role. You will be supported by the Head of market Research who you will work closely alongside.
You will be educated to first degree level or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study or equivalent experience in industry and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of data analysis methods and techniques. You will have GCSE Maths or equivalent grades A/B and/or A ‘level Maths/statistics grade A-C or equivalent. you must be able to demonstrate a keen eye for data accuracy and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, data base analysis and data visualisation. Ideally, you will have experience in writing research finding, business related documents, reports and demonstrate an interest and understanding in marketing and market research techniques.
This is a part time role of 18.5 hours per week, working days and times as mutually agreed with the candidate.
Canterbury Christ Church University is committed to equality of opportunity, supporting and encouraging underrepresented groups as well as valuing diversity. We promote wider inclusion through our policies such as the Race Equality Charter, StoneWall for LGBT+ groups and the Disability Confident Scheme, guaranteeing an interview to all disabled candidates which meet the essential criteria for our roles.
We aim to create an inclusive working culture in which all employees feel valued.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, which are currently underrepresented throughout Canterbury Christ Church. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities. We also welcome applications from LGB, Trans and Non-binary candidates. All applications decisions and progression opportunities through the University will be determined by personal merit only.
How to apply
Start date for applications: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Closing date for applications: *Wednesday 19th January 2022
Interviews are to be held: TBC shortly after the close date
*Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received.
The role will be based at our Canterbury campus. Partial home working may be agreed between you and your line-manager at interview.
If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Roz Barley, Head of Market Insight, at [email protected] (strictly no agencies, thank you).
Please ensure you include contact details of two employment referees in your application, one of which must be your current/ most recent line manager.
Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.
Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.
For more information about this role, please view the job description via the attachments link above.