Junior Research Executive

Are you Curious? We are!
Are you looking to kickstart your career? We want to hear from you!
Join us as a Junior Research Executive in consumer insight that matters
St Albans or Leeds based

We are Kokoro

  • We work with the most ambitious businesses across the UK and the world
  • Our clients range from digital start-ups to global super brands – in the last few months we’ve worked with Disney, PrettyLittleThing, O2, Purple Bricks and Oxfam
  • We are brave, challenging, and proud of how the power of our insights is evident on high streets, across communities, in people’s homes
  • We win industry awards – three at this year’s Aura Awards which recognise the impact we have on our clients’ brands
  • Our success is rooted in a simple truth: humans are driven by emotion not logic – and Kokoro has developed a unique feel for feelings that allows brands to connect and win
  • We use this human understanding to get to the heart of clients’ challenges and spot their target audiences’ hot buttons
  • We love what we do, thrive off the buzz of delivering great work – we don’t just make recommendations, we make change

What you will bring

  • We are looking for ambitious, raw talent who are keen to develop a career in consumer insight and who can demonstrate:
    • an interest in retailers and brands, and consumer behaviour
    • a desire to learn fast, embrace new ideas and challenge thinking
    • a calm, flexible nature – you can prioritise, and problem solve in fast-changing situations
    • logical and rigorous thinking skills, an analytical mind, and excellent attention to detail
    • the ability to spot key insights and tell an engaging story
    • a can-do attitude and willingness to go several extra miles
    • proficiency in Microsoft Office

What you will get

  • A competitive starting salary of between £20,000 – £24,000, depending on experience
  • Brilliant in-house training programme and career-development opportunities – a commitment to helping you grow
  • Incentives throughout the year, linked to individual and company performance
  • 28 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and your birthday off
  • Other benefits include paid-for lunches, free snacks & treats, gym discounts, dental scheme, and local retailer discounts
  • A team who likes to work hard and play hard – from legendary fancy dress Christmas parties to socials like fitness challenges and post-work drinks

How to apply

There are three parts to the application process, and all parts must be received via WHATSAPP, by the closing date below –

Part 1 – attach your CV as a word doc or PDF to the Whatsapp message

Part 2 – attach a short cover letter explaining why you would like a career in consumer insight

Part 3 – finally, we’d also like you to tell us about a retailer or brand that connects with you on an emotional level and record a 3-minute (max) selfie video telling us why you have chosen the brand, how they connect emotionally and what other brands could learn from them to win emotionally

Please send your CV & videos, via Whatsapp, to the following phone number – 00 44 7508436686

Closing date for applications & videos – 31st October 2022

Please note that we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the UK

For more information about the role go to https://kokoro-global.com/join-us/

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