Graduate Researcher

Title: Graduate Researcher | £24K | Financial Recruitment | Central London

Industry: HR and administration

Role/Sector: Banking and finance   |   Market research   |   Recruitment

Location: Central London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £24,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is a highly-respected recruitment agency. Their headquarters are based in London, but they also have offices in Hong Kong, Mexico and Munich.


This is a full-time job opportunity. Salary: £24k. 

Key responsibilities of the role:

You'll join the company as a Graduate Researcher. Your role will involve a mixture of desk based research and client meetings to maintain the company’s network of high calibre contacts.

Tasks you can expect to be responsible for include: 
•    Identifying new candidates from recommendations, referrals and internet research. 
•    Reach out to both new and existing contacts, by both telephone and email, to build or maintain relationships within the wealth management sector. 
•    Target research finance professionals from niche verticals within the finance sector e.g. equity managers, analysts, brokers etc. 
•    Screen and meet finance professionals for specific open roles. 
•    Help compile contact lists from the company database and internet searches. 
•    Gather industry information as directed by the senior members of the team, maintain a database of live information from within the sector, present research papers as directed by the management team. 
•    Develop a deep knowledge of the latest news from the finance and banking sector alongside your industry contacts which will come naturally in this role. 

The ideal graduate’s personality and qualifications are: 

•    Educated to degree level, strong academic background is preferred. 
•    Good communication skills, both written and verbal.   
•    Comfortable contacting and building relationships with contacts within the finance sector. 
•    A high attention to detail and good organisational skills.  
•    Some understanding of financial markets is a bonus but more important is an enthusiasm to learn the detail quickly.  
•    Fluency in a second European language would be an advantage.  
•    Valid UK work visa.

What are the perks of working for this company? 

•    A clear career development plan. 
•    International travel and work experience available. 
•    A rewarding company culture. 
•    Offices close to Covent Garden .  
•    Regular inter-company events which have included sports days, West End shows, weekends away, manicures, cookery lessons and team building events. 

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