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Insight Executive Entry Level

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Whats my role?

Insight Executive Entry Level

Whats the goal of this role?

Assist the sales departments by providing useful & relevant information for the purpose of generating revenue & provide insight into programming through extensive analysis of audience data.


Basic salary is dependent on experience + Bonus + Benefits

Who are we?

News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated, and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever growing organisation with a passion for quality content and storytelling. Our newspapers and digital products include some of the most powerful media brands in the world, reaching over 30 million people each week.

Our brands include national newspapers The Sun, The Times, and The Sunday Times as well as Unruly, a global ad tech company, and the Wireless Group,comprising of talkSPORT, talkRADIO, and Virgin Radio and several regional radio stations.

What are the responsibilities for this role?

Update Presentations and Develop New Sales Stories
Responsible for a number of product categories, you will in the first instance create generic product related slides/presentations. These then need to be kept up to date and refreshed adding new data, new ideas, design etc. that can easily be used by other team members as well as sales. Updating these presentations should happen at least every quarter in line with the release of either RAJAR or TGI data. Priority should be given to those categories that have the highest demand.
Analysis of online listening data
Updating online listening data on a weekly basis and responding to ad hoc requests.
Supporting adhoc Research Projects
Supporting pre and post campaign evaluations, including scripting of surveys, analysis and reporting.
Analyse and Update RAJAR Data
Every quarter on the release of new RAJAR data you will be required to input all the listening figures for all stations that we represent on the night of release. In the days after, all presentations, specifically generic presentations and media packs must be updated. You should also take time to familiarise yourself with the data and find the new stories so that you are able to convey the key highlights. Your understanding of RAJAR is crucial, you should have a grasp on how the data is put together and therefore understand the good and bad points of the methodology.
Produce Reports and Analysis from Databases
Using the databases that we have, you are required to regularly produce reports that provide some insight into markets and/or our consumers. These may form part of presentations that youre already working on, regular reports that you have set up or reports that deal with specific issues.
Generate and Manage Sales leads
All magazines we subscribe to, databases and your general observations are potential sales leads. These need to be collated and sent out to the sales floor with as much useful information as possible. All Sales leads should be centrally stored on a spreadsheet that allows the sales team to update the status and record what action has been taken. In addition to this the sales team should be regularly kept up to date with all forthcoming events and key fixtures. You will be required at times to present these to the floor.
Liaise Effectively Between all Departments Within the Wireless Sales Team
talkSPORT is a cross media sell. In your role you are expected to be a brand leader and support all interaction. It is important to be mindful of the other solutions that lie within the talkSPORT brand portfolio.
Develop IT Skills
Use of various software packages and systems is a key function of the role. Its vital that your able to use these to an intermediate/advance level and can continually learn new skills and new ways of using them.

Who are we looking for?

High level of attention to detail
Being accurate when working with numbers and within decks, double checking data.
Good Organisation & Time Management:
The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is crucial to the role. You must be able to prioritise work and deliver results as and when required while maintaining high standards attention to detail is essential
Ability to work on own initiative and have a have a proactive approach
Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand and interpret data. You must be the calming influence in what might be tense situations.
Graduates, with knowledge/interest in media or experience within relevant media research field
An interest and understanding in sport and music is essential.
Basic maths and understanding of statistics is key to the role .
Understanding of research tools such as RAJAR/TGI/NMR/Mintel would be an advantage, although extensive training will be provided in all systems.

Software knowledge

Ideally a good understanding of Salesforce CRM software but not a prerequisite.

What do we offer?

Competitive remuneration packages
Lucrative bonus structure
Subsidised gym membership
Private healthcare
Extensive & continual internal & external training and development opportunities
Subsidised cafeteria
Discounted book store
Regular inhouse speaker events

Sound like the role for you? Not sure you tick all the boxes but think you could make an impact? If so please apply

News UK is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.


News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the worlds most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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