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Communications Officer (Market Research) Post Ref. PSC/C20

Grade J SP1-4 £29,661 - £34,344 per annum. Closing date 20th August 2017. Based in Leeds Centre

Are you passionate about making a difference in Leeds City Region? Are you experienced in leading successful market research projects in a partnership environment? Then this could be the opportunity for you.   

Leeds City Region is a dynamic and vibrant place to live, work and do business and we are seeking a driven individual with excellent communications skills, experienced in delivering market research projects within a fast paced, partnership environment.  

The Market Research Officer is an exciting new role and will focus on devising, planning and delivering qualitative and quantitative research to inform marketing and communications campaigns across the breadth of the Combined Authority’s work. The successful individual will be a confident communicator with experience in both leading and commissioning market research, conducting desk top research and using relevant software tools, as well as presenting to senior managers.   

This is a varied role which will suit a flexible individual, proficient at managing multiple projects and working with a range of partners.   

Key requirements:

Experience of designing, delivering and analysing market research in a fast paced environment

Experience of undertaking research through focus groups, surveys and interviews, plus desk top research and the analysis of data sets

Experience of briefing, negotiating, commissioning and monitoring market research

Experience of recognising market trends and opportunities and presenting options and recommendations.     

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.   

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

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