TITLE:              Internship – Research Team

LOCATION:      London

CONTRACT:    Internship (May to June 2019)


The Role

Last Word are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Research team on a two-month Internship placement. The successful candidate will provide quantitative research as part of the in-house function playing a big part in gathering data, extracting insights and disseminating market intelligence. Working closely with all areas of the organisation but in particular working closely with the editorial, audience development, production, sales, events and marketing teams.  This role will benefit from ongoing support from a friendly and experienced managerial team and plenty of on-the-job training in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Data mining / manipulation / collation
  • Creating charts in excel
  • Creating pdf reports in excel
  • Creating research slides in PowerPoint
  • Updating several cross-brand databases
  • Updating websites with fresh market intelligence
  • Undertaking ad-hoc research projects
  • Being a source of information and intelligence within the company
  • Collaborating with and helping colleagues across Last word, including events, editorial, audience development, production, marketing and sales

What you’ll need

  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Proficient user of excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be comfortable with manipulating large sets of data
  • Desire and determination to take responsibility, get things done and deliver results
  • Eagerness to learn new things and be a creative problem-solver
  • Programming experience in R, MATLAB or other programming / statistical languages would be highly desirable
  • Strong intellect and the ability to understand and articulate complex information in an accessible way
  • A minimum of 1 year of demonstrated research / analysis experience
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to forge relationships quickly
  • Another European language would be an advantage

What we offer you

  • Excellent career prospects at a fast growing, highly regarded financial media company
  • Structured on and off the job training with a bespoke development programme tailored to your needs
  • Reimbursement for reasonable travel costs
  • Lunch Allowance

To Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV (no more than two sides of A4) and a one-page cover letter to

Closing date: Applications must be submitted by Sunday 5th May 2019