Research Assistant

YFM: Research Assistant Vacancy

YFM: Research Assistant Vacancy

Research Assistant

YFM: Research Assistant Vacancy

J0b Title: Research Assistant

Contract Type: 6 Months Contract

Salary: Market Related

Industries: Broadcasting / Transmitting, Media

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

 

About YFM:

YFM is a “Youth” radio station in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 1997, the station is formatted to mostly play urban music genres such as Kwaito, Hip Hop, and R&B along with a minority of its airtime being dedicated to talk shows.

Research Assistant Job Specification:

Reporting to the Research Executive.

The Market Research Assistant shall be responsible for ensuring that the various teams in the company are updated with the latest research in the industry by analysing and breaking down information into usable formats depending on the specified requirements on a daily basis. To assist Sales with revenue growth for the company by providing insights into industries, advertisers and consumers on a daily basis.

This includes:
  • Analysing, interpreting and reporting on all research data for Programming and Sales on existing databases, which include RAM, Brand Atlas, TGI and WizzAd Plus/Ad Dynamix;
  • Preparing radio reach and frequency reports as briefed for Sales
  • Completing any other task assigned by the Research Manager and/or CEO/MD
  • Preparing ad spend reports as briefed for Sales
  • Adhering to strict codes of confidentiality and operating with discretion and professionalism in all dealings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing consumer insight presentation proposals as briefed for Sales
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Accurately generating reports and presentations
  • Accurately analysing data
  • Adherence to deadlines
  • Submit a monthly report on work done to line manager

Research Assistant Requirements:

  • Deadline driven
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good numeric competency
  • Advanced overall computer skills, particularly in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Creative with a good eye for design
  • Good competency in English
  • Ability to use Telmar (TnT, RadioMax)
  • Must have a positive attitude and a passion for research/data
  • Ability to use Nielsen WizzAd Plus and/or Ad Dynamix
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Analytical ability
Ideal Background:
  • Media planning
  • Research

Closing Date: 13 October 2020

 

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