Content Researcher – ALF

Brand name: ALF

Contract type: Full-time permanent

Job reference: MBI-067

Location: Old Street, London


About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright and confident individual to join MBI as a Content Researcher to work on ALF (www.alfinsight.com),
a premium online information product designed for the UK marketing and advertising community. ALF has been recognised as the best source of new business intelligence within the industry for 30 years. Our clients include high profile organisations such as ebay, Channel 4, Manchester
United F.C., British Heart Foundation,Google and Facebook.

The successful candidate will help maintain our database of the top 6000 advertisers and 961 agencies in the UK, using both telephone and web research to confirm/source information. They will be expected to process all content to the highest quality standards and to agreed deadlines.


Responsibilities will include:

• To update the data we hold on some of the biggest advertising agencies in the UK and make the required changes to the database.

• To establish and maintain good relationships with contacts for updates.

• To quality check company profiles to ensure high quality standards are being met before publication.

• To resolve clients’ data queries.

• To summarise relevant news articles for publication.

• To help maintain our Twitter account by tweeting regularly.

• To be responsible for some of our data integrity processes.

• To participate in ad-hoc data projects as and when required.


Experience & personal attributes

Inquisitiveness, a confident telephone manner and a sharp eye for detail are key requirements for this role, as is a strong desire to get things right in a hardworking environment driven by deadlines and competing priorities.

The ideal candidate will be articulate, resourceful and versatile; and will be expected to demonstrate high levels of pro-activeness and accountability together with the ability and confidence to communicate with industry contacts across the hierarchy spectrum.

A good grasp of Excel, databases and an active interest in the advertising industry will be a plus.

How to Apply

Successful candidates will be responded to when they apply and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

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