Survation is recruiting a new Trainee Research Executive

Role: Trainee Research Executive


About Survation

Survation is a leading market research and political polling company with an outstanding reputation amongst commercial, political, and third sector organisations. We are an innovative and creative market research company and do not believe any single method can always be the right answer to complex client objective. Survation provides actionable consumer insights, enabling our clients to develop a deeper understanding of consumers, their opinions, attitudes and behaviours.


Survation is a full service, method neutral organisation and has a long track record of researching public attitudes for clients across industry verticals.


About the role

We are looking for a Trainee Research Executive, to support our busy and growing research department.

This is an entry level role into data and market research, with training provided for all aspects of quantitative and qualitative market research.

You will be working closely with internal and external stakeholders, developing and supporting accounts and running diverse projects. You must have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and a willingness to learn;


Key Responsibilities

Questionnaire design

Project management of research projects

Data checking and reporting (scripting survey links, monitoring quotas, survey, data checking, collecting background data/ secondary research on relevant topics)

Liaising with project stakeholders to drive efficiency, timelines, and feedback

Managing communications with external suppliers to ensure projects are delivered on time

Support Client Account Managers with writing engaging reports that answer client’s key business questions

Attending client meetings with Client Account Managers and other senior members


Skills and Attributes Required

Understanding of / interest in UK politics, social issues and current affairs

The ability to work under pressure, prioritise among multiple tasks, and use own initiative

A flexible, can-do attitude

Willingness to undertake tedious tasks as well as interesting ones

Interpersonal skills – ability to work within a small team and communicate with clients and suppliers

Have strong verbal and written communication skills

Perform work accurately and effectively with high attention to detail

Be literate and proficient in PowerPoint and Excel


Due to the coronavirus crisis, employees are generally working remotely and will return to work in our Central London office once the situation allows.


Application process:

Please send applications to including your CV, a brief cover letter and salary expectations



Survation is a diverse organisation and takes pride in being an equal opportunities employer.

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