Kantar Graduate Program – Client Service

Are you a bright-spark recent graduate now looking to get your foot on the first rung of your exciting career ladder? Disheartened by job posts asking for unicorns with an unrealistic blend of Gen Z skills with Gen X’s decades of experience? Scroll no further, this is the post for you! Click through to find out all about the 12-month Kantar Graduate Program (KGP) and how we can boost your client service experience with opportunities galore

 

Location: Johannesburg, Bryanston

(Cape Town, Durban & Johannesburg)

 

The Kantar Graduate Program will offer 12 top local graduates 12 months of world-class market research experience in our South Africa business across branding, product development, communication and marketing strategies that will extend your skills beyond market research to see the client’s side.

 

Does the below sound like your dream self?

• Passionate about the learnings you’ll absorb from this opportunity

• Impactful in taking up challenges and contributing the best way you can

• Supportive to your team and the way you approach your work.

• Creative and bold in exploring ideas and new ways of doing things.

• Trustworthy and dependable, to foster a great working relationship and ethics with your team

 

Requirements

• Do you already hold a 3-year degree, preferably in Research, Marketing, Statistics, Business Science, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering? Are you PC literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with excellent English writing and verbal skills and numerical competency? If so, get in touch today!

• Previous in-house media planning knowledge or experience will be a definite advantage, as well as a natural aptitude for quantitative research, qualitative research and brand development, but no previous research experience is required. Instead, we’re looking for individuals with a passion for brands and advertising, with the curiosity to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients on how to improve their brand’s performance in the marketplace.

 

What you can expect from the KGP

Successful applicants will spend the year soaking up the following skills:

• Conducting general project administration

• Learning about clients’ markets to set up and maintain knowledge files

• Working with line managers to set up and run research projects under supervision

• Building strong day-to-day working relationships with the operational departments to ensure smooth interdepartmental project management

• Preparing and checking fieldwork and research materials, along with specking and checking of data, chart and code frames

• Appling market research skills, from questionnaire design and management to initial analysis of data and report preparation

• Checking and proofread presentations

• Presenting internal presentations and conduct reports for client meetings

 

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY DISCLAIMER:

Appointments will be made in line with the company’s Employment Equity Policy.

 

PRIVACY DISCLOSURE:

Please note that by applying to this opportunity, you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The Kantar Group Limited (“Kantar”). Your details will be kept on our Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager(s) and for consideration for potential future opportunities by Kantar and its affiliate Kantar group companies. For full details of our privacy policy, please visit www.kantar.com.  

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

There are several openings available for this role.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY