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International Trade Research Associate

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  • Town: London
  • Salary: £25K Base + £10K-£20K Bonus
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Ref: 20948/80CEL

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International Trade Research Associate

£25k Basic + £10k-£20k Bonus + Generous Benefits

Fleet Street, London



Our client is a leading Economic and Export Development Consultancy, working in partnership with Economic Development Agencies across Europe, the Americas and Asia to grow exports.

Their achievements, with their Export Development Agency partners, are recognised in long-term contracts, which have been continually renewed, with relationships lasting up to 25 years. Partners include Welsh Government, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Michigan Economic Development Corporation and New York State.

Our clients International Trade Development Team assist companies who are looking to export products into new markets, helping them to further their international market entry plans through identification and analysis of the most attractive markets.

Job Role

Our Client are looking for a Research Associate to support the International Trade Development Team. The role will involve delivering insightful research which supports companies to develop their export strategy, to include bespoke market and sector research across geographies, competitive intelligence and customer / partner identification and profiling.

The Research Associate will work on projects which cover a vast range of international markets and industries, and will support the International Trade Development team with successful project delivery and will involve;

  • Researching client offerings and developing succinct target market overviews for contribution to new project proposals


  • Contributing to the development and delivery of market entry research reports for clients, with consideration for:

– Size of the target markets; forecast growth

– Industry trends and developments

– Competitive environment

– Challenges and barriers to entry

– Regulatory and legislative environment

– Route to market assessment


  • Researching and compiling target long lists of potential customers based on client offer.
  • Researching and assessing distribution and sales channels for clients and consequent partner identification and profiling.
  • Outreaching companies via telephone and email to gauge interest and qualification of interest in trade opportunities.
  • Any other duties as required.


  • You will have attended one of The Times top twenty five universities including Russel Group and Redbrick and attained a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent professional qualification in Business, Economics,

Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Up to date knowledge of and ability to locate key sources of information
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Displays initiative in taking greater responsibility without being asked
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve

Key Competencies

  • Commercial awareness
  • Communication
  • Analysis & Research
  • Planning & Organisations

To find out more about this role and our amazing client and be in with a chance to be put forward to meet with them at interview stage then please get in touch ASAP simply submitting your CV to



Town: London
Reference: 20948/80CEL
Our client is recruiting for an International Trade Research Associate
Job Status: None
Salary Type: Per Annum
From: £25,000
Up to: £45,000
Salary Override: £25K Base + £10K-£20K Bonus

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