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Jane Hardy
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0121 638 0026
M: mobile number


A energetic and talented researcher with a strong desire to build a career within the research industry. Passionate, self motivated individual with a drive to succeed, having excellent organizational skills. Highly efficient and methodical with a good eye for detail with a proactive approach to performance and data accuracy. Samantha is presently looking for a suitable researcher positions with a growing and fast moving organisation where she can fulfil her potential.



Market Research Company
RESEARCHER     –    May 2008 – Present
Working within a multi disciplinary team and playing a full role within an administrative and customer service environment,  carrying out research through data mining, telephone interviews etc on a variety of research projects.


  • Involved in data analysis, proposal writing and questionnaire design.
  • Carrying out surveys of households, individuals and private companies.
  • Involved in working closely with clients and keeping hands-on with the projects.
  • Writing and designing emails for marketing campaigns.
  • Designing and developing research questionnaires and policy.
  • Compiling information from a wide variety of sources and then interpreting and presenting this.
  • Accurately monitoring, investigating and analyzing all statistical information.
  • Professionally presenting information, reports and recommendations to a variety of audiences.
  • Accurately record information on computer databases.
  • Collating and analysing quality statistical data.
  • Investigating and documenting key data and information at the request of senior researchers.



Research competencies:

  • Having strong IT skills, along with proven administrative and organisational abilities.
  • Can build effective working relationships with both work colleagues and clients.
  • Having a understanding of branding and its importance to clients and the market place.
  • Performing telephone and face to face research to agreed standards and specific briefs.
  • Experience of applying for research funding grants.
  • Keeping senior managers and researchers updated with progress of highlighting problems to them.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative database management systems.
  • Ability to identify and thoroughly investigate key issues.
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel and various other statistical software.
  • Experience of the fashion, luxury and lifestyle industries.
  • Capability to convey the implications of research study clearly.
  • Inputting data into a CRM system.
  • High level of numeracy and accuracy in data inputting.


  • Possessing excellent communication skills, face to face, written and verbal.
  • Experience of sales support.
  • Having a positive personality as well as being confident and outgoing.
  • Professional and friendly telephone manner.
  • Willing to work early evenings and weekend.
  • Comfortable with working in a target-driven environment and fast paced environment.
  • Well spoken with excellent communication skills and able to build a rapport with people quickly.



IT database skills
Research skills
Data analysis
Writing skill
Market research
B2B research



Evesham North University           2005 – 2008
BA (Hons)  Business Studies

Coventry North College               2003 – 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)


REFERENCES – Available on request.



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