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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Energy Council membership platform offers meaningful introductions and direct engagement between investors, finances and asset owners. The Energy Council supports both conventional and renewable energy sector deal-flow activity. Members and Partners are able to leverage the platform through Private Dinners, VIP Receptions, One2One in person and virtua...
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    Data Analyst and Research Associate

    About the job

    The Opportunity: We are a global company based in Newlands, Cape Town looking for two bright, highly motivated and ambitious individuals to join our Graduate Recruitment Scheme.


    The role involves:

    1.      Conducting data research and validation

    2.      Processing data and ensuring compliance

    3.      Data analysis

    4.      Producing written content


    The role is best suited to a graduate or a junior, who is looking for a role with growth potential. The successful candidate(s) will spend one year on the Graduate Programme after which they may have the opportunity to be placed on a fast track development into Marketing, Sales or Event Production. This role is available with an immediate start (6 September).


    Requirements: You should be able to demonstrate competency in the below key areas. It is not essential to meet all requirements but priority will be given to applications that satisfy most:

    • A degree or diploma in relevant field

    • Computer literate, able to work in CRM systems and strong understanding of excel

    • Knowledge or experience in Oil and Gas/Energy Industry

    • Excellent English and Communication skills (especially on phone)

    • Knowledge of Spanish, French or Arabic is a bonus


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

    1.Conducting data research and validation

    • Conducting data research in to individuals active in the industry by using various sources including open source information, and techniques as directed by Show Director(s) or Marketing Manager(s) as well as using own initiative

    • Making outbound calls to qualify leads, and assessing their potential interaction with our brands. Obtaining GDPR consent and correctly profiling and mapping data.

    • Running data validation techniques to check accuracy and quality of source data before importing/processing data i.e. reviewing quality and completeness of lists

    • Researching companies according to specific profile as directed by Show Director(s) or Marketing Manager(s).

    2.Processing data and ensuring compliance

    • Creating Campaigns/lists in data systems according to naming conventions

    • Assisting with GDPR compliance across various systems where data is housed. Pulling and sharing data lists in a GDPR compliant manner

    • Checking and profiling all incoming leads on regional events and ensure systems sync correctly

    • Ensuring that all newly researched leads are uploaded in a GDPR compliant manner according to the ‘new leads’ research process

    • Reconciling relevant attendee campaigns post event / checking dynamic lists and ensuring all confirmed attendees are contacts

    • Assisting with the development and enforcement of internal data governance

    3.Data Analysis

    • Support Marketing Managers in undertaking data gap and webinar analyses

    • Providing insight to how campaigns are doing and giving direction to marketing campaigns

    • Regularly monitoring results against set targets and suggesting recommendations for improvement

    • Presenting insights to project team and/or full company

    4.Producing Written Content

    • Actively participating in project meetings and gaining knowledge of projects (region, topics, audience etc). Putting forward observations and new ideas to drive the success of events and wider team activities

    • Joining Advisory Board Meetings/Webinars/Round Tables taking notes and writing takeaway pieces as advised by Show Director(s) or Marketing Manager(s)

    • Writing website content/news content (articles and social media) for relevant shows

    • If travelling to show, providing day 1 & day 2 highlights as well as “5 things we learned” summary (from year 1 onwards)

    Skills and Attributes:

    • Highly self-motivated and conscientious

    • Ability to multi-task and prioritise

    • Organised with the ability to work independently

    • Ability to use own initiative to source new leads based on a brief

    • Confidence to get on the phone

    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Must be able to balance speed and quality and be held accountable for results from concept to final execution

    • Willingness to learn and use feedback to improve skill set

    • Goal oriented and deadline driven

    • Works well in a small, international team

    • Willingness to be based in one of the Council’s international offices, after a period of time


    Company Description: The Energy Council is the leading investment network for energy executives. Our Members represent some of the world’s most active qualified investors and energy executives. We host a series of large international business development conferences, with thousands of executives attending each year, in addition to providing energy news and sharing online market insight.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Energy Council on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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