Trainee Market Analyst

  • Job Reference: 4728 SAR Insight & C
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2019
  • Recruiter: University of Exeter (Graduate Business Partnership)
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £19,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: per annum, pro rata
  • Sector: Administration, Sales & Marketing, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months (possibility to become full time permanent)
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SAR Insight & Consulting offers our clients detailed market data and in-depth analysis on a range of technology markets.  We differentiate ourselves from the competition by providing detailed market analysis, forecasts and competitive analysis from the device level through to component level.

SAR considers itself a key influencing partner to our clients, helping them to make informed decisions on new product offerings and guidance for growth in existing and emerging markets.

Through our wealth of experience both on the client and supplier side, as analysts we believe we offer a unique perspective to our clients.

SAR has grown consistently year over year, increasing our subscriber base as we expand into new emerging technology services.  We have a loyal client base and maintain a >90% subscriber renewal rate.

We help all companies from start-ups to large multinational companies, offering a range of cost-effective services from syndicated research to fully customized projects.  Our clients span the globe.

From our offices in the UK and USA, we provide research to the leading global technology companies, headquartered throughout North America, Europe and Asia..


Purpose of Role

SAR Insight & Consulting is looking for a highly motivated graduate to come on board as a Market Analyst working in the audio technology field.

Starting as part of the audio technology team the candidate will have lots of opportunity to take on new tasks and advance rapidly through the small but rapidly growing company, hopefully taking responsibility for and building their own team within the first 2 to 3 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

The work involves:

  • Internet and telephone based research, gathering information on various technology markets
  • Building insight in a chosen area and becoming a thought leader
  • Creation of knowledge based models and forecasts
  • Writing of detailed and accurate reports
  • International travel
  • Excellent customer service, working closely with clients to provide meaningful and timely analysis and support.
  • Defining research subjects
  • Managing schedules
  • Achieving financial targets

This position can be located in the SAR Exeter, UK office. Flexible working hours are available.

You will report direct to the company director.



Ideally the candidate will have a technical degree with a strong interest and knowledge of the audio technology and or electronics markets.

Skills and Understanding

The role requires a candidate that is a self-starter, one that is capable of taking on significant responsibility from the start, being able to work comfortably on their own and as part of a growing team. You must be able to work with and build relationships with people at all levels of the company and client companies.

Excel experience is essential.

The ability to write fluently in English is also essential.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate time keeping and report writing skills through, for example, their final year project.

Other Requirements

Graduate of a UK university within the last 3 years/Student at the University of Exeter

Right to work in the UK for the duration of the internship

Key dates

Application Closing Date: 28/06/19

Interview Date: 08-18/07/19

Start Date: 09/09/19

End Date: 06/12/19 (potential for full time employment)


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