Data, Research & Analytics

Commercial Analyst

Data, Research & Analytics
35 hours / week
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About the Role

We are looking for a strong strategic and customer-focused Commercial Analyst who will work closely with Portfolio Directors, Exhibition Directors and their teams to oversee market intelligence gathering, assess competitor activity and co-ordinate the progression of key commercial growth opportunities for our leading brands. You will be partnering with brand teams to priorities and progress show projects, including the implementation of virtual / hybrid offerings, based on market data, emerging trends and customer insights, while ensuring new opportunities for positive growth.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is commercially-mind thinker, who is passionate about market research and interpretation of insights. If you are hungry to collect data and seek a role in a dynamic environment, where your consultative skillset can make a big difference in events industry this might be your perfect call!

 Key responsibilities:

  • Business partner with event teams to deliver industry research, market mapping, competitor analysis and strategic growth of existing brands

  • Monitoring of competitor products, markets and trends – production of summary reports and data

  • Support the evolution of existing brands and adoption of new business models

  • Work closely with CI manager to translate insights into winning strategies and execution plans, identifying sector and event-specific growth opportunities e.g. value chain extensions

  • Evaluate new product and technology trends to identify key markets for future product development

  • Facilitate the development of high quality business growth plans including sector adjacencies and geo-clones

  • Work with Divisional Directors to investigate new business delivery models and future revenue streams

  • Collate sector-specific business intelligence data through public information, industry reports and purchased sources, to inform key decisions on strategic priorities, growth plans and deployment of budget / resource

  • Oversee competitor activity monitoring and industry trend analysis to support decision making

  • Challenge assumptions and support / drive expansion and innovation in the division

  • Communicate regularly with competitors, customers and suppliers, attend competitive events and conduct qualitative research to keep abreast of current trends

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Proven business intelligence and market analysis experience including successful track record of working with teams on customer-led growth initiatives including new product development, market research and strategy

  • Commercial experience across a variety of sectors, working with multiple stakeholders

  • International mind-set with an appreciation of cultural differences to drive development of a diverse portfolio

  • Strong communication skills - able to guide and influence teams

  • Pragmatic, collaborative approach with the ability to forge strong relationships across the business easily and use data-led arguments to drive change

  • A clear strategic thinker who can connect strategy to superior execution

  • Highly organized, analytical and numerate – ability to evaluate data and build insights based on commercial strategies

  • Creative thinker to solutions and problems

  • Understanding digital media platforms and how we can use data from these platforms for insights

  • Storyteller - Comfortable presenting research findings to senior level stakeholders

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organisations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors.   RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people.   RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business 

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 33,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. 

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