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About Financial Times Live

Financial Times Live (FT Live) is the conferences and events division of the Financial Times newspaper and its group publications. Our mission is to bring our global executive audiences the very latest in knowledge and opinion, and connect them to one another.

Chaired by senior FT journalists, the 200-plus core events, strategic forums and digital webinars organised by FT Live every year gather pre-eminent public and private sector decision-makers, visionaries and strategists from the world’s most important economies and industries for agenda-setting debates that cover the key issues of our time.

From unique experiences such as the FTWeekend Festival to our senior-level business summits such as the award winning Global Boardroom, FT Live has become one of the FT Group’s most successful and fastest-growing divisions, and is at the forefront of the FT’s accelerated development as an essential, interactive information source across numerous platforms.

Role Overview

A Data Executive will work closely with the Marketers at FT Live to provide timely and accurate data to help improve email engagement and event attendance.

Main Duties and Responsibilites

  • Execute data research for marketing purposes

  • Create data subsets based on criteria given by Marketing to enable non-technical colleagues to utilise the data on marketing events  (marketing segmentations).

  • Schedule marketing campaign email sends

  • Execute data management tasks to ensure that data flows smoothly and error free among data systems.

  • Work on improving data quality by identifying data inaccuracies/errors. Working on providing solutions to address the issues identified.

  • Execute admin tasks to maintain Data Protection Compliance in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Execute ad hoc data development tasks.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or formal education in digital marketing and data disciplines.
  • Experience in a similar role (1 year at least)

Core Competencies:

Essential: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. 

  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM

  • Strong organisation and time-management skills

  • Strong analytical skills and the proven ability to pay close attention to details

  • Proven experience of providing administrative support

  • Excellent record keeping skills, both electronically and for hard copies

  • A high degree of accuracy and organised approach to work, exercising initiative and working independently as appropriate

  • Understanding of Data Protection Legislation

  • The ability to create, manage and maintain data and write reports.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of Customer Data Platforms, such as Bloomreach Exponea

  • Experience researching contacts for marketing purposes

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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