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Research Executive - 2664


Research Executive

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Hammersmith Office
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  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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The Role...

We are seeking an Insight Executive to join our Paddy Power Betfair Research Team. Paddy Power Betfair is part of a wider Flutter UK&I division which houses the Sky Betting and Gaming, Paddy Power and Betfair brands. In this role you will deliver on market and brand performance measurement initiatives across our UK&I sports betting businesses. A key part of this role will be the in-house management, analysis and reporting of a sports betting brand tracker. The brand tracker, along with other complementary data sources, provides vital information that you will leverage to help our businesses assess performance against their respective strategies and identify opportunities for growth. In this role you will influence the decision-making processes across our brands. Are you a talented market researcher with hands on tracking experience and the ability to distill large volumes of information into a coherent story that is both an easy to understand and compelling? Do you also have experience in managing key accounts and ensuring suppliers deliver consistently and in line with high expectations?

What You'll be Doing... 

We are looking for a proactive candidate who disrupts the status quo, will happily be a voice of authority within the team and is ultimately comfortable with embedding and developing the in-house brand tracking project to drive business performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as the “voice of the punter” to enable the business to make informed decisions based on deep customer understanding and insight
  • Deliver the in-house Sports brand tracker at all stages, from project, supplier and data management through to analysis and reporting
  • Ensure smooth running of tracking project, meeting regular monthly reporting deadlines
  • Leverage multiple data sources to consistently deliver actionable insight in an impactful and engaging way
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand, refine and answer their key business questions
  • Work closely with other insight/analytic teams across the business to deliver a comprehensive view of the customer and/or brand performance

What We're Looking For... 

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Numerate with experience in research or data led environments
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of statistical packages – particularly, Q
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a fast paced, digital environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to distill large amounts of data into actionable recommendations
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to see commercial opportunities
  • Proactive mind-set (essential), industry knowledge (highly desirable)
  • Ability to think logically and strategically

Qualifications, Experience, Other...

  • Highly numerical / analytical graduate
  • 1-3 years insight experience either client side or research agency (or equivalent)
  • Regular travel between Dublin, London, Leeds

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Betfair, Winslow Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, SW11 1TN

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing