Charts Operations Executive

10 Aug 2018
05 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Charts Operations Executive:

Kantar Millward Brown, Warwick

Job Level: Graduate/ Entry Level

Job Type: Client Service/ Business Development


A leading research agency, we help clients to grow great brands and improve marketing efficiency by analysing, interpreting and understanding the world around us.

Kantar Millward Brown is at the heart of the UK and Irish Music & Video industries; we compile the Official Charts in both territories on behalf of the Official Charts Company, offering the fastest and most robust system of entertainment reporting in the world. We are a small professional but fun and lively team where teamwork is a must but working using your own initiative is also required.

This role is and exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in the music industry and want to kick start their career working with data and research.

This is an extremely varied role making it perfect for those who are just getting started with their career. One day you may be processing new releases from a record company, another you may be compiling the charts. Every day is going to be different!


You will be responsible for running, maintaining and updating the charts database in a fast-paced environment, ensuring all the data is accurate to produce sales and streaming based charts and market share analysis.We process over 2 billion transactions every week and you’ll be responsible for making sure that not only what we receive from retail is correct, but the software we use for compiling is producing the correct output.The charts we run are used by BBC Radio 1, major and independent music and video companies and retailers as well as other media outlets. Due to this our hours can be varied, and some weekend and evening working will be required on a rota basis, however, you will get any extra time back in lieu.Capabilities

Ideally you will have a good level of technical knowledge, preferably Oracle SQL and a love of music and video would be an advantage.A keen eye for detail will be needed along with the ability to see the bigger picture.You will need to be organised and good at managing your workload as timing is everything, we have short deadlines and ensuring our clients get their data on time is a key part of this role.Strong communication skills are a must – we have links with all retailers (Spotify, Apple, Amazon, HMV, Sainsbury’s, Sky etc), record companies (Universal, Sony, Warner etc), video companies (Fox, Disney etc) and many others as well as the most important relationship, that with our client, The Official Charts Company. You must be able to communicate with all levels of stakeholder from C-Level to intern.Join Us

At Kantar Millward Brown, our services include qualitative solutions, neuroscience, brand equity and advertising, media and digital effectiveness. Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.

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