Market Research & Data Entry – Summer Work Experience

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  • Location: London
  • Closing Date: 17-07-2022


Are you interested in recruitment and the world of commercial business?
Do you like the idea of working in the City for the summer, whilst getting hands-on industry experience?
Then this might be the perfect summer placement opportunity for you!

Walker Cole International offers Executive Search, Talent, and Interim solutions to the Pharmaceutical, Life Science, and Digital Health Industries.

As a trusted partner to all members of the Pharmaceutical and Life Science community, we bring a proven track record in providing talent to growing and established businesses across a variety of disciplines, as well as a growing global network of specialist consultants to identify emerging trends in the industry.

We are driven to make a meaningful difference in the field of human health. Our goal is to make a difference through diligent, honest, relationship-led recruitment to enable the success of both our clients and candidates.

We are looking for a reliable and diligent individual for a summer placement, who is motivated to gain relevant industry experience and learn about day-to-day operation of a successful recruitment business.

You will be responsible for:

  • Searching/sourcing for relevant candidates via conducting market research on job boards, LinkedIn, and social media.
  • Data entry to the in-house CRM system, update and improve the existing candidate pool and that way directly contribute to continued expansion of our candidate database.
  • Actively head-hunt relevant candidates, conducting initial telephone interviews with interested candidates.
  • Proactively seek to engage with candidates that would be relevant to clients of Walker Cole.
  • Ensuring that all data relevant to the recruitment process is accurately recorded using the in-house CRM.
  • Follow all processes/procedures to meet legislative and internal quality and compliance requirements.
  • Understand and apply the use of sectors, attributes, and codes for both candidates and clients when searching or storing new information in the system.
  • Practice a right-first-time approach to storing information in the database relevant to clients, candidates, or contacts.
  • Exposure to more advanced responsibilities possible, if the above is met to satisfactory level.


Start date: ASAP (summer placement)
End date: End of August/beginning of September
Rate: £9.20 per hour
Location: Office-based in Central London, EC3
Application process: Send your CV and cover letter to, confirming start date availability and a brief explanation on why you should be selected for this placement. They are looking for somebody diligent and reliable!

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!