Job Title: Graduate Research Associate (French speaking)Location: LondonSalary: £30,000-£33,000 (43K OTE)REF: J11439:LON:GJ:GRA:FRESector: Financial ServicesEmpowering finance professionals to work smarter, our client provides payment and spend management automation platforms for businesses across the UK and Europe. Redefining financial management, their influential enterprise focuses on benefiting businesses with the solutions they offer. Our client are now looking for focused and motivated graduates to join the research team in their London office, seeking vital business opportunities and helping them deliver during an exciting period of growth that they’re experiencing! Graduate Research Associate (French speaking)- What you get: A competitive basic salary of £30,000-£33,000Y1 OTE of up to £43,000!Excellent training that is geared towards your progressionRegular team socials and nights out with a vibrant and inclusive companyPrivate healthcare and pension schemeLucrative bonus and incentive schemes25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, a birthday day and volunteering days!A modern, fun office in a highly sought after London locationGraduate Research Associate (French speaking)- The Role: The successful candidate will work and learn in conjunction with senior team members and other teams within the company on new search projects. Main responsibilities will include:Use researching tools and techniques to search for an identify prospective companies and clientsCreate a pipeline for all target prospects that you have discovered through your researchCreate initial contact with key decision makers at the prospective companies, creating an interest in the company offeringMaintain contact with new and existing contacts, qualifying their suitability and interest in order to establish whether the company offering can help themPerform regular outreach over the phone, email and using social channels, as well as engaging face to face with customers, with an overall aim to book meetings to pass over to senior members of the teamManage and maintain the company CRM system entering any valuable research information you establish, as well as recording client details, ensuring both are completed accurately and in a timely mannerGraduate Research Associate (French speaking)- About You:Educated to degree levelFluent in French and English to a business level Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skillsOrganised, with excellent time management skillsPersonable and adaptableTeam player, but can also work autonomouslyHigh energy, with a strong desire to succeedPareto Law values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format, please visit the Pareto website.