Data Assistant

We are looking for a data enthusiast to join the team, if you are looking to get your first experience of working as part of a larger Data team - this could be the role for you!
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GovNet are looking for a new Data Assistant to join a dynamic and growing Data Team in London at one of the largest Public Sector Communications organisations in the UK.

This is an ideal opportunity to be a key component in a developing programme of work, and would suit someone who is attentive to detail, has a love of data and its potential to define a company’s growth and development, and is looking to develop their skills in data science, data analytics and data management.


  • Working closely with other teams to identify data needs
  • Supporting company employees in all data related requests and procedures
  • Ensure all pre- and post-event processes are run smoothly
  • Maintaining, cleaning and building the database
  • Generating data reports
  • Analysis, feedback and pro-active promotion of data usage across the company


The Data Assistant role revolves around an inquisitive and ambitious personality and a commercial approach to delivery that demands, as a minimum, an advanced ability in Excel. Knowledge of programming languages such as SQL and VBA are an advantage but not essential.

Essential Skills

  • Analytically minded
  • Highly Proficient in Excel
  • Technically strong and efficient
  • Exceptional organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly, prioritise, work to deadlines and manage time efficiently
  • Team player
  • Proactive problem-solver and able to work on own initiative
  • Commercial approach
  • Willingness to learn

Preferable Skills

  • Experience  with Microsoft Access and other database systems/CRMs
  • Interest in public policy and current affairs
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as SQL and VBA


  • Competitive Salary
  • 37.5 hour week
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 with service plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Program (24/7 helpline)
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity
  • Summer and Christmas Parties
  • Social and Well-being Committee



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