Commercial Analysis Team

£21 – 25k

CGP’s the UK’s No.1 educational publisher with over 1,400 educational titles. As our product range continues to expand, so too does the amount of data we hold about our products, our customers, our own sales and those of other publishers.

We’re looking for an organised and enthusiastic new team member to join the Commercial Analysis Team and take responsibility for maintaining and improving this vital data. As a Data Controller, you’ll:

  • Take ownership of all CGP product data (on internal systems and external websites)
  • Manage sales data from major book retailers
  • Improve the way we use data to make better decisions

To succeed in this role you’ll:

  • Enjoy working with large amounts of data (inputting, checking and updating)
  • Have a really good eye for detail
  • Be technically minded — and very comfortable using Excel

More Info

Data is very important to the commercial decisions we make at CGP.  As a Data Controller, you’ll ensure that the data we use is accurate and up to date.  You’ll also look for ways to improve our data and the way we use it. Reporting to the Commercial Analysis Manager, you’ll:
  • Take ownership of our product data, ensuring it’s always correct.  Specifically, you’ll:
    • Manage our in-house product data and processes
    • Send to and monitor external data from Amazon and Nielsen
  • Maintain our retail sales data from Amazon and other organisations
  • Work with colleagues and external contacts to resolve data issues
  • Track change requests to ensure nothing’s missed – e.g. price & title updates
  • Improve our processes to help grow sales:
    • Develop ways to make our processes more accurate and efficient
    • Work with colleagues and retailers to put these improvements into practice
Specific skills, experience and attributes

Comfortable working independently and as part of a busy team, you’ll be:

  • Excited by working with large amounts of data (inputting, checking and updating)
  • Organised and methodical, with an eye for detail
  • Good with Excel and be curious about data
  • Keen to understand how things work and eager to improve processes
  • Able to prioritise your own workload
  • Great at (and enjoy) working with people at all levels and across departments


If you’d like to be considered, simply email us your CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d make a great Data Controller. Remember to include details of your current salary when you apply.
01229 715709

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