Careers

Careers at Liv-ex

Liv-ex is always on the look out for talented individuals to grow our fast-growing team.

We are currently recruiting for the following role:


 

Data Analyst - data team

 

Company background

Liv-ex (The London International Vintners Exchange) was founded in 1999. It operates a business to business electronic wine-trading platform, charging a commission on each transaction. With more than 440 merchants in 35 countries sales have grown rapidly to £50m.

Due to an internal change, Liv-ex is looking to recruit a Data Analyst to be part of a commercially focused data team, responsible primarily for data quality, reporting, and liaising with customers to obtain their stock lists. The culture of the company is hard working, committed yet informal, energetic and action oriented. If you are a reliable and knowledgeable Data Analyst or have the skills to develop in this role, and would relish the opportunity of working in a role which is at the core of our operations then this opportunity is for you.

The role

Working alongside the Data Operations team, Exchange managers and Data Insights Manager this role performs a key function of the Data Team, ensuring the quality of our data is maintained, providing reports to the wider business and responsible for sourcing data from our members. Key elements include developing relationships with members (customers) so they provide to us their stock lists on a regular basis, process development, data content enhancement and data quality management and monitoring.

Key responsibilities

  • Ownership and curation of the live-DB content
  • Data quality management and monitoring (including setting of KPIs)
  • Customer liaison (developing relationships to improve our supply chain)
  • Project owner for L-WIN related products and services
  • Project owner for Liv-ex data and process improvement projects (identifying and reporting bugs)
  • Ad-hoc data validation and reports
  • Liaising with other departments in order to best support the Data Team and wider business

Skills and experience

Essential:

  • Significant understanding of relational databases, especially MySQL
  • Strong SQL query writing experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access including VBA
  • Previous experience in developing and maintaining dashboards for non-technical users
  • Educated to degree level in a related subject
  • Highly fluent in English, both technical and conversational

Desirable (any of the skills or experience below will likely assist the candidate in their application):

  • Project management experience
  • Experience in the collection and curation of transactionally generated data
  • General understanding of software lifecycles and architecture techniques
  • Working knowledge of Qlikview or other Business Analytics tools
  • Experience of working with trading data
  • Experience of working with unique industry IDs
  • Experience of working in a testing environment
  • Experience of working with remote-based data teams

Remuneration

Competitive salary. There is likely to be a bonus based on company performance.
BUPA/ life/ income protection cover.

CPlease note: The selection process will include a technical test covering SQL query writing, MS Excel, MS Access and MySQL knowledge.

To apply, or for further information, please email Head of Data Neil Taylor.


Marketing Assistant - Marketing team

 

Company background

Founded in 1999, Liv-ex is a global business and the leading on-line marketplace for fine wine trading, storage and data with members in 35 countries spread across six continents.

Liv-ex operates entirely for the benefit of its members and the growth of the fine wine market as a whole. It has introduced comprehensive standards and services that that seek to simplify and de-risk fine wine trading and increase opportunities to trade.

Liv-ex created the first on-line trading exchange; it is the leading source of independent market data and has transformed storage, distribution and settlement of fine wine.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in a high-pace entrepreneurial environment. Liv-ex is looking for an enthusiastic, highly literate and digital media savvy Marketing Assistant. The successful candidate will be a key part of the marketing and communications team, responsible for writing copy and bringing various materials to production. They will also play a key role in developing and executing company-wide marketing, branding, PR and social media plans.

The ideal candidate will have a background in copywriting, journalism or marketing and is likely to currently be in their first or second role. High-level writing and proofreading skills are essential, as is an analytical mind and the ability to produce compelling stories. Good IT skills needed, to include MS Office and Publisher. Knowledge of html and other web technologies would also be an advantage. High energy levels are essential here as is strong self-motivation.

Tasks

  • Copywriting and proofreading, including blogs, market reports, email marketing and template design, and website content
  • Delivery of marketing campaigns (including videos): preparation, production and promotion
  • Social media posting – keeping abreast of the latest fine wine industry news
  • Responding to press enquiries
  • Day to day marketing tasks and activities as required

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Excellent written and spoken English, including good proofreading skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Powerpoint) and Outlook

Desirable

  • Educated to a degree level
  • Copywriting experience
  • Previous experience with marketing campaign execution
  • Good web, social media, digital media and IT skills
  • Experience with video-editing software
  • Remuneration

    Competitive salary. There is likely to be a bonus based on company performance.
    BUPA/ life/ income protection cover.

    To apply, or for further information, please email Lana Jeffers.