Luminate Education Group

Lead Market Insight Analyst (LCC3159)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
SO1 Commencing at £27,150 with progression to £29,663 PA
27 May 2022
17 Jun 2022
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Full Time

The Market Insight team at the Luminate Education Group undertake a range of insight and market research activities that support the marketing department with the recruitment of learners and communications to stakeholders; this includes brand perceptions studies, market analysis, competitor analysis, product development and evaluation, campaign research, campaign reporting and digital analytics.

The Market Insight team works with teams across all aspects of the marketing function, including communications, creative design, web, digital marketing,  as well as external agencies we work with for specialist support. As Lead Market Insight Analyst, you’ll work with these teams to understand what they do and help drive improvement with an evidence-based approach. You’ll also work alongside the Market Insight Manager to communicate results to senior stakeholders.

We’re passionate about training and, as a college, embed continuous professional development naturally into what we do. Whether through on-the-job training, mentoring, or fully-fledged qualification, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your technical and management skills.


Your primary focus will be managing a team of Market Insight Analysts. On a day to day basis you will be planning their workloads and supporting them to deliver high quality and impactful insight. You’ll also work with other team leads and the management team to understand insight requirements and brief these into the team. 

 Alongside the Market Insight Manager, you will plan activity to deliver against the Market Insight Strategy and create training plans for the Market Insight Analysts. A key part of this is communicating the insight produced to key decision makers across the group, and translating complex research into actionable recommendations and analysis.

We use a range of analytics tools in our function. Training will be provided where required to bring you up to speed. These include, but aren’t limited to the following:

  • Power BI

  • Google BigQuery

  • Google Analytics Suite (GA, Google Tag Manager, Google Search Console,etc.)

  • Vector 

  • Emsi

  • Hotjar

  • SEMRush

  • Facebook Ad Manager

  • Google Ad Manager


 You’ll have experience in a market insight role, ideally as a senior analyst. This needn’t be in education as long as you’re an inquisitive researcher!

Have up to date knowledge of market research techniques

Have up to date knowledge of digital analytics and BI tools such as Tableau/PowerBI

Have experience of leading a small team.

A willingness to learn new skills.


If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Jordan Merrick (

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

Our focus is to ensure every group member, and the group as a whole, is successful. In order to achieve this, the group members proactively look for ways to support and inspire each other, to strengthen central services and be a guiding light for all our staff and students.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete all the mandatory pre-employment checks, which includes:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work; this is conducted by our Occupational Health Provider

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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