Job Description

Market Research Intern

The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at

The Business

Willis Towers Watson Client Development Group is a team of consultants responsible for:
  • Communicating and demonstrating to clients and prospects within the Target Market unique capabilities and deep expertise across all lines of business
  • Understanding and proactively responding to the full breadth of client's needs and developing business with them; and
  • Generating profitable revenue growth from a large and growing book of business

The Role

The intern is responsible for providing support to the Client Development Group of Towers Watson. 

The successful candidate must have problem solving skills, creativity, and professional maturity to develop relationships with senior level consultants. Past office experience is desirable but not required; however, extensive experience with MS Excel is required. 

Performance Objectives:


 Research prospects, clients and industries

 Maintain network drives and databases for client and team files

 Assist presentation development

 Create designs and templates for marketing communication programs

 Support event planning for clients and employees

 Other projects and duties as assigned



 Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

 Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with colleagues at all levels



 Deliver work in accordance to project deadlines

 Assist in the development of account business plans

 Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

 Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes


 Assist in the development of financial year end data

 Manipulate spreadsheet data to develop focused growth areas within the Target Market

 Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs 

Job Requirements

The Requirements
 Sophomore or Junior standing pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Business or any other major with significant qualitative and quantitative course work, and a strong academic record.
 Excellent research, data analysis, and organization skills
 Demonstrable follow through skills and attention to detail
 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
 Detail and multi-task oriented with strong organizational skills; accuracy in work essential
 Excellent verbal, written and versatile interpersonal skills
 Ability to work both independently; be proactive and a self-starter
 Strong work ethic
 Sense of accountability; owning one’s work and taking pride in it
 Professional demeanor and attitude is critical

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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