Data Collector

  • Location
    Balerno, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - Account Management
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference


  • Collecting detailed data on local businesses in a home town or city.

  • They will be responsible for the quality of their data

  • Walking the streets of a city or town and collect the datas required

  • Route pre-planning for max coverage of target area

  • The walker is responsible for the quality of their data submissions

  • Basic troubleshooting of instrumentation

  • Reporting any problems to Operations Lead or Assistant Manager

  • Fluent in English


  • Ability to read paper and digital maps and plan a route in advance for highest coverage in the area of walking

  • Basic typing (on touchpad) and correct spelling skills

  • Basic PC Skills (ability to use a computer keyboard, power on a PC), basic familiarity with smartphones_

  • If needed, ability to interact with members of the public in a polite and calm manner

  • Must enjoy walking and being outside as they will be out of doors for most of the day. This role will require substantial time standing and walking - applicants must be physically fit and willing to walk 8 hours per day

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Impeccable honesty in all communications, and complete confidentiality about proprietary technology

  • Adherence to safety procedures at all times

Starting date: as soon as possible in June

End date: For now, we'd like 3 months mission with a potential extension based on how things will go.

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Please apply with your CV to: Elina Delidou