Data Operations Associate- FTC

March 28, 2024

Job Description

Position:  Data Operations Associate- FTC 13 months


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CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading global provider of commercial and residential real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Included in the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100, CoStar Group is on a mission to digitize the world’s real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives.

We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and online marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers. We’ve continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors.

We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation. This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors. By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide an invaluable edge in real estate.

STR is the global leader in hospitality data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. STR delivers data that is confidential, accurate and actionable to empower our clients to strategize and compete in their markets.

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The role of Data Operations Associate will be a vital position on the STR Data Operations Team based in London, reporting to the Manager, Data Operations. This role is responsible for data loading, data checking and report delivery for our benchmarking product. In addition, this role will support with client related administrative tasks relating to data feeds and automating data from the clients to STR.

This team member will work closely with STR’s data contacts and internal team members worldwide to ensure the accuracy of and continued provision of data.

This position requires an individual that is self-motivated and detail-orientated with strong analytical skills. You thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment and can quickly adapt to any type of situation. Strong inter-personal skills and commercial acumen are also a must, as this role will require collaboration with various stakeholders where data integrity, data quality, and client confidentiality are a top priority.


  • Load daily, weekly and monthly data from corporate submissions, automated data feeds and manual data files:
  • Perform data quality checks – research and accept/reject data.
  • Contact data providers to understand and resolve data discrepancies.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with properties, clients, and other industry professionals regarding STR/CoStar’s policies and guidelines.
  • Notify the research department of any census related issues (room supply, open dates, etc.).
  • Work with Account Management to monitor and improve participation levels.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly processing procedures.
  • Respond to clients via email in an effective and timely manner.
  • Help teams run pre-processing checks on weekly and monthly data.
  • Generate, check, and send selected reports to corporate clients and individual properties.
  • Act as an internal point of contact for data related queries.
  • Manage workflow requests and work with clients to assist in the setup of data delivery.
  • Stay knowledgeable of industry trends and industry news that may affect the data.
  • Work on various projects as needed and able.
  • Adhere to STR’s and CoStar’s standards and guidelines for data confidentiality.
  • Help clients automate their data submission to STR from various technology vendors.
  • Identify new opportunities for automated data transfer to STR with new technology vendors.
  • Support growth in data participation.


  • Educated to a bachelor’s degree level, ideally in the field of hospitality, data, business management or finance or equilevant experience
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manipulate big data sets/work with disparate data sets.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products, in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience of dealing with urgent internal and/or external requests while maintaining the turnaround times for other projects.
  • History of working in a detail orientated role whereby attention and focus was a priority.
  • Be a team player, as a member of an international team.
  • Experience of working within the hotel/travel/tourism industry.
  • Data


    creative, innovative, and analytical. Strong confidence in using and manipulating quantitative, performance data.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish strong working relationships with executive management, internal clients, team members and other departments.
  • Positive can-do attitude, with…


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