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Reference: 68608

Date Added: 10 November 2018
Closing Date: 23 November 2018

Job Title: Research and Strategy Intern

Working For: Populus Limited

Location: London

Salary: £20,572.50 per annum

Job Details

This 6 month fixed-term (full-time) internship offers an opportunity to gain first-hand experience and understanding of all aspects of our work. During the internship, you will be focussed on reputation and strategy research.

As an Intern your tasks will include:
— Conducting background and desk research on clients to support proposals and marketing activities;
— Checking data and proof reading reports;
— Testing online and telephone surveys;
— Charting research findings;
— Assisting in the design of research studies;
— Assisting in the analysis and reporting of projects;
— Contributing to team discussions;
— Undertaking general office administration;
— Assist in organizing and analysing large datasets; and
— Ensuring data protection policies are followed, including completion of all relevant documentation.
— Mapping clients’ stakeholders;
— Making telephone calls to potential research participants and booking interviews;
— Processing of charity donations;
— Conducting stakeholder research interviews and attending and taking notes at focus groups.
You will be taught each of these skills as they become relevant by a more senior member of the team and then supported by the whole team throughout your time with us. There will also be formal training opportunities provided by our internal Knowledge Exchange program.

We employ people who can be relied upon to take responsibility and be accountable for their work. We encourage enthusiasm, creativity and ambition.
It is essential that Interns have:
— A wide sphere of knowledge and interests, including current affairs and business;
— Good attention to detail;
— Good organization and time-management skills;
— Excellent writing and numerical skills;
— The ability to use initiative and a strong desire to learn new skills;
— Enthusiasm and a ‘can-do’ attitude;
— Confidence in the use of Microsoft Office applications;
— Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks.
It is desirable that Interns have:
— A degree level qualification;
— The ability to use qualitative and/or quantitative research techniques;
— Professional interpersonal skills;
— Good problem-solving abilities;

Closing Date: 23 November 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates are 10 – 12 December 2018.
Provisional start date week commencing 7 January 2019.
Internship end date is 28 June 2019.

Application Details

Please send applications to jobs@populus.co.uk. Applications should have ‘Research Intern’ in the subject line.
Your application should be made up of two separate pdf documents:
— Your CV
— A short covering letter, explaining why you would be suitable for the role and how it will advance your career

Website: http://www.populus.co.uk

Additional Notes