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Reference: 75859

Date Added: 4 September 2020
Closing Date: 16 September 2020

Job Title: Research Intern

Working For: BritainThinks

Location: London

Salary: £22,500 per annum (pro rata)

Job Details

We are a fast-growing research consultancy that puts public and stakeholder opinion at the heart of our clients' thinking. Our research methodologies span all qualitative and quantitative techniques, and we have a diverse client base across the private, public and third sectors. We strongly encourage all potential applicants to take a look at our website for more information about who we are and what we do, including some of our previous reports.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working intern to join our team. The chosen candidate will be primarily responsible for providing logistical and analytical support on research projects, as well as providing administrative support in the office.

Interns at BritainThinks gain exposure to all elements of our work, including seeing (virtual) focus groups in action, and contributing to the analysis and reporting process. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to embark on a career in social and market research or in communications.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are underrepresented both in our workplace and in the sector.

You must:
• Have strong communication skills, on paper, in person and on the phone.
• Have strong organisational skills and be able to multi-task.
• Have an excellent academic record.
• Be able to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to a high degree of proficiency.
• Have permission to work in the UK at the time of starting employment.

Ideally you would also have some previous theoretical or practical exposure to qualitative or quantitative research methodologies (e.g. through academic studies or work experience), as well as experience of working in an office-based environment. 

This is a 6 month role.

Closing Date: 16 September 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: Monday 5th October (with some flexibility if needed)

We will be conducting interviews on Friday 25th - Tuesday 29th September. Please be aware that if you are shortlisted there will be a short, written task to be completed ahead of the interview.

Application Details

Please complete our online application form, available here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=D55xeAOcH0SCVbcYWr_nSbG5D6v_shJNgoarxb9r6jdURDA0Q1g2NENLVlRKTFdRSTBEWDNBSEVHMS4u

The application form covers:
• Your contact details.
• Your academic and employment history (you will not need to upload a CV).
• Why you would like to apply to be an intern at BritainThinks.
• Why you feel you are a good fit for the role.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with the recruitment team at internship@britainthinks.com.

Website: https://britainthinks.com/

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