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Reference: 77450

Date Added: 18 February 2021
Closing Date: 5 March 2021

Job Title: Research Officer

Working For: Arden Strategies

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Arden Strategies, a London based consultancy specialising in strategic advisory, communications and overseas elections, is hiring for the role of Research Officer, This vacancy is ideal for a recent graduate or someone who hasn’t studied to degree level but has great judgement. Founded in 2017 by the Rt Hon. Jim Murphy, former cabinet minister; Arden is a progressive firm offering insight, advice, and support based on our shared values to corporates, candidates and governments from across the world.

The successful candidate will be a hard working, self-motivated individual with some understanding of politics and a passion for understanding how the world works.

The researcher will assist the polling and insight team and support Arden's leadership team in our international election outreach and anti-corruption initiatives.

Key Tasks:

  • Supporting the polling and insights staff by conducting surveys and undertaking research as directed
  • Contributing to written and verbal reports for clients as needed
  • Providing briefings to senior management ahead of some external meetings
  • Supporting outreach to overseas political parties and politicians
  • Other ad hoc research as required


  • Self-motivated and willing to use initiative
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Able to work with the utmost discretion
  • Confident using microsoft office, g suite, and similar software


  • Experience working in politics, communications or polling
  • Foreign Language skills particularly French

Closing Date: 5 March 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Dates: Week commencing 15th March 2021

Start Date: Immediate

Application Details

To apply for this position please email a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 and your CV to careers@ardenstrategies.com 

Website: https://www.ardenstrategies.com/

Additional Notes