Date Added: 21 February 2021
: 4 March 2021
Job Title: Research Intern
Working For: BritainThinks
Salary: £22,500 per annum (pro rata)
Length of Contract: 6 months
We are a fast-growing research agency 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: www.britainthinks.com
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 wider administrative support to the team. They will also provide support with marketing and events, for example, by managing events and drafting content for our social media channels.
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.
• 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), experience of working in an office-based environment, and experience of marketing/drafting content for social media channels.
The full job advert is available at: https://britainthinks.com/careers
Closing Date: 4 March 2021
Application deadline: 9am
Interviews: We will be conducting interviews between Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th March, via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
Start date: Tuesday 6th April 2021 (with some flexibility if needed)
Please complete our online application form, available here:
If you have any questions, please get in touch with the recruitment team at email@example.com.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from individuals who have previously come in for an interview for our internship programme.