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Reference: 84699

Date Added: 21 June 2022
Closing Date: 5 July 2022

Job Title: Researcher

Working For: Demos

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 (depending on experience)

Length of Contract: 12 month fixed term

Job Details

Demos is a highly respected cross-party think tank with a unique approach to making policy to solve our long term problems. Building on nearly 30 years of creativity, ideas and impact, Demos is working to shape a more collaborative democracy in the United Kingdom and beyond, in which power is devolved, citizens participate in policy making, and together as a nation we find answers to the challenges of our century.

About the role

We are looking for a brilliant researcher to support our team with delivery of our research and policy programmes.

The post will suit someone with research experience, who is passionate about social change, enthusiastic about Demos’ mission, able to manage multiple projects, and wants to work with and support the development of a collaborative and dynamic team.

The role will suit someone interested to:

  • Develop their own policy ideas and advocate for them to the highest ranks of government.
  • Engage with people’s lived experiences through our research, from in-depth focus groups to analysing large social media datasets.
  • Collaborate with partners to amplify our research findings and advocate for a stronger democracy.
  • Appear in the national media and at events to discuss your research findings and talk about your ideas.
  • Author reports that are read across the political spectrum at Westminster.
  • Be part of a welcoming, creative community of thinkers - both at Demos and among the many other organisations we work closely with.

For more information, please visit our website https://demos.co.uk/researcher/

Closing Date: 5 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We will conduct interviews either in person at our office, or via Zoom, w/c 4th July, followed by second interviews and a short exercise the following week.

Application Details

Please send a CV and a brief cover letter, detailing why you are interested in working with Demos and highlighting any relevant experience or skills, to jobs@demos.co.uk by Tuesday 5th July, 9am.

Website: http://demos.co.uk

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