QUALITATIVE RESEARCHER (GRADUATE POSITION) Job Vacancy (Deadline: 2.4.13)
Award-winning research agency ESRO is currently looking to fill two graduate-level positions. Initially, the roles will be focussed on supporting the team, but the right people will quickly move from supporting others to playing an active role in client and project work.
NB. Past graduate researchers worked on award-winning research within 12 months of starting at ESRO.
About the opportunity
The role we are recruiting for is an exciting opportunity for a talented young researcher to work in one of the UK’s leading research agencies. You will be immersed in the world of applied research from the beginning, being exposed to every part of the research process from winning projects, to design and delivery, as well as to our pioneering ethnographic fieldwork methods. Our work is hugely diverse and you would be just as likely to find yourself working for government, charities or multi-national companies. You might be working on the toughest of public policy issues one day, and be in a meeting at a global multi-national HQ the next. These are exciting times for us – and you will have the opportunity to be part of shaping the company’s future as we continue to grow.
The applicant must be:
A high-achieving graduate with a background in social sciences (e.g. Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology)
- Actively interested in the world around them and proactive in developing an understanding of different people and cultures
- A natural team-player and adept at incorporating feedback
- Articulate, presentable and with excellent communication skills
- Eager, positive and engaging
- Professional, and interested in working on projects that are commercial in nature
- Adaptable and able to engage with a wide range of different kinds of people
- Willing to travel (domestically and internationally)
- Ambitious and determined to deliver high-quality work
- Creative – able to think about problems and challenges from different perspectives andusing new methodologies
Added value (not essential):
Visual communication skills (e.g. graphic design / photography / film-making / illustration)
- Please email a one-page CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm on Tuesday 2nd April
- Initial shortlisting will take place between Wednesday 3rd April and Monday 8th April
- Researchers will ideally start work in early summer
- We will provide feedback on all applications