Hardisty Jones is recruiting a summer placement in economic development

We are seeking a summer placement as a Research Assistant. Their role will be to work as part of a team, supporting senior staff in the delivery of economic development project work for clients, and business development activity. The successful candidate must be interested in economic development in the UK. The main competencies required are set out below.

Research, analysis and insight
* Gathering data, facts and information
* Analysing data (often using Microsoft Excel), with support from senior members of staff
* Undertaking high quality and accurate analysis and reporting

Structuring and managing the workload
* Agreeing a reasonable workload with senior members of staff
* Often working on more than one project at a time
* Delivering outputs by an agreed deadline

Teamworking and communications
* Working as part of a team which is based in two locations
* Communicating effectively with other team members
* Getting on well with other team members
* Responding well to constructive feedback

If you are interested, please send a cover note and CV to gareth@hardistyjones.com