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Research Assistant (Full Time, Permanent)

£22,000 per annum + benefits

The Association of Convenience Stores is looking for an ambitious candidate to join a growing team in Farnborough (although initially remotely) as Research Assistant.

ACS is an effective lobby group with over 33,500 members, appearing frequently in the national media as a commentator on issues affecting the membership and wider retail sector, while delivering its key priorities of lobbying, advice and networking for members.

The Research Assistant’s role is to support the Communications Director in delivering the ACS research strategy. The Research Assistant will be responsible for delivering analysis of existing ACS research, reviewing and prioritising external research and considering new areas of potential research for ACS.

This role has significant scope for additional training and development. 

Skills Required

  • excellent academic record to at least undergraduate degree level
  • demonstrable experience of data analysis
  • experience of working with SPSS (essential)
  • experience of presenting data effectively
  • strong communication and presentation skills

The Research Assistant will be responsible for: 

  • Conducting in-depth analysis of data on the convenience sector
  • Managing ACS' research schedule with external partners
  • Managing and broading ACS' base of survey contacts and building relationships with existing respondents
  • Ensuring that ACS research is conducted to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Supporting the presentation of data in ACS publications

To apply, email your CV and covering note to chris.noice@acs.org.uk. The closing date for applications is January 18th 2021.