Psychology Research Assistant, Part-time
Leadership Development Consultancy
Minimum 6-month contract - 2 or 3 days per week
Up to 30K (full time equivalent)
We are seeking an individual with a demonstrable interest in Occupational/Organizational Psychology, to join a boutique Leadership Development Consultancy on a part-time basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is currently studying, or has completed, their MSc in Occ/Org Psychology and seeking to develop a career in this space.
This role is a maternity cover to start in June, and will include a handover followed by a contract length of at least 6 months.
Working in a small team, you will support the Founder of this business with a range of research-based and administrative tasks, including but not limited to:
- Creating precis of longer articles to be digestible for coaching clients.
- Researching and creating coaching materials as necessary.
- Sourcing generic research using Psychology Journals, HBR, Ted Talks and other resources.
- Keeping abreast of new, relevant book releases and obtaining copies.
- Efficient searching, filing and management of coaching materials using SharePoint.
- Thoughtful creation of PowerPoint decks, identifying the most relevant content to include.
- Proofreading client proposals with a high attention to detail.
- Collating and updating marketing materials.
- Offsite support; collating and formatting handouts, creating agendas, liaising with participants and collating notes into Word documents after the event.
- Setting up and supporting webinars.
- Juggling a varied workstream and prioritising tasks according to deadlines.
- Website administration.
- Other administration as required including occasional PA support.
Key Skills and Competencies:
- Research with a commercial savviness, with the ability to digest large amounts of information and create appropriate notes.
- Excellent communication - a high standard of written and verbal communication skills is required.
- Flexibility - able to take on tasks as required with tenacity and problem-solving approach.
- An understanding of corporate clients and workplace.
- Organisational skills - able to self-manage workload.
- Collaboration with small team of professionals.
- Proactivity and use initiative.
- Advanced PowerPoint skills.
- Experience using SharePoint would be advantageous.
- Highly discreet when working with confidential information.
This is a rare opportunity for someone with a genuine interest in Occupational/Organizational Psychology to gain exposure to a psychology and assessment-lead team of experts. Alongside this clear interest (as demonstrated by your studies or other work history) you will have previously worked in a corporate environment; you will be commercially-minded in your approach to research tasks, always keeping the clients' perspective in mind.
Beginning in June to allow for a handover, this role will be split over either 2 or 3 days per week depending on the candidate. This will be discussed if your application is progressed.
The role will likely begin on a remote-basis and ultimately in a Central London-based office, in line with government guidelines.
Salary will be up to a maximum of 30K (full time equivalent).
Please send your CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the role.