Are you a doer, energetic, full of initiative and willing to get stuck in and help our team deliver our ambitious programme of work? And are you passionate about public policy and eager to learn about our cutting-edge work on tackling the crisis in public service provision?
We are on the hunt for a brilliant Project Associate to support the implementation of our research and practitioner engagement. The role will entail a wide range of responsibilities from assisting with the planning and delivery of events, to drafting documents, undertaking basic research and providing administrative support to the wider team.
The role will best suit someone who is enthusiastic about assisting with the smooth running of our events and stakeholder engagement activities, and equally keen to seek opportunities to engage in the content of our work. The role is ideal for someone with a keen interest in public policy, seeking to improve their knowledge whilst gaining hands-on experience of delivering tasks in a busy and dynamic team.
You will need excellent team working skills, outstanding planning and organisation skills, a flexible, can-do approach and a willingness to adapt to the changing needs and priorities in our team and across the School. You will be working and engaging with stakeholders of all different levels and backgrounds, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. You will be organised, know when to use your initiative and when to seek advice, and be able to demonstrate a personable and diplomatic approach in dealing with a diverse range of people.
This position is fixed-term to March 2020.
The GO Lab offers paid short-term internship placements to Master and DPhil students within and outside the University. Placements can be 2-8 weeks in duration and there will be opportunities to support on a variety of aspects of the Lab’s work. We are looking for interns to start from January 2019 onwards. Projects will be decided by matching each applicant’s skills, experience and interests to the ongoing workstreams of the Lab. Examples of possible projects might include:
We are looking for candidates who:
A stipend will be offered to successful candidates in line with their experience and the nature of the work agreed.