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Research Associate

Salary £25,000
Location London, Fleet Street
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
On the hunt for Writing and Research jobs, Law and Business roles, or Journalism positions in London? If you're an ambitious graduate with strong writing skills, apply for this Junior Research role today!

Looking for Graduate Research jobs, Graduate Law jobs and Client-facing opportunities in London? A Legal publishing company is now looking for a personable, network-oriented individual to join their London team - apply today!

Company Profile – Legal Publishing

This company is the market-leading directory for legal publishing; with a long and established track record for analysing, ranking, and providing detailed editorials on the world's leading business law firms.

They pride themselves on the quality and depth of their research, as well as on the integrity of their research team.

Job description - Research Associate

As a Research and Writing Associate, you will be responsible for collecting details of leading law firms’ recent work, via conducting interviews and discussions with relevant industry professionals, and researching written submissions.

The Research Team conducts in-depth interviews with senior executives and industry specialists to unearth critical insights, with plans to become a global producer and distributor of content for the investment industry.

This entry-level role is focused on targeting, sourcing, and screening relevant industry specialists, and scheduling interviews. Typically, driven and hard-working graduates will progress within their first 12 months to a role where you will take the lead on project execution.

Key responsibilities - Research Associate

  • To gather details of law firms' recent work, through the collection of written submissions and interviews with senior-level lawyer
  • To obtain opinions on the quality of law firms' work from their clients
  • To assess and benchmark firms by practice area and country
  • To write comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the leading law firms in certain key practice areas
  • Ability to build a rapport/relationships with law firms at BD and partner level

Job requirements - Research Associate

  • A degree from a top university
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written and in-person/on the phone
  • Demonstrable skill in carrying out research with a logical approach
  • A good understanding of the business world
  • An interest in legal markets would be highly beneficial
  • Diligent and proactive with a resourceful nature
  • The ability to work well within a team, under pressure and with a positive attitude
  • Ability to build relationships across the business with internal stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills

Benefits of the job - Research Associate

  • A competitive salary of £25,000
  • Structured career development support/salary progression
  • Tailored training plans
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Friendly, supportive, fun environment
  • Great Offices in Fleet Street

On the hunt for Writing and Research jobs, Law and Business roles, or Graduate Journalism positions in London? If you're an ambitious graduate with strong writing skills, apply for this Junior Research Associate role today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Catherine Watkins
Recruitment Consultant