Research Officer – Fixed Term

Fixed Term Contract, 6 Months
Full time (36 hours per week)
Salary: £29,285 (Grade C) pro rata plus pension and benefits

We are looking for a Research Officer to work as part of the Research & Knowledge team on conducting and commissioning research and working with external suppliers. This role will work closely with the Head of Knowledge & Research, cultural organisations, local authorities and other key stakeholders to deliver the ambitions of our corporate plan. You will provide informed advice, insight and guidance, and be alert to the emerging issues and research needs of colleagues and external partners. You will be responsible for maintaining key databases and resources and helping to effectively brief and disseminate relevant information internally and externally.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of designing and managing projects – including commissioning and working with external suppliers. You will have an up to date knowledge of current policy and research agendas relating to the creative economy, excellent analytical skills and ability to synthesize and interpret large volume data sets. Strong project management skills and an ability to develop and establish effective relationships with multiple stakeholders, along with a commitment to our core values, are all essential.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Friday 24 September 2021  

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