Research Assistant

Morris Hargreaves McIntyre

Employment Type Full time
Location Hybrid · Manchester, UK Manchester
Salary £22,000 - 24,000 per annum
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 3:06pm, 6th Feb 2024 GMT

Job Description

About MHM

MHM is an international research, strategy and insight consultancy working with charities, heritage and cultural organisations of all sizes.  

As a team we are fascinated by what makes people tick. We work across boundaries to fuel the success of cause-led organisations, giving them a deeper understanding of how to connect more people with their vision.

Our clients include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, British Museum, National Trust and Knowsley Safari Park.

We are currently recruiting for a Research Assistant to join our team.

About you and the role

As a Research Assistant you'll work collaboratively as part of multiple project teams to deliver actionable insights to our clients.

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll do:

Project Delivery

Provide support to consultancy and insight projects that help our clients reach their goals, profitably delivering high-quality, actionable insights.

·       Help to develop of qualitative and quantitative research tools to meet client objectives.

·       Support the facilitation of qualitative research methods as needed. Run checks as needed on data quality.

·       Participate in the MHM insight process to develop relevant actionable insights for our clients. Proof and data proof reports to ensure quality and accuracy.

·       Provide support to teams as needed to ensure delivery on time and budget.

·       Deliver tasks as efficiently as possible.

Support business-winning

·      Join scoping meetings to understand how projects are designed.

·      Contribute to proposals as needed

Contribute to MHM

·      Make a positive impact on MHM culture and team engagement by living MHM behaviours.

·      Contribute to the delivery of, company aims and objectives as needed.

Your skills

You'll be the right person for this job if:

·       You're passionate about solving problems, no matter if they're big or small; and have a strong mindset of getting things done

·       You have great communication skills (verbal and written), and are able to explain and present complex issues in an accessible way to various audiences

·       You have great attention to detail and are able to work to tight deadlines.

·       You are great at managing expectations, ensuring delivery of the highest quality service, and soliciting and acting on client feedback

·       You are able to analyse qualitative and quantitative data, identifying the salient issues and have experience of conducting primary qualitative research using a range of methods

Applicants should note that, since Morris Hargreaves McIntyre serves a large number of national and international clients, you may be required to undertake work in other U.K locations and overseas (including for clients in US, gulf states, Europe and elsewhere).


You'll benefit from:

·       25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

·       Flexible working policy including options for remote working

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Completing your application

We know it might be tempting to use an AI programme to complete your application, but AI programmes are limited as they can’t tell us about what makes YOU a great fit for MHM.

We scan applications for use of AI programmes and do not take applications forward if we suspect that answers have been generated using an AI tool. Please complete your application honestly and in your own words.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Tue 6th Feb 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 6th Feb 2024