Head of Research

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Ref: DB-1905-6658
  • 2019-06-13T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Are you an experienced researcher looking to lead your own research function in Westminster?

The Opportunity:
We are Ellwood Atfield, the largest specialist headhunter within communications and advocacy across London, Brussels and Geneva. Having enjoyed 20% year on year growth, our high-profile Leadership Practice who handle our senior appointments is seeking a dynamic and skilled Head of Research to create and develop a research team.
You will be supported by industry experts, former researchers and career headhunters to help you make a name for yourself on some of the most interesting retained searches that communications, public affairs, campaigning and advocacy has to offer.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the research function
  • Devise and drive best practice for your team
  • Participate and engage with clients at meetings for example pitches and update meetings
  • Provide research to support a portfolio of live searches
  • Generate, approach and engage with suitable candidates and sources for assignments
  • Use your writing skills to produce high-quality written work like research reports and long lists
  • Support Directors with presentations and business intelligence for pitches

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of leading a team of researchers
  • Significant experience in a research capacity with an extensive track record of sourcing and engaging candidates and sources
  • An ambitious, proactive and professional working style and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal skills
  • An interest in communications, public affairs and advocacy

Links:
www.ellwoodatfield.com

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