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JOB: Research Associate at Inclusive Boards

Oct 9, 2018 | Announcements

Inclusive Boards are looking to appoint a resilient, capable and driven Research Associate to join our Knowledge & Innovation arm based in Nottingham. We are a Research, Advisory and Executive Search agency looking for someone competent and confident who can deliver first-class service to our clients and candidates.

The Organisation

  • We are an agency set up to support organisations in efforts to develop more diverse boards and stronger governance structures.
  • Our services include executive search, diversity training, research and advisory.
  • We have worked with some of the largest charities in the UK, including Amnesty International, the Royal National Institute for Blind People, British Red Cross and the British Science Association.
  • We have over 60,000 diverse professionals within our network and a reach that expands into communities across the UK.
  • Through our collective experience we have developed the following for a number boards: diversity action plans, skills matrix, constitutions, strategic plans, governance reviews and more.

The Role

  • The role will include client and candidate management as well as developing and maintaining client relationships and facilitating and driving the executive search process.
  • You will be part of a team of young professionals who will support and encourage you to perform at your best, drive growth, deliver, lead on projects and build business relationships.
  • Other tasks include: writing up research work for publication, researching and collating information for a range of clients, basic data input and analysis.
  • We offer a competitive and negotiable salary depending on experience as well as a comprehensive benefits package, along with training and opportunities for growth.
  • The role will likely involve travel between offices and to client sites.


  • A diligent and hard-working individual, tackling challenges as they arise, hungry for success and passionate about making a difference.
  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to manage executive search, research and administrative activities and to balance competing pressures, demands and deadlines.
  • High degree of computer literacy, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets and Internet research.
  • Ability to take the initiative, drive work forward and attention to detail to ensure outputs are of high quality.
  • Able to plan, prioritise and deliver to tight timescales.
  • Attained a degree or equivalent in any subject from a reputable university.


  • To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to andrei.r@inclusiveboards.co.uk.
  • We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis and carefully select which candidates to invite for interview.
  • Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.
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