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Research Assistant


Practice area: Public Policy

Location: Dublin

Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Ireland is a leading government relations, and public and corporate affairs consultancy in Ireland.

Working with local and international companies, our role is to identify the trends, direction and likely outcomes of various legislative and political initiatives in Ireland and to act on these initiatives in collaboration with our clients.

Working across a range of sectors and using our extensive knowledge of decision-making procedures in Ireland, we deliver a comprehensive service that includes policy analysis, engagement, strategic information services, advice, public relations campaigns, coalition building and profile-raising activities.

We’re looking for an ambitious Research Assistant to support our growing team. This entry level position is perfect for someone who is interested in kick starting a career in public relations and public affairs in a growing consultancy working across a wide range of sectors. The position is a full-time fixed term 6-month contract.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Conducting research on policy issues and regulatory structures
  • Monitoring Irish legislative developments and transposition of EU legislation in Ireland
  • Supporting the implementation of external communications projects
  • Drafting reports, providing summaries, updating legislative databases
  • Attending conferences and events to network and report back
  • Administrative tasks (answering phones, welcoming guests, supporting Office Manager & colleagues)

Job Requirements:

  • Academic background in European studies / political science / international relations / law preferred
  • Strong motivation to learn and work in Public Affairs and Corporate Communications
  • Awareness of political parties, major political issues and their dynamics in Ireland
  • Social media awareness
  • Excellent research and communication skills
  • Flexibility and interest to work on multiple policy fields in parallel
  • Well-organised, sociable and pro-active attitude
  • Graphic design skills and familiarity with Canva will be considered a strong asset

Nothing that ticks your boxes?

We’re always on the hunt for new talent. Please take a look at our latest opportunities. If there is not something that suits you, we’d still love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to us on: careers@instinctif.com

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