Research Assistant Intern with Carlyle

Carlyle is an Executive Search practice specialising in securing senior strategic positions in some of the UK's most dynamic companies, across a wide range of disciplines and sectors.

Location: Edinburgh
£18-20k pro rate. Full-time for an initial 3 months with possible extension
Immediate start

Working as a Research Assistant for Carlyle your main tasks will include:
• Researching key sectors, target companies and individuals
• Database cleansing
• Gaining commercial insight and exposure to a wide variety of Scottish & UK businesses
• Providing general assistance and support to the team ensuring all projects are delivered on time and in line with company objectives


As commercial awareness is key to the success of this role, it would suit a graduate with a background in a professional service field, such as law, policy, research, HR, accountancy or similar field. You must be highly professional in appearance and character, with the ability to use sound commercial judgement. You will have strong communication skills; your written English must be excellent, demonstrated by an outstanding cover letter and CV. Previous experience of database work would be advantageous.
You will be self-motivated and driven, and be keen to make an impact while learning the structure of a professional services firm. You must display excellent attention to detail and enjoy desktop work. Experience of carrying out varied research tasks, either as part of your degree or paid or unpaid work experience, is required.


Closing date for applications is 16 April 2015, 5pm

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.