Research Associate Intern

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: London living wage
  • Date Posted: 11th June 2024

About System1

System1 is a The Creative Effectiveness Platform. Our target customers are the world’s largest advertisers. We predict and improve marketing effectiveness. Our advertising and idea tests measure emotion to give our customers the most accurate predictions of the business impact of creativity.

About The Role 

We are looking for a talented person to join the Research and Guidance team, to help deliver predictive and actionable insight to our clients.

  • Are you up for being a part of the Research & Guidance team to deliver the best-in-class research to our clients?
  • Would you like to work with colleagues who are passionate about changing the marketing landscape?
  • Do you want to be part of the Revolution at System1?

Do you want to join us to excite and change the industry?

What will you be doing? 

  • The Research & Guidance team is divided into three core specialisms; Brand, Comms, and Innovation, and you will have the chance to work on projects across all three areas.
  • As a Research Associate, you will be expected to learn and become an expert in our research tools and systems, performing them to the best of your ability to ensure the highest quality for client deliverables are met.
  • You will be responsible for the management of projects, ensuring that they are delivered accurately and on time. This would involve:
    • Writing questionnaires
    • Liaising with clients for questionnaire approval
    • Liaising with our project management teams to ensure the smooth and accurate running of projects.
    • An eye for detail ensuring reporting is correct & address client objectives.
    • Support team in adding insight and analysis to reports.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop your presentation skills by participating in internal meetings or training sessions and presenting in part at client debriefs.
  • You will also be expected to proactively solicit feedback and identify growth goals to prepare you for the next level.


You need to be this kind of person

  • An appreciation for behavioural science a passionate for market research and an avid interest in the world of advertising
  • Meticulous and process driven.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised, proactive with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to be a self-starter but also be a team player.


You need to have the following experience

We are looking for someone who has strong academic qualifications, preferably in Marketing or Psychology.

You will need excellent numeracy and analytical skills with fluency in verbal and written English.



We offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, including health insurance, and pension. Our people are important to us, and we understand that each person has a life outside of work and we therefore offer flexible working arrangements (Hybrid) aiming to suit your needs. We also offer several wellbeing resources such as “de-clutter” days for your personal and professional needs.

We encourage learning and offer education reimbursement opportunities.

We have recognition schemes, and regular socials, including summer and winter parties!

We welcome applicants from all diverse communities and encourage our candidates to ask us about reasonable adjustments that we may be able to make to support through our recruitment process and while in post.

Get In Touch

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