Salary £30k

Drinkaware is an independent UK wide alcohol education charity which exists to help reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking. 

We are looking for an exceptional and passionate individual to become a Research Officer within our small but impactful team.

The Research Officer ensures that the work of Drinkaware is informed by current evidence and that our research findings are communicated effectively to colleagues and external stakeholders. A key aspect of the Research Officer’s role is the monitoring of emerging research and public data, providing summaries of these and supporting our Communications team with press releases and media responses. The role works with colleagues across the organisation to ensure activities are evidence-led, and will involve data collection and analysis, using quantitative and qualitative methods. The role involves independent oversight of specified activities and supports work led by other members of the Research and Impact Team. This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop research skills and experience.

Please download and read the job description carefully before deciding to apply. This role is offered on an initial 12-month fixed term and is a full-time role of 35 hours a week.

Drinkaware offers 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, a matched 5% pension scheme, life assurance cover, a range of discounted offers and perks, an Employee Assistance Programme, remote working one day a week (although all teams are working from home at present), a season ticket loan, support for your professional development and a fantastic office in a great, central location near Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations. Please see our website careers page at for more details.

To apply, please review the job description and person specification and then submit your up-to-date CV with a personal statement of not more than 2 sides of A4 demonstrating how you meet the requirements. It is essential that you include a personal statement to fully demonstrate how you meet the person specification for this role. Submit your CV and personal statement via email to by 5.00 pm Sunday 26 September. Interviews will be held on at our office in Moorgate on 11 and 12 October and shortlisted candidates will be notified by 6 October. Please be aware that regrettably, due to the anticipated volume of applications, not all candidates will receive a response. If you have not been contacted by us by 7 October, please know that you have not been shortlisted for an interview.

Interviews will be conducted in person and will involve a 15-minute research task (no preparation required).

Location: UK Office (Moorgate, London) and home-based*

Agency support is not required at this point.

*Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are unlikely to be fully reopening our London office for a period of 2021. Therefore, the role will involve a mixture of office and home working. We will continue to review the situation in line with government guidelines.


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