Research INTERN

Rare: is looking for a Research Intern


About Rare:

Rare: is an audience insights consultancy. Rare: was created from a desire to ask the right questions and bring strategy to life. We do it by generating insights about your audience's needs,  transforming your internal capabilities, and helping you deliver on your customer promise.

We are not an agency. We build long lasting relationships with clients, ensuring that they are ready to deliver on their customer promise. As well as setting the roadmap we help businesses transform from the inside out, helping them to achieve their goals.

We provide clarity and context. From brand research, customer research, audience segmentation, advertising effectiveness and beyond... we use the perfect blend of qualitative and quantitative research techniques to provide clients with clarity to their everyday marketing problems.

We don’t just write a research report and walk away. We help clients develop effective marketing strategies to ensure customer first-success. We start by understanding the underlying motivations of what customer want, and help clients get ready to deliver on this promise, by helping them transform from the inside.

About the team

At Rare: we work work on a variety of projects, including brand tracking, advertising effectiveness, customer segmentation, loyalty research, and marketing strategy. We are now looking for a Research Intern to join our small team of researchers, marketing strategists and consultants for three months.

Rare: works with clients of all sizes across all industries - from startups, to agencies, to large Retail brands, B2B automotive and cosmetics...to name a few. They will need to be comfortable adapting to different research topics and industries.

Rare: also publishes its own research, so initiative in thinking of consumer - related topics of interest and the ability to write a compelling report / article about it, is welcomed.

About the role

We are looking for an intern to support on live client projects and our own marketing activity. The internship will help you gain insight into marketing strategy and provide you the opportunity to get an understanding of how to solve complicate client problems. Backed with the full support of the team, you will have the opportunity to get stuck into real projects rather than just shadowing. Furthermore, you will learn new skills which will be of value to you in your future career and current academic studies and provided with excellent support and coaching to get the best out of your internship.

We are looking for an intern that is naturally curious and analytical in their approach. They will work together and assist the research analyst and should be able to glean practical insight from their research and be confident and pro-active in presenting back their own interpretations and recommendations. They will be able to run all tasks of the project autonomously but will also be a strong communicator who can work closely with the team of consultants.

Rare: works with clients of all sizes across all industries - from startups, to agencies, to large FMCG brands, B2B automotive and cosmetics...to name a few. They will need to be comfortable adapting to different research topics and industries.

Rare: also publishes its own research, so initiative in thinking of consumer-related topics of interest and the ability to write a compelling report/article about it, is welcomed.

The nature of the work will be further explored during your interview and will be finalised in conjunction with you based on your aspirations and academic background and the requirements of our teams. We guarantee London living wage.

Further responsibilities

  • Collaborate on client briefs and support on the delivery of client projects.

  • Collaborate on drafting and dissemination (online, or at conferences) internal reports for marketing purposes.

  • Collaborate on drafting and carrying out online and face-to-face interviews for marketing research purposes.

  • Contribute to sales and marketing through writing marketing content (blog posts, whitepapers, articles for industry publications), writing presentations for clients.

  • Support with the implementation of our marketing strategy.

  • Share your ideas and previous experiences with the team.

About you

  • BA or MA in Social Science (Anthropology and/or Sociology) and experience of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research studies, and you are a good storyteller.

  • Problem-solving attitude and analytical skills, as well as the ability to see the big picture and understand, which information matters and are excited by challenges.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good organisation and planning skills and the ability to manage your own workload when working independently.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and a willingness to make a real contribution, and you are an excellent communicator.

  • You want to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with others by writing, blogging and speaking about what you do.

  • Experience in customer service environments and know how to work with clients and understand their needs.

  • You want to keep on learning.


If you are interested in working with us, please get in touch at: hello@rare.consulting
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