Research and Insight Manager


Key role, ensuring that our behaviour change activity and social marketing campaigning is informed by relevant evidence and evaluated for our impact.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for an excellent candidate, with relevant experience, to play a key role within the small research and evaluation function of the alcohol harm prevention charity, Drinkaware.

The Research and Insight Manager supports our social marketing campaigning and behaviour change activity by ensuring that it is informed by relevant evidence and that its impact is evaluated. The role involves commissioning and overseeing research to provide new insight research and market research to test creative messages, products and interventions.You will be writing evidence reports based on desk research as part of horizon scanning as well as supporting campaigns and PR/media activity. The Research and Insight Manager leads internally on developing our UK drinker segmentation work and works closely with our social marketing team to develop theory of change models to design activity and set KPI targets. The role commissions research agencies and external academics to undertake evaluations where needed to supplement our understanding of impact, based on routine data monitoring, assessing our effectiveness in helping people making better choices to reduce alcohol-related harm.

The Drinkaware Trust is an independent UK-wide, public facing body with the objective of positively changing public behaviour to help reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol-related harm, by helping people make better choices about their drinking.

How to apply:

Applicants are required to complete the attached application form. Please note that only applications with completed application forms will be considered. Deadline for applications is the 20th August 2017, 11.59 pm.

Please return applications preferably by email to, or by post to: Sue Harkness, Recruitment, Drinkaware, 3rd Floor (Room 519), Salisbury House, London Wall, London, EC2M 5QQ. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Dr John Larsen, Director of Evidence and Impact: or 0207 766 9907, by 27th July at the latest.

Interview dates:

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 23rd August 2017. Interviews will be held on 30th and 31st August 2017.

Please click here to download the Role Specification.

Please click here to download the Application Form.

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