Research Assistant (part-time / student role)

Salary Competitive

Are you looking for an exciting part-time job in a startup where you will get lots of hands-on experience and have real influence? Then this role may be for you.

Qvest is a Copenhagen-based startup and our customers are large complex organizations across the globe. We are looking for an ambitious student to join our team.

 

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include supporting co-founder Pia Lauritzen in her work focused on thought leadership and spreading awareness about Qvest. 

Typical tasks will be:

  • Of a practical nature: coordinating, meeting bookings, project management, pitching key notes and guest appearances in podcasts and media, some data analysis 

  • Of a conceptual nature: creating powerpoint presentations, drafting LinkedIn posts, articles and columns, brainstorming on new analytics features, research collaborations, drafting models, assessments, sales and marketing materials

 

Competences

  • You have excellent communication skills in English (Danish is a bonus).

  • You study anthropology, sociology, philosophy, political science, or some other relevant discipline that has exposed you to different theories and taught you analytical thinking. 

  • Ability to translate abstract ideas into concrete concepts and visualizations.

  • Project management with a structured approach to tasks. 

  • Self-starter - you know when to trust your instincts and when to ask for help.

  • Team player who thrives in a team setting and enjoys helping others.

  • Proactive attitude and willingness to act on areas that need improvement.

 

Bonus points

  • Experience in communication or research.

 

Benefits

  • Ambitious and fun workplace where your ideas and execution will have immediate impact.

  • Opportunity to learn a lot and close collaboration with the leadership team. 

  • Exposure to our amazing customers - the biggest and most well-respected companies in the world.

  • Nice office in Christianshavn with delicious lunch and coffee - remote or partly-remote is also okay.

  • 10-15 hours per week with flexibility.

     

“Working at Qvest has given me invaluable professional experience. If you are looking for an exciting, high-paced environment where you will work closely with experienced leaders, Qvest is the place that you are looking for. You will be able to have an active and participatory role in decision-making, be thrown out onto deep water, and engage with exciting projects – all in a fun and inspiring culture.”

- Andreas - student worker at Qvest

 

About Qvest

Qvest is a digital tool to secure buy-in from employees for an organization’s most important initiatives and strategies. Qvest secures buy-in by using employee insight to foster a collaborative culture and drive strategic alignment. 

The digital Qvest tool is based on philosophical research showing that for human beings to reach important goals together, they must ask each other questions.

It works like a flipped survey, so instead of responding to a lot of predefined questions, employees ask each other questions about important topics.

Large companies use Qvest to secure buy-in to strategic initiatives, organizational change and digital transformations. 

Organizations that use Qvest go further. Together.

Qvest is the first of its kind, so besides helping our customers reach their goals, the Qvest team is busy spreading the word and educating the market.

www.qvest.io 

 

About Pia Lauritzen 

Pia is the inventor of the Qvest method and co-founder of Qvest. Pia has a PhD in Philosophy. She has written several books about leadership and questions. Her 2019 TED Talk is titled “What you don’t know about questions.” Pia is a regular columnist for Finans - Denmark’s largest business newspaper.

For more information about Pia you can check her profile on Linkedin or visit www.pialauritzen.dk

 

How to Apply

Send us your CV or updated Linkedin profile, and drop us a note about why we should hire you. Application deadline is August 1st, but we review applications as they come in, so the sooner you apply, the better. Start date is August 25th.

For more information or questions please contact us at pia@qvest.io or phone number +45 22 82 86 88

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

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Working at
Qvest

Qvest is a digital tool to secure buy-in from employees for your organization’s most important initiatives and strategies. Qvest secures buy-in by using employee insight to foster a collaborative culture and drive strategic alignment. The digital Qvest tool is based on philosophical research showing that for human beings to reach important goals together, they must ask each other questions. It works like a flipped survey, so instead of responding to a lot of predefined questions, employees ask each other questions about important topics. Large companies use Qvest to secure buy-in to strategic initiatives, organizational change and digital transformations. Organizations that use Qvest go further. Together. Qvest is the first of its kind, so besides helping our customers reach their goals, the Qvest team is busy spreading the word and educating the market. If you want to stalk us before applying, hop on over here: https://www.instagram.com/qvest.io/

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