Date Added: 10 November 2017
: 11 December 2017
Job Title: Research Fellow
Working For: European Leadership Network
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum
As a Research Fellow you would be responsible for contributing to the European Leadership Network’s policy impact, research and events agenda.
Main duties include:
Conducting research and analysis related to the core themes in the ELN agenda. Work in or knowledge of cybersecurity, new military technologies and nuclear issues would be an asset;
Designing interventions on the back of this research and analysis to maximise real world policy impact, and growing the organisation’s capacity for policy impact;
Drafting briefing papers in English to a high publishable standard;
Regularly publishing comment pieces on the ELN website and in other prominent outlets;
Contributing to drafting speeches and presentations and representing the ELN at conferences and meetings;
Doing media and briefing journalists on issues related to the ELN agenda;
Helping to organise and manage events, conferences and overseas high level delegation visits;
Contributing to the growth of the ELN network and extending the ELN’s contact network;
Helping to identify possible sources of research and event funding and sponsorship;
Contributing to the drafting of grant funding applications;
Monitoring international news and events relevant to the organisation’s strategic projects;
Helping to update the ELN website and associated social network sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Postgraduate degree in relevant subject;
Excellent oral and written English;
Experience of publishing on related areas;
Experience of organising events;
Experience of public speaking and delivering presentations to policy audiences at seminars or conferences;
Experience of dealing with the press.
Knowledge of second European language preferable but not essential;
Knowledge of cybersecurity, new military technologies and nuclear issues would be preferred but the successful applicant need not be an expert;
Prior government, think tank or NGO experience;
Experience of fundraising to support policy and research work.
Closing Date: 11 December 2017
Preferred start date: January 2018.
To apply, please email your CV, a covering letter and a sample of your written work (with Research Fellow 2017 in the subject line) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please restrict your CV to no more than two pages of A4. This should clearly outline any relevant experience to date.
Candidates must have permission to work in the UK.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, you have not been successful.