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Reference: 69725

Date Added: 5 February 2019
Closing Date: 14 February 2019

Job Title: Policy and Research Intern

Working For: Peace Direct

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage (£10.55 per hour)

Job Details

This paid internship role will sit within Peace Direct’s Policy and Research team and will for three days a week focus on supporting the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders is Peace Direct’s annual award for local peacebuilding and offers international recognition for grassroots peace activists in conflict-affected countries worldwide. The intern’s role will include supporting with communicating with entrants, as well as helping with the promotion, general administration and selection of the awards. Working on the Tomorrow's Peacebuilders awards is an excellent way to learn more about peacebuilding initiatives from all over the world.

The intern role will also support with ad hoc research requests and for 2 days a week the intern will have the opportunity to support other departments with their work, such as completing fundraising applications and reporting for trust and foundations who support our work and/or researching UK and international funding opportunities for Peace Direct’s work and to carry out with ad hoc research to directly inform and support Peace Direct’s International Programmes. This will allow the intern to get to learn about a broad range of different workstreams within Peace Direct.

A full description of the role is availble here: https://www.peacedirect.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Paid-internship-Job-Description-Feb-Aug2019-Final.docx

About Peace Direct

Peace Direct works with local people and organisations in over 10 countries around the world to stop violence and build sustainable peace. Our long term vision is of a just world, free from violent conflict. We work exclusively with local organisations who we believe are best placed to tackle violence in their communities and we have ambitious plans to scale up our support to local peacebuilding organisations over the next five years.

Closing Date: 14 February 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Video skype interviews or in-person interviews will take place on the 18th and 19th of February, and we hope that the intern can start as soon as possible afterwards.

Application Details

To apply, complete the application form available here: https://www.peacedirect.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/peace_direct_application_form_2018_2019_01_23_11_24_46_am.doc

Completed applications forms should be returned to recruitment@peacedirect.org.

Website: https://www.peacedirect.org

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