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Reference: 76957

Date Added: 7 January 2021
Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Job Title: Director of Research

Working For: Henry Jackson Society

Location: London

Salary: Negotiable

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop their skills and profile further and will suit people ready to take on a challenging and exciting role at an organisation that can offer profile development as it increases in size and scope, as well as those with existing management expertise looking for a new challenge at the leading edge of the public debate.

You will play a critical part in our future development in a proactive role which will require you to create, manage and expand HJS research capabilities. You will have experience of managing colleagues and working to defined objectives, as well as a proven record in fundraising not just for your own projects but also for wider goals. With colleagues in the research, communications and political departments to assist, you will be playing the lead role in managing and directing our research output and strategy, as well as developing and delivering profile-raising material of your own.

This position is an opportunity for a motivated and well-rounded individual to work in a pivotal and challenging role where no two days are the same, and which provides the opportunity for career growth in an organisation looking to evolve domestically and internationally. Above all though, we want you to be passionate about our issues and hungry to make a difference in the public policy world – recognising that this is not a normal 9-5 job where you switch off once you turn off your laptop because (a) you don’t want to and (b) you understand that this is not how the policy world works. The rewards, both professionally and personally are vast, as some of the stellar names who have passed through our ranks are now shining examples of, but they require dedication and commitment to achieve.

Join us – and help make history.

 For further information, please see our website here: https://henryjacksonsociety.org/jobs/director-of-research/ 

Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply

Please complete our online form via the link below, which will include:

1. A CV.
2. A cover letter – please include your salary expectations as outlined above, and the broad area of your personal specific research expertise (e.g. Russia, Counter-Terrorism, China, International Institutions etc.).
3. Links to examples of your published output and broadcast experience (if available), plus any evidence of fundraising/grant writing success.


Website: https://henryjacksonsociety.org/

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