Internship (London Living Wage - currently £10.55 p/h)

Job Title: Internship
London Living Wage (currently £10.55 p/h)
3 days per week

Contract: 6 months

Location: Kennington, London

Job Details:

Hours: Part-time, three days a week, with the expectation you will be able to work some evenings and weekends. There is some flexibility but normal working hours will be 10-6.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working intern to join our team. This will include carrying out research, contributing to publications, and other communications, monitoring political developments and the media, supporting the varied work of the team, and day-to-day admin tasks.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to some of the most urgent conversations and challenges facing the UK today, to gain experience in event planning, and to develop your research and publication portfolio.

Far more than specific experience or background, we are looking for someone with keen intellect, sharp attention to detail, quick initiative, and genuine commitment to the values of Protection Approaches.

 About us:

Protection Approaches defends the rights of all peoples around the world who are violently targeted because of their identity.

About you:

You must:

- Be a dynamic thinker and a good problem solver
- Have experience of working in a busy environment, whether that's behind a bar or in the office of an MP
- Have excellent communication skills, on paper, in person and on the phone
- Have proven research skills and be able to quickly and efficiently synthesise information
- Be organised and able to multi-task
- Be able to take direction well and meet deadlines at all times
- Be able and willing to work hard, including some evenings or early mornings

- Have a keen interest in contemporary politics and citizenship, from the local to the global

- Share the values of Protection Approaches

- Be professional at all times
- Be legally entitled to work in the UK

- A good understanding of the UK parliamentary system and current political landscape
- Good knowledge of UK foreign and international development policies is desirable

Closing Date: 11.59pm Monday 21st October
Interviews held: Friday 25th October
Start date: TBC

We reserve the right to make an appointment before these deadlines

To apply:

Please download the Protection Approaches Job Application Form here.
Compleate and return the applciation form before the deadline to

Should you have any questions about the role please call the office for a chat with one of our team.

Please note: due to the volume of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

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identity-based violence