We are seeking a creative and passionate candidate to join our tight-knit team to raise awareness on human rights issues in Bahrain and the Arab Gulf states. The position available is: Policy & Advocacy Intern (Spring 2023). Please see below for a detailed description of the role and instructions on how to apply.
As a Policy & Advocacy intern at BIRD, you will make a valuable contribution to our ongoing activities. You will learn how to draft policy briefing papers and participate in parliamentary human rights advocacy in the UK. You will be responsible for communicating with parliamentary members and compelling them to engage with BIRD’s projects and events. You will contribute to the development of both short and long-term projects, generating research for our campaigns and advocacy. You will also learn about how human rights work at an international level, at the United Nations and within the European Union, and the impact of human rights policies in international relations.
Duration: 3 months, part-time (ideally 3 days a week), with the possibility to extend.
Location: London (option of hybrid working).
Closing Date: Applications are considered on a rolling basis, but we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.
Salary: 63.37/day (7 hour working day)
We would expect a successful applicant to have the following:
Please email a cover letter along with your CV, with the subject heading ‘2023 Spring Policy & Advocacy Intern’. The covering letter should be no longer than one side of A4. Any applications without a covering letter will not be considered.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, but we are looking to start interviews as soon as possible. Please note that due to the large amount of applications received, we will only be able to reply to short-listed candidates.
Job Types: Part-time, Internship
Contract length: 3 months
Part-time hours: 21 per week
Salary: £63.37 per day
Work Location: Hybrid remote in London
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