Current Vacancies

Consultant Roster Application 

As a global non-profit organisation with teams in London, Beirut, Toronto and Washington D.C., ISD enjoys strategic partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies and supports more than a dozen prominent governments and institutions in stemming the rise of violent extremism and hate speech. ISD undertakes a wide range of projects and delivers cutting-edge programming in the areas of policy advisory, research, communications, technology and education.

We invite talented researchers and consultants to join our roster in order to be considered for engagement on a range of assignments across our research and programming. We particularly welcome applications from consultants with expertise in qualitative and quantitive research, data analytics, policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation.

If you would like to express an interest in working with ISD, please read the full application here and send the following to [email protected]

  • Copy of your up-to-date CV
  • Details of two employment/assignment references
  • Link to your LinkedIn profile or personal website (if available)


ISD seeks to engage a Consultant to work with the ISD and SCN team in delivering this work in Bangladesh for a period of 9 months. Acting as a Local Coordinator, the Consultant will serve the project as an on-the-ground point of contact responsible for logistical coordination of SCN activities, day to day stakeholder management of city officials and coordination support to four civil society partners.

The SCN Local Prevention Coordinator will work closely with the City Corporations of Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Narayanganj in Bangladesh with the support and expertise of the wider SCN team based in London. The successful candidate will be based in Dhaka. Frequent travel within the region will be required, as well as occasional trips to ISD’s office in London.

The experienced, proactive and dedicated Consultant will work with the SCN team to ensure ambitious plans in the region are achieved. The successful candidate will be a collaborative and solutions-focused professional with the ability to work to deadline and produce outputs to a high quality. Click here for full details.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) to [email protected] .

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications without a covering letter will not be considered. All applicants who are invited to interview will be asked to produce evidence of their right to work in the UK.

ISD reserves the right to assess any applications throughout the application process and may conduct interviews earlier than the closing date of the vacancy as stated above.

Speculative Applications 

ISD welcomes speculative applications from talented and dedicated individuals at all levels – intern to senior leadership – who would like to join our global team.  If you are committed to challenging polarisation and extremism in all its forms, please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 1 page) outlining your experience, ambitions and suitability to [email protected].

We are currently particularly open to receiving applications from those with:

• Marketing, communications, tech and data analysis experience
• French, German, Russian and Arabic language skills
• International capacity building and training expertise
• International policy experience (particularly in polarisation, education and counter extremism)


ISD staff receive competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits including 5% pension contributions, 20 days holiday, flexible working, employee support & assistance programmes and an annual individual training budget.