Current Vacancies

Associate – Technology, Communications and Education  

  • Organisation: Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD)
  • Reporting to: Manager – Technology, Communications and Education Team
  • Location: Central London
  • Type of Contract: One year fixed term contract, with a view to permanent role subsequently
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Salary Bracket: £25,000 – £28,000, dependent on experience

ISD is a global counter-extremism organisation dedicated to powering solutions to extremism and polarisation. For 10 years, we have responded to the rising challenge of extremist movements and the ideologies that underpin them, delivering cutting-edge programmes built from world-leading expertise in communications and technology, grassroots networks, knowledge and research, and policy advice.

ISD welcomes applications from candidates who would like to be part of ISD’s technology, communications and education team, which works internationally to power solutions to hate, extremism and polarisation. The successful candidate will work across a broad range of ISD’s programmes, which include cutting-edge projects developing vital digital citizenship skills in young people through education, building the capacity of youth and civil society to counter hate and extremism in their communities, and measuring and evaluating the impact of our programmes.

This role offers a valuable opportunity for a candidate looking to gain experience in the day-to-day running of cross-sector, multinational projects. The successful candidate will work on the research, delivery and evaluation aspects of countering hate and extremism through technology, communication and education, across a variety of international contexts.

If you would like to apply for this role, please read the full application here and send a one-page cover letter and up-to-date CV (no more than 2 pages) to [email protected] by Friday 31st May 2019 at 5pm.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Manager – Technology, Communications and Education  

  • Organisation: Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD)
  • Reporting to: Deputy Head – Technology, Communications and Education Team
  • Location: Central London
  • Type of Contract: One year fixed term contract, with view to permanent role subsequently
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Salary Bracket: £35,000 – £45,000, dependent on experience

ISD is a global counter-extremism organisation dedicated to powering solutions to extremism and polarisation. For 10 years, we have responded to the rising challenge of extremist movements and the ideologies that underpin them, delivering cutting-edge programmes built from world-leading expertise in communications and technology, grassroots networks, knowledge and research, and policy advice.

This vacancy is for an integral manager position within ISD’s Technology, Communications and Education team. Our teams work collaboratively and most staff work across multiple projects and programmes based upon the evolving nature of our project portfolio. This role will work primarily across ISD’s PVE and digital education, and youth programmes, including Extreme Dialogue and Young Digital Leaders, but may also be more broadly involved in projects focusing on building resilience among young people and the capacity of youth and/or civil society organisations.

If you would like to apply for this role, please read the full application here and send a one-page cover letter and up-to-date CV (no more than 2 pages) to [email protected] by Friday 31st May 2019 at 5pm.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Consultant Roster Application 

ISD is a global counter-extremism organisation dedicated to powering solutions to extremism and polarisation. Combining research and analysis with government advisory work and delivery programmes, ISD has been at the forefront of forging real-world, evidence based responses to the challenges of integration, extremism and terrorism.

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. Information on our current research and programming priorities can be found at www.isdglobal.org.

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)

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, 25 days holiday, flexible working, employee support & assistance programmes and an annual personal training budget.