Youth Civic Action Associate

Deadline:
April 16, 2021
Preferred Start Date:
Immediately
Location:
London or Remote
Contract Type:
TBC
Remuneration:
£25,000-£30,000

ISD is seeking a Youth Civic Action Associate to support the delivery of ISD’s youth empowerment programmes; Young Cities and the Youth Civil Activism Network (YouthCAN). Working closely with an international team, the Associate will help build the capacity of young P/CVE activists globally, facilitate youth-led initiatives to address extremism and disinformation and will be crucial in the communication of successes and the positive impact of our programmes.

The postholder will support youth activists & their projects globally, manage the online presence for Youth CAN and Young cities including social media, websites and youth blog and support programme management & delivery.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working directly with youth, experience and exposure to working in P/CVE or a related field and sound experience with social media or communications.

The candidate will also demonstrate

  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • Proven social media and online communication skills
  • Involvement of Counter-narratives and campaigning
  • Excellent research skills
  • Proficiency of Urdu would be an advantage

For more details and to view the Job Description, click here.

Application process

To apply, please send a one-page cover letter addressing your interest in and suitability for the position, and an up-to-date CV (no more than 2 pages) including salary expectations to [email protected].

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Shortlisted Candidates
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications without a covering letter or CV will not be considered. ISD reserves the right to reject any proposals submitted that do not meet this criteria, and to request additional information as necessary in order to evaluate applications. Please note that applications will be considered on a rolling basis and ISD reserves the right to appoint before the end of the advertisement.

Work with us

ISD is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to safeguarding human rights and reversing the rising tide of polarisation, extremism and disinformation worldwide.
Benefits at ISD
ISD offers competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits including a 5% employer pension contribution, 20+ days holiday, flexible working, employee support & assistance programmes, and an annual individual training budget.
Speculative Applications 
ISD welcomes speculative applications from talented and dedicated individuals at all levels who would like to join our global team. If you are committed to challenging extremism, hate and disinformation 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].
Consultant Roster Application
 
ISD often works with consultants to deliver on a range of projects. We invite talented researchers and consultants to join our roster in order to be considered for engagement on a range of assignments. To express an interest in working with ISD, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV, details of two employment/assignment references and a link to your LinkedIn profile or personal website (if available) to [email protected].
ISD Guiding principles
Our four Guiding Principles run through every part of ISD, reflect our culture, and define who we are as an organisation. They are:
INTEGRITY
We’re passionate about doing the right thing and holding ourselves to high standards
COLLABORATION
Together we create more than the sum of our parts
AGILITY
We’re dynamic, fast, responsive and proactive in our work
COURAGE
We take considered risks in order to drive change
Equal Opportunities
ISD is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from candidates from a broad range of backgrounds. ISD is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and we have a zero-tolerance policy towards any discrimination or harassment based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic.

We operate fair recruitment and selection procedures based on the principle of selecting the best person for the job. We make a concerted effort to ensure our workplace, employment policies and organisational culture creates an inclusive, positive and progressive environment in which all members of our team are treated with dignity and respect. For any further information about this policy or our recruitment practices, please email [email protected].