Peacebuilding Intern – UK

  • Internship, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 11 July 2018

Job Description

Salary: £14,716 per annum, pro rata
Duration: 6 months, full time
Based: London, UK
Closing date: 27 July 2018

We are looking for a talented individual with strong logistical and outreach capabilities and an interest in the gender dynamics in peacebuilding to support the development of our work in this area.

You will contribute to our work on understanding of gender perspectives in peacebuilding by helping us in building our external and internal outreach on our gender work (both online and through workshops and other events), through desk-based research, supporting the production of policy papers, content production and management of an internal online resource centre, as well as general administrative duties.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work for an innovative global charity with a highly motivated team.

For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click ‘Apply for this job’. Please note we do not accept CVs.


As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a work permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.

The closing date for applications is Friday 27 July 2018 at 5pm (UK time). Interviews are likely to take place the week commencing 6 August 2018.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

About International Alert

International Alert works with people directly affected by conflict to build lasting peace. Together, we believe peace is within our power.

We focus on solving the root causes of conflict, bringing together people from across divides. From the grassroots to policy level, we all come together to build everyday peace, from the ground up.

Peace is just as much about communities living together, side by side, and resolving their differences without resorting to violence, as it is about people signing a treaty or laying down their arms. That is why we believe that we all have a role to play in building a more peaceful future.

About the Organization

International Alert (Alert), one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace, is currently seeking two talented and accomplished trustees to join our Board.

We work with local communities in over 25 countries from Lebanon to the Philippines to help them build peace. And we advise companies, governments and international organisations on how their policies and operations can better support peace.

Our three-part mission is to build a more peaceful world by:

  • Working with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions;
  • Shaping policies and practices to support peace; and
  • Collaborating with all those striving for peace to strengthen our collective voice and impact.

We focus on the issues that influence peace such community relations, gender, the role of businesses, and ways to prevent violent extremism.

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